A BN GE leads train 228 out of Northtown while a couple of SD9s sit between assignments and a Soo Line train rolls overhead.
Taking a little turn this former SLSF unit is far from home. This location used to be good for a varied string of 4-axle power. It was undoubtedly the farthest outpost of the BN which used to be... (more)
Two General Electric locomotives share tracks at the Sterling, Colorado, engine facility in April 1984. On the right is six-motor C30-7 No. 5578, while one track over is 1966-built four-motor U30B... (more)
In the innocent days before railroaders made extensive use of PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) like safety vests, hardhats, etc., a Burlington Northern signal maintainer uses his athletic abili... (more)
Just after putting a two-car train away in the yard and spotting caboose No. 10286, the crew of SD9 No. 6223 have put the locomotive to rest inside the spiffy looking wooden roundhouse at Leadvill... (more)
Grain empties head back to the prairies for another load.
A nice Cascade Green grain train rolls down the west slope of Marias Pass.
This BN SD40-2 shows off its interior for a Railfair in Duluth. The blue signs describe what items are monitored by "modern" diagnostic systems.
The westbound Rapids Turn accelerates through Carlton during the "brown season" of Spring. The SD9s on this local were common, the former Frisco GP40-2 far less so.
Humping cars at Northtown on a snowless March day in 1981.
Three former NP Geeps (two GP9s and a GP18) hustle west from the Twin Ports on a snowless early November day.
The low profile of ore cars allows for a great view from the cupola of this extended vision BN caboose as an all-rail ore train enters Wisconsin from Minnesota. The rear of the train contains vete... (more)
A pair of BN SD40-2s shove on the rear of a loaded grain train headed into the dark Rockies.
Just after sunrise a loaded grain train works west as two helpers can be seen in the distance shoving on the rear.
Still painted in CB&Q "Chinese Red," BN 2248 sits in the original engine facility at Galesburg.