The Cle Elum local is setting out cars brought up from Yakima, WA. Later these cars will be picked up by a Cle Elum turn out of Auburn and taken west. At this time, BN maintained a small yard and ... (more)
Riding the rails as the once proud General Electric unit of the Burlington Northern Railroad now sits on display in Gillette for railfans and non-railfans alike to view. The unit sits all alone on... (more)
An unusual find on an overcast autumn day in the former N&W / NKP yard.
In the late 1970s BN was power short and continued to use older Fs and Geeps on secondary trains. This seven unit consist waiting its next assignment at Auburn, WA features BN 706, former GN 260A,... (more)
IRM's BN F9A-B set of covered wagons in the BN cream and green paint scheme leads the heavyweight coach train as it sits on one of the station tracks for boarding purposes.
BN detour at Portage with ex-Frisco geep on the point.
Well-worn C30-7s lead coal empties north a few miles south of Castle Rock. That's the other main across the valley.
A clean pair of BNSF power departs off One Main for CP-FB with an empty 'earth worm' grain train out of the Port of Albany.
BN's Pacific Zip rear end crew changes on the fly at the North Lacrosse Yard.
BN ore empties at Grand Crossing just south of the North Lacrosse Yard.
When I worked passenger trains for the Milwaukee Road and later Amtrak our layover point from Milwaukee was Lacrosse,WI.. In the morning of the eastbound trip I'd always go over to the CB&Q/BN No... (more)