Seattle's Balmer Yard features a mini-hump, still in use in 2017. For years the hump was under the control of BN 6004, X-GN 554, a vintage SD7 that escaped the Mesabi Iron Range in northern Minnes... (more)
One of the oldest locomotives on the BN roster at merger day was BN 991, a 1946 model NW5, one of EMD's earliest attempt at a road switcher. X-GN 191, the unit worked its final years in the Pacifi... (more)
Ready for action in the middle of the night, BN's class F45 no 6600 (x-GN 427) and BN 2220, a former Burlington GP30 (still with Mars light), stand side by side outside the roundhouse at Interbay ... (more)
Five years into the BN merger, Delta Yard at Everett, WA still showed hints of the past. A fairly new BN SW1500 is joined by older GN and NP EMD switchers, and some repainted Geeps. Great Northern... (more)
Eastbound train east of Towal in the Columbia River Gorge.
A cut of cars gets shoved from "B-Yard" in Vancouver as the crew of the Lake Transfer awaits the track to clear.
BN 2518, a former GN GP35 leads a freight past Reservation Tower in Tacoma, WA. This tower protected activity at the east end of BN and UP yards along their respective mainlines in Tacoma. The UP ... (more)
BN 474, a vintage NW2 is parked at Stacy St. Yard with celebrity caboose, BN 11444. This one of a kind caboose was built by Great Northern at St. Cloud, MN shops as a prototype that led to their X... (more)
On a sunny afternoon in Washington, BNSF 6698 leads H-EVEABN1 18A south with the famous Mt. Rainer in the distance.
BNSF 1973 & BNSF 1746 roll into "B-Yard" to hook on to the Lake Transfer.
A southbound mixed freight passes through Edmonds.
A Dash 9 and two tier 4 GEVOS lead a vehicle train along the coast of the Puget Sound.