Headed toward Whitefish, MT on the Hiline sub a BN eastbound freight has a good roll on them going through Elmira, ID. In the late 80's and early 90's Burlington Northern was tweaking with its lo... (more)
A pair of rebuilt geeps lead a passenger extra for mining engineers on the loading loop at National Taconite.
BN's big C636's were powerful but trouble plagued units. I was fortunate enough to actually see a number of them in service in the summer of 79. I also picked up a number of slides in trade or pur... (more)
Crawling up the Providence Hill grade a westbound Burlington Northern grain train is moments away from reaching the summit and it will be all downhill toward Pasco.
Trundling over jointed rail through the tiny farm town of Creston, Burlington Northern's Central Washington Local is gathering up grain loads from the various elevators along the way on this forme... (more)
A pair of former Frisco GP40-2s hustle train 224 south towards Wyoming on this lightly used secondary CB&Q line.
Burlington had lots of big, fast, busy lines in Illinois, but they also had an extensive web of branches. One such branch ran from connections with both mains just west of Aurora over to the Quad... (more)
BN 610, 676 along with three EMD hoods including a leased Frisco GP35 near Tacoma in this photo from my collection. Photo has been in my collection for years, photographer name is badly faded but ... (more)
Westbound coal empties at Lewiston,WI. on their way back to Colstrip,MT..
Three Burlington Northern EMD SD70MACs lead an empty coal train westbound out of Wendover Canyon at Cassa, Wyoming, on July 9, 1999.
A few GE C30-7s lead a coal train down the race track in EMD's home town.
BN 1792 rolls an eastbound Mansfield local past empty grain box cars as it begins its climb through the Palisades and up to the Mansfield plateau. This train typically ran once weekly handling gra... (more)