Freshly painted "whiteface" triclops SD60M leads a southbound coal load approaching Sedalia
BN 6542 leads an SD40-2, C&S SD40 and a U33C west towards Stevens Pass as the train exits Winton Tunnel about 35 miles west of Wenatchee, WA. The train has a trio of helpers on the rear to help it... (more)
Former SP&S C424, BN 4240 leads a C425 and some EMDs around the curve at Steilacoom, WA on a Portland bound freight. This trackage was used by BN, UP and Amtrak at the time and occasionally hosted... (more)
ex BN 2012, nee GN 2012. Note the friction bearing trucks on the JM Huber car, which doesn't look old enough to have them.
Three BN F45s and an SD40-2 guide a westbound hostshot, possibly train 97 along Puget Sound on the final lap to Seattle's Balmar Yard at Interbay. Note the variety of freight cars, including Manuf... (more)
Former SP&S RS-3 No. BN 4068 idles at Astoria next to the depot. This is one of the western most points on the BN, now abandoned. The city of Astoria continues to use some of this trackage for a ... (more)
A BN helper set idles at Skykomish on a rare sunny February day. This was a typical consist in 1975 with BN GP9 1794 (x-GN 721), F9B 803 (x-NP 7000C), and BN 1799 (x-GN 726). This power will soon ... (more)
Oops! BN GP9 1853 stubbed its toe at the Tacoma turntable, and several unhappy BN employees get the privilege of getting her back on track. I don't envy the guy underneath the coupler! 1853 began ... (more)
Rush hour in Wenatchee, BN style five years into the 1970 merger. Far left, a former GN caboose, still red, observes a westbound freight ready to depart on the mainline featuring the usual GP9/F7B... (more)
An exCBQ GP 30 was leading a westbound train through La Grange, IL
An exSPS ALCO was ready to take another Inside Gateway train north at WP's Oroville engine facility
A group of "Cadillacs" with no work to do on a cloudy Independence Day.
Burlington Northern GP38AC #2138 ready to depart with its train for Pensacola, Florida. #2138 was built in April 1971 as Frisco #661. Later re# to Burlington Northern Santa Fe #2138
Burlington Northern SD40-2 #8096 sits adjacent to the East Thomas Yard tower. #8096 was built May 1980 and later became Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) #8096. After leaving roster, unit becam... (more)
Burlington Northern SD45 #6420 in East Thomas Yard. #6420 was built April 1968 as Northern Pacific #3620. Unit was later rebuilt to SD40-2 and became Kansas City Southern #616