BN 199 has a cut of coal cars in tow as it passes the Queen of the lakes, the Edward Ryerson, under the DM&IR ore docks in October of 1993.
While half the world was chasing the Cheyenne Frontier Days train with the UP 844 in some beautiful sunny weather, severe storms in northern Illinois cancelled a scheduled night photo session. Onl... (more)
BN 2976 leads a northbound freight past the site of the old passenger depot in a shot taken from Grandad Bluff in Lacrosse, WI in October of 1991.
The BN had a lot of lease power in the mid 90's, including LMX B39-8's and the nine ex-Reserve Mining SD38-2's on this manifest train.
Except for the number boards, this could have been a typical day at Allouez on the Great Northern anytime after 1962. The simplified scheme SD7 is leaving the yard with a short transfer of empty o... (more)
Three Burlington Northern EMD SD70MACs haul a coal train north of Barela, Colorado, on February 14, 1998. This location is in between Barela and Beshoar on Burlington Northern Santa Fe’s Twin Moun... (more)
You don't see these things whizzing by on the mainlines most days. A former BN American derrick, i believe a 25 ton? Rolls down the tracks. Note the creepy dolls on the bumper!
BN 6736 splits a pair of semaphores south of Helena, MT on the MRL in May of 1990.
BN 3152 hustles a piggyback train along the Mississippi River at Trempealeau, WI in October of 1991.
The faded logos of two fallen flags.
CLEBURNE TX June 4 1978 -- In this vision of the future merger a BN U30c leads a BN SD40-2 and a Santa Fe C30-7 on a coal train using Santa Fe tracks.
A Burlington Northern Santa Fe coal empty heads north out of a storm at Palmer Lake on Colorado’s Joint Line on August 11, 1998. The train is destined for loading in Powder River Basin and is powe... (more)
COLCHESTER IL Sept 19 1979 -- A crewman is on the steps of a C&S SD40-2 on the First Subdivision of the Hannibal Division.
BN 9901 brings a commuter train thru Brookfield, IL in March of 1986.
Two BN "Cadillacs" bring a transfer run thru Blue Island, IL in November of 1990.