BNSF 2804, formerly BN 2804, was build in 1963 for the SP. Since joining the BN and BNSF, 2804 has spent most of its time in the north-central US.
BNSF's Northgate Local struggles out of Minot with a GP30 body leading the 94 car train.
With Winter dragging on into late March and most likely early April, I had to dig up a shot from June to remember what Summer is like!
Thunderstorms brew to the East while a H1 GP30-body leads... (more)
An EMD duo trots along the Crosby Subdivision, on old GN steam era 1912 stick rail, passing the "GTA Farmers" abandoned elevator in the small community of Hartland. After the train rocked and roll... (more)
Two EMD products scream up the near 1% grade out of Minot, leading the L MON8821, aka Northgate Local, while crossing a swollen South Branch creek on a muggy and stormy Summer afternoon.
BNSF Sioux Falls to Alexander turn takes the west wye at Canton to head west toward Mitchell. Canton was once a busy junction point on the Milwaukee Road with lines radiating to all four points o... (more)
BNSF Sioux Falls to Alexander turn, a.k.a the "Cyclone" heads west toward the rapidly setting sun at Worthing, SD. This is former Milwaukee Road trackage.
BNSF Sioux Falls to Alexander turn is passing through Worthing on its way west on former Milwaukee Road track.
The Wilmar, MN to Sioux Falls, SD local heads south of the Marshall. The train is passing thru one of many wind farms in Minnesota and Iowa. The train is 29 miles from Garrestson, SD, where the lo... (more)
This Wilmar, MN to Sioux Falls, SD local heads south on the Marshall Sub pass an old abandon house near the DME connection north of Florence. In about 50 miles this local will get off the Marshall... (more)
The Wilmar, MN to Sioux Falls, SD local has 3 GP 39's for power today as they head south on the Marshall. The local has been poking along following a 1x1 ethanol train out of Marshall,MN that took... (more)
A trio of Heritage I geeps with a GP30 rebuild in the lead hauls the Winnipeg Turn east past station sign Simplot on their way to Noyes, MN.
Still going strong after all these years. Odd size font on the hood.
Jay Cooke State Park is bathed in fall color as the GR Local heads west. Thanks to SRG and KJM for some recent tree trimming here.
Waiting to go to work.