Operating long hood first in a salute to the preference of previous owner Great Northern, BN 6603 has Train 3 pretty much on schedule after losing the lead SD45 at Quincy, WA due to a wheel failur... (more)
Crew change time at Scenic, WA viewed from the Hwy 2 overpass just west of the Cascade Tunnel. The eastbound freight has pulled up to the end of the siding as its crew has run out of time. A new c... (more)
BNSF 9802, an SD70MAC, in BN's older executive scheme brings up the rear of an eastbound coal empty that has taken the siding at Trinidad, WA for a meet. Even the rear end of the unit shows a touc... (more)
Long before anyone ever heard of "Tiger King," a tiger-striped GP50 leads an autorack train west through the Columbia River Gorge.
Burlington Northern SW1500 301 switching at Hillyard June 1970. James C. Herold Photo from my Collection.
One damp evening in February 1975 a colorful group of F units gathered at the turntable at BN's Seattle Interbay roundhouse. Former GN F45s, BN 6006 and 6000 mate up, flanked by Amtrak SDP40F (ear... (more)
Burlington Northern NW5 988 resting at Hillyard in October 1970. The 988 was built as GN 188 in December 1946 and was retired in April 1982. The NW5 was an unpopular model and only 13 were built w... (more)
Burlington Northern SD9 6105 resting between assignments at Hillyard April 1970. Built as Great Northern 578 in February 1954 and retired in June 1986. On the right side of the photo is SP&S 750, ... (more)
Eastern approach to Spokane train station.
A GP50 and a SD40-2 with a fuel tender in between on the Wilson Canyon Trestle on BN's ex SP&S Spokane to Pasco line.
A GP50 and a SD40-2 with a fuel tender in between drift down through Devils Canyon on BN's ex SP&S Spokane to Pasco line.
BNSF 3126 races a colorful consist through the fog in Edmonds, WA on a westbound freight on an early July morning. To the left, Puget Sound is basically invisible.
Tiger striped BN 3142, BN 3150, Fuel Tender FT26, and BN 3156 back in to the north end of Interbay Yard.
Great Northern EMD GP9 687, with GP7 606 and F7A 369C painted in Big Sky Blue. No photographer listed on slide, from my slide collection.
BN SD45 No. 6418, wrecked in a derailment near Skykomish, WA, in 1972, sits in the yard in a sad state. The SD45 is ex-NP No. 3618.