RailPictures.Net Photo: BNSF 6824 BNSF Railway EMD SD40-2 at Fisher River, Montana by Brian P. Bennett
 
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BNSF Railway (more..)
EMD SD40-2 (more..)
Fisher River, MP 1298, Kootenai River Sub. (more..)
Fisher River, Montana, USA (more..)
September 21, 2004
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BNSF 6824 (more..)
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Brian P. Bennett (more..)
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The setting sun highlights the exhaust of three SD40-2s, the 6824, 7038, and 6821, as they lug grain empties up the steady 1.00% ruling grade eastbound through Fisher River. The 6824 was the first unit of Phase Ib order 73601, built 11/73. The 7038 is an early Phase II (IIa1) unit, delivered in 2/78 as serial #776055-10. Whiteface 6821 is a Phase Ia2, built 4/73 as BN 6361, serial #72639-22. Just over 26 miles to go until Flathead Tunnel and the top of the climb.
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