RailPictures.Net Photo: BN 7890 Burlington Northern Railroad EMD SD40-2 at Glendive, Montana by Mike Danneman
 
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» Burlington Northern Railroad (more..)
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» Burlington Northern’s Glendive yard engine facility (more..)
» Glendive, Montana, USA (more..)
» July 27, 1992
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In 1990, Burlington Northern converted EMD SD40-2 No. 7890 to burn natural gas fuel as an experiment to lower fuel costs and get cleaner exhaust emissions. The work was performed at Coast Engine & Equipment (CEECO) in Tacoma, Washington. The job included SD45-like flared radiators due to the need for increased cooling capacities to go with the hotter operating temperatures the unit endures while burning natural gas. It also received modified power assemblies, including new pistons, and a special paint job. In the morning sun on July 27, 1992, No. 7890 sits at the engine facility at Glendive, Montana.
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