RailPictures.Net Photo: BN 988 Burlington Northern Railroad NW5 at New Westminster., British Columbia, Canada by Bill Edgar
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» Burlington Northern Railroad (more..)
» NW5 (more..)
» New Westminster yard. 
» New Westminster., British Columbia, Canada (more..)
» February 09, 1980
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» BN 988 (more..)
» Unknown
» Bill Edgar (more..)
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A visit to the Vancouver, BC area netted this pleasant surprise, a pair of rare NW5s handling yard switching duties in New Westminster yard. These 1000 HP switchers were part of an order for 10 by Great Northern delivered between December 1946 & February 1947. Three more were built, two for Union Belt of Detroit, one for Southern Ry. GN 192 is preserved in Duluth, MN at the Lake Superior Transportation Museum.
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