BN F3A no. 9732 was one of a number of F units that operated out of Auburn, WA on transfer and area road freights after the 1970 BN merger. This lasted until about 1980 when a slowing economy gave... (more)
BN 9732, a former GN passenger F3A mates up with an x-GN passegner F7B and former NP F7A at Auburn, WA where they were assigned at the time for transfer service and regional freights between the C... (more)
Former passenger F no. 9726 of GN heritage is mated up with NP F7A no. 756 at BN's Auburn Yard, located halfway between Seattle and Tacoma, WA on the former NP mainline. The yard was reduced in im... (more)
BN 9726 shows some wear and tear as the one time passenger F7A mates with a former NP unit at Auburn, WA. Auburn was the last stronghold for F units on the BN in the Pacific Northwest (although so... (more)
BN 9732, former GN 366A, built in Oct. 1947 shares space with other vintage power at Auburn, WA in Mary 1975. Sort of a "skies are blue, seas of green" feeling as Cascade Green intrudes ... (more)
Three SD45s await their next assignment at the engine facility in Auburn.
BN GP7 1630 leads two GP9s on a transfer run leaving Auburn, WA for a short run to Tacoma. In this era BN rans transfers frequently between Tacoma-Auburn-Seattle-Everett as yards from NP and/or GN... (more)
Well-weathered Burlington Northern power in the form of F7 840 and a pair of NW5s lays over at Auburn, WA. The F-unit was ex-NP and the rare NW5s were ex-GN.
Trailing a variety of classic equipment including two domes, a pair of Amtrak SDP40Fs storm through Auburn, WA, with train 11, the southbound Coast Starlight, just beginning its long trek from Sea... (more)
Having cleared Amtrak on a siding, a Burlington Northern freight behind an A-B-A set of F-units led by ex-NP F7 720 ventures out onto the mainline and departs Auburn, WA, on a typically misty day.
The Empire Builder gets underway after a brief stop at East Auburn. The train was routed through Washington state via the old NP mainline during this period and its next stop is Seattle's King St.... (more)
On a beautiful afternoon in July 1973, a pair of ex-NP "torpedo boats" idles at the BN engine facility in Auburn, WA.
BN 1846 leads a freight south at Auburn, WA on a rainy October day in 1976. Two GP9s splice a Loewy scheme FP7, one of two owned by NP. as the train approaches Auburn Yard.
Northern Pacific SD45 3619 undergoing light maintence in the Auburn, Washington diesel shop. No photographer listed on slide.
BNSF's Employee Appreciation Special returns to Auburn on its final trip of the day on the Stampede Subdivision.