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 &... (more)
A BNSF color chart was lined up as I passed through Glendive, MT. BNSF 720, a C44-9W, features the last factory delivered warbonnet scheme; BNSF 8925, an SD70MAC, features its faded factory delive... (more)
BN 972552 still in full BN dress waits ready for action at Glendive, MT shops of BNSF. This unit requires locomotive support to operate it. Note the Commonwealth trucks and a bit of red paint show... (more)
BNSF 972670 and BN 972821 face off with each other at the Glendive, MT shops. These represent vintage Jordan Spreader type plows, and share space with rotaries assigned to this location.
BNSF 972555 is parked at Glendive ready for action if needed. This unit appears to be upgraded from a former BN snowplow of the same number. If so, it is of GN origins, former X-1509. This unit is... (more)
BNSF 972554 is parked at Glendive ready for action if needed. The unit's paint job is reminiscent of former Great Northern E7s and doodlebugs from the 1940s, looking quite impressive. This plow re... (more)
LNG (liquified natural gas) units BN 7149, BN 7890 and BNGT 101 with a set of BN coal cars.
Rebuilt by Relco in Albia, IA in July of 2013, BNSF 972554, a "RSP38-2" basks in the Winter morning sun in Glendive, Mont. Upon further examination of the rotary, the lead truck is power... (more)
Although Glendive is primarily known to be an EMD shop, they still service GE's. The BNSF 4113, a GE C44-9W is in for a new traction motor. On 2/23/15 at Townsend, MT the unit suffered a locked tr... (more)
A century of combined seniority sits on the Glendive turntable. Built for the Burlington Northern in 1972, #3619 and built for the NP in 1957, partner #3546 take a spin on a chilly Winter morning.... (more)
Former BNSF 8122 now with PRLX reporting marks at Glendive, MT.
Late afternoon just west of Glendive finds this WB local with 2 freshly painted Geeps.
Plenty of power heads up an empty coal train as it races westward out of Glendive en route to the mines.
Milw 261 leads a BNSF employee special westbound near Glendive. The big 4-8-4 put on quite a show on this clear summer morning.
Northern Pacific 4-8-4 2604 was one of twelve Class A 4-8-4s built by Baldwin Locomotive Works in 1926. They had 73" drivers, 28 x 30 inch cylinders, boiler pressure of 210 lbs, and could exert 57... (more)