MNTX 325, a former GN/BN/BNSF SDP40 departs Osceola, WI for Dresser, but before leaving town, the crew backed up the train, then headed east "full steam ahead", picking up this mail bag ... (more)
MNTX 325, a former GN/BN/BNSF SDP40 readies for departure with one of the tourist trains operating out of the former Soo Line station at Osceola, WI. This consist includes a former NP Railway Post... (more)
In the mid-1980s, Burlington Northern was operating two or three big trains from 31st Street Yard in Denver out to Coors in Golden, Colorado, on a daily basis. For a good portion of the ’80s, ther... (more)
An overview of Burlington Northern’s 23rd Street locomotive facility in Denver, Colorado, on May 18, 1991, reveals some interesting sights. Power used on BN “beer run” trains from 31st Street Yard... (more)
Burlington Northern’s “Beer Train” switches cars on the steep interchange track with Coors Brewery Railroad to BN’s Golden branch at Golden, Colorado, on July 14, 1986. A portion of the huge Coors... (more)
The 2018 Pumpkin Express on the Osceola and St. Croix Valley Railway. After a number of years using the SD9, the change was made to use the 325 (possibly at my request). The train looked excellent... (more)
Montana Rail Link SDP40 No. 290 pulls an eastbound work train on the main line at Woodlin, Montana, heading for the lead into Thompson River Lumber (just east of Thompson Falls) on September 26, 2... (more)
In the mid-1980s, Burlington Northern was operating two to three big trains from 31st Street Yard in Denver out to Coors in Golden, Colorado, on a daily basis. For a good portion of the ’80s, ther... (more)
Montana Rail Link’s day gas local has just arrived at Pipeline on the east side of Thompson Falls, Montana, with a short 7-car train on February 9, 2014. The power is running around the train and ... (more)
Minnesota Transportation Museum's former Great Northern SDP40 #325 sits on the turntable of the Jackson Street Roundhouse. The locomotive was temporarily patched as its old self, BN 6399. The unit... (more)
Night photo shoot at the Minnesota Transportation Museum's Roundhouse in conjunction with the St Paul Union Depot's Train Day. Lighting by Steve Smedley
Great Northern SDP40 #325, once the last active passenger locomotive on BNSF's roster until 2009, sits out in the winter sun at the ex-GN Jackson Street Roundhouse.
Built in 1966, this locomoti... (more)
Three BN SDP40s, former Great Northern 323,324 and 325 units. Built as SDP40s; Steam generators have been removed by BN and now rostered as SD40s.
After spending the day at St. Paul Union depot for National Train Day, Minnesota Transportation Museum locomotive 325 in Burlington Northern Railroad paint scheme rests over night at Osceola WI.
Minnesota Transportation Museum's ex-Great Northern SDP40 is at the head of "The Last Mail Train," one of the features at Union Depot's Train Day 2017. The former NP RPO was used to del... (more)