GN X1500 basks in the sun at Harrison St. in Minneapolis during April 1970 giving no hint of its new ownership by BN. The 1954 built plow was acquired from the U.S. Army by GN in December 1966. It... (more)
Escanaba & Lake Superior snowplow no. 112 takes the summer off at Channing, MI in the company of a couple former Duluth, Missabe & Iron Range jennies converted to ballast service. The Great Northe... (more)
Escanaba & Lake Superior snowplow extra heads west on the line to Amasa Michigan to retrieve several pulpwood flats and drop off 4 empty pulpwood flats. Power today is GP38 ELS 402 and FP7A ELS 60... (more)
A Missouri Pacific snowplow at Yard Center awaiting winter's arrival. Tom Golden photo.
Well it is winter! BN rotary snowplow is enjoying some time off from winter as it rests in BN's Whitefish, MT yard in May of 1990.
Heading south towards Tillsonburg, the crew on the snow plow encounters their first small drift and make quick work at speed.
Burlington Northern snowplow No. 972506 sits in repose next to a BN MofW 40-foot boxcar in the BNSF’s snow-covered yard at Essex, Montana, on February 28, 1997. Essex definitely got a lot of snow ... (more)
Its like going back into time plow service and F-units. Ontario Southland Railway plow extra heads south clearing the line to Tillsonburg.
Blasting through a drift, throwing the snow upwards and sidewards.
After Sundays snowstorm and not a single train down the St. Thomas sub, the Plow Extra was called to clear the line down to St. Thomas blasting and busting through drifts along the way. A second p... (more)
A retired snowplow sits at Exporail. With this winter, I think they shouldnt have retired it!
A long time ago, in a far away place. Sayre Pennsylvania was the major shop with huge yard complex and like many railfans with limited money and film, we rarely took advantage of photographing al... (more)
That's almost certainly an old Rock Island tender converted. I wonder if it came over after the RI's 1980 demise.