As a storm rumbles over Powder River Basin in the background, an eastbound Burlington Northern coal train led by GE C30-7 No. 5109 rolls through Donkey Creek Junction east of Gillette, Wyoming, on... (more)
BN 746 a former NP F7A joins an X-GN F7B in the weeds next to a section of Harrison St. roundhouse in Minneapolis. The pair are waiting their turn for servicing here. The healthy weed crop appears... (more)
BN 9794, a former NP FP7A, makes a move with an Amtrak F7B and another FP7 at Harrison St. roundhouse in Minneapolis, MN. The power was in use in the summer of 1973 by Amtrak to protect Empire Bui... (more)
A view from the cab of Wisconsin & Southern SD20 No. 2016 on an eastbound freight waiting at the derail for permission to cross the busy Burlington Northern main line sees a westbound BN “Expedite... (more)
Former GN NW2s relax outside of Harrison St. round house in Minneapolis, MN 15 months into the BN merger. Sporting GN's big sky blue color scheme, these yard goats still had a number of years of w... (more)
Former GN passenger GP9, BN 1832 now handles a different type of passenger assignment at Northtown Yard, Minneapolis. The unit was captured switching some work equipment around on the north side o... (more)
Here BN SD9 6119 gets some servicing work done alongside BN 139, an NW2 at Harrison St. roundhouse. That NW2 is nearly 20 years older than the 1958 era SD9. In 1971, both still had many miles to w... (more)
We all have our favorite loco and railroad. Mine would have to be GN 592, now BN 6119. I got acquainted with it in 1963 in Mora, MN where the crew of the Brook Park Turn stopped to give a 12 yr. o... (more)
Renumbered, but not repainted, a small group of former GN and Burlington power enjoy some summer sunlight at the former Great Northern roundhouse facilities. As the railroad completed revising Nor... (more)
The more things change, sometimes the more they stay the same. The scene here is the Burlington Northern Empire Builder waiting impatiently to get on its overnight run from Minneapolis to Fargo an... (more)
Built has CBQ #245, the local to Kearny, MO waits for a new crew on the line originally built to connect the Burlington to the Hannibal Bridge.
Burlington Northern SD9 6103 resting at the Allouez Ore Yard in Superior WI June 1972. George Horna Photo from my Collection.
Just another pair of GP 35's at WP's Oroville, CA, engine facility. But, what are the odds of consecutively numbered in two different paint schemes?
BN 8022 leads a grain train past the Glasgow, MT. depot in May of 1990.