Sitting beside the diesel shops in Burlington Northern’s Interbay Yard is BN E8A 9947. As should be evident from its silver and stainless steel appearance, this locomotive is a former Chicago Bur... (more)
Amtrak arriving at Portland in August of 1971 with an ex-CB&Q unit leading. Note the bright, sunny, Portland morning.
A couple of BN workmen give E8 No. 9947 a ride on the turntable at Interbay Yard. They're helping prepare the silver lady for her next Amtrak assignment on a Seatlle-Portland train. Eventually she... (more)
Mechanical personnel at BN's Interbay Yard take ex-BN E-unit 9947 for a ride on the turntable to prepare for her next Amtrak assignment.