BNSF uses one of their ex-GN snow dozers to clear Mikes Yard in West Duluth after a heavy snow. BNSF 2051 is former Milwaukee Road GP40 2011.
Ex-MILW,SOO, GMTX Smurf leads the St. Cloud roadswitch into Becker with coal loads and boxcar empties for the industries in town.
Sometimes you find cool things that come full circle... BNSF 2051 started life in 10/1966 as Milwaukee Road GP40 #199. Through unrelated purchases by the BN and BNSF, this geep is once agai... (more)
"Smurf" engine on St Cloud local
The St. Cloud local thunders west thru Big Lake after picking up a couple of emtpy centerbeams from Midwest Lumber.
BNSF 2051 GP38-2, EMDX 759 GP40, BNSF 2293 GP38,BNSF 2005 GP38-2, BNSF 2662 GP39-3Z, BNSF 6763 SD40-2, BNSF 3031 GP40M, BNSF 2204 GP38. This is a every day thing in Joliet, today it was just bette... (more)
LOVE the new paint scheme. The Milwaukee tried something like this on some of their MoW equipment back in the 60's. This power made two lite engine moves between Barstow and Briar Bluff this day.