A pair of older EMDs are in charge of today's BNCP Transfer through Union Jct. The train is taking the cutoff from the Midway Sub due to congestion on the St. Paul Sub.
A classic BN SD60M leads the BNCP Transfer into Pigs Eye Yard.
The BNCP Transfer heads back to Northtown from Pigseye. Four SD40-2's is a lucky catch on the BNSF.
Three SD40-2's lead the BNCP Transfer west at Seventh Street with 93 cars for Northtown. This is a busy location as both the St. Paul and Midway Subs come to together.
Three SD40-2's lead 74 cars to the CP. This is about the only train you'll see leave Northtown with BNSF SD40-2's on it.
The BN-CP Transfer is at full throttle as they work their way up the hill near Soo Line Jct.
The BN-CP Transfer departs Pigseye through the interlocking at Hoffman. The BNSF has been using SOO SD60's for sometime now, probably paying back horse power hours.
Not too many consists like this on the BNSF anymore. The downturn in the economy has the SD40-2 sidelined and used on yard jobs. Here a trio head down the hill at Mississippi Street bound for CP... (more)
It's not everyday you catch three Cascade green BN SD40-2's. The trio are leading the BNCP transfer from Northtown to CP's Pigseye Yard.