RailPictures.Net Photo: BN 6117 Burlington Northern Railroad EMD SD9 at Brook Park, Minnesota by Bill Edgar
 
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Burlington Northern Railroad (more..)
EMD SD9 (more..)
Brook Park station platform (more..)
Brook Park, Minnesota, USA (more..)
May, 1970
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BN 6117 (more..)
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Bill Edgar (more..)
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On a gray Memorial Day weekend in northeastern Minnesota, the St. Paul-Superior, WI Badger accelerates out of Brook Park as a couple of ladies who just detrained, head towards their ride home. The engineer of the Brook Park Turn sits at the controls in BN 6117, former Great Northern SD9 no. 590, and keeps an eye on the activity. After finishing connecting work with a Minneapolis-Duluth/Superior freight, the turn will head west back to St. Cloud, MN. BN operated passenger service for just 14 months before joining Amtrak.
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