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BN on CW Branch

Not too long before retirement, former Northern Pacific F9's lead an eastbound woodchip and grain train on BN's Central Washington branch in eastern Washington, 1981
Blair..great stuff, as usual! BN F-units on the lonely western prairie, God how'd I'd love to have a time machine. Do you have any CB&Q shots from western Nebraska, Wyoming, or Montana? I grew up along a Q line in Missouri, but I was too young to be taking photographs before it turned into the BN.
Yeah, I can look at this photo for a long time. It's too bad they are gone but we thank you for shooting them when they were there.
Yellow fields, stock fences, wide open spaces, and not a tree in sight...yup, this is the West, all right. That old rugged gal up front has turned many a mile since she was born in La Grange and BN didn't let her get nasty, did they? Nice scene, the background could've come out of a Western.

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