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    BNSF Is Not Repainting Old Units? Really?

    There was a thread recently complaining about BNSF, among other things, not repainting old units in the new orange scheme. Take a look at this old GP39. picture taken 12/31/14.
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    No 11 with BNSF

    AMTK 11 out of Seattle today about an hour late with BNSF orange loco on the point leading 2 P42s.
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    New Talgo Train Sets

    The states of Oregon and Washington have been paying Amtrak to run Talgo train sets in passenger service between Vancouver, B.C. and Eugene, Oregon for quite a few years. The states own these train sets. They normally run with Amtrak power, which usually consists of an F59PHI or a P42-9 on one...
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    New Sound Transit (Seattle) Locomotive

    SDRX 922, a 4000 horsepower Motive Power MP40PH has been testing on the BNSF line that Sound Transit runs on south of Seattle. This picture was taken at Auburn on 3/1/13.
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    Freight Locomotives Lead the Coast Starlight

    Sunday, 7/15, BNSF Dash-9 4443 lead AMTK #11 out of Seattle on time. Monday, 7/16, UP ES44AC 5401 lead the train nearly four hours late. It's kind of rare to see a UP leading anything on the BNSF Seattle/Tacoma main. Both of these pictures were taken at the detector at MP 26.4X south of Auburn.
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    Gn 1600 sb

    On a manifest through Kent at 14:38.
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    Footprint of Auburn Wa Roundhouse Visible

    Maybe everyone else knows this and I am just slow, but you can clearly see the footprint of the old Auburn, WA NP roundhouse today. I was exploring around on Google Earth the other day, and there it clearly was, at the north end of the yard, just south of the south leg of Stampede Wye and...
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    Green and White SD60M Leading On Stampede

    An empty grain (X train) has just left Kanaskat eastbound with BNSF 8184 in the lead. This unit looks "BN Pristine" except for the small, discreet "BNSF" under the "BN" symbol under the cab windows. The BN logo on the nose is still there, and the headlight is where it is supposed to be. All...




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