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I got this pic. of the conductor's side of BNSF SD60M #9297 up in Whitefish. This was one of several locomtives that BNSF painted in expirimental paint schemes early on. #9297 is especialy unique because BNSF put 1 expirimental paint scheme on the conductor's side & another version on the...
My first trip following my return to railfanning in 1998 was to Essex, MT. I walked along US Highway 2 from the Izaak Walton Inn to Java East, just after sunrise. Found a rail gang there, pulling old worn-out section and laying new ribbonrail. After a few hours, an eastbound empty grain train...
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