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  1. CN #2581 in South Bend, IN

    CN #2581 in South Bend, IN

  2. CN #2293 South Bend, IN

    CN #2293 South Bend, IN

  3. CN #2267 South Bend, IN

    CN #2267 South Bend, IN

  4. Amtrak 49 Lake Shore Limited South Bend, IN

    Amtrak 49 Lake Shore Limited South Bend, IN

  5. NS 2649

    NS 2649

    Norfolk Southern power comes down the Trunk every now and then, but this is the first time I have seen one of NS's SD70M-2's in Bend. Normally, the NS pool power through Bend is ES40AC's or C40-9W's.
  6. Northbound Baretable in Bend

    Northbound Baretable in Bend

    BNSF SD75M 8227 leads C44-9W 4369 on a baretable train Northbound at Cascan in Bend.
  7. BNSF 8227

    BNSF 8227

    BNSF SD75M 8227 leads a baretable train North on the Main at Cascan, just out of reach of the shadows from nearby buildings.
  8. BNSF SD75M - n/b Baretable - OT Sub. - Aug. 10, 2009

    BNSF SD75M - n/b Baretable - OT Sub. - Aug. 10, 2009

    An in-service-again BNSF SD75M leads a northbound baretable train on BNSF's OT Sub., as it crosses the lava beds south of Bend, OR.A little over-exposed, but I was in manual mode, and the black rocks and bright blue sky had me bewildered as to where to set my camera!
  9. BNSF 7618

    BNSF 7618

    This ES44DC was leading the Northbound that the 1050 was in. Even though the headlights are on, the train is tied down and I didn't see anyone in the cab. Interesting to see that the 7600's are already fading....
  10. BNSF 1050

    BNSF 1050

    I was driving past Cascan today, and saw this unit sitting on a Northbound that was tied down on the main. The 1050 was delivered with a standard H1 paint job, but somewhere along its life has picked up the H2 lettering on the side of the hood. As far as I know, this is the only C44-9W that...
  11. Caboose Comeback?

    Caboose Comeback?

    I know, its only a riding platform. Still interesting to see a caboose on the end of a train though. I wonder how many other BN green cabosses are out there with the new Swoosh logo on them....
  12. BNSF 969

    BNSF 969

    It is getting more and more difficult to find an H1 C44-9W on the point of a train these days. With BNSF repainting sister unit 981 into the H3 paint, a locomotive I have seen twice in H3, I can take a guess that BNSF is slowly repainting thier H1 fleet. However, BNSF 1000 also came through...
  13. BNSF 690

    BNSF 690

    BNSF C44-9W 690 is still wearing the red and silver warbonnet colors of the Santa Fe, including the origanial Santa Fe lettering. However, it looks like this unit is a good canadate for a new H3 swoosh paint job now.
  14. Soo 6021

    Soo 6021

    This Soo Line SD60 was the second unit back on a Southbound BNSF manifest though Bend today. I didn't get a full consist shot, but I wish I had. Consist was BNSF C44-9W 4008, Soo SD60 6021, BNSF C44-9W 4009. Photo was taken near the North siding switch at Cascan in Bend.
  15. PLCX 22379

    PLCX 22379

    This covered hopper showed up in Bend sometime this week, although the cruddy weather lately meant I didn't get a chance to photograph it untill today. Note the Frito-Lay lettering still on the side.
  16. BNSF 2905

    BNSF 2905

    BNSF GP39E 2905 is paired with the BNSF 2104 in OT Local service in Bend.
  17. BNSF 5339

    BNSF 5339

    This C44-9W was trailing ES44DC 7475 on an Executive train in Bend. Why they needed 8800 horsepower on a seven car train was beyond me, but it was neat to get the chance to get some comparison shots between an ES44 and a C44-9W for modelling.
  18. New Local Power

    New Local Power

    GP38-2 2104 and GP39E 2905 are the locomotives being used right now for the OT Local.
  19. BNSF 2104

    BNSF 2104

    Wearing a fresh Swoosh repaint, GP38-2 2104 sits in Bend as power for the OT Local.
  20. BC Rail in Bend, OR

    BC Rail in Bend, OR

    Sorry Warren, looks like I beat you to the post. But thanks for the heads up! This one beats the Soo SD60 we saw last weekend, by far!




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