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Chicago Burlington & Quincy F7 164, Naperville, Illinois, July 28, 1965, photo by Chuck Zeiler
I was fortunate to be able to read the model plate on the side of the locomotive, identifying it as an F7. Otherwise, I could not tell the difference between a Phase IV F3 and a Phase I F7...
Category: Vintage Freight Train Photos - Diesel Era
BNSF #2820 working a ballast train on the Lakeview Sub just south of Tacoma, Washington on the old Northern Pacific mainline south out of Tacoma, Wash. Here, he pauses two miles north of the control point Nisqually.
BN #2106 is assigned to the local job out of Appleyard in Wenatchee, Washington. This is the last remaining GP38-2 that isn't patched BNSF.. I'm very surprised to see an unpatched BN locomotive in the year 2008.
Burlington Northern Santa Fe's M-EVEVAW (Manifest - Everett, Wash. to Vancouver, Wash.) is pickem' and puttin' them down as he roars past me on Main #1. The high green for a n/b on Main #2 is a grainer that he is going to meet about 4-5 miles down the line towards Castle Rock, Washington.
Amtrak's Coast Starlight is coasting through a curve at Kalama, Washington (MP 109 - Seattle Sub). Today's consist has the Amtrak #115, 120 & 507. Two of the three are 'normal' engines used in pool service on the Coast Starlight Long distance trains.
Chicago Burlington & Quincy Railroad E-8 #9943A, Naperville, IL, May 9, 1965, photo by Chuck Zeiler. I lived along the Burlington's triple track main line during 1962-1966 in Naperville and I photographed a few trains during that time. One of the memories I have was the shuffle of the...
Category: Vintage Passenger Train Photos - Diesel Era
BNSF #7627 leads the M-TACPAS-1-11 south on Main #1 at Napavine, Washington on a sunny beautiful sunny summer day.. He has a heavy train and is slugging it out going south over the 1.1% grade. Here his is going about 5-10 mph here and is about to gain speed as he hits the flat area south of...
BNSF #9229 North at Avery Road W in Evaline, Washington. This is a coal train bound for the power plant at Centralia, Washington. The #9229 is bathing in the last light as the clouds are on the increase creating low light conditions.
Burlington Northern Santa Fe #8024 South leads a loaded garbage train on it's way out to Roosevelt, Wash. landfill.. Notice that these 3 units are green and very difficult to get in 2007.. Also, #8024 does not have a snowplow, which is unusual for a road switcher like several of the BNSF...
Spokane Portland & Seattle #700 heading back to Brooklyn Yard from an afternoon at BNSF's Vancouver Yard delivering Santa Claus to the families from the Vancouver Terminal pool of employees. #700 is just south of the Vancouver Center crossovers and about to enter the BNSF Columbia...
Here is the engineer coming out of the BNSF #2265 which he could not engine to cooperate with the lead unit. It took him with the ex-SF unit about 20 minutes for it to show up. In the background, you can see the old depot in Bucoda, Washington.. Also, you can see that BNSF is storing empty...
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