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  1. Ellensburg Evening

    Ellensburg Evening

    An M-T east-bound grainer rolls by the Ellensburg Northern Pacific depot.
  2. DGNO variety

    DGNO variety

    A good representation of the smaller Dallas, Garland & Northeastern power at the shops (Espee SD45s can be found in Denison) . Ex-CNW California Northern GP15-1 being painted in new corporate colors, RP20BD re-build from a NW GP40 that looked just like the Missouri & Northern Arkansas...
  3. Rockys caboose

    Rockys caboose

    A old BN caboose gets a new paint job in the old Great Northern scheme,at the Interbay car shop i dont know where it will go maybe on the Boeing patrol up at Mukilteo or on the work trains,sure nice to see BNSF going along with some of the other class 1 railroads in merger themes even if it is...
  4. BNSF in Motion

    BNSF in Motion

    Digital effect photo of BNSF #4084 passing through Joliet, Illinois. This photo was taken by my nephew from Ohio and uploaded with his permission.
  5. Rest In Peace

    Rest In Peace

    BNSF 8951 rumbles along the edge of a cemetery in Rio, IL
  6. BNSF 4708

    BNSF 4708

    A pair of warbonnets charge east.
  7. BNSF 3011

    BNSF 3011

    BNSF 3011 and sisters head west in the evening sun.
  8. California Northern twins

    California Northern twins

    Two Geep-15-1s pull a string of tank cars and autoracks eastbound thru the north edge of the mall and main route # 12 in Aberdeen Wa. hey you want anything from the drive thru?
  9. Cruzing the Mall

    Cruzing the Mall

    Two California Northern GP-15-1s cruz by the edge of the mall and along the four lane highway at the east end of the town of Aberdeen Wa.with a load of tank cars and auto racks.
  10. old  G.N.  watertank

    old G.N. watertank

    A grab shot out the window of the # 7 Westbound Empire Builder , of the old Great Northern water tank as we go thru Des Lacs North Dakota.
  11. BNSF 8185

    BNSF 8185

    BN(SF) 8185 sits alone in the Galesburg train yard. I'm guessing its dead and is either in storage or waiting to be stored. I really wish theyd leave my BN White Faces alone.
  12. Nevada Northern brakeman

    Nevada Northern brakeman

    July, 2010
  13. Shooting With The Sun

    Shooting With The Sun

    The Iowa Northen eastbound through Dewar Iowa on the old Chicago Great Western. The evening light was very nice but not for an eastbound. It took a little scouting ahead of them to find a shot that was with the light but I think it was worth it.
  14. BNSF Lineup Teague, Texas

    BNSF Lineup Teague, Texas

    BNSF 5416 and 7549 Await Departure from the yard in Teague, Texas on July 21, 2010
  15. Nevada Northern's #40 - going nitey-nite

    Nevada Northern's #40 - going nitey-nite

    Backing into the engine house after a day of strutting her stuff !
  16. Nevada Northern's #40 - posing purty !

    Nevada Northern's #40 - posing purty !

    Posing purty near the RIP building.
  17. Nevada Northern's #40 backing out of the engine house

    Nevada Northern's #40 backing out of the engine house

    Backing out of the engine house getting ready for the days activities.
  18. Nevada Northern's #40 coming out of tunnel #1

    Nevada Northern's #40 coming out of tunnel #1

    #40 coming out of tunnel #1
  19. Rocky the Goat migrates to Kansas

    Rocky the Goat migrates to Kansas

    Great Northern railcar southwest of Ingalls, Kansas
  20. BN Caboose 12312 Teague, Texas

    BN Caboose 12312 Teague, Texas

    BN Caboose 12312, now downgraded to a shoving platform is on the end of a maintenance of way train at Teague, Texas on Jan 30, 2010 is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to - An online railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used railroad books. Railroad pictorials, railroad history, steam locomotives, passenger trains, modern railroading. Hundreds of titles available, most at discount prices! We also have a video and children's book section. - An online model railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used books. Layout design, track plans, scenery and structure building, wiring, DCC, Tinplate, Toy Trains, Price Guides and more.

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