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  1. Not Missouri Pacific

    Not Missouri Pacific

    South Orient was a shortline operating former ATSF branches in Western Texas using a number of ex-CNW GP7s painted in Mopac colors. This is not one of them however, as they were sold off to nearby Fort Worth & Western and converted into Gensets. This is a former NP unit that was put on...
  2. BNSF bridge at Valley City ND

    BNSF bridge at Valley City ND

    This impressive ex NP bridge crosses the Sheyenne river and the CP (ex SOO) railroad. The bents were built for double track but the deck is and always has been single track. North Dakota has several impressive railroad bridges
  3. BNSF bridge at Valley City ND

    BNSF bridge at Valley City ND

    This impressive ex NP bridge crosses the Sheyenne river and the CP (ex SOO) railroad. The bents were built for double track but the deck is and always has been single track. North Dakota has several impressive railroad bridges
  4. Fallen Flags never die

    Fallen Flags never die

    An old, faded Northern Pacific advertising board on the Puget Sound and Pacific eadt of Elma, WA
  5. Northern Pacific No.924

    Northern Pacific No.924

    One of the locomotives in the compound at the Northwest Railway Museum
  6. #1382's builder plate

    #1382's builder plate

    close up of NP #1382's builder plate
  7. Northern Pacific #1382 (engineer's side2)

    Northern Pacific #1382 (engineer's side2)

    NP #1382 sits on display at Helena
  8. Northern Pacific #1382 (engineer's side)

    Northern Pacific #1382 (engineer's side)

    View of NP #1382 from the engineers side...
  9. Northern Pacific #1382 (front)

    Northern Pacific #1382 (front)

    A view of NP #1382 from the front
  10. Northern Pacific #1382 (fireman's side)

    Northern Pacific #1382 (fireman's side)

    restored Northern Pacific 2-6-0 #1382 sits on display in a park next to the Helena depot (which now houses the local MRL offices)
  11. Something Old,Something New

    Something Old,Something New

    A pair of BNSF SD70ACe locomotives lead an Empty Unit Coal Train with 111 mt hoppers (getting an assist from two DPU units on the rear) on the "old" NP (Northern Pacific)Main just south of BNSF Delta Yard,Everett,WA headed for the Lowell,WA siding.
  12. Lake Pend Oreille

    Lake Pend Oreille

    A Westbound BN freight crosses Lake Pend Oreille between Sandpoint Idaho & Washington State. This is the former Northern Pacific main line which became part of the BN merger on March 2 1970.
  13. Garrison Local

    Garrison Local

    Local freight from Helena to Garrison Montana heads up Mullen Pass lead by three GP9's. The line formally owned by the Northern Pacific Railroad became part of the BN merger in 1970 & was sold several years later to Montana Rail Link.
  14. NP baggage shed

    NP baggage shed

    IPSCO doesn't scrap everything they receive - this old baggage car for instance is used as a storage shed, right next to: BMS 307 Berlin Mills Railway 50 boxcar WPEX 67100 Golden WP reefer 50 CP 203118 50 red boxcar Not to mention a BN 40 boxcar and two CN 40s, all with roofwalks...
  15. #25's tender

    #25's tender

    A pic. from the back of #25's tender. Its tender looks like its actually in fairly good condition (unlike the roof of the cab, where the paint is pealing off)
  16. Northern Pacific 2-8-0 #25

    Northern Pacific 2-8-0 #25

    Northern Pacific 2-8-0 #25 on display outside the Butte civic center
  17. Dunsmuir caboose

    Dunsmuir caboose

    An exx-NP ex-BN caboose used for a city bill board in Dunsmuir CA
  18. Rounding a curve on the NP Main

    Rounding a curve on the NP Main

    At Delta Yard,SP 4449 was placed on the point and UP 844 in the trailing position for the run back to Tacoma from Everett.
  19. NP train 314 ca 1950

    NP train 314 ca 1950

    Baldwin DRS414 #501 on NP train # 314 at Moscow Idaho
  20. Homestake Pass

    Homestake Pass

    A picture of a trestle on the west side of Homestake Pass, which crosses the continental divide just east of Butte, Mt. The tracks on Homestake Pass are owned by BNSF & are currently inactive, although Montana Rail Link is looking into reopening the pass to relieve congestion on Mullan...




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