A neat thing to see!!!!!!

Discussion in 'The Real Thing- North America' started by oldtanker, Feb 2, 2007.

  1. oldtanker

    oldtanker Member

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    Saw this today in Fargo Nd just off of Main Street east!!! I was able to pull into a used car lot and take the picture!

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    Don't see many of these anymore! I know they have at least 2 more in the Fargo Morehead area, one in BN green that looks a lot better than this and another in the New BNSF sceam!

    Rick
  2. railohio

    railohio Active Member

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    Meh. They rostered fifty-two in 2004 along with 122 other EMD switchers of three models. Anybody have more recent numbers than that?
  3. Cannonball

    Cannonball More Trains Than Brains

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    I like it.
    You don't see much of the old BN paint anymore especially on a BNSF engine.
    Although I did notice some older BN cars mixed in with newer BNSF cars off on a siding today. Wish I had the ecamera with me. The new cars had the new "swoosh" logo on them.
  4. oldtanker

    oldtanker Member

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    Cannonball, if you get into the Fargo/Morehead area of west Mn east Nd you see a bit of the old green and SF Warbonnets too.

    I gotta remember to take my camera more often.

    Rick
  5. COMBAT

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    Very cool, thanks for the picture!
  6. Cannonball

    Cannonball More Trains Than Brains

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    I hear that.
    I don't live that far from a rail yard and several sidings through the downtown area. Of course I never have the camera with me when I see something I want a pic of.
  7. Triplex

    Triplex Active Member

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    Judging by railfan photos (which, admittedly, tend to focus on less common sights), BN and ATSF paint schemes are still very common. BNSF has to be one of the slowest railroads ever at repainting.
  8. Ralph

    Ralph Remember...it's for fun!

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    I usually catch a glimpse of a pair of those in BN green working together in the yards just south of Duluth off of 35 as I approach that city. On-ramps and other highway structures tend to get in the way and I only see them for a couple of seconds...even if I have my wife drive so I can ogle. :)
    Ralph