Sep 19 Focus on Big Lake, MN
This past week I flew into Minneapolis, MN and drove west to Bismarck/Mandan and then east to Duluth for the NP Convention.  I arrived in Minneapolis on the afternoon of Sunday 9-10-17 and with the rental car started west towards … Continue ...
Aug 13 Teanaway, WA
This eastbound grain empty (X-PSASJO) with units 4862/7708 is passing Teanaway, WA Saturday 7-29-17 (Milepost 20.5) between Cle Elum and Ellensburg, WA on the BNSF’s Stampede Sub. Here is some NP Place Name info on Teanaway: The station was ...
Jul 23 Something new, some things old
This past Saturday 7-15-17 I spent the morning in Seattle photographing trains on the start of a warm sunny day. While my camera was aimed at mostly BNSF and Amtrak trains I also decided to photograph the Stacy St car … Continue reading →
Jul 15 A stop at Ellensburg, WA 6-30-17
From the first day of my weekend trip, the ex-NP depot at Ellensburg, WA Friday afternoon 6-30-17 on my way to Spokane, WA for the night. Beautiful weather, no trains.  But still, a nice looking depot! If BNSF ever starts … Continue reading ...
Mar 5 BN Tribute ex-NP updates
It just dawned on me that I should be announcing my BN Tribute updates with NP content on this Blog.  So why not?  Here are the last three: BN GP9 1725   ex-NP 287.  Rare photo of MRL 1725 included here.  … Continue reading →
Dec 20 BN F7A 746 (ex-NP 6017D)
This is a slide scan of BN 746 at Galesburg, IL 8-28-71 taken by Carl Nelson, from my collection. Research shows BN F7A 746 was built as Northern Pacific 6017D in June of 1951. My notes say I first saw … Continue reading →
Nov 10 The NP depot at Dickinson, ND
The top goal on my Montana/North Dakota trip of last September was to get to Dickinson, ND and photograph the former Northern Pacific depot there.  Though I had been to Dickinson a few times in the past, I had never … Continue reading →
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