BN Cascade Green still rolls in the Northwest!!

Kurt Moose Mar 28, 2017

  1. Kurt Moose

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    The narrator in the commercial sounds like the same guy that did the early BN movies. "Portrait of a Railroad" was the coolest thing I ever saw as a kid in the 70's!!:D
     
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    Oh yes, Portrait of a Railroad! A fantastic film in its day. I first saw it in school (I majored in Transportation/Logistics) and was enraptured. Made me want to go railroading.
     
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    BNSF (BN) 12345 at Auburn Yard today as I drove by, cool number!! Nice horn on the cupola too, for back-up moves!:D
     
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    Not bad for almost 38 years old......:rolleyes:
     
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    Wow. Great number!
     
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    Looks like they took the easy route and cut it out of a decal sheet. <g>
     
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    On the Western Pacific RR. At the end it ran using the “Fab Four” F units. Sure do miss those days.
     
  8. HemiAdda2d

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    That's the same combination I have on my luggage!
    Err, wait, wrong movie.... :p
    Nice catch!
     
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    Saw some un graffitti'ed and faded BN ribbed hoppers this week. Aaaaahh! PIC_0652.JPG PIC_0653.JPG PIC_0654.JPG
     
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    I found the 12345 again today in Auburn, Wa-and this time actually at the end of a train!!:eek: IMG_20180719_151256-EFFECTS.jpg
    This is actually on the tracks leading to the old GSA warehouses. The main is actually across C Street NW to the left!
     
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  13. Hardcoaler

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    Man, those are beautiful! What a great find.
     
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  14. BoxcabE50

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    Decades back, the MILW connected to what was a munitions depot there, on the other side.... Are these buildings still in use?
     
  15. Kurt Moose

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    Yeah, mostly for storage of stuff now, mostly vacant. The former Milw, now UP connector has been taken out now, that intersection with Boeing is being redone. There's no access to it now, BNSF only goes way to the far south end.
     
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    Found a nice "buffer car" on a NB oil can the other day. :D IMG_0732.JPG IMG_0733.JPG IMG_0734.JPG IMG_0735.JPG
     
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    Plus, some other Cascade Green goodies!!:D:D:D IMG_0743.JPG IMG_0747.JPG IMG_0794.JPG

    ....and if you look real close, you'll see it.:D IMG_0810 (2).JPG
     
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    Just want the green door!
     
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