BNSF Funeral Train

r_i_straw Apr 10, 2020

  1. r_i_straw

    r_i_straw Mostly N Scale Staff Member

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    They are sending most of their older locomotives to scrap.
     
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  2. BoxcabE50

    BoxcabE50 HOn30 & N Scales Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

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    That was a bit difficult to watch. Start, stop, start, stop..... Slo-mo....

    I am guessing most of these, or all, have been out of service and stored.
     
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  3. r_i_straw

    r_i_straw Mostly N Scale Staff Member

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    During the freeze frames, I like that the origin of each unit was provided. A lot of history going to scrap.
     
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  4. Mr. Trainiac

    Mr. Trainiac TrainBoard Member

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    That SDP40 would be a supreme catch if it was on a train under power. I didn’t know any survived to become BNSF locomotives.
     
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  5. Kurt Moose

    Kurt Moose TrainBoard Member

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    I love those old ex-GN SDP40's:love:
    Hopefully it gets saved from the scrapper's torch!
     
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  6. Point353

    Point353 TrainBoard Member

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    Sister unit BNSF 6325 (ex-GN 323) lives to haul another day as GRD 9043 on the Gardendale (TX) RR.
    http://ironhorseresources.com/rail-lines/gardendale/

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  7. Kurt Moose

    Kurt Moose TrainBoard Member

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    Excellent!!:D:D

    Thanks for the link too, that's a big outfit!(y)
     
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  8. ddechamp71

    ddechamp71 TrainBoard Member

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    All these units really go to the scrapyard (even the pulling Dash 9 ?) ? No chance for them to be landing on a shortline ?

    Dom
     
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  9. gmorider

    gmorider TrainBoard Member

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    Great shot! I had to take a second look (my glasses). I thought the logo was a "Veggie Tales" pickle. :D
     
  10. BNSF FAN

    BNSF FAN TrainBoard Supporter

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    LOL! Now I won't be able to unsee that. :D
     
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  11. r_i_straw

    r_i_straw Mostly N Scale Staff Member

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  12. BoxcabE50

    BoxcabE50 HOn30 & N Scales Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

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    Former GN #321 is these days Montana Rail Link #290.
     
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  13. Kurt Moose

    Kurt Moose TrainBoard Member

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  14. Point353

    Point353 TrainBoard Member

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    [​IMG]
     
  15. Kurt Moose

    Kurt Moose TrainBoard Member

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  16. BNSF FAN

    BNSF FAN TrainBoard Supporter

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    That is a cool shot!
     

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