BNSF Glendive, MT

badlandnp Sep 6, 2015

  1. badlandnp

    badlandnp TrainBoard Member

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    Saw a lost pair of UP units today. They were on the point of a generator train. PIC_0246.JPG PIC_0247.JPG PIC_0248.JPG
    And this one was on Sun morning, a yard full of oi, coal and ponies! Serious Horse-ponies!! PIC_0152.JPG
     
  2. badlandnp

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    Worked in Terry on Saturday,


    Sat here for an hour Saturday evening hoping for a train, but no luck. PIC_0333.JPG
    And on Friday these were setting on the east end, almost looks pre BNSF! PIC_0270.JPG
    And then a pumpkin ruined the illusion!! PIC_0334.JPG
    And here is the current local power, used for Sidney and Miles City. PIC_0251.JPG
     
  3. badlandnp

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    Saw these in the yard on 9 July heading east. PIC_0347.JPG PIC_0345.JPG PIC_0346.JPG PIC_0347.JPG PIC_0350.JPG
     
  4. BoxcabE50

    BoxcabE50 Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

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    Trying to picture in mind the use of such items. All that comes into mind is for cooling something?
     
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  5. Kurt Moose

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    I see Korea, hopefully NOT N. Korea!!:eek:

    And those flatcars, I don't think I've ever seen one with that many trucks, they're really heavy duty!
     
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    South Korea is the Republic of Korea. North Korea is the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. Those loads are from South Korea.

    Each unit weighs 215,000 pounds, or 107.5 Tons. I also am surprised at the number of trucks under each unit. Covered hoppers rated for 100 Ton loads have only four axles, or am I missing something?
     
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  7. Kurt Moose

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    Yeah, whatever those are, they're heavy!
    o_O
     
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  8. badlandnp

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    My thought is that they have something to do with heating. Pumping the shale oil from Canada may require that it be heated to flow? These remind me of very large heating or cooling coils. And TransCanada is one of the oil outfits.

    It would be a fun load to run!
     
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    What??!! A train??!! PIC_0235.JPG And the BN is fading away... PIC_0234.JPG And a 'new' pickup! 1965. PIC_0237.JPG
     
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    Yesterday evening these guys were sitting and pondering when they would leave! The BC Rail unit is pretty neat! PIC_0455.JPG PIC_0460.JPG PIC_0462.JPG And a pair of warbonnets together for the slobbering warbonnet nuts!! PIC_0468.JPG
     
  11. HemiAdda2d

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    Those are some of the nicest warbonnet Dash-9s still left on BNSF. I call the rest of the Thrash-9 or Trash-9, due to their conditions.
     
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  12. Kurt Moose

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    Yeah, I've seen a few like this recently too, as though someone has washed them by hand and they are super clean!

    i'm pretty sure BNSF is not paying to have these repainted, since most of the locos look terrible now!:eek:
     
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  13. badlandnp

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    A UP blade train was here on Wed. Here it is parked on the Sidney branch waiting for a crew, which didn't happen for several more hours. A friend heard it arriving into Sidney after 7. PIC_0581.JPG PIC_0578.JPG PIC_0577.JPG And an evening shot from the street side of the yard, which was empty at the moment, which is fairly unusual. The 70MAC is part of a dead and stored line, and the GE is on the service track. PIC_0557.JPG And this guy has a cool number! Held us up at the crossing for 20 or more long minutes. PIC_0540.JPG
     

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