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Mitch Wahlsten's Collection
 
8/18/2017
 
 
 
 
 
By:Mitch Wahlsten
Dates:7/16/2006 - 7/23/2006
Album Info:Railroad photos taken during a vacation through North Dakota, Montana, Wyoming, and Nebraska in July 2006.
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AGPX 6152
Title:  AGPX 6152
Description:  A weary veteran of the BN (and the CB&Q before 1970), the 6152 now works at the AGP grain facility in Berea
Photo Date:  7/16/2006  Upload Date: 7/28/2006 4:52:14 PM
Location:  Berea, ND
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  AGPX 6152(SD9)
Views:  269   Comments: 0
AGPX 6152
Title:  AGPX 6152
Description:  A couple of SD9s rest in the scorching sun on a Sunday at the AGP grain facility in Berea
Photo Date:  7/16/2006  Upload Date: 7/28/2006 4:52:11 PM
Location:  Berea, ND
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  AGPX 6152(SD9)
Views:  210   Comments: 0
BNSF 8947
Title:  BNSF 8947
Description:  Due to a derailment 15 miles up the line at McKenzie, this empty coal train was parked in the siding at Driscoll until the main could be reopened
Photo Date:  7/16/2006  Upload Date: 7/28/2006 4:52:14 PM
Location:  Driscoll, ND
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  BNSF 8947(SD70MAC)
Views:  217   Comments: 0
BNSF 9542
Title:  BNSF 9542
Description:  A westbound empty coal train with a brand new SD70ACe in its consist passes by Tower City
Photo Date:  7/16/2006  Upload Date: 7/28/2006 4:52:15 PM
Location:  Tower City, ND
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  BNSF 9542(SD70MAC)
Views:  187   Comments: 0
BNSF 9542
Title:  BNSF 9542
Description:  Due to a derailment 65 miles up the line at McKenzie, this empty coal train was forced to stop on the main at Windsor and await further instructions from the dispatcher
Photo Date:  7/16/2006  Upload Date: 7/28/2006 4:52:15 PM
Location:  Windsor, ND
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  BNSF 9542(SD70MAC)
Views:  200   Comments: 1
BNSF 4406
Title:  BNSF 4406
Description:  A manifest train passes by the wheat fields and buttes just east of Gladstone. In the foreground is Interstate 94, often quite a lonley road through this area.
Photo Date:  7/16/2006  Upload Date: 7/28/2006 4:52:17 PM
Location:  Gladstone, ND
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  BNSF 4406(C44-9W) BNSF 5125(C44-9W)
Views:  242   Comments: 0
Derailment
Title:  Derailment
Description:  A 110-car loaded unit soybean train derailed 20 cars today just west of McKenzie, closing the heavily used Jamestown sub. Here is a shot of the front of the train (on the right) as well as the spot where the cars started breaking apart.
Photo Date:  7/16/2006  Upload Date: 7/16/2006 8:35:17 PM
Location:  McKenzie, ND
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Views:  325   Comments: 0
Derailment
Title:  Derailment
Description:  A 110-car loaded unit soybean train derailed 20 cars today just west of McKenzie, closing the heavily used Jamestown sub.
Photo Date:  7/16/2006  Upload Date: 7/16/2006 8:35:18 PM
Location:  McKenzie, ND
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  328   Comments: 0
Derailment
Title:  Derailment
Description:  A 110-car loaded unit soybean train derailed 20 cars today just west of McKenzie, closing the heavily used Jamestown Subdivision.
Photo Date:  7/16/2006  Upload Date: 7/16/2006 8:35:18 PM
Location:  McKenzie, ND
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  306   Comments: 2
Derailment
Title:  Derailment
Description:  A 110-car loaded unit soybean train derailed 20 cars today just west of McKenzie, closing the heavily used Jamestown sub
Photo Date:  7/16/2006  Upload Date: 7/16/2006 8:35:17 PM
Location:  McKenzie, ND
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  273   Comments: 0
Dickinson Local
Title:  Dickinson Local
Description:  Upon leaving the Dickinson yard, today's Dickinson local had only two cars: a boxcar for the brick factory in Hebron and a goldola for scrap metal at station sign Eagle Nest
Photo Date:  7/17/2006  Upload Date: 7/28/2006 4:52:16 PM
Location:  Gladstone, ND
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  BNSF 2288(GP38-2) BNSF 2116(GP38AC)
Views:  274   Comments: 1
BNSF 4406
Title:  BNSF 4406
Description:  A manifest train passes by the wheat fields and hills just east of Gladstone.
Photo Date:  7/17/2006  Upload Date: 7/28/2006 4:52:17 PM
Location:  Gladstone, ND
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  BNSF 4406(C44-9W) BNSF 5125(C44-9W)
Views:  193   Comments: 0
BNSF 9372
Title:  BNSF 9372
Description:  A brand new SD70ACe leads a coal train east through the wheat fields of western North Dakota
Photo Date:  7/17/2006  Upload Date: 7/28/2006 4:52:18 PM
Location:  Gladstone, ND
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  BNSF 9372(SD70ACe) TFM 1600(SD70MAC) BNSF 9910(SD70MAC)
Views:  517   Comments: 0
EMD 9007
Title:  EMD 9007
Description:  On account of the Mandan yard being too full after a derailment at McKenzie blocked the main, this coal train was parked on the siding at Lyons, about 8 miles west of Mandan
Photo Date:  7/17/2006  Upload Date: 7/28/2006 4:52:19 PM
Location:  Lyons, ND
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  EMDX 9007(SD60)
Views:  174   Comments: 0
BN 9651
Title:  BN 9651
Description:  In what must be a locomotive without a/c, an engineer is taking a nap. Since this locomotive is an end-of-train helper, his job won't begin for another 30 miles at Fryburg, where helpers are uncoupled and brought back to Glendive, MT
Photo Date:  7/18/2006  Upload Date: 7/28/2006 4:52:19 PM
Location:  Sentinel Butte, ND
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  BN 9651(SD70MAC)
Views:  174   Comments: 0
BN 9694
Title:  BN 9694
Description:  An unpatched BN locomotive leads an empty coal train past the sagebrush and badlands common to this area of Montana
Photo Date:  7/18/2006  Upload Date: 7/28/2006 4:52:20 PM
Location:  Glendive, MT
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  BN 9694(SD70MAC)
Views:  133   Comments: 0
BNSF 6809
Title:  BNSF 6809
Description:  Three SD40-2s work hard to get their manifest train up the hill near Sully Springs
Photo Date:  7/18/2006  Upload Date: 7/28/2006 4:52:21 PM
Location:  Sully Springs, ND
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  BNSF 6809(SD40-2) BNSF 6706(SD40-2) BNSF 7893(SD40-2)
Views:  211   Comments: 2
BNSF 7646
Title:  BNSF 7646
Description:  A manifest train moves east with the North Dakota badlands in the background
Photo Date:  7/18/2006  Upload Date: 7/28/2006 4:52:22 PM
Location:  Medora, ND
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  BNSF 7646(ES44DC)
Views:  244   Comments: 1
BNSF 8201
Title:  BNSF 8201
Description:  This end-of-train helper begins its eastward journey by pushing a loaded coal train out of Glendive
Photo Date:  7/18/2006  Upload Date: 7/28/2006 4:52:22 PM
Location:  Glendive, MT
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  BNSF 8201(SD75M)
Views:  226   Comments: 0
End-of-train Helpers
Title:  End-of-train Helpers
Description:  Two helpers that pushed a coal train up to Fryburg are now on the return trip to Glendive, MT
Photo Date:  7/18/2006  Upload Date: 7/28/2006 4:52:23 PM
Location:  Sentinel Butte, ND
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  BNSF 8298(SD75I) BNSF 9275(SD60M)
Views:  315   Comments: 0
BNSF 8847
Title:  BNSF 8847
Description:  To the right of this coal train bound for Superior, WI is the Little Missouri River. The bridge going over it belongs to Interstate 94.
Photo Date:  7/18/2006  Upload Date: 7/28/2006 4:52:24 PM
Location:  Medora, ND
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  BNSF 8847(SD70MAC)
Views:  557   Comments: 2
BNSF 9414
Title:  BNSF 9414
Description:  A loaded coal train passes by Patterson Lake, a reservoir created when a dam was placed in the nearby Heart River.
Photo Date:  7/18/2006  Upload Date: 7/28/2006 4:52:24 PM
Location:  Dickinson, ND
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  BNSF 9414(SD70MAC) BNSF 9468(SD70MAC) BNSF 5681(AC44CW)
Views:  305   Comments: 1
BNSF 7605
Title:  BNSF 7605
Description:  A new GEVO takes a Billings-Denver manifest train through Hardin
Photo Date:  7/20/2006  Upload Date: 8/7/2006 11:43:16 AM
Location:  Hardin, MT
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  BNSF 7605(ES44DC)
Views:  213   Comments: 0
Coal Train
Title:  Coal Train
Description:  A loaded coal train passes through the lush valley of the Little Bighorn River at Crow Agency
Photo Date:  7/20/2006  Upload Date: 8/7/2006 11:43:15 AM
Location:  Crow Agency, MT
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Views:  159   Comments: 0
BNSF 9216
Title:  BNSF 9216
Description:  Having crested the summit at Parkman, these two end-of-train helpers are about to be uncoupled
Photo Date:  7/20/2006  Upload Date: 8/7/2006 11:43:17 AM
Location:  Parkman, WY
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  BNSF 9216(SD60M)
Views:  225   Comments: 0
BNSF 9748
Title:  BNSF 9748
Description:  This coal train has just begun to pick up speed as it starts going downhill in Parkman
Photo Date:  7/20/2006  Upload Date: 8/7/2006 11:43:18 AM
Location:  Parkman, WY
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  BNSF 9748(SD70MAC)
Views:  310   Comments: 0
Coal train
Title:  Coal train
Description:  A loaded coal train moves through the valley of the Little Bighorn River in southeastern Montana. The lushness surrounding the river is a big contrast to the drab, barren hills typical of the region.
Photo Date:  7/20/2006  Upload Date: 8/7/2006 11:43:19 AM
Location:  Crow Agency, MT
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Views:  131   Comments: 0
EMD 9083
Title:  EMD 9083
Description:  In a scene the horses have probably seen countless times, a coal train with 6 locomotives (2 helpers on the rear) slowly begins going downhill after reaching the summit just outside of Parkman.
Photo Date:  7/20/2006  Upload Date: 8/7/2006 11:43:20 AM
Location:  Parkman, WY
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  EMDX 9083(SD60)
Views:  478   Comments: 2
BNSF 5916
Title:  BNSF 5916
Description:  A westbound empty coal train takes the siding at East Stokes as it passes through what was once a massive tunnel. The BNSF demolished the tunnel and created the trench in 1998 in order to lengthen the siding. To read the informational placard regarding the trench and former tunnel, see http://mwmnp.rrpicturearchives.net/showPicture.aspx?id=461538
Photo Date:  7/21/2006  Upload Date: 8/7/2006 11:43:21 AM
Location:  Guernsey, WY
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  BNSF 5916(ES44AC)
Views:  297   Comments: 0
BNSF 9860
Title:  BNSF 9860
Description:  The two locomotives on the front work hard to bring their train up the hill coming into Glendo
Photo Date:  7/21/2006  Upload Date: 8/7/2006 11:43:21 AM
Location:  Glendo, WY
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  BNSF 9860(SD70MAC)
Views:  194   Comments: 0
BNSF 9952
Title:  BNSF 9952
Description:  A rail laying project forced this loaded coal train to have to stop on the main about 2 miles from the Wyoming/Nebraska border
Photo Date:  7/21/2006  Upload Date: 8/7/2006 11:43:22 AM
Location:  Torrington, WY
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  BNSF 9952(SD70MAC)
Views:  222   Comments: 1
Two DPUs
Title:  Two DPUs
Description:  The last car on a loaded coal train gliding through Glendo was, appropriately enough, the highest numbered locomotive on the BNSF, the 9999
Photo Date:  7/21/2006  Upload Date: 8/7/2006 11:43:23 AM
Location:  Glendo, WY
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  BNSF 9453(SD70MAC) BNSF 9999(SD70MAC)
Views:  615   Comments: 0
Guernsey Trench Informational Placard
Title:  Guernsey Trench Informational Placard
Description:  Off to the side of the bridge going over the trench was this BNSF-donated placard that provides historical information about the tracks and former tunnel. To see a train passing through the trench, see http://mwmnp.rrpicturearchives.net/showPicture.aspx?id=461534
Photo Date:  7/21/2006  Upload Date: 8/7/2006 11:43:24 AM
Location:  Guernsey, WY
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Views:  232   Comments: 0
BNSF 4459
Title:  BNSF 4459
Description:  A crewless rock train is parked on the back track at Angora. The rock was to be used in construction of a second main track in the area.
Photo Date:  7/22/2006  Upload Date: 8/7/2006 11:43:24 AM
Location:  Angora, NE
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  BNSF 4459(C44-9W)
Views:  185   Comments: 0
BNSF 5748
Title:  BNSF 5748
Description:  A DPU at the end of an empty coal train pushes past the water tower and into the yard at Alliance
Photo Date:  7/22/2006  Upload Date: 8/7/2006 11:43:25 AM
Location:  Alliance, NE
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  BNSF 5748(ES44AC)
Views:  218   Comments: 0
BNSF 5873
Title:  BNSF 5873
Description:  A coal train led by a new GEVO is only minutes away from being released from the yard and taken east through the sand hills of Nebraska.
Photo Date:  7/22/2006  Upload Date: 8/7/2006 11:43:26 AM
Location:  Alliance, NE
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  BNSF 5873(ES44AC)
Views:  216   Comments: 0
BNSF 5959
Title:  BNSF 5959
Description:  This is the DPU of a loaded coal train that had to stop on main two near Litchfield on account of the crew working their 12 hour maximum. Look closely, and you'll see the van to pick up the crew at the far right of the photo.
Photo Date:  7/22/2006  Upload Date: 8/7/2006 11:43:26 AM
Location:  Litchfield, NE
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  BNSF 5959(ES44AC)
Views:  147   Comments: 0
BNSF 6000
Title:  BNSF 6000
Description:  A lone GEVO in front takes an empty coal train through the small town of Mullen
Photo Date:  7/22/2006  Upload Date: 8/7/2006 11:43:27 AM
Location:  Mullen, NE
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  BNSF 6000(ES44AC)
Views:  269   Comments: 0
BNSF 6006
Title:  BNSF 6006
Description:  Ahead of 5 EMD locomotives, a new GEVO leads a coal train west with the Nebraska sand hills in the background.
Photo Date:  7/22/2006  Upload Date: 8/7/2006 11:43:28 AM
Location:  Ashby, NE
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  BNSF 6006(ES44AC)
Views:  220   Comments: 1
8 EMDs and 1 GE
Title:  8 EMDs and 1 GE
Description:  It looks like a GE locomotive has backed into an all-EMD gathering
Photo Date:  7/22/2006  Upload Date: 8/7/2006 11:43:28 AM
Location:  Alliance, NE
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  BNSF 8217(SD75M) BN 9518(SD70MAC)
Views:  405   Comments: 0
BNSF 8989
Title:  BNSF 8989
Description:  Showing off a nearly complete set of shiny new hoppers, an empty coal train continues west through the plains of central Nebraska
Photo Date:  7/22/2006  Upload Date: 8/7/2006 11:43:29 AM
Location:  Hazard, NE
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  BNSF 8989(SD70MAC)
Views:  153   Comments: 0
New ES44AC & SD70ACe
Title:  New ES44AC & SD70ACe
Description:  Those who enjoy the latest power from GE and EMD should head to Alliance. Both ES44ACs and SD70ACes were very common locomotive models on the BNSF in the Nebraska panhandle.
Photo Date:  7/22/2006  Upload Date: 8/7/2006 11:43:30 AM
Location:  Alliance, NE
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  BNSF 9379(SD70ACe) BNSF 5873(ES44AC)
Views:  521   Comments: 1
BNSF 9673
Title:  BNSF 9673
Description:  A nice, clean BN executive locomotive leads a westbound empty coal train around the sharp curve just outside of Mason City
Photo Date:  7/22/2006  Upload Date: 8/7/2006 11:43:31 AM
Location:  Mason City, NE
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  BNSF 9673(SD70MAC)
Views:  148   Comments: 0
UP 4160
Title:  UP 4160
Description:  An eastbound stack train coasts into the yard in Grand Island
Photo Date:  7/23/2006  Upload Date: 8/7/2006 11:43:14 AM
Location:  Grand Island, NE
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  UP 4160(SD70M)
Views:  140   Comments: 0
UP 4708
Title:  UP 4708
Description:  An eastbound manifest train passes through downtown Grand Island. It looks like the locomotive in the middle is wearing a coat of UP's "armour black."
Photo Date:  7/23/2006  Upload Date: 8/7/2006 11:43:14 AM
Location:  Grand Island, NE
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  UP 4708(SD70M)
Views:  166   Comments: 0


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