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BNSF 3983 in the Rain by lennycarl08
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This shot pretty much sums up the whole winter in Northern California. UPS train at Christie.

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Passing the Farm by lennycarl08
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This section of the Stockton Sub wanders through some of the last farmland in western Contra Costa County.

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e&n-mun goes railfanning - post 2

another day railfanning! not much to say about these, aside from BC RAIL ENGINE LEADING A TRAIN!!!

also sorry for the lighting, it was pretty cloudy. XD

video of 4601 here! (it’s pretty poor but her horn is amazing and you need to hear it) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=16JjGOAoKlw

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Into the Morning Sun by lennycarl08
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It’s early in the Feather River Canyon, but this is already the second train rolling by me out of the serpentine.

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Eastbound Along the Feather River by lennycarl08
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The river is running swiftly, the train, not so much as it threads its way through the FRC.

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BNSF 8362 at Glen Frazer by lennycarl08

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BNSF7831 Crozier Canyon by chris

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Compared to UP’s and NS’s spiffy executive trains, BNSF’s train looks a bit haphazard.

UP has E-units and NS has F-units for their trains, while BNSF uses a clean freight loco. I know BN had E-units for their executive train. 
Whatever happened to those?

I’m also curious about those gray gallery cars.
 Where did they come from? Why are (ex) commuter cars being used on an executive train?

(Left: the executive train in Wisconsin last year. Right: an Officer’s Special possibly in California that same year. Photos not mine.)
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A tribute to the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway and it’s employees. Produced shortly after the merger with Burlington Northern in 1995. 

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BNSF 2856 Working North Bay by lennycarl08
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A soft rain falls while these two old Geeps work the UPS facility just before Christmas