RailPictures.Net Photo: BN 9989 Burlington Northern Railroad EMD E9(A) at Eola, Illinois by Marty Bernard
 
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Burlington Northern Railroad (more..)
EMD E9(A) (more..)
West Eola Interlocking (more..)
Eola, Illinois, USA (more..)
August 31, 1970
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BN 9989 (more..)
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Four elephant-style Es lead the combined Afternoon Zephyr, North Coast Limited, and Empire Builder. In the summer under the CB&Q it was three trains but it (they) didn't have another summer. Today only the Builder survives but not through Eola. Note, the front unit is ex-CB&Q E9A 9989A and they all still sported Q colors.
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Although BN spent just 14 months as a passenger carrier, it maintained the high standards of Burlington's Denver Zephyr, Great Northern's Empire Builder and Northern Pacific's North Coast Limited.
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