The West Burlington Shops was the heart of the BN heavy locomotive repair and rebuild dating back to 1883. The shops were closed in 2004 by BNSF and everything moved to Galesburg and other shops. ... (more)
A freshly-painted Burlington Northern EMD GP38-2 No. 2109 stands in high water from spring flooding in front of BN’s Burlington Shops at West Burlington, Iowa, on June 17, 1990. In the background ... (more)
A wreck train led by a former CB&Q GP7 passes the former CB&Q depot at West Burlington.
A Burlington Northern EMD SD40-2 with a blown turbocharger waits for repair at the railroad’s Burlington Shops at West Burlington, Iowa, on January 27, 1985.
Couple MAC's rolls a westbound empty coal train by the old West Burlington Shops. The BNSF has some C30-7's stored here awaiting dispo. Most of the C30-7's were stenciled "do not occupy" due to th... (more)
Getting the word.
Look close the conductor is about to take my picture