One of the local hump sets at BNSF's Northtown Yard shoves cars over the hump into the classification bowl below on a nice fall morning, as the Minneapolis skyline looms in the background.
A crude oil train snakes its way into BNSF's Northtown Yard, while the BNSF track geometry train readies for departure and carman work an inbound train.
Two sets of once proud road units pass, now relegated to hump service in BNSF's Northtown Yard on the north side of Minneapolis, MN.
BN "Cadillac" 6121 switches Northtown Yard in Minneapolis, MN in October of 1988. SD9's were among my favorite EMD products.
Work train heads through Northtown.
BN "Cadillac" 6121 switches Northtown Yard in Minneapolis, MN in October of 1988 as a Soo Line freight passes overhead.
Burlington Northern SD9 No. 6102 switches Northtown yard at Minneapolis, Minnesota, in September 1984. Built in 1954, BN No. 6102 is former Great Northern No. 575, and is set up to operate long ho... (more)
A group of Burlington Northern locomotives are stored at Northtown Yard in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on August 11, 1985. The string in the foreground is all-GE U28Bs and U30Bs, while behind is all-E... (more)
Colorful light power move in Northtown.
There is another 1931 in orange and... running in Northtown as as slug set. i guess they (BNSF) will correct this. They have in the past.
GEVO pulls a leaser in Northtown.
Another one of Northtown's slug sets in action.
One of Northtown's slug sets on the move.
A view of BNSF's Northtown Yard and the General Mills plant outside Minneapolis, from the air. (Helicopter, not drone)
It's a sea of green at BN's Northtown yard in Sep of 1983.