The days of Burlington Northern’s fleet of E9s in Chicago to Aurora commuter service are getting short as several of the battle worn veterans rest in the yard at Aurora, Illinois, on the cold autu... (more)
BN 9900 was the only E unit owned by the SP&S and was numbered 750 with that railroad. It teams up with an FP7 to lead tr. 22, the Portland connection for the EMPIRE BUILDER. I rode the sleeping c... (more)
As the throttle was opened, BN 9900 blew out soot and moisture which built up while she idled in the station. She inherited a great number (9900)! The Pioneer Zephyr's. She was built as CB&Q E8... (more)
Unfortunately, I had no permission to get closer to the scene. 9900 wasn't yet rebuilt to a E9A at that time.
Comment of a BNSF Engineer to this pic: This was a common event when repaired E's w... (more)
Amtrak train to the right is F40PH 247.