BNSF 9647 (SD70MAC) is well known for running with an experimental paint job, called the Creambonnet (also known as 'Vomit Bonnet"). Here it teams up with another MAC and an ACe to muscle a ... (more)
The former experimentally painted "Vomit Bonnet" now wears a clean coat of BNSF orange. On June 14, 2018, it lead an empty coal train across BNSF's Omaha Subdivision. It is seen here app... (more)
The former experimentally painted "Vomit Bonnet" now wears a clean coat of BNSF orange. On June 14, 2018, it lead an empty coal train across BNSF's Omaha Subdivision. It is seen here pa... (more)
Burlington Northern Santa Fe tried several test schemes before coming up with “Heritage I” paint for the merged railroad. One on them, applied to BN SD70MAC No. 9647 was not very popular, and nick... (more)
The sun is about to duck behind the clouds as this coal empty rolls along side farm fields at Longs Peak Siding with BNSF SD70MAC no. 9647 leading.
The late afternoon sunlight illuminates Longs Peak Siding as a coal empty led by BNSF SD70MAC no. 9647 meets a southbound windmill blade train.
BNSF SD70MAC no. 9647 leads this northbound empty coal train through a sag just outside of Berthoud, Colo., after meeting a southbound loaded windmill blade train at Longs Peak. The 9647 is the fo... (more)
I was a bit surprised to see that no photos of the former Vomit Bonnet have been uploaded to RP in the nearly two years since she hit the paint booth, but here she is in the Swoosh scheme on the t... (more)
The famous "Barf Bonnet" leads an empty coal train west of Randall, Minnesota. Since this photo was taken, the 9647 has been reapainted into BNSF's swoosh scheme.
Bnsf 9647 leans into the curve in old monroe on the Hannibal sub glad to see this unit before it was gone.
The one and only Barf Bonnet leads an Alma empty into the setting sun and through the Wing River sag in Verndale.
With rumors flying around of this one of a kind paint scheme being covered up, I figured my chances of seeing it were dashed. Even when it was planned to come through again, it would be in the we... (more)
The one and only Barf Bonnet leads an Alma empty through Frazee after sunset. The Barf Bonnet is scheduled to be repainted into Heritage 3 (Swoosh) sometime in the very near future.