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1/22/2019
 
 
 
 
 
By:Charles Stookey
Dates:9/26/1978 - 9/26/1978
Album Info:These were all taken during my first vacation to the Pacific Northwest. As luck would have it there was a nationwide railroad strike.
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BN 1737
Title:  BN 1737
Description:  BUTTE MT Sept 26 1978 -- Burlington Northern GP9 1737 is idled by a nationwide railroad strike. EMD built the unit in February 1957 (s/n 22782) as Northern Pacific 299. It was retired on June 27 1986, sold to Naporano Iron and Metals. . (Roster information from http://archive.trainpix.com/BN/EMDORIG/GP9/INDEX.HTM and http://research.nprha.org/Lists/Diesel%20Locomotive%20Roster/Standard%20View.aspx?Paged=TRUE&PagedPrev=TRUE&p_Title=DID0201&p_ID=201&PageFirstRow=1&&View={1B492373-A81C-425B-978D-64A2C9AD44BD})
Photo Date:  9/26/1978  Upload Date: 12/2/2012 10:23:34 PM
Location:  Butte, MT
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  BN 1737(GP9)
Views:  253   Comments: 0
BN 1739
Title:  BN 1739
Description:  Butte MT Sept 26 1978 -- Burlington Northern GP9 1739 is idled by a nationwide railroad strike. EMD built the unit in February 1957 as Northern Pacific 301 (s/n 22784. It was retired December 7 1990, sold to National Railway Equipment and sold to D&I Railroad Company as DAIR 23. (Roster information from http://archive.trainpix.com/BN/EMDORIG/GP9/INDEX.HTM, http://research.nprha.org/Lists/Diesel%20Locomotive%20Roster/Standard%20View.aspx?Paged=TRUE&PagedPrev=TRUE&p_Title=DID0201&p_ID=201&PageFirstRow=1&&View={1B492373-A81C-425B-978D-64A2C9AD44BD} and http://www.trainweb.org/emdloco/22700.htm)
Photo Date:  9/26/1978  Upload Date: 12/2/2012 10:24:49 PM
Location:  Butte, MT
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  BN 1739(GP9)
Views:  273   Comments: 0
BN 1740
Title:  BN 1740
Description:  BUTTE MT Sept 26 1978 -- Burlington Northern GP9 1740 is idled by a nationwide railroad strike. EMD built the unit (s/n 22785) in in February 1957 as Northern Pacific 302. It was retired Sept 9 1985 and sold to Coast Engine and Equipment Co. (Roster information from http://research.nprha.org/Lists/Diesel%20Locomotive%20Roster/Standard%20View.aspx?Paged=TRUE&PagedPrev=TRUE&p_Title=DID0201&p_ID=201&PageFirstRow=1&&View={1B492373-A81C-425B-978D-64A2C9AD44BD} and http://www.trainweb.org/emdloco/22700.htm)
Photo Date:  9/26/1978  Upload Date: 12/2/2012 10:26:40 PM
Location:  Butte, MT
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  BN 1740(GP9)
Views:  291   Comments: 0
BN 2206
Title:  BN 2206
Description:  BUTTE MT Sept 26 1978 -- Burlington Northern GP30 2206 is idled by a nationwide railroad strike. EMD built the unit (s/n 28267) in April 1963 as Great Northern 3006 and delivered in simple Empire Builder paint. BN retired it on Dec 14 1988. In July 1989 was rebuilt by Morrison-Knudsen as BN GP39M 2812 and became BNSF 2812. (Roster information from http://www.greatnorthernempire.net/index2.htm?GNEGNDieselRosters.htm, http://archive.trainpix.com/BN/EMDORIG/GP30/INDEX.HTM, http://www.trainpix.com/bnsf/EMDRBLD/GP39M/INDEX.HTM and http://www.trainweb.org/emdloco/28200.htm)
Photo Date:  9/26/1978  Upload Date: 12/2/2012 10:28:13 PM
Location:  Butte, MT
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  BN 2206(GP30)
Views:  184   Comments: 0
BN 2215
Title:  BN 2215
Description:  BUTTE MT Sept 26 1978 -- Burlington Northern GP30 2215 is idled by a nationwide railroad strike. EMD built the unit (s/n 28276) in May 1963 as Great Northern 3015 and delivered it in Simpl. Empire Builder paint. It was retired on Sept 5 1989, rebuilt by Morrison-Knudsen in December 1989 as BN GP39M 2829 and became BNSF 2829. (Roster information from http://archive.trainpix.com/BN/EMDRBLD/GP39M/INDEX.HTM, http://www.greatnorthernempire.net/index2.htm?GNEGNDieselRosters.htm and http://www.trainweb.org/emdloco/28200.htm)
Photo Date:  9/26/1978  Upload Date: 12/2/2012 10:31:27 PM
Location:  Butte, MT
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  BN 2215(GP30)
Views:  285   Comments: 0
MILW 16, this one had a crew
Title:  MILW 16, this one had a crew
Description:  ALBERTON MT Sept 26 1978 -- Milwaukee SD40-2 16 awaits clearance to proceed. A nationwide rail strike is in progress and I assume this engine is crewed by management personnel. EMD built the unit as MILW 177 (s/n 72640-7) in July 1977. It was acquired by SOO as 6300 and later became EMDX 6300. Roster information from http://www.trainweb.org/emdloco/72640.htm)
Photo Date:  9/26/1978  Upload Date: 12/2/2012 10:33:30 PM
Location:  Alberton, MT
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MILW 16(SD40-2)
Views:  497   Comments: 0


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