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6/24/2019
 
 
 
 
 
Owner: BNSF Railway
Model:Rebuilt EMD Yard SlugBuilt As:ATSF 5208 (SD40-2)
Serial Number:786153-9Order No:
Frame Number:Built:10/1978
Notes:Ex-ATSF
Other locos with this serial:  BNSF 3973(Yard Slug) ATSF 5208(SD40-2)
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BNSF 3973
Title:  BNSF 3973
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/7/2003  Upload Date: 4/17/2004 5:07:56 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Joe Hughes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 3973(Yard Slug)
Views:  394   Comments: 0
BNSF 3973
Title:  BNSF 3973
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/21/2005  Upload Date: 11/23/2005 11:03:58 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Joe Hughes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 3973(Yard Slug) BNSF 6207(SD39)
Views:  465   Comments: 0
BNSF 6207
Title:  BNSF 6207
Description: 
Photo Date:  12/29/2005  Upload Date: 1/1/2006 7:17:48 PM
Location:  Fridley, MN
Author:  Mark Muraski
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 3973(Yard Slug) BNSF 6207(SD39)
Views:  598   Comments: 0
BNSF 6207
Title:  BNSF 6207
Description:  The SD39 and its slug roll up and down the yard early in the muggy morning.
Photo Date:  7/26/2006  Upload Date: 7/26/2006 6:24:08 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 6207(SD39) BNSF 3973(Yard Slug)
Views:  454   Comments: 0
BNSF 3973
Title:  BNSF 3973
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/20/2007  Upload Date: 5/22/2007 10:00:10 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Matt Petersen
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 3973(Yard Slug)
Views:  284   Comments: 0
BNSF 3973
Title:  BNSF 3973
Description:  Rolling down the hump
Photo Date:  5/31/2007  Upload Date: 6/1/2007 12:16:00 AM
Location:  Fridley, MN
Author:  Jared F.
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 3973(Yard Slug) BNSF 1917(SD39)
Views:  505   Comments: 1
The Northtown MN hump set in 2007.
Title:  The Northtown MN hump set in 2007.
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/30/2007  Upload Date: 10/5/2011 3:57:20 PM
Location:  Northtown, MN
Author:  S Kotnour
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  BNSF 3973(Yard Slug)
Views:  250   Comments: 0
BNSF 1917
Title:  BNSF 1917
Description: 
Photo Date:  2/16/2008  Upload Date: 3/23/2008 10:19:23 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Jonathan Kastler
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 1917(SD39) BNSF 3973(Yard Slug) BNSF 2793(GP39-2)
Views:  459   Comments: 1
Slug Set
Title:  Slug Set
Description:  One of the two slug sets that work at Northtown move light to tie onto another set of cars to be humped.
Photo Date:  8/11/2008  Upload Date: 4/10/2009 5:07:27 PM
Location:  Fridley, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 1917(SD39) BNSF 3973(Yard Slug) BNSF 3972(Yard Slug)
Views:  357   Comments: 2
Another day at Northtown
Title:  Another day at Northtown
Description:  Yet another day at Northtown for these units. The 3447 is going into the shops to grab a unit, and the slug set pushes more cars over the hump.
Photo Date:  2/25/2009  Upload Date: 2/25/2009 4:52:41 PM
Location:  Fridley, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 3447(SW1500) BNSF 7879(SD40-2) BNSF 3973(Yard Slug) BNSF 1917(SD39)
Views:  387   Comments: 0
Hump Set
Title:  Hump Set
Description:  The hump set is hard at work again as it pushes more cars over the Hump at Northtown Yard
Photo Date:  2/25/2009  Upload Date: 2/25/2009 4:53:47 PM
Location:  Fridley, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 7879(SD40-2) BNSF 1917(SD39) BNSF 3973(Yard Slug)
Views:  284   Comments: 0
090317011 BNSF 3973-1917-7879-1784-7878-7128 at Northtown Yard
Title:  090317011 BNSF 3973-1917-7879-1784-7878-7128 at Northtown Yard
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/17/2009  Upload Date: 3/18/2009 8:10:09 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 3973(Yard Slug) BNSF 1917(SD39) BNSF 7128(SD40-2) BNSF 7878(SD40-2) BNSF 7879(SD40-2) BNSF 1784(SD40-2)
Views:  447   Comments: 2
090317015 BNSF Northtown Yard
Title:  090317015 BNSF Northtown Yard
Description:  Train is using tunnel under hump to pass from North Receiver to arrival tracks on opposite side of the hump lead
Photo Date:  3/17/2009  Upload Date: 3/18/2009 8:10:29 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Tunnel,Yard,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 3973(Yard Slug) BNSF 1917(SD39) BNSF 7128(SD40-2) BNSF 7878(SD40-2) BNSF 7879(SD40-2) BNSF 1784(SD40-2)
Views:  369   Comments: 1
090320012 BNSF 3973-1917-7499-5499-5073, others, at Northtown diesel shop
Title:  090320012 BNSF 3973-1917-7499-5499-5073, others, at Northtown diesel shop
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/20/2009  Upload Date: 3/22/2009 2:05:02 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Roster,Yard,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 3973(Yard Slug) BNSF 1917(SD39) BNSF 5499(C44-9W) BNSF 5073(C44-9W) BNSF 7499(ES44DC)
Views:  433   Comments: 0
090528004 BNSF Hump power switches a high-wide load at Northtown Yard
Title:  090528004 BNSF Hump power switches a high-wide load at Northtown Yard
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/28/2009  Upload Date: 5/29/2009 5:03:15 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  RollingStock,Yard,Track,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 1927(SD40-2) BNSF 1917(SD39) BNSF 3973(Yard Slug)
Views:  338   Comments: 1
BNSF 3973
Title:  BNSF 3973
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/2/2009  Upload Date: 6/23/2009 5:08:09 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Nathan Petersen
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 3973(Yard Slug)
Views:  240   Comments: 0
BNSF 3973
Title:  BNSF 3973
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/8/2009  Upload Date: 6/12/2009 9:03:42 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Joe Hughes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 3973(Yard Slug)
Views:  228   Comments: 0
BNSF 3973
Title:  BNSF 3973
Description:  The slugging end of the 2nd set of hump power. Taken from BNSF parking lot.
Photo Date:  6/12/2009  Upload Date: 5/9/2010 12:57:45 AM
Location:  Northtown, MN
Author:  Anthony Wood
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 3973(Yard Slug)
Views:  264   Comments: 0
Deserted.
Title:  Deserted.
Description:  Ok, there's no way we can get out now. BNSF 4949 slips underneath the hump as another car is sent down.
Photo Date:  6/12/2009  Upload Date: 5/9/2010 12:58:02 AM
Location:  Northtown, MN
Author:  Anthony Wood
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 4949(C44-9W) BNSF 3973(Yard Slug) BNSF 1915(SD39)
Views:  355   Comments: 0
BNSF 3973
Title:  BNSF 3973
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/3/2009  Upload Date: 8/3/2009 11:57:26 PM
Location:  Fridley, MN
Author:  Matt Hagfors
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 3973(Yard Slug)
Views:  238   Comments: 0
BNSF 3973
Title:  BNSF 3973
Description:  Shot from inside the Northstar Commuter Rail
Photo Date:  3/10/2010  Upload Date: 3/10/2010 8:29:56 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Jacob J. Nelson
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  BNSF 3973(Yard Slug)
Views:  252   Comments: 0
Switchers and Slug in the fog
Title:  Switchers and Slug in the fog
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/2/2010  Upload Date: 4/8/2010 11:18:41 PM
Location:  Fridley, MN
Author:  Ed Lund
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 1917(SD39) BNSF 3973(Yard Slug) BNSF 1927(SD40-2)
Views:  211   Comments: 0
BNSF 3973
Title:  BNSF 3973
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/18/2010  Upload Date: 8/18/2010 1:13:35 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Joe Hughes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 3973(Yard Slug)
Views:  153   Comments: 0
BNSF 1917
Title:  BNSF 1917
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/13/2010  Upload Date: 7/14/2010 12:46:31 AM
Location:  Fridley, MN
Author:  Jacob J. Nelson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 1917(SD39) BNSF 3973(Yard Slug)
Views:  212   Comments: 0
BNSF 3973
Title:  BNSF 3973
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/7/2010  Upload Date: 9/7/2010 11:12:04 PM
Location:  Fridley, MN
Author:  Jacob J. Nelson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 3973(Yard Slug)
Views:  229   Comments: 0
BNSF 3973
Title:  BNSF 3973
Description:  Which luck for me to see these engines still in service!
Photo Date:  9/9/2010  Upload Date: 3/4/2011 12:18:46 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Olaf Junges
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  BNSF 3973(Yard Slug) BNSF 1917(SD39) BNSF 1987(SD40-2)
Views:  519   Comments: 5
BNSF 2203
Title:  BNSF 2203
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/23/2013  Upload Date: 3/24/2013 6:56:08 PM
Location:  Albia, IA
Author:  Neil Stutzman
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 2203(GP38) BNSF 2248(GP38) BNSF 3973(Yard Slug)
Views:  235   Comments: 0
Relco Shop
Title:  Relco Shop
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/5/2017  Upload Date: 8/10/2017 2:17:44 PM
Location:  Albia, IA
Author:  Sam Brodersen
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  BNSF 1703(GP9B) BNSF 3973(Yard Slug) BNSF 6469(SD45-2) RE 903(SW8) BNSF 3950(Yard Slug)
Views:  380   Comments: 0
Relco Shop
Title:  Relco Shop
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/5/2017  Upload Date: 8/10/2017 1:49:19 PM
Location:  Albia, IA
Author:  Sam Brodersen
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  BNSF 1703(GP9B) BNSF 3973(Yard Slug) BNSF 3950(Yard Slug)
Views:  365   Comments: 0


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