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Owner: BNSF Railway
Model:EMD SW1500Built As:GN 201 (SW1500)
Serial Number:33203Order No:7051
Frame Number:7051-2Built:10/1967
Notes:Ex-GN
Other locos with this serial:  BNSF 3447(SW1500) BN 301(SW1500) GN 3447(SW1500)
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BNSF 3447
Title:  BNSF 3447
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/7/2003  Upload Date: 4/20/2004 10:51:28 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Joe Hughes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 3447(SW1500)
Views:  348   Comments: 0
BNSF 3447
Title:  BNSF 3447
Description:  BNSF 3447 takes a break just outside of the diesel shops. Taken with permission.
Photo Date:  9/10/2004  Upload Date: 1/30/2009 9:34:56 PM
Location:  Fridley, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 3447(SW1500)
Views:  228   Comments: 0
BNSF 3447
Title:  BNSF 3447
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/26/2005  Upload Date: 4/26/2006 6:14:46 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Mark Muraski
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 3447(SW1500) BNSF 3456(SW1500) BNSF 7144(SD40-2)
Views:  314   Comments: 0
BNSF 3447
Title:  BNSF 3447
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/13/2005  Upload Date: 6/13/2006 9:22:21 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Mark Muraski
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 3447(SW1500) BNSF 1489(GP15-1) BNSF 2159(GP38) BNSF 7897(SD40-2)
Views:  668   Comments: 3
BNSF 3447
Title:  BNSF 3447
Description:  A former BN SW1500 is sitting by herself at the engine facility. I think I had another shot of this unit there on other day
Photo Date:  5/13/2006  Upload Date: 12/10/2011 9:28:40 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Eric Bitton
Categories:  Bridge,Yard,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 3447(SW1500)
Views:  217   Comments: 0
061123003 BNSF Northtown Yard & Shops
Title:  061123003 BNSF Northtown Yard & Shops
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/23/2006  Upload Date: 4/10/2011 3:08:54 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  MRL 316(SD45-2) MRL 290(SDP40-2XR) MRL 264(SD40-2XR) BNSF 3447(SW1500) MRL 325(SD45)
Views:  361   Comments: 0
061123012 BNSF Northtown Yard & Shops
Title:  061123012 BNSF Northtown Yard & Shops
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/23/2006  Upload Date: 4/10/2011 3:13:23 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 6810(SD40-2) BNSF 3447(SW1500)
Views:  210   Comments: 1
070404003 BNSF Northtown turntable area near CTC 44th
Title:  070404003 BNSF Northtown turntable area near CTC 44th
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/4/2007  Upload Date: 4/5/2007 11:20:41 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Bridge,Yard
Locomotives:  BNSF 3447(SW1500)
Views:  235   Comments: 0
BNSF 3447
Title:  BNSF 3447
Description:  An SW shuffles a few units around in the shops.
Photo Date:  4/7/2007  Upload Date: 4/7/2007 4:22:38 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 3447(SW1500)
Views:  222   Comments: 0
BNSF 3447
Title:  BNSF 3447
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/27/2007  Upload Date: 5/28/2007 12:08:48 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Matt Petersen
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 3447(SW1500)
Views:  178   Comments: 0
Shot of engine shops at Northtown
Title:  Shot of engine shops at Northtown
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/31/2007  Upload Date: 6/1/2007 12:00:43 AM
Location:  Fridley, MN
Author:  Jared F.
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  BNSF 3447(SW1500) BNSF 1721(SD9) FURX 7248(SD40-2) BNSF 2923(GP39E)
Views:  693   Comments: 1
Northtown engine shops
Title:  Northtown engine shops
Description:  Note the CSX SD60, the EX CR SD60, EX EMD Demo Unit. Wish I would have known this at the time otherwise I would have tried to get a good picture.
Photo Date:  5/31/2007  Upload Date: 6/1/2007 12:24:33 AM
Location:  Fridley, MN
Author:  Jared F.
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  BNSF 1721(SD9) BNSF 3447(SW1500) CSX 8710(SD60) FURX 7248(SD40-2) BNSF 2923(GP39E)
Views:  737   Comments: 0
BNSF 3447
Title:  BNSF 3447
Description:  A former GN/BN SW1500 is moving a GE wide nose around the diesel shop.
Photo Date:  7/20/2007  Upload Date: 2/27/2012 5:32:27 PM
Location:  Fridley, MN
Author:  Al Seever
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  BNSF 3447(SW1500) BNSF 4319(C44-9W)
Views:  179   Comments: 0
BNSF 3447
Title:  BNSF 3447
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/22/2007  Upload Date: 6/30/2008 11:29:56 PM
Location:  Fridley, MN
Author:  Matt Hagfors
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  BNSF 3447(SW1500)
Views:  164   Comments: 0
BNSF 8056
Title:  BNSF 8056
Description: 
Photo Date:  2/16/2008  Upload Date: 3/23/2008 10:19:29 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Jonathan Kastler
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 8056(SD40-2) BNSF 3447(SW1500)
Views:  206   Comments: 0
BNSF 3447
Title:  BNSF 3447
Description:  Still in BN green, this SW1500 still earns her keep on the BNSF.
Photo Date:  4/19/2008  Upload Date: 5/15/2008 8:48:48 PM
Location:  Fridley, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 3447(SW1500)
Views:  248   Comments: 0
BNSF 3702
Title:  BNSF 3702
Description:  One of the few repainted MP15s rests at Northtowns Diesel shops.
Photo Date:  4/19/2008  Upload Date: 5/15/2008 8:48:29 PM
Location:  Fridley, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 3702(MP15DC) BNSF 3447(SW1500)
Views:  453   Comments: 3
BNSF 3702
Title:  BNSF 3702
Description:  A pair of former BN switches sit at the shops. Gosh that Swoosh looks great on the 3702!
Photo Date:  4/19/2008  Upload Date: 4/19/2008 8:13:34 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 3702(MP15DC) BNSF 3447(SW1500)
Views:  483   Comments: 1
080515008 BNSF 3447 at Northtown Yard
Title:  080515008 BNSF 3447 at Northtown Yard
Description:  What is that shiny globe mounted on the top radiator?
Photo Date:  5/15/2008  Upload Date: 5/15/2008 9:03:46 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  BNSF 3447(SW1500)
Views:  393   Comments: 0
080515010 BNSF 3447 at Northtown Yard
Title:  080515010 BNSF 3447 at Northtown Yard
Description:  What is that shiny globe mounted on the top radiator?
Photo Date:  5/15/2008  Upload Date: 5/15/2008 9:04:03 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  BNSF 3447(SW1500)
Views:  445   Comments: 0
BNSF 3447
Title:  BNSF 3447
Description:  A mixture of power sits outside the shops.
Photo Date:  6/21/2008  Upload Date: 7/28/2008 10:38:59 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Mark Muraski
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 3447(SW1500) NS 9369(C40-9W) BNSF 6749(SD40-2) BNSF 2168(GP38) BNSF 5125(C44-9W)
Views:  458   Comments: 1
Ex BN SW1500 at Northtown
Title:  Ex BN SW1500 at Northtown
Description:  One of only a handful of switchers I have got that are owned by BNSF, this former BN SW1500 is surrounded by other BNSF power, including the GP60M behind it, over to the right hand corner is BNSF GP39E #2766 and in fornt of the GP39E and out of the picture is a HII Dash 9
Photo Date:  6/30/2008  Upload Date: 5/19/2011 1:47:21 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Eric Bitton
Categories:  Bridge,Yard
Locomotives:  BNSF 3447(SW1500) BNSF 118(GP60M) BNSF 2766(GP39E)
Views:  1101   Comments: 1
BNSF 6986
Title:  BNSF 6986
Description:  Power move at the diesel shops with an ex CN SD40 and an SW1500.
Photo Date:  8/11/2008  Upload Date: 10/17/2008 11:04:20 PM
Location:  Fridley, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 6986(SD40-2) BNSF 3447(SW1500)
Views:  319   Comments: 0
Oakway
Title:  Oakway
Description:  Another Oakway to my roster, the 9001! The 9039 was under the bridge too, and the 3447 is still at work moving engines around. Too bad the BN is getting rid of these engines...
Photo Date:  12/15/2008  Upload Date: 12/16/2008 1:49:16 AM
Location:  Fridley, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  EMDX 9001(SD60) BNSF 3447(SW1500)
Views:  219   Comments: 0
BNSF 2973
Title:  BNSF 2973
Description:  Power being moved around the shops. The 2973 is a former GM&O unit, cool stuff!
Photo Date:  2/7/2009  Upload Date: 2/7/2009 10:59:44 PM
Location:  Fridley, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 2973(GP39V) BNSF 3447(SW1500)
Views:  200   Comments: 0
SW1500s
Title:  SW1500s
Description:  Two SW1500s move around the diesel shops at 44th. The 3447 lives at Northtown, and you can see how much better shape its in compared to the 3404. You can see some Frisco red coming through on the stacks of the 3404.
Photo Date:  2/7/2009  Upload Date: 2/7/2009 10:57:08 PM
Location:  Fridley, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 3404(SW1500) BNSF 3447(SW1500)
Views:  278   Comments: 1
GP39-2
Title:  GP39-2
Description:  This was cool to see, a GP39-2 in the H1 scheme! An added bonus were the open hood doors.
Photo Date:  2/25/2009  Upload Date: 2/25/2009 5:07:48 PM
Location:  Fridley, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 2955(GP39-2) BNSF 3447(SW1500)
Views:  243   Comments: 0
Diesel shops
Title:  Diesel shops
Description:  The Vomit Bonnet rests next to an SD60M that is getting some work done it.
Photo Date:  2/25/2009  Upload Date: 2/25/2009 5:00:31 PM
Location:  Fridley, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 9647(SD70MAC) BNSF 3447(SW1500) BNSF 8148(SD60M)
Views:  470   Comments: 1
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:  382   Comments: 0
Moving around
Title:  Moving around
Description:  BNSF 3447 moves the 6813 around the shops. Soon the 3447 will pick up the 2288 and 6821 before coupling back up to the 6813.
Photo Date:  3/22/2009  Upload Date: 3/26/2009 12:40:38 AM
Location:  Fridley, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 6813(SD40-2) BNSF 3447(SW1500)
Views:  177   Comments: 1
090530018 ex-GN BNSF 3447 is busy at the Northtown diesel shop as stored SD75M units slumber
Title:  090530018 ex-GN BNSF 3447 is busy at the Northtown diesel shop as stored SD75M units slumber
Description:  What's that brass globe on the front of the hood do?
Photo Date:  5/30/2009  Upload Date: 6/1/2009 9:15:00 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Roster,Yard,Track,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 3447(SW1500) BNSF 8270(SD75M) BNSF 8266(SD75M)
Views:  377   Comments: 0
090606001 BNSF locos gather at Northtown Yard diesel shop
Title:  090606001 BNSF locos gather at Northtown Yard diesel shop
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/6/2009  Upload Date: 6/6/2009 6:59:47 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Roster,Yard,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 3447(SW1500) BNSF 7877(SD40-2) BNSF 3704(MP15DC) BNSF 3612(SW1000)
Views:  625   Comments: 0
BNSF Northtown Yard Diesel Shop
Title:  BNSF Northtown Yard Diesel Shop
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/2/2009  Upload Date: 9/13/2009 7:58:55 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alan Myers
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 3447(SW1500)
Views:  138   Comments: 0
BNSF Northtown Yard Diesel Shop
Title:  BNSF Northtown Yard Diesel Shop
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/2/2009  Upload Date: 9/13/2009 8:00:00 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alan Myers
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 3447(SW1500)
Views:  130   Comments: 0
5 Different paint schemes
Title:  5 Different paint schemes
Description:  Schemes from CST, NS, BN, ATSF, and BNSF are all represented in one shot at Northtown.
Photo Date:  7/14/2009  Upload Date: 7/18/2009 10:57:56 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Josh Dulak
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  NS 7511(ES40DC) BNSF 3447(SW1500)
Views:  214   Comments: 2
A decent looking switcher.
Title:  A decent looking switcher.
Description:  BNSF 3447 looks great with two flags and a golden ball on the nose.
Photo Date:  7/14/2009  Upload Date: 7/18/2009 11:02:49 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Josh Dulak
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  BNSF 3447(SW1500)
Views:  198   Comments: 0
BNSF 3447 (ex-BN, nee-GN)
Title:  BNSF 3447 (ex-BN, nee-GN)
Description:  BNSF SW1500 3447 (ex-BN 301, nee-GN 201)
Photo Date:  8/6/2009  Upload Date: 9/18/2009 4:38:21 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  TERRENCE ROBLE
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 3447(SW1500)
Views:  143   Comments: 0
100517006 BNSF 3447 at Northtown Yard
Title:  100517006 BNSF 3447 at Northtown Yard
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/17/2010  Upload Date: 8/12/2010 6:46:38 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  BNSF 3447(SW1500)
Views:  143   Comments: 0
BNSF 3447
Title:  BNSF 3447
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/15/2010  Upload Date: 6/15/2010 7:55:47 PM
Location:  Fridley, MN
Author:  Jacob J. Nelson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 3447(SW1500)
Views:  106   Comments: 0
BNSF 3447
Title:  BNSF 3447
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/7/2010  Upload Date: 9/7/2010 11:22:10 PM
Location:  Fridley, MN
Author:  Jacob J. Nelson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 3447(SW1500)
Views:  141   Comments: 0
BNSF 3447
Title:  BNSF 3447
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/5/2010  Upload Date: 10/5/2010 11:38:04 PM
Location:  Fridley, MN
Author:  Jacob J. Nelson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 3447(SW1500)
Views:  114   Comments: 0
BNSF 3447
Title:  BNSF 3447
Description: 
Photo Date:  12/8/2010  Upload Date: 12/8/2010 9:35:50 PM
Location:  Fridley, MN
Author:  Jacob J. Nelson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 3447(SW1500)
Views:  117   Comments: 1
101218019 BNSF Northtown Diesel Shop
Title:  101218019 BNSF Northtown Diesel Shop
Description: 
Photo Date:  12/18/2010  Upload Date: 12/18/2010 8:33:13 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Roster,Winter,Yard
Locomotives:  BNSF 3447(SW1500) BNSF 5411(C44-9W) BNSF 8142(SD60M)
Views:  702   Comments: 0
BNSF Hostler
Title:  BNSF Hostler
Description:  This switcher is modified to run on batteries when pushing/pulling locomotives in and out of the shop
Photo Date:  2/18/2011  Upload Date: 2/24/2011 2:09:52 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Rick Oswald
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 3447(SW1500)
Views:  291   Comments: 1
BNSF 3447
Title:  BNSF 3447
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/11/2011  Upload Date: 3/14/2011 9:21:24 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Todd Reineccius
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 3447(SW1500)
Views:  163   Comments: 0
BNSF 3447
Title:  BNSF 3447
Description: 
Photo Date:  2/24/2012  Upload Date: 3/18/2012 11:20:28 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Karl Andraschko
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  BNSF 3447(SW1500)
Views:  76   Comments: 0
BNSF 3447
Title:  BNSF 3447
Description:  The Golden Globe hostling at NTW
Photo Date:  2/24/2012  Upload Date: 3/18/2012 11:19:39 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Karl Andraschko
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  BNSF 3447(SW1500)
Views:  114   Comments: 0
BNSF SW1500 with GN flexcoil trucks at Northtown yard in Mpls MN in Aug 2012.
Title:  BNSF SW1500 with GN flexcoil trucks at Northtown yard in Mpls MN in Aug 2012.
Description:  GN ordered their SW1500s with flexcoil trucks....
Photo Date:  7/10/2012  Upload Date: 8/8/2012 4:58:21 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  S Kotnour
Categories:  Roster,Yard,Track
Locomotives:  BNSF 3447(SW1500)
Views:  191   Comments: 0
BNSF 4663
Title:  BNSF 4663
Description:  Looks not good for 4663.
Photo Date:  8/26/2012  Upload Date: 2/17/2013 2:08:26 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Olaf Junges
Categories:  Yard,Wreck
Locomotives:  BNSF 4663(C44-9W) BNSF 3447(SW1500) BNSF 3404(SW1500) BNSF 8152(SD60M) BNSF 8191(SD60M) BNSF 8133(SD60M)
Views:  810   Comments: 11
BNSF 3447
Title:  BNSF 3447
Description:  Yard switcher at Northtown
Photo Date:  12/3/2012  Upload Date: 12/4/2012 9:38:22 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories:  Night
Locomotives:  BNSF 3447(SW1500)
Views:  316   Comments: 1


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