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Owner: BNSF Railway
Model:EMD SD40-2Built As:CS 7878 (SD40-2)
Serial Number:786173-45Order No:786173
Frame Number:786173-45Built:4/1979
Notes:Ex-C&S
Other locos with this serial:  BN 7878(SD40-2) BNSF 7878(SD40-2) BNSF 1987(SD40-2)
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BNSF 7878
Title:  BNSF 7878
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/10/2001  Upload Date: 7/4/2004 12:35:38 PM
Location:  Springfield, MO
Author:  Joe Hughes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 7878(SD40-2)
Views:  201   Comments: 1
CSXT'S S&NA South Sub
Title:  CSXT'S S&NA South Sub
Description:  CSXT Southbound Intermodal Train Q179 at Birmingham, Al. ( 13th Street Interlocking ) on CSXT'S S&NA South Sub with a pair of BNSF SD40-2'S still in BN Cascade Green paint for power
Photo Date:  12/31/2003  Upload Date: 7/1/2004 11:44:11 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  william davis
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 7845(SD40-2) BNSF 7878(SD40-2)
Views:  299   Comments: 1
BN Colors - BNSF Sublettering
Title:  BN Colors - BNSF Sublettering
Description:  This Sd40 and the B23-7 behind were on a swtich job in Lake Manawa IA (other side of I-80 from Council Bluffs
Photo Date:  11/21/2004  Upload Date: 12/11/2004 11:13:53 PM
Location:  Lake Manawa, IA
Author:  Rick C
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 7878(SD40-2) BNSF 4211(B23-7)
Views:  332   Comments: 1
BNSF 7890
Title:  BNSF 7890
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/5/2005  Upload Date: 3/18/2005 9:18:56 AM
Location:  Holliday, KS
Author:  Richie Kennedy
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 7890(SD40-2) BNSF 7878(SD40-2)
Views:  677   Comments: 1
BNSF 7890
Title:  BNSF 7890
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/5/2005  Upload Date: 3/18/2005 9:18:56 AM
Location:  Holliday, KS
Author:  Richie Kennedy
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 7890(SD40-2) BNSF 7878(SD40-2)
Views:  692   Comments: 1
BNSF 7878 SD40-2
Title:  BNSF 7878 SD40-2
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/24/2005  Upload Date: 5/24/2005 12:07:29 PM
Location:  Livingston, MT
Author:  Patrick Petroff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 7878(SD40-2)
Views:  181   Comments: 1
BNSF 6750 East
Title:  BNSF 6750 East
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/19/2005  Upload Date: 4/5/2016 3:24:28 PM
Location:  Elk River, MN
Author:  Joe Huss
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 6750(SD40-2) BNSF 7878(SD40-2)
Views:  77   Comments: 0
BNSF 6750 West
Title:  BNSF 6750 West
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/22/2005  Upload Date: 4/5/2016 3:35:32 PM
Location:  Big Lake, MN
Author:  Joe Huss
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 6750(SD40-2) BNSF 7878(SD40-2)
Views:  123   Comments: 0
BNSF 7878 East
Title:  BNSF 7878 East
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/29/2005  Upload Date: 4/22/2016 10:13:53 AM
Location:  Saint Cloud, MN
Author:  Joe Huss
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 7878(SD40-2) BNSF 7055(SD40-2)
Views:  70   Comments: 0
BNSF 8025 East
Title:  BNSF 8025 East
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/18/2005  Upload Date: 4/27/2016 4:27:48 PM
Location:  Anoka, MN
Author:  Joe Huss
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 8025(SD40-2) BNSF 7878(SD40-2)
Views:  57   Comments: 0
BNSF 7878
Title:  BNSF 7878
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/28/2005  Upload Date: 10/22/2005 11:04:41 AM
Location:  Newport, MN
Author:  Robert Smith
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 7878(SD40-2)
Views:  183   Comments: 1
BNSF 4383
Title:  BNSF 4383
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/10/2005  Upload Date: 10/10/2005 10:15:42 PM
Location:  Polo, IL
Author:  Joe Green
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 7878(SD40-2) BNSF 4383(C44-9W)
Views:  226   Comments: 0
BNSF 7878
Title:  BNSF 7878
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/10/2005  Upload Date: 10/10/2005 10:15:44 PM
Location:  Polo, IL
Author:  Joe Green
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 7878(SD40-2)
Views:  153   Comments: 0
NS'S Alabama Division Birmingham East District
Title:  NS'S Alabama Division Birmingham East District
Description:  NS Westbound Doublestack Train 23E passing through Lincoln, Al.
Photo Date:  1/10/2006  Upload Date: 1/13/2006 2:37:27 PM
Location:  Lincoln, AL
Author:  william davis
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 7878(SD40-2) BNSF 4662(C44-9W)
Views:  208   Comments: 2
NS'S Alabama Division Birmingham East End District
Title:  NS'S Alabama Division Birmingham East End District
Description:  NS Westbound Doublestack Train 23E ( Atlanta, Ga. to Meridian, Ms. ) passing through Control Point Embry in Lincoln, Al. BNSF used to run these trains via KCS, now UP has the contract
Photo Date:  1/10/2006  Upload Date: 3/2/2012 4:11:40 PM
Location:  Lincoln, AL
Author:  william davis
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 7878(SD40-2) BNSF 4662(C44-9W)
Views:  346   Comments: 0
BNSF 7878
Title:  BNSF 7878
Description:  An eb manifest train rounds the curve under the signal bridges as it crests the grade at Baring.
Photo Date:  3/18/2006  Upload Date: 3/27/2006 9:59:21 PM
Location:  Baring, MO
Author:  Gary Dyhouse
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 7878(SD40-2)
Views:  306   Comments: 1
BNSF 1495 West
Title:  BNSF 1495 West
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/22/2006  Upload Date: 11/1/2016 7:43:03 PM
Location:  Big Lake, MN
Author:  Joe Huss
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 1495(GP15-1) BNSF 7878(SD40-2)
Views:  46   Comments: 0
Helpers
Title:  Helpers
Description:  After Amtrak, BNSF shut the line down for maintenance, so we went around and shot the helpers sets. Here's one in Essex.
Photo Date:  7/31/2006  Upload Date: 7/4/2011 12:12:18 PM
Location:  Essex, MT
Author:  Jacob Kempf
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 7878(SD40-2) BNSF 6830(SD40-2)
Views:  144   Comments: 0
BNSF 7878 BNSF 6893 BNSF 8041
Title:  BNSF 7878 BNSF 6893 BNSF 8041
Description:  BNSF 7878 BNSF 6893 BNSF 8041 at Vancouver, WA
Photo Date:  12/7/2006  Upload Date: 12/7/2006 8:17:22 PM
Location:  Vancouver, WA
Author:  Robert Ulberg
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 7878(SD40-2) BNSF 6893(SD40-2) BNSF 8041(SD40-2)
Views:  165   Comments: 0
BNSF 7878 East
Title:  BNSF 7878 East
Description:  Merchandise Train
Photo Date:  5/26/2007  Upload Date: 6/2/2007 5:14:52 PM
Location:  Darling, MN
Author:  Brian Ambrose
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 7878(SD40-2)
Views:  218   Comments: 0
BNSF 2939, 7065, & 7878
Title:  BNSF 2939, 7065, & 7878
Description:  All 3 BN green in Old Monroe. (Date is correct)
Photo Date:  7/28/2007  Upload Date: 2/23/2012 1:17:04 AM
Location:  Old Monroe, MO
Author:  Matthew Schimmel
Categories:  Track,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 2939(GP39E) BNSF 7065(SD40-2) BNSF 7878(SD40-2)
Views:  175   Comments: 0
BNSF 7878
Title:  BNSF 7878
Description:  Parked in the Old Monroe siding. (Date is correct)
Photo Date:  7/28/2007  Upload Date: 2/23/2012 1:15:21 AM
Location:  Old Monroe, MO
Author:  Matthew Schimmel
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  BNSF 7878(SD40-2)
Views:  95   Comments: 0
BNSF 7878
Title:  BNSF 7878
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/22/2007  Upload Date: 6/24/2009 9:05:54 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Nathan Petersen
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 7878(SD40-2)
Views:  101   Comments: 1
BNSF 7782 East
Title:  BNSF 7782 East
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/23/2007  Upload Date: 12/22/2018 2:00:29 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Joe Huss
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 7782(ES44DC) BNSF 7878(SD40-2)
Views:  29   Comments: 1
BNSF 7878
Title:  BNSF 7878
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/23/2007  Upload Date: 9/23/2007 8:20:42 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Matt Petersen
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 7878(SD40-2)
Views:  85   Comments: 1
BNSF 7878
Title:  BNSF 7878
Description:  A Z Train glides into town with a B40-8W and a pair of green Dash 2s.
Photo Date:  1/4/2008  Upload Date: 1/6/2008 12:46:28 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 7878(SD40-2)
Views:  145   Comments: 1
Good old SD40-2
Title:  Good old SD40-2
Description:  BNSF 7878 leads a new NS SD70M-2 with a BNSF GP28M in tow. The sound that this train made was really cool. The sound of the 567 engine in the GP28M sounded great.
Photo Date:  1/27/2008  Upload Date: 1/27/2008 11:44:47 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 7878(SD40-2) NS 2699(SD70M-2) BNSF 1590(GP28P)
Views:  344   Comments: 1
BNSF 7878
Title:  BNSF 7878
Description:  BNSF 7878 leads a nice sounding 645-710-645(no turbo) lashup out of the yard.
Photo Date:  1/27/2008  Upload Date: 1/28/2008 9:12:50 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 7878(SD40-2)
Views:  137   Comments: 1
H-DILLIN9-16A
Title:  H-DILLIN9-16A
Description:  H-DILLIN has a HOT one today, (notice the nine in the train symbol) and has some appropriate power to "Git r done!"
Photo Date:  8/16/2008  Upload Date: 8/18/2008 2:52:22 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 7878(SD40-2)
Views:  126   Comments: 1
Cascade Green
Title:  Cascade Green
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/5/2008  Upload Date: 10/5/2008 4:21:46 PM
Location:  Montezuma, GA
Author:  Joe Hill
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 8073(SD40-2) BNSF 7878(SD40-2)
Views:  231   Comments: 3
CSXT'S Atlanta Division Boyles Terminal Sub
Title:  CSXT'S Atlanta Division Boyles Terminal Sub
Description:  CSXT Southbound Freight Train Q577 ( Birmingham to Mobile, Al. ) passing through Birmingham, Al.
Photo Date:  10/9/2008  Upload Date: 10/9/2008 10:19:01 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  william davis
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 7878(SD40-2) BNSF 8073(SD40-2)
Views:  263   Comments: 4
BNSF 7878
Title:  BNSF 7878
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/13/2008  Upload Date: 10/13/2008 12:50:12 AM
Location:  Jacksonville, FL
Author:  Adam Finger
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 7878(SD40-2)
Views:  97   Comments: 0
081211018 Triple BNSF SD40-2s working the hump at Northtown
Title:  081211018 Triple BNSF SD40-2s working the hump at Northtown
Description: 
Photo Date:  12/11/2008  Upload Date: 12/11/2008 6:20:27 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 7128(SD40-2) BNSF 7878(SD40-2) BNSF 7039(SD40-2)
Views:  311   Comments: 1
BNSF 7878
Title:  BNSF 7878
Description:  Last time I saw this unit was back in January. It was leading an NS SD70M-2 and and a GP28M.
Photo Date:  12/16/2008  Upload Date: 12/16/2008 11:01:44 PM
Location:  Fridley, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 7878(SD40-2)
Views:  120   Comments: 0
090308001 BNSF 1784-7878-7128 work the hump at Northtown Yard, pinch-hitting for one of the normal SD39 slug sets
Title:  090308001 BNSF 1784-7878-7128 work the hump at Northtown Yard, pinch-hitting for one of the normal SD39 slug sets
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/8/2009  Upload Date: 3/9/2009 8:34:50 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 1784(SD40-2) BNSF 7878(SD40-2) BNSF 7128(SD40-2)
Views:  410   Comments: 1
090308002 BNSF 1784-7878-7128 work the hump at Northtown Yard, pinch-hitting for one of the normal SD39 slug sets
Title:  090308002 BNSF 1784-7878-7128 work the hump at Northtown Yard, pinch-hitting for one of the normal SD39 slug sets
Description:  Looks like a mobile pile driver spotted on the "No Hump" track
Photo Date:  3/8/2009  Upload Date: 3/9/2009 8:36:08 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 1784(SD40-2) BNSF 7878(SD40-2) BNSF 7128(SD40-2)
Views:  348   Comments: 1
090308003 BNSF 1784-7878-7128 work the hump at Northtown Yard, pinch-hitting for one of the normal SD39 slug sets
Title:  090308003 BNSF 1784-7878-7128 work the hump at Northtown Yard, pinch-hitting for one of the normal SD39 slug sets
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/8/2009  Upload Date: 3/9/2009 8:36:41 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 1784(SD40-2) BNSF 7878(SD40-2) BNSF 7128(SD40-2)
Views:  383   Comments: 2
BNSF 7878
Title:  BNSF 7878
Description:  I shot this thing leading mainline trains, but now its been taken in by the yard, evident by the stripped plow.
Photo Date:  3/14/2009  Upload Date: 3/15/2009 2:33:23 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 7878(SD40-2)
Views:  83   Comments: 1
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:  442   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:  362   Comments: 1
090320014 BNSF 1784-7878-7128 work the hump at Northtown Yard
Title:  090320014 BNSF 1784-7878-7128 work the hump at Northtown Yard
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/20/2009  Upload Date: 3/22/2009 2:06:12 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 1784(SD40-2) BNSF 7878(SD40-2) BNSF 7128(SD40-2)
Views:  279   Comments: 1
Matching Former BN units
Title:  Matching Former BN units
Description:  A trio of matching SD40 - 2s sits at Northtown's North End, a pair of former AT&SF Geeps are waiting for their next assignment
Photo Date:  3/21/2009  Upload Date: 6/2/2011 10:14:56 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Eric Bitton
Categories:  Bridge,Yard
Locomotives:  BNSF 1784(SD40-2) BNSF 7878(SD40-2) BNSF 7128(SD40-2)
Views:  193   Comments: 0
Action at Northtown's North End
Title:  Action at Northtown's North End
Description:  Normally a very quiet place, Northtown's North End is crawling with life, a trio of former BN SD40 - 2s and a pair of former AT&SF Geeps wait for their next assignment, a pair of SOO SD60s and a freshly repainted SD40 - 2 move into the yard tracks, and a SD40 - 2, a SD39, and a Slug work on the hump
Photo Date:  3/21/2009  Upload Date: 6/2/2011 12:19:15 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Eric Bitton
Categories:  Bridge,Yard,Action
Locomotives:  SOO 6036(SD60) BNSF 7888(SD40-2) BNSF 7128(SD40-2) BNSF 7878(SD40-2) BNSF 2793(GP39-2) BNSF 1784(SD40-2)
Views:  286   Comments: 0
Light Power Movement
Title:  Light Power Movement
Description:  A lot of action going on the Northtown's North End, a pair of SOO SD60s with a freshly repainted BNSF SD40 - 2 come out of the tunnel, a SD40 - 2, a SD39, and a Slug is pushing cars down the hump, a trio of former BN SD40 - 2s and a pair of former AT&SF Geeps wait for their next assignment
Photo Date:  3/21/2009  Upload Date: 6/2/2011 12:01:41 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Eric Bitton
Categories:  Bridge,Yard,Action
Locomotives:  SOO 6039(SD60) SOO 6036(SD60) BNSF 7128(SD40-2) BNSF 7878(SD40-2) BNSF 1784(SD40-2)
Views:  174   Comments: 0
How things change
Title:  How things change
Description:  Ten years ago this power set would have been seen pulling stack trains or any general freight, but now these SD40-2s are going to spend their last days working the hump.
Photo Date:  5/12/2009  Upload Date: 5/14/2009 12:17:52 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 7128(SD40-2) BNSF 7878(SD40-2) BNSF 1784(SD40-2)
Views:  261   Comments: 1
BNSF 7878
Title:  BNSF 7878
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/3/2009  Upload Date: 8/4/2009 12:00:23 AM
Location:  Fridley, MN
Author:  Matt Hagfors
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 7878(SD40-2)
Views:  149   Comments: 0
Back down to get some more
Title:  Back down to get some more
Description:  After humping an entire trainset, the hump set moves back down the yard to grab another set of cars to be humped.
Photo Date:  8/15/2009  Upload Date: 8/17/2009 1:29:17 AM
Location:  Fridley, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 7878(SD40-2) GN 1914(SD39)
Views:  482   Comments: 0


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