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Owner: BNSF Railway
Model:GE C40-8WBuilt As:ATSF 879 (C40-8W)
Serial Number:47347Order No:1811A
Frame Number:Built:3/1993
Notes:Ex-ATSF
Other locos with this serial:  ATSF 879(C40-8W) BNSF 879(C40-8W)
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BNSF 0879
Title:  BNSF 0879
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/14/2003  Upload Date: 7/12/2004 2:12:46 PM
Location:  Springfield, MO
Author:  Joe Hughes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 879(C40-8W)
Views:  177   Comments: 0
BNSF 879
Title:  BNSF 879
Description:  Heading into Calwa Yard. Ex ATSF 879
Photo Date:  2/1/2005  Upload Date: 6/19/2008 2:51:56 AM
Location:  Fresno, CA
Author:  Gary Medina
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 879(C40-8W)
Views:  168   Comments: 0
BNSF 879
Title:  BNSF 879
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/23/2005  Upload Date: 7/25/2005 7:44:36 PM
Location:  Galesburg, IL
Author:  Joe Green
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 5288(C44-9W) BNSF 879(C40-8W) BNSF 626(C44-9W)
Views:  598   Comments: 0
NS 75N
Title:  NS 75N
Description:  Empty coal train heads back to Charleston, SC to load up on import coal
Photo Date:  1/10/2006  Upload Date: 1/10/2006 3:47:36 PM
Location:  Columbia, SC
Author:  Reginald McDowell
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4707(SD70M) BNSF 879(C40-8W) BNSF 5422(C44-9W)
Views:  449   Comments: 0
BNSF 879
Title:  BNSF 879
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/23/2006  Upload Date: 1/24/2006 10:13:49 PM
Location:  Saginaw, TX
Author:  Richard Whitenight
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 879(C40-8W)
Views:  238   Comments: 0
BNSF 879
Title:  BNSF 879
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/23/2006  Upload Date: 1/24/2006 10:13:50 PM
Location:  Saginaw, TX
Author:  Richard Whitenight
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 879(C40-8W)
Views:  216   Comments: 0
NS 3447
Title:  NS 3447
Description:  32A departs allentown yard at CP-88 with some interesting power.
Photo Date:  2/5/2006  Upload Date: 2/6/2006 1:13:23 PM
Location:  Bethlehem, PA
Author:  Dave Carney
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3447(SD40-2) BNSF 879(C40-8W)
Views:  281   Comments: 0
NS 3447
Title:  NS 3447
Description:  An ex- Conrail SD40-2 leads 32A east at Bethlem
Photo Date:  2/5/2006  Upload Date: 2/6/2006 1:13:39 PM
Location:  Bethlehem, PA
Author:  Dave Carney
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3447(SD40-2) BNSF 879(C40-8W)
Views:  328   Comments: 0
BNSF 879
Title:  BNSF 879
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/23/2006  Upload Date: 11/12/2006 4:28:59 PM
Location:  Springfield, MO
Author:  Joe Hughes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 879(C40-8W)
Views:  180   Comments: 0
BNSF 879 and BNSF 4394 approach a stopped Santa Fe 943 at Aurora.
Title:  BNSF 879 and BNSF 4394 approach a stopped Santa Fe 943 at Aurora.
Description:  BNSF 879 and BNSF 4394 approach a stopped Santa Fe 943 at Aurora.
Photo Date:  11/5/2006  Upload Date: 11/5/2006 7:17:00 PM
Location:  Aurora, IL
Author:  Nick Hart
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 879(C40-8W) BNSF 4394(C44-9W) BNSF 943(C41-8W)
Views:  284   Comments: 0
BNSF C44-9W 879
Title:  BNSF C44-9W 879
Description:  Southbound on the K-Line, near Foley, MO. The two trailing units are ex-Cedar Rapids & Iowa City (CIC) 711, 714, on their way to the Birmingham Southern.
Photo Date:  11/11/2006  Upload Date: 5/30/2009 10:06:47 AM
Location:  Foley, MO
Author:  Mark Morgan
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 879(C40-8W)
Views:  512   Comments: 3
BNSF 5285 north at Pueblo Co w/ 3 including NS 9849
Title:  BNSF 5285 north at Pueblo Co w/ 3 including NS 9849
Description: 
Photo Date:  2/22/2007  Upload Date: 2/22/2007 8:39:44 PM
Location:  Pueblo, CO
Author:  Ben Helsel
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 5285(C44-9W) BNSF 720(C44-9W) BNSF 879(C40-8W) NS 9849(C40-9W)
Views:  345   Comments: 1
BNSF on the CSX P&A Sub.
Title:  BNSF on the CSX P&A Sub.
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/18/2007  Upload Date: 3/25/2007 12:01:27 PM
Location:  DeFuniak Springs, FL
Author:  CJ G
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 4939(C44-9W) BNSF 879(C40-8W)
Views:  217   Comments: 0
BNSF 879
Title:  BNSF 879
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/25/2007  Upload Date: 11/25/2007 6:27:25 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Matt Petersen
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 879(C40-8W)
Views:  99   Comments: 0
BNSF 879
Title:  BNSF 879
Description:  roster shot on the WIR...
Photo Date:  12/9/2008  Upload Date: 12/13/2008 7:03:17 PM
Location:  Plaza, WA
Author:  Mark Herren
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 879(C40-8W)
Views:  142   Comments: 0
BNSF train, not BNSF rails
Title:  BNSF train, not BNSF rails
Description:  This train is actually under the operation of WIR, Washington and Idaho.
Photo Date:  12/9/2008  Upload Date: 12/10/2008 7:54:00 PM
Location:  Spangle, WA
Author:  Matt Farnsworth
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 5447(C44-9W) BNSF 5187(C44-9W) BNSF 879(C40-8W) BNSF 4692(C44-9W)
Views:  407   Comments: 0
Early morning
Title:  Early morning
Description:  The BNSF unit train heads into Spangle on WIR rails as the sun rises in the east.
Photo Date:  12/9/2008  Upload Date: 12/10/2008 7:55:13 PM
Location:  Spangle, WA
Author:  Matt Farnsworth
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 5447(C44-9W) BNSF 5187(C44-9W) BNSF 879(C40-8W)
Views:  252   Comments: 0
Morning chaise
Title:  Morning chaise
Description:  This train has to be loaded and on the move by midnight, hence the early start, and the fast pace.
Photo Date:  12/9/2008  Upload Date: 12/10/2008 7:58:00 PM
Location:  Spangle, WA
Author:  Matt Farnsworth
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 5447(C44-9W) BNSF 5187(C44-9W) BNSF 879(C40-8W) BNSF 4692(C44-9W)
Views:  335   Comments: 1
Valley curves
Title:  Valley curves
Description:  The train makes its way through a small s curve north of Plaza.
Photo Date:  12/9/2008  Upload Date: 12/10/2008 8:03:39 PM
Location:  Plaza, WA
Author:  Matt Farnsworth
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 5447(C44-9W) BNSF 5187(C44-9W) BNSF 879(C40-8W) BNSF 4692(C44-9W)
Views:  344   Comments: 2
Entering Plaza
Title:  Entering Plaza
Description:  The train slows to drop off more cars for the elevators in Plaza. In case you are wondering, the cars in the distance are on a siding.
Photo Date:  12/9/2008  Upload Date: 12/10/2008 8:11:13 PM
Location:  Plaza, WA
Author:  Matt Farnsworth
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 5447(C44-9W) BNSF 5187(C44-9W) BNSF 879(C40-8W) BNSF 4692(C44-9W)
Views:  300   Comments: 0
Hury up and wait.
Title:  Hury up and wait.
Description:  The power (and engeneer) wait while swiching is done .
Photo Date:  12/9/2008  Upload Date: 12/10/2008 8:22:11 PM
Location:  Plaza, WA
Author:  Matt Farnsworth
Categories:  Scenic
Locomotives:  BNSF 5447(C44-9W) BNSF 5187(C44-9W) BNSF 879(C40-8W)
Views:  201   Comments: 0
More S curves
Title:  More S curves
Description:  And an overhead shot too!
Photo Date:  12/9/2008  Upload Date: 12/10/2008 8:24:59 PM
Location:  Rosalia, WA
Author:  Matt Farnsworth
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 5447(C44-9W) BNSF 5187(C44-9W) BNSF 879(C40-8W) BNSF 4692(C44-9W)
Views:  370   Comments: 2
Even More S curves
Title:  Even More S curves
Description:  Different view, as previous location.
Photo Date:  12/9/2008  Upload Date: 12/10/2008 8:27:16 PM
Location:  Rosalia, WA
Author:  Matt Farnsworth
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 5447(C44-9W) BNSF 5187(C44-9W) BNSF 879(C40-8W) BNSF 4692(C44-9W)
Views:  279   Comments: 0
Hills and valleys
Title:  Hills and valleys
Description:  Despite being on foreign rails the train looks right at home in its settings. That is the abandoned Milwaukee Road grade on the hill above.
Photo Date:  12/9/2008  Upload Date: 12/10/2008 8:33:55 PM
Location:  Rosalia, WA
Author:  Matt Farnsworth
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 5447(C44-9W) BNSF 5187(C44-9W) BNSF 879(C40-8W) BNSF 4692(C44-9W)
Views:  290   Comments: 0
Ghosts of railroads past
Title:  Ghosts of railroads past
Description:  The abandoned Milwaukee Road viaduct looks on as a train traverses the only remaining tracks in Rosalia. At one point the town was served by NP, GN and MILW, now only the WIR (ex NP) remains.
Photo Date:  12/9/2008  Upload Date: 12/10/2008 8:37:40 PM
Location:  Rosalia, WA
Author:  Matt Farnsworth
Categories:  Scenic,Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 5447(C44-9W) BNSF 5187(C44-9W) BNSF 879(C40-8W)
Views:  401   Comments: 3
Jointed rail
Title:  Jointed rail
Description:  This was the first time I have heard a BNSF unit grain train on jointed rail. the track from this point north on the WIR is mostly CWR ribbon rail.
Photo Date:  12/9/2008  Upload Date: 12/10/2008 8:42:54 PM
Location:  McCoy, WA
Author:  Matt Farnsworth
Categories:  Track,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 5447(C44-9W) BNSF 5187(C44-9W) BNSF 879(C40-8W)
Views:  188   Comments: 1
Frigin grain!
Title:  Frigin grain!
Description:  No, not what the train is hauling. I got bit in the butt by having the camera on auto ISO on a cloudy day.
Photo Date:  12/9/2008  Upload Date: 12/10/2008 8:45:29 PM
Location:  McCoy, WA
Author:  Matt Farnsworth
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 5447(C44-9W) BNSF 5187(C44-9W) BNSF 879(C40-8W) BNSF 4692(C44-9W)
Views:  299   Comments: 0
BNSF 879
Title:  BNSF 879
Description:  iPhone 5 video still
Photo Date:  7/8/2013  Upload Date: 7/9/2013 12:58:27 AM
Location:  Clear Lake, MN
Author:  Jacob J. Nelson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 879(C40-8W)
Views:  97   Comments: 0
BNSF 7665 West
Title:  BNSF 7665 West
Description: 
Photo Date:  2/18/2014  Upload Date: 2/18/2014 9:09:43 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Joe Huss
Categories:  Signal,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 7665(ES44DC) BNSF 879(C40-8W)
Views:  100   Comments: 0
BNSF 879
Title:  BNSF 879
Description: 
Photo Date:  2/18/2014  Upload Date: 2/18/2014 9:10:11 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Joe Huss
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  BNSF 879(C40-8W)
Views:  77   Comments: 0
BNSF C40-8W 879
Title:  BNSF C40-8W 879
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/21/2014  Upload Date: 3/25/2014 1:05:05 PM
Location:  Moore, OK
Author:  Kent Held
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 879(C40-8W)
Views:  55   Comments: 0
BNSF C40-8W 879
Title:  BNSF C40-8W 879
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/21/2014  Upload Date: 3/25/2014 1:05:58 PM
Location:  Moore, OK
Author:  Kent Held
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 879(C40-8W)
Views:  54   Comments: 0
BNSF 8073
Title:  BNSF 8073
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/10/2014  Upload Date: 5/14/2014 2:35:58 PM
Location:  Madison, IL
Author:  Shane Gillam
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  BNSF 8073(ES44C4) BNSF 879(C40-8W) BNSF 7452(ES44DC)
Views:  116   Comments: 0
NS #3481
Title:  NS #3481
Description:  An interesting variety of power at the yard.
Photo Date:  5/16/2014  Upload Date: 2/26/2015 12:25:14 AM
Location:  Columbus, OH
Author:  Victoria Broskie
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  NS 3481(SD40-2) NS 3230(SD40-2) BNSF 879(C40-8W) NS 9171(C40-9W) NS 9171(C44-9W)
Views:  220   Comments: 2
Former Warbonnet Dash 8
Title:  Former Warbonnet Dash 8
Description:  BNSF 879
Photo Date:  6/28/2014  Upload Date: 7/9/2014 8:41:20 PM
Location:  Galesburg, IL
Author:  Matthew Schimmel
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 879(C40-8W)
Views:  76   Comments: 0
Good Power
Title:  Good Power
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/28/2014  Upload Date: 6/30/2014 6:55:37 PM
Location:  Galesburg, IL
Author:  Wyatt M
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  BNSF 879(C40-8W) BNSF 1976(SD40-2) CP 9784(AC44CW) NS 8351(C40-8W)
Views:  114   Comments: 0
BNSF 879
Title:  BNSF 879
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/28/2014  Upload Date: 7/17/2014 1:07:40 PM
Location:  Galesburg, IL
Author:  Casey Burg
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 879(C40-8W)
Views:  73   Comments: 0
BNSF 879
Title:  BNSF 879
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/28/2014  Upload Date: 7/18/2014 1:19:11 PM
Location:  Galesburg, IL
Author:  Casey Burg
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 879(C40-8W)
Views:  74   Comments: 0
BNSF 879
Title:  BNSF 879
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/28/2014  Upload Date: 7/18/2014 1:23:04 PM
Location:  Galesburg, IL
Author:  Casey Burg
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 879(C40-8W)
Views:  54   Comments: 0
Headed For The Pit
Title:  Headed For The Pit
Description:  This 9 unit consist...yes 9....heads for the BNSF Galesburg Diesel Facility. This was quite a site to see backing into the pit. Locomotives: NREX 5962, BNSF 6178, NS 8351, CP 9784, BNSF 1976, BNSF 879 (front 6) The hidden 3: BNSF 7098, BNSF 2184, & NS 9600.
Photo Date:  6/28/2014  Upload Date: 7/9/2014 8:34:05 PM
Location:  Galesburg, IL
Author:  Matthew Schimmel
Categories:  Roster,Yard,Action
Locomotives:  NREX 5962(SD60) BNSF 6178(ES44AC) NS 8351(C40-8W) CP 9784(AC44CW) BNSF 1976(SD40-2) BNSF 879(C40-8W)
Views:  279   Comments: 1
BNSF 879
Title:  BNSF 879
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/22/2014  Upload Date: 11/27/2014 9:17:04 AM
Location:  Glyndon, MN
Author:  Matt Hagfors
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 879(C40-8W)
Views:  65   Comments: 0
CN 8809
Title:  CN 8809
Description:  What a consist!!!
Photo Date:  11/22/2014  Upload Date: 11/28/2014 8:10:24 AM
Location:  Glyndon, MN
Author:  Matt Hagfors
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 8809(SD70M-2) BNSF 879(C40-8W) CITX 6003(SD60)
Views:  138   Comments: 0
CN 8809
Title:  CN 8809
Description:  What a consist!!!
Photo Date:  11/22/2014  Upload Date: 11/28/2014 8:10:34 AM
Location:  Glyndon, MN
Author:  Matt Hagfors
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 8809(SD70M-2) BNSF 879(C40-8W) CITX 6003(SD60)
Views:  158   Comments: 0


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