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2/25/2020
 
 
 
 
 
By:Richard Kundert
Dates:11/4/1978 - 4/12/1987
Album Info:Welcome to this BN photo album. These photos were taken in Illinois & Wisconsin from the late 1970's through the 1980's. I hope you enjoy this variety of BN green diesels!
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BN 5463
Title:  BN 5463
Description:  A U30B is west of Galesburg
Photo Date:  3/18/1978  Upload Date: 6/4/2016 12:15:49 PM
Location:  Cameron, IL
Author:  Richard Kundert
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  BN 5463(U28B)
Views:  156   Comments: 1
BN 5413
Title:  BN 5413
Description:  A U25B and GP20 set get ready to leave Savanna with a local to Galesburg
Photo Date:  6/18/1978  Upload Date: 6/4/2016 12:09:13 PM
Location:  Savanna, IL
Author:  Richard Kundert
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  BN 5413(U25B) BN 2060(GP20)
Views:  186   Comments: 1
BN 6247
Title:  BN 6247
Description:  A work train at Prairie du Chien with an SD24. Check out the wood MofW equipment!!
Photo Date:  6/26/1978  Upload Date: 6/4/2016 11:56:04 AM
Location:  Prairie du Chien, WI
Author:  Richard Kundert
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  BN 6247(SD24)
Views:  207   Comments: 0
DM&IR 188
Title:  DM&IR 188
Description:  A pair of Missabe SD18s are northbound at Victory
Photo Date:  6/26/1978  Upload Date: 6/4/2016 11:57:01 AM
Location:  Victory, WI
Author:  Richard Kundert
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  DMIR 188(SD18)
Views:  104   Comments: 0
BN 3029
Title:  BN 3029
Description:  A former Burlington GP40 is eastbound at Burke siding. Burke is the top of a four mile .85% grade out of Savanna.
Photo Date:  11/4/1978  Upload Date: 6/4/2016 11:50:29 AM
Location:  Burke, IL
Author:  Richard Kundert
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  BN 3029(GP40)
Views:  104   Comments: 0
C&IM 75
Title:  C&IM 75
Description:  A leased Chicago & Illinois Midland SD38-2 is southbound with a train for Galesburg
Photo Date:  1/6/1979  Upload Date: 6/4/2016 12:10:18 PM
Location:  Savanna, IL
Author:  Richard Kundert
Categories:  Winter,Action
Locomotives:  CIM 75(SD38-2)
Views:  144   Comments: 1
BN 6431
Title:  BN 6431
Description:  Northbound out of Savanna. The C&NW SD40-2 was unusual to see
Photo Date:  4/14/1979  Upload Date: 6/4/2016 11:58:17 AM
Location:  Savanna, IL
Author:  Richard Kundert
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  BN 6431(SD45) CNW 6877(SD40-2)
Views:  108   Comments: 0
BN 6138
Title:  BN 6138
Description:  Having just crossed the ICG "Gruber" line, this BN local pauses at the depot
Photo Date:  5/12/1979  Upload Date: 6/4/2016 12:17:21 PM
Location:  Amboy, IL
Author:  Richard Kundert
Categories:  Station,Action
Locomotives:  BN 6138(SD9)
Views:  239   Comments: 1
C&IM 71
Title:  C&IM 71
Description:  A Chicago & Illinois Midland SD38-2 on lease to the BN crosses the diamonds at Mendota. Not ethe Milwaukee Road train in the distance
Photo Date:  5/25/1979  Upload Date: 6/4/2016 11:47:17 AM
Location:  Mendota, IL
Author:  Richard Kundert
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CIM 71(SD38-2)
Views:  183   Comments: 0
BN 5753
Title:  BN 5753
Description:  Leaving the La Crosse yard and crossing the Milwaukee Road at Grand Crossing. The tower was built in 1928 and had a 49 lever mechanical machine. Control of the crossing was transferred to CP's Wisconsin dispatcher and the tower was relocated to Copeland Park.
Photo Date:  6/15/1979  Upload Date: 6/4/2016 11:59:47 AM
Location:  La Crosse, WI
Author:  Richard Kundert
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  BN 5753(U33C)
Views:  135   Comments: 0
BN 1776
Title:  BN 1776
Description:  A surprise at East Cabin: One of BN's 3 Bicentennial locomotives leading a southbound. East Cabin controlled the complicated maze of trackage in East Dubuque up until June 7, 1994 when control was transferred to the BN dispatching center in Ft. Worth.
Photo Date:  6/23/1979  Upload Date: 6/4/2016 12:01:01 PM
Location:  East Dubuque, IL
Author:  Richard Kundert
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  BN 1776(U30C)
Views:  253   Comments: 0
BN 6614
Title:  BN 6614
Description:  Two big F45's are eastbound over Johnson Creek, near Burke on the C&I mainline. The Milwaukee Road's Ashdale (a junction between Lanark and Mt. Carroll) to Ebner cutoff passed under this bridge until abandonment in 1952.
Photo Date:  10/28/1979  Upload Date: 6/4/2016 11:49:04 AM
Location:  Burke, IL
Author:  Richard Kundert
Categories:  Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  BN 6614(F45) BN 6644(F45)
Views:  1004   Comments: 1
BN 6403
Title:  BN 6403
Description:  Crossing the Milwaukee Road. The Savanna tower was torn down in early 1980's.
Photo Date:  12/9/1979  Upload Date: 6/4/2016 12:01:59 PM
Location:  Savanna, IL
Author:  Richard Kundert
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  BN 6403(SD45)
Views:  107   Comments: 1
BN 6046
Title:  BN 6046
Description:  An old SD7 has a high/wide load at the C&NW crossing at Rochelle. Rochelle is probably best known for its diamond crossing of two double track mainlines. A tower was located here until December, 1965
Photo Date:  4/22/1982  Upload Date: 6/4/2016 11:51:24 AM
Location:  Rochelle, IL
Author:  Richard Kundert
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  BN 6046(SD7)
Views:  169   Comments: 0
BN 6820
Title:  BN 6820
Description:  The ICG Iowa Division met the BN mainline from Savanna at Portage. Between Portage and East Dubuque, the BN had trackage rights on the ICG. The CGW also passed through Portage up until it was merged into the C&NW and was abandoned in 1971. Up until the late 1960s, there was a tower located here, staffed by IC personnel. In June, 1992, BN purchased the westbound main from the Chicago Central & Pacific and assumed dispatching of both mains.
Photo Date:  3/29/1984  Upload Date: 6/4/2016 12:14:54 PM
Location:  Portage, IL
Author:  Richard Kundert
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  BN 6820(SD40-2) BN 6503(SD45)
Views:  181   Comments: 1
Conrail 3206
Title:  Conrail 3206
Description:  Three Conrail units are passing the East Dubuque depot
Photo Date:  5/23/1984  Upload Date: 6/4/2016 12:03:59 PM
Location:  East Dubuque, IL
Author:  Richard Kundert
Categories:  Station,Action
Locomotives:  CR 3206(GP40)
Views:  71   Comments: 0
BN 7106
Title:  BN 7106
Description:  Shot from the US20 bridge, a southbound BN train has a couple SP units in the consist. The track on the right belongs to the ICG and it curves to the right into the tunnel, then curves sharply left, exits the tunnel, crosses the BN double track then crosses the Mississippi River.
Photo Date:  7/29/1984  Upload Date: 6/4/2016 12:06:37 PM
Location:  East Dubuque, IL
Author:  Richard Kundert
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  BN 7106(SD40-2)
Views:  142   Comments: 1
BN 3111
Title:  BN 3111
Description:  GP50 3111 leads TOFC train #4. Steward is the beginning of two-main tracks through Rochelle to Flag Center. In 1929, this 9 mile stretch was one of the first in the country to receive CTC. This consist includes a fuel tender. This program began in 1982 as a way to decrease the number of fuel stops for long distance trains. The program was discontinued in 1990.
Photo Date:  3/23/1986  Upload Date: 6/4/2016 11:53:22 AM
Location:  Steward, IL
Author:  Richard Kundert
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  BN 3111(GP50)
Views:  136   Comments: 1
BN 8005
Title:  BN 8005
Description:  Eastbound stack train at Burke siding
Photo Date:  8/19/1986  Upload Date: 6/4/2016 11:54:17 AM
Location:  Burke, IL
Author:  Richard Kundert
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  BN 8005(SD40-2) BN 7922(SD40-2)
Views:  80   Comments: 0
BN 3008
Title:  BN 3008
Description:  The former CB&Q GP40 has just crossed the ICG Iowa Division and is nearing East Cabin with second #100
Photo Date:  4/12/1987  Upload Date: 6/4/2016 12:08:10 PM
Location:  East Dubuque, IL
Author:  Richard Kundert
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  BN 3008(GP40)
Views:  112   Comments: 1


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