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8/18/2019
 
 
 
 
 
By:Ron Hawkins
Dates:3/1/1973 - 2/28/2002
Album Info:Various BN EMD switchers (models SW1 - SW1500, NW2 - NW5)
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BN 150
Title:  BN 150
Description:  BN 150 was delivered as GN 19, and is one of only a handful of SW9's with Flex-coil trucks.
Photo Date:  6/18/1973  Upload Date: 2/25/2017 3:05:20 PM
Location:  Vancouver, WA
Author:  Ron Hawkins
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  BN 150(SW9)
Views:  275   Comments: 0
BN 169
Title:  BN 169
Description:  BN 169 displays an unusual main handrail left over from its days as SP&S 45.
Photo Date:  6/18/1973  Upload Date: 2/25/2017 3:28:34 PM
Location:  Vancouver, WA
Author:  Ron Hawkins
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  BN 169(SW9)
Views:  272   Comments: 1
BN 201
Title:  BN 201
Description:  BN 201 was delivered as NP 142 in July 1956.
Photo Date:  6/18/1973  Upload Date: 2/27/2017 1:30:55 PM
Location:  Portland, OR
Author:  Ron Hawkins
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  BN 201(SW1200)
Views:  185   Comments: 0
BN 386
Title:  BN 386
Description:  Interesting to see marker lamps on a switcher built in 1972...were they original equipment on BN 386 or added later?
Photo Date:  6/18/1973  Upload Date: 3/2/2017 8:38:52 PM
Location:  Portland, OR
Author:  Ron Hawkins
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  BN 386(SW1000)
Views:  144   Comments: 1
BN 387
Title:  BN 387
Description:  BN 387 is a little over one year old having been delivered in February 1972.
Photo Date:  6/18/1973  Upload Date: 3/2/2017 8:40:21 PM
Location:  Portland, OR
Author:  Ron Hawkins
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  BN 387(SW1000)
Views:  123   Comments: 0
BN 427
Title:  BN 427
Description:  BN 427 was delivered in January 1971.
Photo Date:  6/18/1973  Upload Date: 3/2/2017 8:42:08 PM
Location:  Portland, OR
Author:  Ron Hawkins
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  BN 427(SW1000)
Views:  136   Comments: 1
BN 594
Title:  BN 594
Description:  BN 594 traded its former SP&S yellow and green for BN green and black.
Photo Date:  6/18/1973  Upload Date: 3/6/2017 7:47:39 PM
Location:  Vancouver, WA
Author:  Ron Hawkins
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  BN 594(NW2)
Views:  121   Comments: 0
BN 595
Title:  BN 595
Description:  BN 595 displays the unique main side rail added by former owner SP&S.
Photo Date:  6/18/1973  Upload Date: 3/6/2017 7:47:58 PM
Location:  Vancouver, WA
Author:  Ron Hawkins
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  BN 595(NW2)
Views:  125   Comments: 1
BN 185
Title:  BN 185
Description:  BN 185, like the MOW boxcar next to it, is still in NP paint but with a BN number.
Photo Date:  6/19/1973  Upload Date: 2/25/2017 4:56:59 PM
Location:  Auburn, WA
Author:  Ron Hawkins
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  BN 185(SW1200)
Views:  203   Comments: 2
BN 185
Title:  BN 185
Description:  NB 185 was delivered as NP 126 in March 1955.
Photo Date:  6/19/1973  Upload Date: 2/25/2017 4:57:19 PM
Location:  Auburn, WA
Author:  Ron Hawkins
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  BN 185(SW1200)
Views:  190   Comments: 1
BN 202
Title:  BN 202
Description:  BN 202 was retired in August 1986 after 30 years of service.
Photo Date:  6/19/1973  Upload Date: 2/27/2017 1:31:37 PM
Location:  Seattle, WA
Author:  Ron Hawkins
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  BN 202(SW1200)
Views:  134   Comments: 0
BN 206
Title:  BN 206
Description:  BN 206 was delivered as NP 147 in February 1957 and retired 35 years later in February 1992.
Photo Date:  6/19/1973  Upload Date: 2/27/2017 1:34:10 PM
Location:  Tacoma, WA
Author:  Ron Hawkins
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  BN 206(SW1200)
Views:  132   Comments: 0
BN 215
Title:  BN 215
Description:  BN 215 waits for its next assignment parked next to six months old BN 322.
Photo Date:  6/19/1973  Upload Date: 2/27/2017 1:34:45 PM
Location:  Seattle, WA
Author:  Ron Hawkins
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  BN 215(SW1200)
Views:  452   Comments: 0
BN 218
Title:  BN 218
Description:  BN 218 is a former NP unit delivered without MU connections and drop steps.
Photo Date:  6/19/1973  Upload Date: 2/27/2017 1:35:11 PM
Location:  Tacoma, WA
Author:  Ron Hawkins
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  BN 218(SW1200)
Views:  160   Comments: 2
BN 322
Title:  BN 322
Description:  BN 322 has a light coat of weathering after six months of service.
Photo Date:  6/19/1973  Upload Date: 3/2/2017 8:35:36 PM
Location:  Seattle, WA
Author:  Ron Hawkins
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  BN 322(SW1500)
Views:  151   Comments: 0
BN 465
Title:  BN 465
Description:  BN 465 moves slowly past construction on both sides, the building of the King Dome and station track work.
Photo Date:  6/19/1973  Upload Date: 3/4/2017 12:40:40 PM
Location:  Seattle, WA
Author:  Ron Hawkins
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  BN 465(NW2)
Views:  128   Comments: 1
BN 473
Title:  BN 473
Description:  Released signed, it's off to see what's inside the roundhouse...today it's BN 473 still in Big Sky Blue paint.
Photo Date:  6/19/1973  Upload Date: 3/4/2017 12:41:18 PM
Location:  Seattle, WA
Author:  Ron Hawkins
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  BN 473(NW2)
Views:  141   Comments: 0
BN 83
Title:  BN 83
Description:  BN 83 is still in GN paint over three years after the BN merger.
Photo Date:  6/19/1973  Upload Date: 2/25/2017 2:38:50 PM
Location:  Seattle, WA
Author:  Ron Hawkins
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  BN 83(SW1)
Views:  251   Comments: 1
BN 178
Title:  BN 178
Description:  BN 178 is inside the Pasco roundhouse in a fresh coat of paint.
Photo Date:  6/21/1973  Upload Date: 2/25/2017 4:41:31 PM
Location:  Pasco, WA
Author:  Ron Hawkins
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  BN 178(SW1200)
Views:  143   Comments: 0
BN 178
Title:  BN 178
Description:  BN 178 takes a quick spin on the turntable before heading back into the empty roundhouse.
Photo Date:  6/21/1973  Upload Date: 2/25/2017 4:41:55 PM
Location:  Pasco, WA
Author:  Ron Hawkins
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  BN 178(SW1200)
Views:  146   Comments: 0
BN 180
Title:  BN 180
Description:  BN 180 is coupled to slug ET3 and is between assignment next to the Pasco hump.
Photo Date:  6/21/1973  Upload Date: 2/25/2017 4:42:28 PM
Location:  Pasco, WA
Author:  Ron Hawkins
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  BN 180(SW1200)
Views:  191   Comments: 1
BN 190
Title:  BN 190
Description:  BN 190 holds down a yard assignment in Spokane.
Photo Date:  6/21/1973  Upload Date: 2/25/2017 4:58:51 PM
Location:  Spokane, WA
Author:  Ron Hawkins
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  BN 190(SW1200)
Views:  158   Comments: 1
BN 222
Title:  BN 222
Description:  BN 222 is ready to tackle more switching chores at Spokane yard.
Photo Date:  6/21/1973  Upload Date: 2/27/2017 1:35:41 PM
Location:  Spokane, WA
Author:  Ron Hawkins
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  BN 222(SW1200)
Views:  185   Comments: 1
BN 302
Title:  BN 302
Description:  BN 302 was delivered as GN 202 in October 1967.
Photo Date:  6/21/1973  Upload Date: 3/2/2017 8:34:57 PM
Location:  Spokane, WA
Author:  Ron Hawkins
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  BN 302(SW1500)
Views:  147   Comments: 1
BN 489
Title:  BN 489
Description:  BN 489 was delivered as GN 152 in July 1949.
Photo Date:  6/21/1973  Upload Date: 3/4/2017 12:42:57 PM
Location:  Spokane, WA
Author:  Ron Hawkins
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  BN 489(NW2)
Views:  118   Comments: 1
BN 490
Title:  BN 490
Description:  BN 490 is a post war NW2 delivered in August 1949.
Photo Date:  6/21/1973  Upload Date: 3/4/2017 12:43:19 PM
Location:  Spokane, WA
Author:  Ron Hawkins
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  BN 490(NW2)
Views:  125   Comments: 1
NP ET1
Title:  NP ET1
Description:  NP ET1 is inside the Pasco roundhouse waiting for its mate (BN 178) to be repainted into BN green and black.
Photo Date:  6/21/1973  Upload Date: 3/6/2017 7:50:45 PM
Location:  Pasco, WA
Author:  Ron Hawkins
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  NP ET1(Yard Slug)
Views:  191   Comments: 0
NP ET2
Title:  NP ET2
Description:  NP ET2 rests on freight car trucks while its regular trucks undergo repair.
Photo Date:  6/21/1973  Upload Date: 3/6/2017 7:51:04 PM
Location:  Pasco, WA
Author:  Ron Hawkins
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  NP ET2(Yard Slug)
Views:  183   Comments: 0
NP ET3
Title:  NP ET3
Description:  NP ET3 waits for its next shift while a brand new VW bus is about to go over the Pasco hump.
Photo Date:  6/21/1973  Upload Date: 3/6/2017 7:51:22 PM
Location:  Pasco, WA
Author:  Ron Hawkins
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  NP ET3(Yard Slug)
Views:  504   Comments: 2
BN 173
Title:  BN 173
Description:  BN 173 is just a plain SW1200 without very many extras.
Photo Date:  6/23/1973  Upload Date: 2/25/2017 3:29:20 PM
Location:  Billings, MT
Author:  Ron Hawkins
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  BN 173(SW1200)
Views:  144   Comments: 0
BN 174
Title:  BN 174
Description:  BN 174 was delivered as NP 174 in January 1958.
Photo Date:  6/23/1973  Upload Date: 2/25/2017 3:29:37 PM
Location:  Billings, MT
Author:  Ron Hawkins
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  BN 174(SW1200)
Views:  151   Comments: 1
BN 176
Title:  BN 176
Description:  BN 176 displays the 6" wide nose stripes applied to units painted between May and September 1970.
Photo Date:  6/23/1973  Upload Date: 2/25/2017 3:29:54 PM
Location:  Billings, MT
Author:  Ron Hawkins
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  BN 176(SW1200)
Views:  137   Comments: 0
BN 224
Title:  BN 224
Description:  With a friendly wave from the cab the crew of BN 224 head off to work.
Photo Date:  6/23/1973  Upload Date: 2/27/2017 4:33:50 PM
Location:  Laurel, MT
Author:  Ron Hawkins
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  BN 224(SW1200)
Views:  123   Comments: 1
BN 225
Title:  BN 225
Description:  BN 225 displays an early BN paint scheme with black only on the top of the hood.
Photo Date:  6/23/1973  Upload Date: 2/27/2017 4:34:15 PM
Location:  Laurel, MT
Author:  Ron Hawkins
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  BN 225(SW1200)
Views:  136   Comments: 1
BN 464
Title:  BN 464
Description:  The cab damage on BN 464 makes it a good candidate for the NW2 rebuilding program.
Photo Date:  6/23/1973  Upload Date: 3/3/2017 2:49:17 PM
Location:  Livingston, MT
Author:  Ron Hawkins
Categories:  Roster,Wreck
Locomotives:  BN 464(NW2)
Views:  164   Comments: 0
BN 464
Title:  BN 464
Description:  BN 464 will be the first of only four rebuilt NW2s, released as BN 14 in early 1975.
Photo Date:  6/23/1973  Upload Date: 3/3/2017 2:49:44 PM
Location:  Livingston, MT
Author:  Ron Hawkins
Categories:  Roster,Wreck
Locomotives:  BN 464(NW2)
Views:  135   Comments: 0
BN 526
Title:  BN 526
Description:  BN 526 is at the northern end of the former CB&Q trackage from Denver.
Photo Date:  6/23/1973  Upload Date: 3/5/2017 12:53:23 PM
Location:  Laurel, MT
Author:  Ron Hawkins
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  BN 526(NW2)
Views:  83   Comments: 0
BN 526
Title:  BN 526
Description:  BN 526 was retired in September 1983 after 37 years of service.
Photo Date:  6/23/1973  Upload Date: 3/5/2017 12:53:44 PM
Location:  Laurel, MT
Author:  Ron Hawkins
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  BN 526(NW2)
Views:  85   Comments: 0
BN 82
Title:  BN 82
Description:  BN 82 is former GN 82, a post war SW1 retired in February 1982.
Photo Date:  6/23/1973  Upload Date: 2/25/2017 2:38:04 PM
Location:  Livingston, MT
Author:  Ron Hawkins
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  BN 82(SW1)
Views:  238   Comments: 1
CS 154
Title:  CS 154
Description:  One of the first "BNSF" units? Note the "BN" in chalk on the cab of CS 154.
Photo Date:  6/25/1973  Upload Date: 9/3/2017 4:45:34 PM
Location:  Denver, CO
Author:  Ron Hawkins
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  CS 154(SW7)
Views:  122   Comments: 0
FWD 606
Title:  FWD 606
Description:  FWD 606 was retired in May 1983.
Photo Date:  6/26/1973  Upload Date: 9/5/2017 3:09:15 PM
Location:  Amarillo, TX
Author:  Ron Hawkins
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  FWD 606(NW2)
Views:  128   Comments: 1
FWD 609
Title:  FWD 609
Description:  FWD 606 and 609 wait for another day of local switching.
Photo Date:  6/26/1973  Upload Date: 9/5/2017 3:09:45 PM
Location:  Amarillo, TX
Author:  Ron Hawkins
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  FWD 609(SW1200) FWD 606(NW2)
Views:  95   Comments: 0
FWD 609
Title:  FWD 609
Description:  FWD 609 was retired in May 1983.
Photo Date:  6/26/1973  Upload Date: 9/5/2017 3:10:09 PM
Location:  Amarillo, TX
Author:  Ron Hawkins
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  FWD 609(SW1200)
Views:  93   Comments: 0
BN 593
Title:  BN 593
Description:  BN 593 is in line for work at the former SP&S shops.
Photo Date:  8/24/1974  Upload Date: 3/6/2017 7:47:05 PM
Location:  Vancouver, WA
Author:  Ron Hawkins
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  BN 593(NW2)
Views:  136   Comments: 1
BN 455
Title:  BN 455
Description:  Still in Sky Blue paint BN 455 holds down an assignment on the BN trackage in Canada.
Photo Date:  8/27/1974  Upload Date: 3/3/2017 2:48:19 PM
Location:  Vancouver, BC
Author:  Ron Hawkins
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  BN 455(NW2)
Views:  173   Comments: 1
BN 98
Title:  BN 98
Description:  BN 98 is parked in a sliding near the Seattle waterfront, cab door wide open and not a soul in sight.
Photo Date:  8/27/1974  Upload Date: 2/25/2017 2:39:48 PM
Location:  Seattle, WA
Author:  Ron Hawkins
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  BN 98(SW8)
Views:  277   Comments: 0
BN 99
Title:  BN 99
Description:  BN 99 is in the shadow of then under construction King Dome near King Street station.
Photo Date:  8/27/1974  Upload Date: 2/25/2017 2:40:19 PM
Location:  Seattle, WA
Author:  Ron Hawkins
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  BN 99(SW8)
Views:  321   Comments: 1
BN 185
Title:  BN 185
Description:  BN 185 is ready for another day working the yard and industrial trackage around Tacoma.
Photo Date:  8/28/1974  Upload Date: 2/25/2017 4:58:16 PM
Location:  Tacoma, WA
Author:  Ron Hawkins
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  BN 185(SW1200)
Views:  221   Comments: 1
BN 192
Title:  BN 192
Description:  BN 192 was delivered as NP 133 in April 1956.
Photo Date:  8/28/1974  Upload Date: 2/25/2017 4:59:27 PM
Location:  Tacoma, WA
Author:  Ron Hawkins
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  BN 192(SW1200)
Views:  158   Comments: 1
BN 194
Title:  BN 194
Description:  Except for the BN numbers this could be a scene from the NP days as BN 194 begins another shift of yard work.
Photo Date:  8/28/1974  Upload Date: 2/25/2017 4:59:45 PM
Location:  Tacoma, WA
Author:  Ron Hawkins
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  NP 194(SW1200)
Views:  202   Comments: 0


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