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By:S.L. Dixon
Dates:6/1/1969 - 8/30/1983
Album Info:I would really love to re-do this Volume 1 as I dint have the best computer setup and a very lousy monitor so to say results could be much better.
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Great Northern International
Title:  Great Northern International
Description:  The afternoon International glides through Bellingham Yard towards the depot.
Photo Date:  7/8/1969  Upload Date: 11/20/2006 9:48:09 PM
Location:  Bellingham, WA
Author:  S.L. Dixon
Categories:  Passenger,Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  441   Comments: 1
GN 607 North
Title:  GN 607 North
Description:  View from Bellingham Switcher of a work extra passing the depot.
Photo Date:  8/3/1969  Upload Date: 11/20/2006 10:03:00 PM
Location:  Bellingham, WA
Author:  S.L. Dixon
Categories:  Roster,InCab,Station,Action
Locomotives:  GN 607(GP7)
Views:  1233   Comments: 0
GN-MILW diamond
Title:  GN-MILW diamond
Description:  Bellingham Switcher pulling the MILW interchange. Prior to the BN merger, MILW recieved the cars from the GN.
Photo Date:  8/4/1969  Upload Date: 11/25/2006 1:35:44 AM
Location:  Bellingham, WA
Author:  S.L. Dixon
Categories:  Roster,Yard,Track
Locomotives:  GN 673(GP9)
Views:  854   Comments: 0
BN-MILW Interchange track
Title:  BN-MILW Interchange track
Description:  Bellingham Switcher eyeballing the MILW interchange track at Bellingham.
Photo Date:  8/4/1969  Upload Date: 11/25/2006 1:32:20 AM
Location:  Bellingham, WA
Author:  S.L. Dixon
Categories:  Yard,Signal,Track
Locomotives: 
Views:  481   Comments: 0
GN 369C
Title:  GN 369C
Description:  Northbound International stopped at Bellingham Depot.
Photo Date:  8/14/1969  Upload Date: 11/20/2006 9:39:05 PM
Location:  Bellingham, WA
Author:  S.L. Dixon
Categories:  Roster,Station,Passenger
Locomotives:  GN 369C(F7A)
Views:  1138   Comments: 1
GN 673
Title:  GN 673
Description:  GN local power tied up at Bellingham Yard.
Photo Date:  8/17/1969  Upload Date: 11/20/2006 9:46:15 PM
Location:  Bellingham, WA
Author:  S.L. Dixon
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  GN 673(GP9)
Views:  837   Comments: 1
BN 1523
Title:  BN 1523
Description:  Ex-GN GP7 BN 1523 switching at Bellingham.
Photo Date:  6/28/1970  Upload Date: 11/15/2006 2:10:58 AM
Location:  Bellingham, WA
Author:  S.L. Dixon
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  BN 1523(GP7)
Views:  503   Comments: 1
BN 1523 doin GP
Title:  BN 1523 doin GP
Description:  BN Bellingham Switcher working at Georgia Pacific.
Photo Date:  6/30/1970  Upload Date: 11/20/2006 9:44:24 PM
Location:  Bellingham, WA
Author:  S.L. Dixon
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  BN 1523(GP7)
Views:  707   Comments: 0
GN F-unit
Title:  GN F-unit
Description:  Classic GN painted F-unit at Bellingham.
Photo Date:  8/20/1970  Upload Date: 11/15/2006 2:22:00 AM
Location:  Bellingham, WA
Author:  S.L. Dixon
Categories:  Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  217   Comments: 0
BN 4197 RS11
Title:  BN 4197 RS11
Description:  BN 4197 makes a rare appearance at Bellingham.
Photo Date:  10/17/1970  Upload Date: 11/25/2006 1:46:50 AM
Location:  Bellingham, WA
Author:  S.L. Dixon
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  BN 4197(RS11)
Views:  656   Comments: 0
BN 4197 Fern North
Title:  BN 4197 Fern North
Description:  A nice collection of post BN merger power at Bellingham.
Photo Date:  10/17/1970  Upload Date: 11/20/2006 10:15:25 PM
Location:  Bellingham, WA
Author:  S.L. Dixon
Categories:  Roster,Yard,Action
Locomotives:  BN 4197(RS11) BN 849(F9B)
Views:  875   Comments: 3
BN 4197
Title:  BN 4197
Description:  The brilliant Bellingham evening sun hits BN 4197.
Photo Date:  10/17/1970  Upload Date: 11/20/2006 10:19:04 PM
Location:  Bellingham, WA
Author:  S.L. Dixon
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  BN 4197(RS11)
Views:  404   Comments: 0
BN 602 North setting out
Title:  BN 602 North setting out
Description:  Train 134 setting out cars on track 5 at Bellingham.
Photo Date:  2/2/1971  Upload Date: 11/15/2006 2:15:46 AM
Location:  Bellingham, WA
Author:  S.L. Dixon
Categories:  Roster,Yard,Action
Locomotives:  BN 602(F7A) BN 803(F9B)
Views:  788   Comments: 1
BN 1526
Title:  BN 1526
Description:  Ex-GN GP7 BN 1526 is the Bellingham Switcher.
Photo Date:  2/18/1971  Upload Date: 11/15/2006 2:09:34 AM
Location:  Bellingham, WA
Author:  S.L. Dixon
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  BN 1526(GP7)
Views:  395   Comments: 1
BN 808 North
Title:  BN 808 North
Description:  BN train 134 with an all F-unit lashup on the trestle leaving Bellingham.
Photo Date:  4/2/1971  Upload Date: 11/15/2006 1:43:07 AM
Location:  Bellingham, WA
Author:  S.L. Dixon
Categories:  Roster,Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  BN 808(F9A) BN 807(F9B)
Views:  608   Comments: 1
2nd to last BN passenger train
Title:  2nd to last BN passenger train
Description:  The BN ended passenger service to Bellingham April 30 1971.
Photo Date:  4/29/1971  Upload Date: 11/20/2006 10:08:12 PM
Location:  Bellingham, WA
Author:  S.L. Dixon
Categories:  Roster,Station,Passenger
Locomotives:  BN 9854(SDP40)
Views:  605   Comments: 0
Ex-CBQ caboose
Title:  Ex-CBQ caboose
Description:  A pleasant surprise on the end of train 133 at South Bellingham.
Photo Date:  6/21/1971  Upload Date: 11/25/2006 2:34:29 AM
Location:  South Bellingham, WA
Author:  S.L. Dixon
Categories:  RollingStock,Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  360   Comments: 0
134 has a caboose
Title:  134 has a caboose
Description:  Every train had a caboose in 1971. BN 10355 is one of those weird lookin jobs.
Photo Date:  6/21/1971  Upload Date: 11/25/2006 2:41:51 AM
Location:  South Bellingham, WA
Author:  S.L. Dixon
Categories:  RollingStock,Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  359   Comments: 0
BN 1826
Title:  BN 1826
Description:  Bellingham Switcher on the house track at Bellingham.
Photo Date:  6/21/1971  Upload Date: 11/25/2006 1:43:47 AM
Location:  Bellingham, WA
Author:  S.L. Dixon
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  BN 1826(GP9)
Views:  243   Comments: 1
BN 2516 South
Title:  BN 2516 South
Description:  BN 133 leaning hard on a curve entering South Bellingham.
Photo Date:  6/21/1971  Upload Date: 11/25/2006 2:31:02 AM
Location:  South Bellingham, WA
Author:  S.L. Dixon
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  BN 2516(GP35)
Views:  527   Comments: 0
BN 676
Title:  BN 676
Description:  The graffiti scribbled on 676 had to refer to the GN as the unit lived another dozen years.
Photo Date:  6/21/1971  Upload Date: 11/25/2006 2:33:07 AM
Location:  South Bellingham, WA
Author:  S.L. Dixon
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  BN 676(F3A)
Views:  865   Comments: 1
BN 688 in GN sky B&W
Title:  BN 688 in GN sky B&W
Description:  BN train 133 just got his orders at the Bellingham Depot.
Photo Date:  6/21/1971  Upload Date: 11/20/2006 9:50:09 PM
Location:  Bellingham, WA
Author:  S.L. Dixon
Categories:  Roster,Station
Locomotives:  BN 688(F7A)
Views:  404   Comments: 1
First all BN painted lashup
Title:  First all BN painted lashup
Description:  All BN green lashup of F9s was the high-lite of this day.
Photo Date:  6/21/1971  Upload Date: 11/25/2006 2:36:44 AM
Location:  South Bellingham, WA
Author:  S.L. Dixon
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  BN 806(F9A) BN 803(F9B) BN 804(F9A)
Views:  846   Comments: 1
Fresh green paint
Title:  Fresh green paint
Description:  Freshly painted BN F9A debuts on train 134 at South Bellingham.
Photo Date:  6/21/1971  Upload Date: 11/25/2006 2:38:42 AM
Location:  South Bellingham, WA
Author:  S.L. Dixon
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  BN 806(F9A)
Views:  421   Comments: 1
BN 2211-1523
Title:  BN 2211-1523
Description:  BN local making a pick up at Bellingham.
Photo Date:  6/25/1971  Upload Date: 11/22/2006 4:59:51 PM
Location:  Bellingham, WA
Author:  S.L. Dixon
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  BN 2211(GP30) BN 1523(GP7)
Views:  644   Comments: 0
BN 1524
Title:  BN 1524
Description:  Bellingham Switcher hard at work at the north end of the yard.
Photo Date:  6/28/1971  Upload Date: 11/25/2006 1:42:42 AM
Location:  Bellingham, WA
Author:  S.L. Dixon
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  BN 1524(GP7)
Views:  326   Comments: 1
Turntable in action
Title:  Turntable in action
Description:  The turntable at BNs Bellingham yard did see occasion action turning woodchip and plywood cars.
Photo Date:  6/30/1971  Upload Date: 11/22/2006 5:04:11 PM
Location:  Bellingham, WA
Author:  S.L. Dixon
Categories:  RollingStock,Yard
Locomotives: 
Views:  831   Comments: 0
Amtrak beginnings
Title:  Amtrak beginnings
Description:  First Amtrak train to arrive in Bellingham.
Photo Date:  7/1/1971  Upload Date: 11/20/2006 10:06:05 PM
Location:  Bellingham, WA
Author:  S.L. Dixon
Categories:  Roster,Station,Passenger
Locomotives:  BN 9953(E8A)
Views:  438   Comments: 0
Ketchikan Pulp 5321
Title:  Ketchikan Pulp 5321
Description:  Setout in Bellingham for furtherance to Seattle or the Alaska Hydro for Ketchikan Alaska.
Photo Date:  7/7/1971  Upload Date: 11/15/2006 2:22:26 AM
Location:  Bellingham, WA
Author:  S.L. Dixon
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  PBBX 5321(S12)
Views:  452   Comments: 0
BN 1824 in GN paint
Title:  BN 1824 in GN paint
Description:  A pair of ex-GN Geeps pulling train 134 through Bellingham.
Photo Date:  7/7/1971  Upload Date: 11/20/2006 9:41:55 PM
Location:  Bellingham, WA
Author:  S.L. Dixon
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  BN 1824(GP9)
Views:  370   Comments: 0
Ex-GN F
Title:  Ex-GN F
Description:  BN 610 in glorious GN paint at Bellingham.
Photo Date:  7/8/1971  Upload Date: 11/25/2006 1:37:47 AM
Location:  Bellingham, WA
Author:  S.L. Dixon
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  BN 610(F7A)
Views:  577   Comments: 1
BN 1830
Title:  BN 1830
Description:  Ex-GN GP9 handling the switching duties at Bellingham.
Photo Date:  7/9/1971  Upload Date: 11/15/2006 2:04:39 AM
Location:  Bellingham, WA
Author:  S.L. Dixon
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  BN 1830(GP9)
Views:  344   Comments: 0
BN 610 South passing depot
Title:  BN 610 South passing depot
Description:  BN train 133 passing the depot at Bellingham.
Photo Date:  7/12/1971  Upload Date: 11/25/2006 1:41:31 AM
Location:  Bellingham, WA
Author:  S.L. Dixon
Categories:  Roster,Station,Action
Locomotives:  BN 610(F7A)
Views:  418   Comments: 1
BN 602 South crossing Cornwall Ave
Title:  BN 602 South crossing Cornwall Ave
Description:  BN train 133 crossing Conwall Ave in Bellingham.
Photo Date:  7/17/1971  Upload Date: 11/25/2006 1:39:31 AM
Location:  Bellingham, WA
Author:  S.L. Dixon
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  BN 602(F7A)
Views:  579   Comments: 1
Semaphore down
Title:  Semaphore down
Description:  Progress reaches Bellingham as the last of the semaphore signals are replaced.
Photo Date:  7/18/1971  Upload Date: 11/25/2006 1:29:04 AM
Location:  Bellingham, WA
Author:  S.L. Dixon
Categories:  Signal
Locomotives: 
Views:  364   Comments: 0
BN 4126 Alco FA-2
Title:  BN 4126 Alco FA-2
Description:  The Fern Turn was always kind to us railfans at Bellingham.
Photo Date:  7/21/1971  Upload Date: 11/20/2006 9:32:50 PM
Location:  Bellingham, WA
Author:  S.L. Dixon
Categories:  Roster,Yard,Action
Locomotives:  BN 4126(FA2)
Views:  462   Comments: 0
BN 4126
Title:  BN 4126
Description:  Only ALCO FA-2 to make it to the roster.
Photo Date:  7/21/1971  Upload Date: 11/20/2006 9:34:47 PM
Location:  Bellingham, WA
Author:  S.L. Dixon
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  BN 4126(FA2)
Views:  902   Comments: 0
Attention sunbathers
Title:  Attention sunbathers
Description:  Train 134 coming up the siding get this sunbather to head elsewhere.
Photo Date:  8/4/1971  Upload Date: 11/25/2006 2:48:18 AM
Location:  South Bellingham, WA
Author:  S.L. Dixon
Categories:  Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  201   Comments: 0
BN 2515-2616
Title:  BN 2515-2616
Description:  BN train 134 rolls through Bellingham Yard.
Photo Date:  8/9/1971  Upload Date: 11/20/2006 9:52:38 PM
Location:  Bellingham, WA
Author:  S.L. Dixon
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  BN 2515(GP35) BN 2516(GP35)
Views:  514   Comments: 1
BN 602 North near Cliffside
Title:  BN 602 North near Cliffside
Description:  An all pre-merger painted lashup struggles up the long hill out of Bellingham.
Photo Date:  8/10/1971  Upload Date: 11/15/2006 1:33:29 AM
Location:  Bellingham, WA
Author:  S.L. Dixon
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  BN 602(F7A) BN 1509(GP7)
Views:  735   Comments: 1
BN 2211 South NW Local
Title:  BN 2211 South NW Local
Description:  New West Local inbound at Bellingham.
Photo Date:  8/22/1971  Upload Date: 11/25/2006 1:45:18 AM
Location:  Bellingham, WA
Author:  S.L. Dixon
Categories:  Roster,Yard,Action
Locomotives:  BN 2211(GP30)
Views:  429   Comments: 0
Staredown
Title:  Staredown
Description:  The crew aboard this train wondering if I know what Im doing.
Photo Date:  8/30/1971  Upload Date: 11/25/2006 2:45:50 AM
Location:  South Bellingham, WA
Author:  S.L. Dixon
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  BN 2512(GP35)
Views:  247   Comments: 0
BN 2512 North
Title:  BN 2512 North
Description:  BN train 134 holds the mainline at South Bellingham.
Photo Date:  8/30/1971  Upload Date: 11/25/2006 2:43:04 AM
Location:  South Bellingham, WA
Author:  S.L. Dixon
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  BN 2512(GP35)
Views:  383   Comments: 0
BN 2515 North
Title:  BN 2515 North
Description:  A shot of train 134 from the turntable pit at Bellingham.
Photo Date:  9/8/1971  Upload Date: 11/15/2006 2:06:49 AM
Location:  Bellingham, WA
Author:  S.L. Dixon
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  BN 2515(GP35) BN 801(F9B)
Views:  430   Comments: 1
BN 2517 North
Title:  BN 2517 North
Description:  Transients hopping off train 134 at Bellingham.
Photo Date:  10/4/1971  Upload Date: 11/20/2006 9:57:14 PM
Location:  Bellingham, WA
Author:  S.L. Dixon
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  BN 2517(GP35)
Views:  379   Comments: 0
Ex-GN passenger Fs
Title:  Ex-GN passenger Fs
Description:  After BN got out of the passenger train biz, passenger equipped Fs were hauling freight.
Photo Date:  10/4/1971  Upload Date: 11/20/2006 9:56:00 PM
Location:  Bellingham, WA
Author:  S.L. Dixon
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  BN 9736(F7A)
Views:  632   Comments: 3
Ex-CBQ lashup
Title:  Ex-CBQ lashup
Description:  BN 2544 leads the Fern Turn North into Bellingham.
Photo Date:  11/10/1971  Upload Date: 11/15/2006 2:25:19 AM
Location:  Bellingham, WA
Author:  S.L. Dixon
Categories:  Roster,Yard,Action
Locomotives:  BN 2544(GP35) BN 2232(GP30)
Views:  491   Comments: 0
BN train 134
Title:  BN train 134
Description:  A beautiful A-B-A lashup of F9s on 134 through Bellingham.
Photo Date:  3/1/1972  Upload Date: 11/20/2006 10:12:02 PM
Location:  Bellingham, WA
Author:  S.L. Dixon
Categories:  Roster,Yard,Action
Locomotives:  BN 800(F9A) BN 809(F9B) BN 808(F9A)
Views:  818   Comments: 1
A-B-A F9s
Title:  A-B-A F9s
Description:  Train 134 mid-yard at Bellingham.
Photo Date:  3/1/1972  Upload Date: 11/20/2006 10:13:30 PM
Location:  Bellingham, WA
Author:  S.L. Dixon
Categories:  Roster,Yard,Action
Locomotives:  BN 808(F9A) BN 809(F9B) BN 800(F9A)
Views:  635   Comments: 1
CN 5165 North
Title:  CN 5165 North
Description:  A rare CN detour coal train working hard up the long grade out of Bellingham.
Photo Date:  5/2/1972  Upload Date: 11/15/2006 1:40:30 AM
Location:  Bellingham, WA
Author:  S.L. Dixon
Categories:  Roster,Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  CN 5165(SD40)
Views:  300   Comments: 0


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