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By:Michael ONeil
Dates:11/1/1973 - 12/1/1975
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BN 440
Title:  BN 440
Description:  BN 440 was former Q 9327 and became BNSF 3633.
Photo Date:  6/1/1972  Upload Date: 8/9/2007 10:22:27 AM
Location:  Aurora, IL
Author:  Michael ONeil
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BN 440(SW1000)
Views:  725   Comments: 0
BN 6365
Title:  BN 6365
Description:  BN 6365 still numbered as Colorado & Southern 917 is routed through the commuter lane at Aurora depot.
Photo Date:  6/1/1972  Upload Date: 1/13/2005 12:15:56 AM
Location:  Aurora, IL
Author:  Michael ONeil
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CS 917(SD40-2) BN 6365(SD40-2)
Views:  1041   Comments: 1
BN 5314
Title:  BN 5314
Description:  A string of U30C's head east on a warm summer day.
Photo Date:  7/1/1972  Upload Date: 7/20/2007 11:06:46 PM
Location:  Eola, IL
Author:  Michael ONeil
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BN 5314(U30C)
Views:  581   Comments: 0
BN 6249
Title:  BN 6249
Description:  This eastbound freight was stopped while a crew member checks the switch leading out to the main.
Photo Date:  7/1/1972  Upload Date: 7/21/2007 10:25:17 AM
Location:  Eola, IL
Author:  Michael ONeil
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BN 6249(SD24)
Views:  778   Comments: 1
BN 2066
Title:  BN 2066
Description:  Former CB&Q 930 will run for the BN until retirement in May 1987
Photo Date:  11/1/1972  Upload Date: 7/21/2007 12:13:18 AM
Location:  Cicero, IL
Author:  Michael ONeil
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BN 2066(GP20)
Views:  642   Comments: 2
BN 2073
Title:  BN 2073
Description:  A cold winter day at Clyde in Cicero, IL.
Photo Date:  11/1/1972  Upload Date: 2/27/2009 9:15:24 PM
Location:  Cicero, IL
Author:  Michael ONeil
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BN 2073(GP38)
Views:  315   Comments: 0
BN 2073
Title:  BN 2073
Description:  Ordered by the SP&S and delivered to BN, 2073 along with sister 2072 were used in TV commercials to promote the BN merger.
Photo Date:  11/1/1972  Upload Date: 7/26/2007 11:10:45 AM
Location:  Cicero, IL
Author:  Michael ONeil
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BN 2073(GP38)
Views:  703   Comments: 1
BN 2237
Title:  BN 2237
Description:  Former Q 960 will be retired in June 1982, many of her sisters were converted to GP39M/E's but not this one.
Photo Date:  11/1/1972  Upload Date: 3/13/2009 2:20:15 PM
Location:  Cicero, IL
Author:  Michael ONeil
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BN 2237(GP30)
Views:  378   Comments: 0
BN 2248
Title:  BN 2248
Description:  Former Q 971 on the line at Clyde. This GP 30 is retired from the BN roster in January 1985.
Photo Date:  11/1/1972  Upload Date: 3/10/2009 12:16:39 AM
Location:  Cicero, IL
Author:  Michael ONeil
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BN 2248(GP30)
Views:  412   Comments: 0
BN 2528
Title:  BN 2528
Description:  BN 2528 leads the motive power on the ready line at Clyde.
Photo Date:  11/1/1972  Upload Date: 2/16/2009 2:33:48 PM
Location:  Cicero, IL
Author:  Michael ONeil
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BN 2528(GP35)
Views:  327   Comments: 0
BN 2528
Title:  BN 2528
Description:  Still in Chinese red, 2528 waits on the ready line at Clyde.
Photo Date:  11/1/1972  Upload Date: 7/20/2007 9:52:14 AM
Location:  Cicero, IL
Author:  Michael ONeil
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BN 2528(GP35)
Views:  543   Comments: 0
BN 2528 at Clyde
Title:  BN 2528 at Clyde
Description:  Two years after the merger many units remain in pre-BN colors. On the ready line a pair of Chinese red CB&Q EMD's sit aside a sky-blue former GN U-boat.
Photo Date:  11/1/1972  Upload Date: 7/19/2007 8:22:47 PM
Location:  Cicero, IL
Author:  Michael ONeil
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BN 2528(GP35) BN 5404(U25B)
Views:  822   Comments: 2
BN 3009
Title:  BN 3009
Description:  Former Q 179 will be converted to a GP 40E in December 1989.
Photo Date:  11/1/1972  Upload Date: 3/12/2009 6:37:52 PM
Location:  Cicero, IL
Author:  Michael ONeil
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BN 3009(GP40)
Views:  367   Comments: 0
BN 3009 at Clyde
Title:  BN 3009 at Clyde
Description:  Locomotives and Cars.
Photo Date:  11/1/1972  Upload Date: 5/30/2005 11:04:14 PM
Location:  Cicero, IL
Author:  Michael ONeil
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BN 3009(GP40)
Views:  603   Comments: 0
BN 3009
Title:  BN 3009
Description:  Still in Chinese Red this GP 40 will be rebuilt in 1989 to a GP40E
Photo Date:  11/1/1972  Upload Date: 8/13/2007 9:23:04 AM
Location:  Cicero, IL
Author:  Michael ONeil
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BN 3009(GP40)
Views:  478   Comments: 0
BN 534
Title:  BN 534
Description:  BN 534 is former Q 9237 built in 1946 will work for the BN until retirement in July 1982
Photo Date:  11/1/1972  Upload Date: 2/27/2009 9:15:23 PM
Location:  Cicero, IL
Author:  Michael ONeil
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BN 534(NW2)
Views:  374   Comments: 0
BN 5404
Title:  BN 5404
Description:  Former Great Northern #2504 at Clyde
Photo Date:  11/1/1972  Upload Date: 7/18/2007 4:32:35 PM
Location:  Cicero, IL
Author:  Michael ONeil
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BN 5404(U25B)
Views:  811   Comments: 1
BN 5451
Title:  BN 5451
Description:  Cleaned up and ready to roll, 5451 waits on the ready line at Clyde.
Photo Date:  11/1/1972  Upload Date: 8/3/2007 11:08:40 AM
Location:  Cicero, IL
Author:  Michael ONeil
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BN 5451(U28B)
Views:  1091   Comments: 2
BN 5453
Title:  BN 5453
Description:  Former Q 109 tries to shed its new colors while on the line at Clyde. BN 5453 remains on the roster until retirement in August 1986.
Photo Date:  11/1/1972  Upload Date: 3/11/2009 12:40:38 PM
Location:  Cicero, IL
Author:  Michael ONeil
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BN 5453(U28B)
Views:  598   Comments: 0
BN 5606
Title:  BN 5606
Description:  Former Northern Pacific 2506 will run for BN until its retirement from the roster in March 1981
Photo Date:  11/1/1972  Upload Date: 7/23/2007 3:39:27 PM
Location:  Cicero, IL
Author:  Michael ONeil
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BN 5606(U25C)
Views:  692   Comments: 0
BN 5612
Title:  BN 5612
Description:  Former NP 2512 sits at Clyde, the unit will be retired from the BN roster in March 1981
Photo Date:  11/1/1972  Upload Date: 7/28/2007 6:05:20 PM
Location:  Cicero, IL
Author:  Michael ONeil
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BN 5612(U25C)
Views:  809   Comments: 3
BN 5635
Title:  BN 5635
Description:  Just a shot of the motive power at Clyde on a cold winter day.
Photo Date:  11/1/1972  Upload Date: 2/27/2009 9:15:23 PM
Location:  Cicero, IL
Author:  Michael ONeil
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BN 5635(U25C)
Views:  434   Comments: 0
BN 5635
Title:  BN 5635
Description:  Former Q 555 waits on the ready line at Clyde on a cold winter day.
Photo Date:  11/1/1972  Upload Date: 7/26/2007 4:37:23 PM
Location:  Cicero, IL
Author:  Michael ONeil
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BN 5635(U25C)
Views:  857   Comments: 0
BN 5706
Title:  BN 5706
Description:  BN 5706 emerges from the wash rack on a cold winter day.
Photo Date:  11/1/1972  Upload Date: 7/21/2007 11:27:10 PM
Location:  Cicero, IL
Author:  Michael ONeil
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BN 5706(U33C)
Views:  430   Comments: 0
BN 5765
Title:  BN 5765
Description:  Last of the BN U33C's 5765 built in October 1969 will run on the roster until November 1986
Photo Date:  11/1/1972  Upload Date: 3/13/2007 1:54:54 AM
Location:  Cicero, IL
Author:  Michael ONeil
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BN 5765(U33C)
Views:  805   Comments: 0
BN 6029
Title:  BN 6029
Description:  Former Q306 awaits it's next assignment. This SD7 will run for the BN until retirement in August 1983
Photo Date:  11/1/1972  Upload Date: 9/4/2005 11:48:53 PM
Location:  Cicero, IL
Author:  Michael ONeil
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BN 6029(SD7)
Views:  855   Comments: 0
BN 6196
Title:  BN 6196
Description:  On the ready line at Clyde on a cold winter day
Photo Date:  11/1/1972  Upload Date: 7/19/2007 10:34:17 AM
Location:  Cicero, IL
Author:  Michael ONeil
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BN 6196(SD9)
Views:  489   Comments: 0
BN 6466
Title:  BN 6466
Description:  A row of 40's. An F45, SD45 and an SD40 on the ready line at Clyde. BN 6466 was ordered by the Q and delivered in pre-merger Cascade Green with White hockey stick.
Photo Date:  11/1/1972  Upload Date: 2/27/2009 2:01:09 PM
Location:  Cicero, IL
Author:  Michael ONeil
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BN 6466(SD45)
Views:  449   Comments: 0
BN 656
Title:  BN 656
Description:  F7 656 waiting on the line at Clyde on a cold November day.
Photo Date:  11/1/1972  Upload Date: 8/13/2007 9:23:05 AM
Location:  Cicero, IL
Author:  Michael ONeil
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BN 656(F7A)
Views:  687   Comments: 1
BN 6644
Title:  BN 6644
Description:  BN 6644 waiting for its next assignment. Ordered by the GN and delivered to the BN, 6644 remains on the roster until December 1986.
Photo Date:  11/1/1972  Upload Date: 3/12/2009 11:03:34 AM
Location:  Cicero, IL
Author:  Michael ONeil
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BN 6644(F45)
Views:  523   Comments: 1
BN 9861
Title:  BN 9861
Description:  Once part of the Great Northern passenger fleet BN 9861 is now assigned to the freight pool.
Photo Date:  11/1/1972  Upload Date: 2/27/2009 2:08:13 PM
Location:  Cicero, IL
Author:  Michael ONeil
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BN 9861(SDP45)
Views:  669   Comments: 0
BN 656
Title:  BN 656
Description:  At Idle on a cold day at Clyde in Cicero, IL.
Photo Date:  12/1/1972  Upload Date: 5/29/2005 11:25:31 PM
Location:  Cicero, IL
Author:  Michael ONeil
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BN 656(F7A)
Views:  911   Comments: 3
BN 6486
Title:  BN 6486
Description:  Heading East for Chicago this freight passes the old Aurora depot.
Photo Date:  1/1/1973  Upload Date: 2/27/2009 10:29:20 PM
Location:  Aurora, IL
Author:  Michael ONeil
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  BN 6486(SD45)
Views:  471   Comments: 0
BN 9904
Title:  BN 9904
Description:  Heading West 9904 leads a short commuter run to Aurora.
Photo Date:  1/1/1973  Upload Date: 8/3/2007 11:08:42 AM
Location:  Naperville, IL
Author:  Michael ONeil
Categories:  Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  BN 9904(E9AM)
Views:  543   Comments: 0
BN 9914
Title:  BN 9914
Description:  Lite snowfall in March as 9914 brings home commuters to Naperville and then Aurora.
Photo Date:  3/1/1973  Upload Date: 2/15/2009 9:41:26 PM
Location:  Naperville, IL
Author:  Michael ONeil
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BN 9914(E9AM)
Views:  283   Comments: 0
BN 6820
Title:  BN 6820
Description:  Middle loco of a 3 hauling a South bound train.
Photo Date:  4/1/1973  Upload Date: 7/20/2007 10:50:47 PM
Location:  Joliet, IL
Author:  Michael ONeil
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BN 6820(SD40-2)
Views:  393   Comments: 1
BN 1582
Title:  BN 1582
Description:  A local with an ancient waycar working its way near Aurora.
Photo Date:  6/1/1973  Upload Date: 8/1/2007 10:56:10 AM
Location:  Aurora, IL
Author:  Michael ONeil
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  BN 1582(GP7)
Views:  369   Comments: 1
BN 1582
Title:  BN 1582
Description:  BN 1582 was formerly Q 226 and ran until retirement in September 1983
Photo Date:  7/1/1973  Upload Date: 2/27/2009 10:24:34 PM
Location:  Aurora, IL
Author:  Michael ONeil
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  BN 1582(GP7)
Views:  272   Comments: 0
BN 1606
Title:  BN 1606
Description:  BN 1606 heads west on the mainline.
Photo Date:  7/1/1973  Upload Date: 7/23/2007 12:39:51 PM
Location:  Aurora, IL
Author:  Michael ONeil
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BN 1606(GP7)
Views:  440   Comments: 1
BN 2070
Title:  BN 2070
Description:  BN 2070 leads a mixed freight past the old Aurora depot.
Photo Date:  7/1/1973  Upload Date: 7/25/2007 6:13:28 PM
Location:  Aurora, IL
Author:  Michael ONeil
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BN 2070(GP20)
Views:  785   Comments: 0
BN 520
Title:  BN 520
Description:  What the future holds? A local crew waits for a green board before heading on with their train.
Photo Date:  7/1/1973  Upload Date: 9/6/2007 9:50:39 PM
Location:  Aurora, IL
Author:  Michael ONeil
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BN 520(NW2)
Views:  446   Comments: 2
BN 5329
Title:  BN 5329
Description:  This is the point where the BN lines split. The tracks on the left head for St. Paul and the tracks to the right go to Galesburg, and then Denver.
Photo Date:  7/1/1973  Upload Date: 2/28/2009 1:36:14 PM
Location:  Aurora, IL
Author:  Michael ONeil
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  BN 5329(U30C)
Views:  310   Comments: 0
BN 6196
Title:  BN 6196
Description:  A set of SD 9's head West bound at the Aurora depot.
Photo Date:  7/1/1973  Upload Date: 8/1/2007 10:56:12 AM
Location:  Aurora, IL
Author:  Michael ONeil
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BN 6196(SD9) BN 6174(SD9) BN 9920(E9AM)
Views:  833   Comments: 0
BN 6244
Title:  BN 6244
Description:  Trio of SD-24's eastbound heading for Chicago.
Photo Date:  7/1/1973  Upload Date: 6/1/2005 11:31:12 PM
Location:  Aurora, IL
Author:  Michael ONeil
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BN 6244(SD24)
Views:  1954   Comments: 4
BN 6301
Title:  BN 6301
Description:  Ordered by the BN and delivered in October 1971 BN 6301 was retired from the roster in October 1987.
Photo Date:  7/1/1973  Upload Date: 3/13/2009 2:26:51 PM
Location:  Aurora, IL
Author:  Michael ONeil
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  BN 6301(SD40)
Views:  450   Comments: 1
BN 6346
Title:  BN 6346
Description:  Just another SD 40 doing its thing.
Photo Date:  7/1/1973  Upload Date: 3/12/2009 1:39:10 PM
Location:  Aurora, IL
Author:  Michael ONeil
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BN 6346(SD40)
Views:  407   Comments: 0
BN 6501
Title:  BN 6501
Description:  Leaving Aurora BN 6501 leaves the end of the triple track main line and heads for St. Paul/Minneapolis.
Photo Date:  7/1/1973  Upload Date: 2/28/2009 6:47:45 PM
Location:  Aurora, IL
Author:  Michael ONeil
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  BN 6501(SD45)
Views:  326   Comments: 0
BN 9975
Title:  BN 9975
Description:  9975 working commuter service reaches the end of the line at Aurora, IL.
Photo Date:  7/1/1973  Upload Date: 6/8/2005 9:18:22 PM
Location:  Aurora, IL
Author:  Michael ONeil
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BN 9975(E8A)
Views:  1345   Comments: 2
BN 9977
Title:  BN 9977
Description:  Basking in the summer sun this E-8 is waiting for the next commuter run to Chicago.
Photo Date:  7/1/1973  Upload Date: 7/30/2007 12:07:07 PM
Location:  Aurora, IL
Author:  Michael ONeil
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BN 9977(E8A)
Views:  2487   Comments: 1
BN 9977
Title:  BN 9977
Description:  BN 9977 at the old Aurora depot.
Photo Date:  7/31/1973  Upload Date: 3/18/2009 1:40:56 PM
Location:  Aurora, IL
Author:  Michael ONeil
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BN 9977(E8A)
Views:  394   Comments: 0


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