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Owner: Burlington Northern
Model:EMD SD40-2Built As:BN 6827 (SD40-2)
Serial Number:73601-4Order No:73601
Frame Number:73601-4Built:0/1973
Other locos with this serial:  CEFX 3178(SD40-2) BN 6827(SD40-2) NS 3457(SD40-2)
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BN 6827
Title:  BN 6827
Description:  BN 6827
Photo Date:  8/30/1975  Upload Date: 3/12/2017 7:49:07 PM
Location:  Spokane, WA
Author:  J Fischer
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  BN 6827(SD40-2) BN 3023(GP40)
Views:  129   Comments: 0
BN 6830
Title:  BN 6830
Description:  BN 6830
Photo Date:  8/30/1975  Upload Date: 3/12/2017 7:50:57 PM
Location:  Spokane, WA
Author:  J Fischer
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  BN 6830(SD40-2) BN 6827(SD40-2)
Views:  120   Comments: 0
Picking up orders on the fly.
Title:  Picking up orders on the fly.
Description:  Here a northbound taconite empty passes through Hinckley and the train order operator has a new set of orders ready on the hoop.
Photo Date:  7/1/1982  Upload Date: 7/10/2016 10:56:15 PM
Location:  Hinckley, MN
Author:  Tom Dethmers
Categories:  Station,Action
Locomotives:  BN 6827(SD40-2)
Views:  165   Comments: 0
BN 6332 West
Title:  BN 6332 West
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/1/1984  Upload Date: 6/9/2011 11:52:25 PM
Location:  Skykomish, WA
Author:  S.L. Dixon
Categories:  Roster,Station,Action
Locomotives:  BN 6332(SD40-2) BN 6827(SD40-2) BN 6398(SDP40)
Views:  495   Comments: 1
BN SD45 6430
Title:  BN SD45 6430
Description:  Burlington Northern Railroad SD45 6430 at Clyde, Illinois on July 23, 1985, Kodachrome by Chuck Zeiler. The following is from the 1973 BN Annual, by Hol Wagner:

BN SD45 6430, formerly Great Northern 400, was the first production model SD45 built (EMD demonstrators 4351-4353 preceeded it by five months). Delivered in May 1966 in GN's Omaha Orange and Pullman Green, the hefty 3600 horsepower unit was lettered HUSTLE MUSCLE in recognition of its distinctive position in dieseldom. The lettering remained when GN 400 became BN 6430 in mid-1970. Finally, in September 1973, 6430 underwent Class 1 repairs at Livingston and was painted Cascade Green. At the request of numerous railfans, 6430 retained the distinctive lettering, and in the company of E-units 9900-9904, and 9910-9925, today belongs to the biggest fleet of named diesels on a major railroad in America.

Photo Date:  7/23/1985  Upload Date: 8/3/2015 1:41:34 PM
Location:  Clyde (subdivision), IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  BN 6430(SD45) BN 3062(GP40-2) BN 6827(SD40-2)
Views:  626   Comments: 0
BN 6827
Title:  BN 6827
Description:  Sun is in my eyes. But looks like a lot of locomotives......
Photo Date:  2/27/1998  Upload Date: 4/14/2014 3:41:33 PM
Location:  Verdigris, OK
Author:  Joel Armstrong
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BN 6827(SD40-2)
Views:  75   Comments: 0
ILSX 1363
Title:  ILSX 1363
Description:  Leading this parade of color, and horsepower is BN #6827. Next we see ILSX #1363. This old girl started life as GN #676.
Photo Date:  2/27/1998  Upload Date: 4/14/2014 3:41:35 PM
Location:  Verdigris, OK
Author:  Joel Armstrong
Categories: 
Locomotives:  ILSX 1363(GP9) BN 6827(SD40-2)
Views:  126   Comments: 0
MNCR 803
Title:  MNCR 803
Description:  Eight locomotives take this east bound into the hole at Verdigris. Almost a rainbow on rails!!! (I missed the last Santa Fe unit's number)
Photo Date:  2/27/1998  Upload Date: 4/14/2014 3:41:42 PM
Location:  Verdigris, OK
Author:  Joel Armstrong
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNCR 803(B23-7) BN 4028(B30-7AB) ATSF 7413(B40-8) WC 6601(SD45) BNSF 3205(GP50) ILSX 1363(GP9) BN 6827(SD40-2)
Views:  343   Comments: 0
CR 6130
Title:  CR 6130
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/31/1999  Upload Date: 1/26/2008 7:48:17 AM
Location:  Savanna, IL
Author:  Larry Gholson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 6130(C40-8W) BN 6827(SD40-2)
Views:  324   Comments: 0
BNSF 9751
Title:  BNSF 9751
Description:  Taken bacl when BN Dash 2's could be found on coal trains and when BNSF still had the powerton coal contract. Date is a guess.
Photo Date:  5/6/2001  Upload Date: 6/11/2010 2:01:15 PM
Location:  Yates City, IL
Author:  Wyatt M
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 9751(SD70MAC) BN 6827(SD40-2)
Views:  333   Comments: 0


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