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Date: 08/04/20 15:41
Starting The Week On The BNSF Northern Transcon--NS 8105
Author: Ritzville

It was a sunny WARM day in Ritzville, WA on the BNSF Lakeside Sub with a high-low of 92-56. Traffic is at 21 trains since midnight. Monday was unusually busy. Here are some trains from today and many from yesterday.

8/3/2020

1. EB 901am auto train with BNSF 8455-7730 on the point with DPU and a friendly wave from the conductor.
2. Old SP auto rack rolling in same train full of autos.
3. WB 936am grain train with BNSF 3947-9247 on the pull with DPU.








Date: 08/04/20 15:44
Re: Starting The Week On The BNSF Northern Transcon--NS 8105
Author: Ritzville

4. EB 1035am empty coal train with BNSF 9040-9233 on the point with DPU's.
5. DPU's BNSF 9398-8509 on same train.
6. WB 1054am grain train with BNSF 9017-3912 on the pull with DPU.








Date: 08/04/20 15:49
Re: Starting The Week On The BNSF Northern Transcon--NS 8105
Author: Ritzville

7. DPU BNSF 6767 on same grain train.
8. EB 228pm "Q"? train with BNSF 7325-3957 on the pull with no DPU and very long. Lots of FedEx trailers!
9. Another shot of about 50 trailers in a row on same train,








Date: 08/04/20 15:55
Re: Starting The Week On The BNSF Northern Transcon--NS 8105
Author: Ritzville

10. EB 419pm manifest train with BNSF 6635-8111-4213-5106-5094-6422-5543-7657 on the pull with no DPU and a friendly wave from the conductor.
11. EB 453pm 3x2x0 Mega grain train with BNSF 5707-7476-6574 on the point with DPU's with a friendly toot-toot-wave from the crew.
12. Middle DPU's BNSF 6529 and NS Interstate 8105 on same train.








Date: 08/04/20 15:57
Re: Starting The Week On The BNSF Northern Transcon--NS 8105
Author: Ritzville

13. Another shot of NS 8105 on same train.
14. BNSF 485609 NP Heritage Hopper rolling in same train.
15. The End of same Mega train fading away.
 








Date: 08/04/20 16:04
Re: Starting The Week On The BNSF Northern Transcon--NS 8105
Author: Ritzville

16. EB 629pm manifest train with BNSF 8010-9318-5629 on the pull with DPU.
17. WB 645pm manifest train with BNSF 6252-6960 on the point with no DPU.
18. WB 741pm oil train with BNSF 9034-5265 on the pull with DPU's.








Date: 08/04/20 16:08
Re: Starting The Week On The BNSF Northern Transcon--NS 8105
Author: Ritzville

8/4/2020

19. WB 957am oil train with BNSF 3990-9087 on the point with DPU's and a friendly toot-toot from the hogger.
20. EB 1155am "Z" train with BNSF 5383-6544-7901-3812 on the pull with no DPU.
21. The End of same "Z" fading away by old NP Ritzville Depot.








Date: 08/04/20 16:13
Re: Starting The Week On The BNSF Northern Transcon--NS 8105
Author: Ritzville

22. WB 1250pm manifest train with BNSF 7031-8505 on the pull with no DPU.
23. Nice old Santa Fe hopper rolling in same train.
24. Wheat harvest time! Harvest is very busy these days.

That's it for today. Hope everyone has a great evening and tomorrow. Thank you so much for looking!

Larry
Ritzville. WA








Date: 08/04/20 19:03
Re: Starting The Week On The BNSF Northern Transcon--NS 8105
Author: zaltwsp7

Great photo of the NS unit and the combine!!
Too bad that it must have been just dark enough yesterday evening, we had an MRL SD70ACE come into Spokane eastbound around dusk.



Date: 08/05/20 05:48
Re: Starting The Week On The BNSF Northern Transcon--NS 8105
Author: SCKP187

Good suff---nice that you get a Heritage Unit every once in a while.  Thanks for showing the wheat harvest shot.
Brian Stevens



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