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Date: 04/07/21 15:19
Catching up with The Week On The BNSF Northern Transcon Pt.1
Author: Ritzville

It was a breezy cloudy cool day in Ritzville, WA on the BNSF Lakeside Sub with a high-low of 58-34. Sure could use some rain! Traffic is at 29 trains since midnight with more on the way. Here are some trains from 4/4 and 4/5/2021.

4/4/2021

1. WB 240pm grain train with BNSF 8413-9122 on the point with DPU and a friendly toot-toot from the hogger.
2. BNSF 486076 CB&Q Heritage Hopper rolling in same train.
3. DPU BNSF 9010 on same train.



 








Date: 04/07/21 15:24
Re: Catching up with The Week On The BNSF Northern Transcon Pt.1
Author: Ritzville

4. Grab shot of EB 528pm manifest train with BNSF 8458-H1 1025-9892 on the pull with no DPU.
5. WB 543pm grain train with BNSF 9152-9312 on the point with DPU's.

4/5/2021

6. WB 1024am manifest train with BNSF 7403-7298 on the pull with no DPU.








Date: 04/07/21 15:27
Re: Catching up with The Week On The BNSF Northern Transcon Pt.1
Author: Ritzville

7. The End of same train fading away.
8. EB 1044am grain train with BNSF 5383 and CN 3200 on the point with DPU.
9. Another shot of CN 3200 on same train.








Date: 04/07/21 15:42
Re: Catching up with The Week On The BNSF Northern Transcon Pt.1
Author: Ritzville

10. DPU CN 3857 on same train.
11. WB 1133am grain train with BNSF 5534-6040 on the point with DPU.
12. DPU BNSF 7707 on same train fading away.








Date: 04/07/21 15:47
Re: Catching up with The Week On The BNSF Northern Transcon Pt.1
Author: Ritzville

13. Grab shot of EB 1152am manifest train with BNSF 7424, green and cream 9828, BNSF 9066, Warbonnet 640 amd BNSF 6705 on the pull with DPU.
14. DPU CSX 915 on same train.
15. WB 1207pm auto train with BNSF 1412-H1 1108 and SD40 1677 on the point with no DPU.








Date: 04/07/21 15:56
Re: Catching up with The Week On The BNSF Northern Transcon Pt.1
Author: Ritzville

16. Another shot of BNSF SD40-3 on same train.
17. EB 240pm manifest train with BNSF 6801-7026-6202-4072 on the pull with no DPU and a friendly toot-toot from thee hogger.
18. EB 324pm manifest train with BNSF 7232-8503-3916 on the point with no DPU.
 








Date: 04/07/21 16:01
Re: Catching up with The Week On The BNSF Northern Transcon Pt.1
Author: Ritzville

19. WB 450pm "Z" train with BNSF 7460-6707-4389-7022 on the pull with no DPU.
20. WB 633pm auto train with BNSF 8489 on the point with DPU and a friendly wave from the hogger.
21. DPU BNSF 3994 on same train.

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

Larry
Ritzville, WA




Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 04/07/21 16:02 by Ritzville.








Date: 04/07/21 19:41
Re: Catching up with The Week On The BNSF Northern Transcon Pt.1
Author: krm152

Thanks for keeping the Ritzville photos coming.
Photo 1 is my definite favorite,
ALLEN



Date: 04/07/21 20:01
Re: Catching up with The Week On The BNSF Northern Transcon Pt.1
Author: SCKP187

Nice coverage and photos Larry.  EMD almost ruled today.
Brian Stevens



Date: 04/08/21 18:06
Re: Catching up with The Week On The BNSF Northern Transcon Pt.1
Author: pedrop

Great parade of trains! Very nice to meet a SD40-2 at this time.

Pedro Rezende
Vespasiano, MG
https://youtube.com/c/minasgeraisrailways1



Date: 04/08/21 20:04
Re: Catching up with The Week On The BNSF Northern Transcon Pt.1
Author: Ritzville

Thanks everyone!!

Larry



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