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Date: 01/22/23 21:13
All-EMD-powered empty unit coal train w/ an Executive MAC 2nd out
Author: jmulhol2

A 2x1 all-EMD-powered 113-car westbound empty unit coal train from Becker, MN --to-- North Antelope Mine, WY is seen here passing through West Fargo, ND, on Main Track #2 on the BNSF KO Subdivision during the mid-afternoon hours of 01/22/2023. This train was originally unloaded at Xcel Energy's Sherco Power Plant in Becker, MN. 

Train symbol: E-BENNAM

Power:
BNSF #9263 (EMD SD70ACe; built: 07/2008)
BNSF #9407 (EMD SD70MAC; built: 01/1994; Ex-BN; Executive paint scheme)
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BNSF #8488 (EMD SD70ACe; built: ??/????)

 

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Date: 01/23/23 07:15
Re: All-EMD-powered empty unit coal train w/ an Executive MAC 2nd
Author: ntharalson

Quite the polygot of cars in this train, including an old BN car.  It was hard to catch the double ended, rotary coupler on each end, car in the train, but nice to se one properly arranged.  Thanks for posting.



Date: 01/23/23 09:01
Re: All-EMD-powered empty unit coal train w/ an Executive MAC 2nd
Author: jmulhol2

ntharalson Wrote:
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> Quite the polygot of cars in this train, including
> an old BN car.  It was hard to catch the double
> ended, rotary coupler on each end, car in the
> train, but nice to se one properly arranged. 
> Thanks for posting.

Thank you!



Date: 01/23/23 15:49
Re: All-EMD-powered empty unit coal train w/ an Executive MAC 2nd
Author: krm152

Super video!  Units look and sound great.
Thanks for posting your video.
ALLEN  



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