Wednesday, August 7, 2013

BN F Units Near Almira

Photo courtesy of Blair Kooistra.

October 10, 1980

Blair says: "Pure 1950's railroading rolls east on the CW Branch near Almira, Washington-- 40-foot boxcars of wheat behind five F-units and a pair of Geeps. This was the final home for these BN F's assigned to Parkwater (Spokane); displaced earlier that year off their Marias Pass helper assignments by F45's, the F's migrated to the CW and Kettle Falls branchlines. It was a short but sweet resurrection on branchline railroads."

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