This site features daily historical railroad posts from the Big Bend/Columbia Plateau region of Washington state.
Wednesday, May 6, 2020
BN Mansfield Local Near Palisades
Courtesy of Blair Kooistra.
"Low rumble of Burlington Northern's upbound Withrow turn disturbs the hissssss-tap-tap-tap-hissss
of pivot crop sprinklers traversing the Mansfield Branch on August 1,
1983. This was the branch where 40 foot boxcars were used to haul grain
from rural elevators. The branch was abandoned less than two years