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1/19/2018
 
 
 
 
 
Owner: BNSF Railway
Model:Rebuilt EMD SD38PBuilt As:LN 1208 (SD35)
Serial Number:30440Order No:7805
Frame Number:7805-9Built:6/1965
Notes:Ex-L&N
Other locos with this serial:  LN 4516(SD35) LN 1208(SD35) BNSF 6268(SD38P) BN 6269(SD38P) BNSF 1809(SD38P) BNSF 1557(SD38P)
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BNSF 1557, renumbered again.
Title:  BNSF 1557, renumbered again.
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/27/2009  Upload Date: 4/27/2009 11:18:02 PM
Location:  Topeka, KS
Author:  Jeff Carlson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 1557(SD38P)
Views:  453   Comments: 0
BNSF TEBC6 Slug Set
Title:  BNSF TEBC6 Slug Set
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/27/2009  Upload Date: 4/27/2009 11:18:18 PM
Location:  Topeka, KS
Author:  Jeff Carlson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 1557(SD38P) BNSF 255(TEBC6)
Views:  565   Comments: 0
BNSF'S East Thomas Yard
Title:  BNSF'S East Thomas Yard
Description:  BNSF TEBC6 255 & SD38P 1557 are sitting at BNSF'S East Thomas Yard awaiting their next assignment
Photo Date:  9/4/2009  Upload Date: 9/8/2009 5:21:35 PM
Location:  East Thomas, AL
Author:  william davis
Categories:  Roster,Scenic,Yard
Locomotives:  BNSF 255(TEBC6) BNSF 1557(SD38P)
Views:  602   Comments: 4
BNSF'S East Thomas Yard
Title:  BNSF'S East Thomas Yard
Description:  BNSF SD38P 1557, TEBC6 255, GP50 3122, & GP39M 2897 are sitting at BNSF'S East Thomas Yard awaiting their next assignment
Photo Date:  9/27/2009  Upload Date: 9/27/2009 7:48:19 PM
Location:  East Thomas, AL
Author:  william davis
Categories:  Roster,Scenic,Yard
Locomotives:  BNSF 1557(SD38P) BNSF 255(TEBC6) BNSF 3122(GP50) BNSF 2897(GP39M)
Views:  431   Comments: 3
BNSF'S East Thomas Yard
Title:  BNSF'S East Thomas Yard
Description:  BNSF TEBC6'S 255 & 250 coupled to SD38P'S 1555 & 1557 are sitting at BNSF'S East Thomas Yard awaiting their next assignment
Photo Date:  10/26/2009  Upload Date: 10/26/2009 8:08:51 PM
Location:  East Thomas, AL
Author:  william davis
Categories:  Roster,Scenic,Yard
Locomotives:  BNSF 255(TEBC6) BNSF 1557(SD38P) BNSF 1555(SD38P) BNSF 250(TEBC6)
Views:  982   Comments: 8
BNSF East Thomas Yard
Title:  BNSF East Thomas Yard
Description:  BNSF SD38P 1557 stands gaurd at BNSF's East Thomas Yard in Birmingham Al. at 22:00 while waiting for it nest yard assignment.
Photo Date:  10/31/2009  Upload Date: 10/31/2009 4:09:52 AM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  David Stewart
Categories:  Night,Yard
Locomotives:  BNSF 1557(SD38P)
Views:  203   Comments: 3
BNSF East Thomas Yard
Title:  BNSF East Thomas Yard
Description:  BNSF SD38Ps 1555 and 1557 stands gaurd at BNSF's East Thomas Yard in Birmingham Al. at 22:00 while waiting for it nest yard assignment.
Photo Date:  10/31/2009  Upload Date: 10/31/2009 4:10:17 AM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  David Stewart
Categories:  Night,Yard
Locomotives:  BNSF 1555(SD38P) BNSF 1557(SD38P)
Views:  343   Comments: 6
BNSF'S East Thomas Yard
Title:  BNSF'S East Thomas Yard
Description:  BNSF SD38P'S 1555 & 1557 & TEBC6'S 250 & 255 are sitting at BNSF'S East Thomas Yard awaiting their next assignment
Photo Date:  12/28/2009  Upload Date: 12/29/2009 7:42:36 PM
Location:  East Thomas, AL
Author:  william davis
Categories:  Roster,Scenic,Yard
Locomotives:  BNSF 1555(SD38P) BNSF 250(TEBC6) BNSF 1557(SD38P) BNSF 255(TEBC6)
Views:  720   Comments: 5
BNSF 1557
Title:  BNSF 1557
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/1/2010  Upload Date: 2/2/2012 5:19:18 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Richard Turney
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 1557(SD38P)
Views:  122   Comments: 0
Ex-BN slug set sitting out from at East Thomas Yard
Title:  Ex-BN slug set sitting out from at East Thomas Yard
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/7/2010  Upload Date: 10/9/2010 10:55:08 AM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Nikos Kavoori
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 255(TEBC6) BNSF 1557(SD38P)
Views:  347   Comments: 1
BNSF 1557
Title:  BNSF 1557
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/7/2010  Upload Date: 10/9/2010 10:54:58 AM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Nikos Kavoori
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 1557(SD38P)
Views:  174   Comments: 0
BNSF'S East Thomas Yard
Title:  BNSF'S East Thomas Yard
Description:  BNSF TEBC6 255 & BNSF SD38P 1557 parked at BNSF'S East Thomas Yard
Photo Date:  11/21/2010  Upload Date: 11/21/2010 10:52:24 PM
Location:  East Thomas, AL
Author:  Bradley Bates
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 255(TEBC6) BNSF 1557(SD38P)
Views:  304   Comments: 0
BNSF'S East Thomas Yard
Title:  BNSF'S East Thomas Yard
Description:  BNSF Yard Job Y- BIR102 doing some switching at East Thomas Yard
Photo Date:  12/6/2010  Upload Date: 12/8/2010 11:30:45 AM
Location:  East Thomas, AL
Author:  william davis
Categories:  Scenic,Yard,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 1557(SD38P) BNSF 255(TEBC6) BNSF 1555(SD38P) BNSF 250(TEBC6)
Views:  597   Comments: 5
BNSF'S East Thomas Yard
Title:  BNSF'S East Thomas Yard
Description:  BNSF Yard Job Y- BIR102 doing some switching at East Thomas Yard. Finally after years of waiting for a shot of these unusual SD38P's & TEBC6's in actual service I finally nailed them on a yard job doing some switching. These units usually sit around & aren't used very much & I have plenty of roster shots of them, but was very happy to finally catch them performing service after years of waiting
Photo Date:  12/6/2010  Upload Date: 12/7/2010 5:54:29 PM
Location:  East Thomas, AL
Author:  william davis
Categories:  Scenic,Yard,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 1557(SD38P) BNSF 255(TEBC6) BNSF 1555(SD38P) BNSF 250(TEBC6)
Views:  632   Comments: 15
BNSF'S East Thomas Yard
Title:  BNSF'S East Thomas Yard
Description:  BNSF Yard Job Y- BIR102 doing some switching at East Thomas Yard
Photo Date:  12/6/2010  Upload Date: 12/8/2010 10:15:25 AM
Location:  East Thomas, AL
Author:  william davis
Categories:  Scenic,Yard,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 1557(SD38P) BNSF 255(TEBC6) BNSF 1555(SD38P) BNSF 250(TEBC6)
Views:  445   Comments: 4
BNSF'S East Thomas Yard
Title:  BNSF'S East Thomas Yard
Description:  BNSF Yard Job Y- BIR102 doing some switching at East Thomas Yard. Finally after years of waiting for a shot of these unusual SD38P's & TEBC6's in actual service I finally nailed them on a yard job doing some switching. These units usually sit around & aren't used very much & I have plenty of roster shots of them, but was very happy to finally catch them performing service after years of waiting
Photo Date:  12/6/2010  Upload Date: 12/7/2010 6:14:36 PM
Location:  East Thomas, AL
Author:  william davis
Categories:  Scenic,Yard,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 1557(SD38P) BNSF 255(TEBC6) BNSF 1555(SD38P) BNSF 250(TEBC6)
Views:  447   Comments: 4
BNSF'S East Thomas Yard
Title:  BNSF'S East Thomas Yard
Description:  BNSF Yard Job Y- BIR102 doing some switching at East Thomas Yard
Photo Date:  12/6/2010  Upload Date: 12/8/2010 10:35:57 AM
Location:  East Thomas, AL
Author:  william davis
Categories:  Scenic,Yard,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 1557(SD38P) BNSF 255(TEBC6) BNSF 1555(SD38P) BNSF 250(TEBC6)
Views:  555   Comments: 5
BNSF's East Thomas Yard
Title:  BNSF's East Thomas Yard
Description:  Three BNSF Engines siting at BNSF's East Thomas Yard in Birmingham, AL.
Photo Date:  2/6/2011  Upload Date: 2/6/2011 9:09:32 PM
Location:  East Thomas, AL
Author:  Bradley Bates
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 1875(SD40-2) BNSF 1557(SD38P) BNSF 255(TEBC6)
Views:  458   Comments: 2
BNSF SD38P 1557
Title:  BNSF SD38P 1557
Description:  A rare site seeing this beast out of the yard, however of course today there would be no interchange cars from NS to take back and they would return back light engines, denying us the opportunity to shoot it pulling cars.
Photo Date:  3/17/2011  Upload Date: 3/17/2011 10:00:41 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Nikos K
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 1557(SD38P)
Views:  471   Comments: 3
BNSF Transfer
Title:  BNSF Transfer
Description:  BNSF Transfer Job Y- BIR104 passing through 27th Street Interlocking AKA The CSXT Gate on their way back to BNSF'S East Thomas Yard with interchange from NS picked up at North Yard where NS & BNSF interchange
Photo Date:  4/12/2011  Upload Date: 4/12/2011 9:57:31 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  william davis
Categories:  Scenic,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 1557(SD38P) BNSF 1559(SD38P)
Views:  373   Comments: 7
BNSF Transfer
Title:  BNSF Transfer
Description:  BNSF Transfer Job Y- BIR104 heading back to East Thomas Yard after interchanging with NS at North Yard in Birmingham, Al.
Photo Date:  4/12/2011  Upload Date: 4/16/2011 9:49:13 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  william davis
Categories:  Scenic,Yard,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 1557(SD38P) BNSF 1559(SD38P)
Views:  303   Comments: 6
BNSF Transfer
Title:  BNSF Transfer
Description:  BNSF Transfer Job Y- BIR104 delivering interchange to NS at North Yard in Birmingham, Al. then will head back to BNSFs East Thomas Yard with interchange from NS
Photo Date:  4/16/2011  Upload Date: 4/16/2011 9:59:36 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  william davis
Categories:  Scenic,Yard,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 1557(SD38P) BNSF 1559(SD38P)
Views:  279   Comments: 2
BNSF'S East Thomas Yard
Title:  BNSF'S East Thomas Yard
Description:  BNSF SD38P 1557 & SD40-2 1871 are awaiting their next assignment at BNSFS East Thomas Yard
Photo Date:  4/17/2011  Upload Date: 4/18/2011 12:09:22 PM
Location:  East Thomas, AL
Author:  william davis
Categories:  Roster,Scenic,Yard
Locomotives:  BNSF 1557(SD38P) BNSF 1871(SD40-2)
Views:  286   Comments: 4
BNSF 1557
Title:  BNSF 1557
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/23/2011  Upload Date: 4/4/2012 12:39:57 AM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Chris Martin
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 1557(SD38P)
Views:  126   Comments: 2
BNSF 1557
Title:  BNSF 1557
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/23/2011  Upload Date: 4/4/2012 12:40:17 AM
Location:  Brookside, AL
Author:  Chris Martin
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 1557(SD38P)
Views:  175   Comments: 1
BNSF 1557
Title:  BNSF 1557
Description:  The BNSF Transfer to the NS is heading back to home to East Thomas. If you look closely behind you can see a CSX local waiting to get into East Thomas as well.
Photo Date:  8/23/2011  Upload Date: 4/4/2012 12:39:20 AM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Chris Martin
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 1557(SD38P)
Views:  154   Comments: 1
BNSF Transfer
Title:  BNSF Transfer
Description:  BNSF Transfer Job Y- BIR104 passing through 27th Street Interlocking AKA The CSXT Gate on their way back to BNSF'S East Thomas Yard after interchanging with NS at North Yard in Birmingham, Al.
Photo Date:  8/23/2011  Upload Date: 8/23/2011 10:14:54 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  william davis
Categories:  Scenic,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 1557(SD38P) BNSF 1875(SD40-2)
Views:  480   Comments: 19
BNSF Transfer
Title:  BNSF Transfer
Description:  BNSF Transfer Job Y- BIR104 passing through Control Point Block 2 in North Birmingham, Al. on their way back to BNSFS East Thomas Yard after interchanging with NS at North Yard in Birmingham, Al.
Photo Date:  8/23/2011  Upload Date: 8/25/2011 8:49:49 PM
Location:  North Birmingham, AL
Author:  william davis
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 1557(SD38P) BNSF 1875(SD40-2)
Views:  274   Comments: 4
BNSF 1557
Title:  BNSF 1557
Description:  Shuffling racks @ E. Thomas.
Photo Date:  12/4/2011  Upload Date: 12/6/2011 10:58:21 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Robert Duncan Sr.
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 1557(SD38P)
Views:  251   Comments: 1
BNSF 1557
Title:  BNSF 1557
Description:  Lots of things going on at E. Thomas, and on a Sunday no less!
Photo Date:  12/4/2011  Upload Date: 12/6/2011 11:06:56 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Robert Duncan Sr.
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 1557(SD38P) BNSF 1875(SD40-2) BNSF 2117(GP38AC)
Views:  264   Comments: 0
BNSF 1557
Title:  BNSF 1557
Description:  Shop forces pull a consist out of the servicing area for the next road train to depart TY.
Photo Date:  12/21/2011  Upload Date: 12/23/2011 2:19:22 AM
Location:  Capleville, TN
Author:  Terry Redeker
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  BNSF 1557(SD38P)
Views:  200   Comments: 0
BNSF 1596
Title:  BNSF 1596
Description:  Transfer from East Thomas Yard to Norris Yard passes Sloss Furnaces.
Photo Date:  12/27/2011  Upload Date: 2/4/2012 12:05:16 AM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Matt G.
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 1596(SD40-2) BNSF 1557(SD38P) NS 9639(C40-9W) NS 9840(C40-9W) NS 9967(C40-9W)
Views:  231   Comments: 0
BNSF 1557
Title:  BNSF 1557
Description:  SD38P in the transfer job.
Photo Date:  12/27/2011  Upload Date: 2/4/2012 12:07:18 AM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Matt G.
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 1557(SD38P) NS 9840(C40-9W)
Views:  191   Comments: 0
Not a good pic--but this is a rare bird on the BNSF to NS transfer
Title:  Not a good pic--but this is a rare bird on the BNSF to NS transfer
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/2/2012  Upload Date: 1/2/2012 9:39:33 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Larry Mims
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 1557(SD38P)
Views:  211   Comments: 0
BNSF Transfer
Title:  BNSF Transfer
Description:  BNSF Transfer Job Y- BIR104 has delivered interchange to North Yard for NS & gets ready to head back to East Thomas Yard with 15 cars from NS
Photo Date:  11/15/2012  Upload Date: 11/15/2012 11:25:31 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  William H. Davis Jr.
Categories:  Scenic,Yard,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 1559(SD38P) BNSF 1557(SD38P)
Views:  264   Comments: 12
BNSF Transfer
Title:  BNSF Transfer
Description:  BNSF Transfer Job Y- BIR104 has delivered interchange to North Yard for NS & gets ready to head back to East Thomas Yard with 15 cars from NS
Photo Date:  11/15/2012  Upload Date: 11/15/2012 11:29:26 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  William H. Davis Jr.
Categories:  Scenic,Yard,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 1559(SD38P) BNSF 1557(SD38P)
Views:  309   Comments: 12
BNSF Transfer
Title:  BNSF Transfer
Description:  BNSF Transfer Job Y- BIR104 runs around NS AB10 as they pass through 2nd Avenue in Birmingham, Al. on their way to North Yard to interchange with NS
Photo Date:  11/15/2012  Upload Date: 11/15/2012 7:44:02 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  William H. Davis Jr.
Categories:  Scenic,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 1557(SD38P) BNSF 1559(SD38P)
Views:  328   Comments: 13
BNSF'S East Thomas Yard
Title:  BNSF'S East Thomas Yard
Description:  BNSF Yard Job Y-BIR102 doing some switching at East Thomas Yard
Photo Date:  12/18/2012  Upload Date: 12/27/2012 8:55:57 PM
Location:  East Thomas, AL
Author:  William H. Davis Jr.
Categories:  Scenic,Yard,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 1559(SD38P) BNSF 1557(SD38P)
Views:  328   Comments: 8
BNSF East Thomas Yard
Title:  BNSF East Thomas Yard
Description:  BNSF Yard Job Y-BIR102 switching the vehicle ramp at East Thomas Yard
Photo Date:  2/9/2013  Upload Date: 2/16/2013 9:04:10 PM
Location:  East Thomas, AL
Author:  William H. Davis Jr.
Categories:  Scenic,Yard,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 1559(SD38P) BNSF 1557(SD38P)
Views:  273   Comments: 4
BNSF'S East Thomas Yard
Title:  BNSF'S East Thomas Yard
Description:  BNSF Yard Job Y-BIR102 doing some work at BNSF'S East Thomas Yard
Photo Date:  2/9/2013  Upload Date: 2/13/2013 4:34:10 PM
Location:  East Thomas, AL
Author:  Bradley Bates
Categories:  Scenic,Yard,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 1559(SD38P) BNSF 1557(SD38P)
Views:  166   Comments: 4
BNSF 1557
Title:  BNSF 1557
Description:  You never know what the BNSF will have on their transfers. Today 2 SD38's!
Photo Date:  4/6/2013  Upload Date: 4/7/2013 1:55:52 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Larry Mims
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 1557(SD38P)
Views:  147   Comments: 0
NS East End District
Title:  NS East End District
Description:  Norfolk Southern Vehicle Train 270 makes their way Westbound as they pass through Pell City, AL. with a pair of BNSF SD38P's for power. 270 runs from Birmingham to Lincoln, AL & back
Photo Date:  4/6/2013  Upload Date: 4/7/2013 9:24:01 PM
Location:  Pell City, AL
Author:  Bradley Bates
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 1557(SD38P) BNSF 1559(SD38P)
Views:  184   Comments: 4
NS East End District
Title:  NS East End District
Description:  Norfolk Southern Vehicle Train 270 makes their way Westbound as they pass through Pell City, AL. with a pair of BNSF SD38P's for power. 270 runs from Birmingham to Lincoln, AL & back
Photo Date:  4/6/2013  Upload Date: 5/28/2013 10:45:36 PM
Location:  Pell City, AL
Author:  Bradley Bates
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 1557(SD38P) BNSF 1559(SD38P)
Views:  161   Comments: 2
NS East End District
Title:  NS East End District
Description:  Norfolk Southern Vehicle Train 270 makes their way Westbound as they pass through Prescott, AL. with a pair of BNSF SD38P's for power. 270 runs from Birmingham to Lincoln, AL & back
Photo Date:  4/6/2013  Upload Date: 4/9/2013 12:34:10 AM
Location:  Prescott, AL
Author:  Bradley Bates
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 1557(SD38P) BNSF 1559(SD38P)
Views:  244   Comments: 4
NS East End District
Title:  NS East End District
Description:  Norfolk Southern Vehicle Train 270 makes their way Westbound as they pass through Prescott, AL. with a pair of BNSF SD38P's for power. 270 runs from Birmingham to Lincoln, AL & back
Photo Date:  4/6/2013  Upload Date: 4/7/2013 12:01:35 PM
Location:  Prescott, AL
Author:  Bradley Bates
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 1557(SD38P) BNSF 1559(SD38P)
Views:  171   Comments: 6
NS East End District
Title:  NS East End District
Description:  Norfolk Southern Vehicle Train 270 makes their way Westbound as they pass through Brompton, AL. with a pair of BNSF SD38P's for power. 270 runs from Birmingham to Lincoln, AL & back to Birmingham
Photo Date:  4/6/2013  Upload Date: 4/7/2013 9:16:57 PM
Location:  Brompton, AL
Author:  Bradley Bates
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 1557(SD38P) BNSF 1559(SD38P)
Views:  169   Comments: 6
NS'S Alabama Division Birmingham East End District
Title:  NS'S Alabama Division Birmingham East End District
Description:  NS Westbound Vehicle Train 270 ( Birmingham to Lincoln, Al. Honda Plant ) passing through Riverside, Al. on their way back to BNSF's East Thomas Yard with an ultra rare pair of SD38Ps for power, Ive caught these before on transfers & yard jobs on BNSF, but is my 1st time ever seeing these SD38Ps on a road train, theyre not equipped with ditch lights, so the 270 had to run 30 MPH over each crossing with the headend only, once the headend gets through the crossing they can get back to track speed, but if theres many road crossings together may as well stay at 30 MPH
Photo Date:  4/6/2013  Upload Date: 4/7/2013 4:46:58 PM
Location:  Riverside, AL
Author:  William H. Davis Jr.
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 1557(SD38P) BNSF 1559(SD38P)
Views:  296   Comments: 11
NS'S Alabama Division Birmingham East End District
Title:  NS'S Alabama Division Birmingham East End District
Description:  NS Westbound Vehicle Train 270 ( Birmingham to Lincoln, Al. Honda Plant ) smokes it up as they pass through Prescott, Al. on their way back to BNSFs East Thomas Yard with a rare pair of SD38Ps for power. Not long after the 270 passed this location the woods caught on fire, I wonder if sparks came from the exhaust stacks of 1557 & 1559 while they were under heavy load pulling this hill that set the woods on fire or was it just a careless smoker between one of the crew members on 270, or was it a careless smoker in a passing vehicle, you never know what happened, you be the Fire Chief Investigater as 270 passes by with the deturbo'd SD38P's in run 8 struggling up grade with smells of diesel & burning oil spewing from 1559, after these SD38P's 1557 & 1559 passed by this location the air was filled with a thick cloud of diesel, I'd bet the 1559 spewed out some sparks that set the woods on fire, it has been known to happen in the past.
Photo Date:  4/6/2013  Upload Date: 4/8/2013 4:26:16 AM
Location:  Prescott, AL
Author:  William H. Davis Jr.
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 1557(SD38P) BNSF 1559(SD38P)
Views:  294   Comments: 8
NS'S Alabama Division Birmingham East End District
Title:  NS'S Alabama Division Birmingham East End District
Description:  NS Westbound Vehicle Train 270 ( Birmingham to Lincoln, Al. Honda Plant ) passing through Prescott, Al. on their way back to BNSFs East Thomas Yard with an ultra rare pair of SD38P's for power. I've never caught these on a road train til this day, but have caught them more than once on transfer & yard jobs, these SD38P's are remote control equipped & aren't equipped with ditch lights, so 270 had to do 30 MPH through each crossing with the headend only then can get back up to track speed, but if there's multiple crossings back to back it's best to just stay at 30 MPH til there's a long stretch without crossings, these SD38P's were assigned to hump duties at Tennessee Yard in Memphis, Tn. & maybe other yards for many years
Photo Date:  4/6/2013  Upload Date: 4/8/2013 5:48:49 PM
Location:  Prescott, AL
Author:  William H. Davis Jr.
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 1557(SD38P) BNSF 1559(SD38P)
Views:  258   Comments: 2
NS'S Alabama Division Birmingham East End District
Title:  NS'S Alabama Division Birmingham East End District
Description:  NS Westbound Vehicle Train 270 ( Birmingham to Lincoln, Al. Honda Plant ) passing through Brompton, Al. on their way back to East Thomas Yard with an ultra rare pair of SD38Ps for power
Photo Date:  4/6/2013  Upload Date: 4/11/2013 2:36:11 AM
Location:  Brompton, AL
Author:  William H. Davis Jr.
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 1557(SD38P) BNSF 1559(SD38P)
Views:  308   Comments: 7


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