BNSF 5380 drags a manifest off the high plains  Contributor's Pick!       
I rode hard from Livingston for the Hi Line. Running ahead of time, I was going to try for a shot at the Cut Bank trestle. Went to start the Harley after gassing up and nothing. The battery was cooked. Fortunately, a couple townfolk - a gentleman from Glacier Auto and a wheat farmer - lent a hand as they are riders also. So they found a battery for the bike on a Saturday afternoon. I had a room reserved in Essex and was on my way into the sundown, running late now. Of course, lots of trains while I am laid up. But I caught up to this slow-moving westbound approaching Browning so everything worked out okay. That's a big sun visor on the fireman's side!
Date: 8/13/2011 Location: Browning, MT   Map Show Browning on a rail map Views: 414 Collection Of:   Rick Erben
Locomotives: BNSF 5380(C44-9W) BNSF 4867(C44-9W)    Author:  Rick Erben
BNSF 5380 drags a manifest off the high plains
Picture Categories: Scenic,Action This picture is part of album:  Through the viewfinder, 2011
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David Stewart General great shot! 1/27/2012 1:49:07 AM
Olaf Junges General Beautiful photo! 1/28/2012 3:21:03 AM

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