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Internal Combustion Locomotives

EMD 1956 Burlington Northern BN-1
EMD 1956
Burlington Northern BN-1
Description:Diesel-Electric F-9A (F38-2)

Equipment Information

Burlington Northern BN1 is a modernized freight locomotive known as a “cab unit.” It was built as an F9A freight engine for the Northern Pacific Railroad, which used it to pull freight trains. It was later rebuilt as a power unit for a rotary snow plow. In 1990 it was again rebuilt with modern equipment for the purpose of pulling the BN’s “executive train” of passenger cars.

Builder: Electro Motive Division GM
Year Built: 1954
Model: F-9A
Horsepower: 2000
Length: 52ft 4in
Width: 10ft 4in
Height: 14ft 9in
Weight: 228000 lbs
Brakes: 26L
Engine: 16-645CE
Motors: 4 EMD D77
Trucks: Blomberg M
Description: Diesel-Electric / Rebuilt to 38-2 specs
Arrived: 1997
Condition: Complete / unrestored / operational

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