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The October 2020 (32 pages) issue contains:

  • The FOBNR Freight Car(s)
    Photos of our new N scale FBNX cars, along with photos and description of a visit paid by the HO scale car to Mark Steenwyk’s Milwaukee Beer Line layout.
  • MRL’s 45-Series Locomotives
    A description of all the SD45s and F45s, and their various model designations (e.g., SD45-2) ever owned by the MRL. Includes an all time roster w/ lineages and photos of selected models of various designations.
  • Right of Way: BNSF’s Des Moines Subdivision
    An east-to-west traversal of the subdivision from Albia to Des Moines, Iowa, with descriptions and photos of the interesting locations along the line.
  • BN’s SD45s and SDP45s, Part 2
    The dispositions of BN’s early workhorse diesel locomotives, with a complete roster including lineage and disposition plus photos of selected units after they left BN, including two units still preserved in museums in Minnesota.
  • 23 Years on the BN/BNSF – Jake Greeling: Oral History (Part 2 – Moving Up)
    After leaving the Powder River area, promotions to division superintendent and director positions rounded out Jake’s career.
  • Right of Way: BNSF’s Peoria Subdivision Followup
    A little more information and a few more historical photos about the subdivision from our members.

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Dave Poplawski, Editor
The BN Expediter
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