Photo By: Kevin Morgan

Always nice to get a shot of a "goat boat" from time-to-time. The original Heritage scheme (seen here) is very close to the Great Northern railroad (ancestor of Burlington Northern), which had a goat in its herald, hence the "goat" part of the nickname. Second generation GE diesels (U25B, U30C, etc) were referred to as "U-boats". While a C44-9W is not necessary a "U-boat" in that sense, "boat" rhymes with "goat", so there ya go!
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Location Information
City or County and State
Arvada, CO

Subdivision
Moffat Tunnel (UP)

Milepost or Control Point
Chemical (MP 14-MP 15)




Train Information
Railroad
BNSF
Model
C44-9W
Unit Number
BNSF 1036

Symbol
HPVODEN1-22A
   



Photo Information
Camera Make/Model
Canon / Canon EOS 7D
ISO
250
Flash
Did Not Fire

Focal Length
45 mm
Shutter
1/320 seconds
Aperture
f/6.3


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