It's pretty great that in 2015, twenty years after the BN / ATSF merger, you can still find C44-9Ws running around in the first (official) BNSF paint scheme. The Heritage scheme didn't last long before being ousted by the Heritage 2 scheme. The Heritage scheme greatly resembled the paint scheme of the Great Northern. The Great Northern used a goat on their herald and, it is for this reason, that these units are often referred to as "Goat Boats". The "boat" portion coming from an old designation of 1st and 2nd generation GE units as "U-Boats".
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