The January 2015 (24 pages) issue contains:
2015 Minneapolis Convention Preview
A two page article, with color photos, about the upcoming FOBNR convention
in Minneapolis, MN.
Bakken Oil and the BNSF
A long article about the oil boom in North Dakota and BNSF's role in
transporting that oil. Focus is on the history of oil production in ND,
moving oil by train, BNSF's oil trains, and the future. Several color photos
of oil trains around the system are included.
This article will be continued in the April issue.
Right of Way: The Browns Valley Subdivision
A short article about the Subdivision, with color photos of trackage and
industry along the route and a schematic track diagram of the line.
The Inside Story
A reprinting of the last three articles from the International-Stanley
Corporation that devoted an entire issue of its Spring/Summer 1971 company
newsletter to matters pertaining to the BN in 1971.
Included in this issue are an article about the Billings Region and
its head, John Davies, an article about the Seattle Region
and its head, Ralph Merklin, and an article about the Chicago Region and its
head Donald King.
Included are historical photos, mostly color, of the railroad in the early
70's in those regions.
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Dave Poplawski, Editor
The BN Expediter
7733 Copper Corner Drive SE
Caledonia, MI 49316
Mark Demaline, Associate Editor
The BN Expediter
29658 Schwartz Road
Westlake, OH 45145
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