BN E9Am 9912

BN E9Am 9912

BN E9Am 9912

Burlington Northern Railroad E9Am 9912 at Aurora, Illinois on July 13, 1982, Kodachrome by Chuck Zeiler. BN 9912 was built December 1955 ( c/n 20538 ) as CB&Q 9987B on EMD Order 2071. It became BN 9982 on March 2, 1970, was sold to the West Suburban Mass Transit District on August 18, 1972 and leased back to the BN. During October 1973 it was rebuilt by Morrison Knudsen and returned as 9912, named, “Village of Brookfield” and “Daniel Lapicola” ( WSMTD Trustee ), and pulled commuter trains for the BN under contract with the RTA until retired in July 1992, It was purchased by the Nashville & Eastern, Nashville, Tennessee, for a proposed commuter operation , but was replaced by an F40 before operation commenced.