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Blast from the past: Santa Fe 5704 is back in bicentennial paint scheme

It was 1976, and the U.S. was celebrating its 200th birthday by turning everything red, white and blue. The Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Railway (Santa Fe), a BNSF predecessor, got in on the patriotic wave, painting five locomotives numbered 5700-5704 in a unique bicentennial scheme.

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Turntables have been a ‘round’ since the 1830s – and they’re still in rotation

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Know your railroad ABCs

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Going west: How BNSF predecessors helped shape America’s national parks

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Recipes on the Rail: Try this French toast cook-off for you and your butter half

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Recipes on the Rail: This wintry treat won’t leave you out in the cold

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Recipes on the rail: An autumnal dish from days gone by

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The railroad for tomorrow: How two great lines combined their strengths to create BNSF

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Freight wonders of the world: How BNSF solved five big engineering challenges

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Recipes on the Rail: La Fonda Pudding, a delicious treat from a famous Harvey House

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Making their mark: Women, art and the West

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Recipes on the Rail: Something Sweet to Enjoy with Your Valentine

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Track of fame: Where Hollywood and BNSF intersect

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Rocky is our goat – and among the greatest of all time!

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Brush with history: BNSF’s art collection tells the story of a railroad and a country

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Warren Buffett’s Berkyville: BNSF train layout brings big-time fun in small-scale way

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Presidents, Patents and Passengers: How the West was Populated

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There's a Map for that at BNSF

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Heritage Community Award celebrates BNSF's relationship with railroad towns

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