NTX Magazine Volume 4 - Page 22

First BNSF predecessors, the Aurora Branch Line and the Pacific Railroad of Missouri, founded 1849 Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway founded 1859 Burlington Northern Railroad (BN) created through the merger of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy; the Great Northern; the Northern Pacific; the Spokane, Portland and Seattle; and the Pacific Coast Railroad 1970 Dennis Murphy Photography