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There’s snow place like a snow shed

Despite their size and power, trains can still fall victim to Mother Nature. BNSF’s predecessor railroads learned the hard way that snowfall could block major lines and avalanches could topple trains without warning. These issues prompted the invention of snow sheds – a simple yet effective solution to big problems.

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Eyes in the sky, feet on the ground: BNSF employee pilots unmanned aerial systems

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Sounding the horn for grade-crossing safety

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Only the best: BNSF’s testing lab helps railroad choose the right materials for the job

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Wired Tight: Planning, communication help BNSF employees fight Dixie Fire

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Mud, rock, water and snow: Detectors help BNSF respond to slides and floods

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Geo car technologies detect what the eye can’t

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Preparing for any event: BNSF provides hands-on ice training for first responders

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Five at the forefront: Women make a difference for safety at BNSF

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Social distance training keeps first responders prepared

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Making a list and checking it twice: A look at BNSF’s Winter Action Plans

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Answering the Call: BNSF Keeps Supplies Moving in Times of Crisis

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Paw-fficer on duty: How BNSF’s K-9 unit helps keep the railroad secure

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It's a bird, it's a plane...it's BNSF: how we lead the way in advanced drone operations

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BNSF firefighting trains help stop wildfires in their tracks

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Don't let a photo op derail your future

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Artificial Intelligence: A look at how BNSF creates a safer, smarter railroad

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BNSF takes on Avalanche Alley

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BNSF on the Front Line of First Responder Training

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