February 1st, 2016, Edgemont Pool 101 to be increased by 3 holding 50 Turns. The LC has requested that BNSF recall more trainmen to address the continuing shortage of the conductor\'s pool. The next Division meeting is on February 10th at 10:00. Once again we have a number of new people working in Edgemont, have a little patience and help them out when possible. Thanks to everyone who sent in ballots and thanks to the members who ran for office! When boarding trains in the D.C area, check for number lights and step lights. They are being turned off for some reason.


The Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen Division 213 would like to welcome everyone to our home, here on the internet.  The BLET Division 213 represents engineers and trainmen of the BNSF Railroad out of Edgemont, South Dakota.

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Union History

Ludlow Massacre
The massacre resulted in the violent deaths of between 19 and 25 people; sources vary... READ MORE

1946 railroad strike
Strickland belonged to the union, and he describes what they ... READ MORE

Laval, May 31, 2012
The back-to-work legislation has received the Royal Assent this afternoon ... READ MORE

The Great Strike of 1877
referred to as the Great Upheaval, began on July 14 in Martinsburg, West Virginia, United States and ended... READ MORE


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