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By:SDfourD Photography
Dates:10/29/2006 - 10/29/2006
Album Info:Catch the BNSF,CP,UP, and WC come through NTW. Many leasers are also visible.
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BNSF 7052
Title:  BNSF 7052
Description:  A Z train with some very nice power, including CSX 8409, thunders through Northtown early in the frigid morning.
Photo Date:  10/29/2006  Upload Date: 10/29/2006 2:11:43 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 7052(SD40-2)
Views:  202   Comments: 0
CSX 7562
Title:  CSX 7562
Description:  The same C40-8 I saw a while back, this time with a lite power move for Saint Paul.
Photo Date:  10/29/2006  Upload Date: 10/29/2006 2:12:32 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CSX 7562(C40-8)
Views:  151   Comments: 0
BNSF 4580
Title:  BNSF 4580
Description:  Yet another pumpkin, this time being the sole power for a grain train.
Photo Date:  10/29/2006  Upload Date: 10/29/2006 2:13:13 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 4580(C44-9W)
Views:  187   Comments: 0
BNSF 5213
Title:  BNSF 5213
Description:  Not the usual coal train power, but 3 C44-9Ws make up the train. On the rear is a warbonnet.
Photo Date:  10/29/2006  Upload Date: 10/29/2006 2:13:58 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 5213(C44-9W)
Views:  113   Comments: 1
BNSF 7741
Title:  BNSF 7741
Description:  A very clean GEVO trotts past the coal loads with two NS C40-9Ws helping out.
Photo Date:  10/29/2006  Upload Date: 10/29/2006 2:14:41 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 7741(ES44DC)
Views:  179   Comments: 0
SOO 6021
Title:  SOO 6021
Description:  The SOO-BN transfer comes into Northtown with a pair of SD60s. The 6032 trails.
Photo Date:  10/29/2006  Upload Date: 10/29/2006 2:15:09 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  SOO 6021(SD60)
Views:  204   Comments: 0
BNSF 6722
Title:  BNSF 6722
Description:  A very interesting lashup. Ex Santa Fe SD40-2 leads an ex UP, nee MP SD40-2, and finally an ex BN SD40-2 on a grain train.
Photo Date:  11/4/2006  Upload Date: 11/4/2006 2:22:56 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 6722(SD40-2)
Views:  251   Comments: 0
UP 4106
Title:  UP 4106
Description:  Superior bound, UP 4106 leads CN 5263 through Northtown.
Photo Date:  11/4/2006  Upload Date: 11/4/2006 1:50:24 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  UP 4106(SD70M)
Views:  154   Comments: 0
BNSF 8733
Title:  BNSF 8733
Description:  Not common power on the rack train today. A GP60 has a ex BN SD40-2 in tow.
Photo Date:  11/4/2006  Upload Date: 11/4/2006 1:51:16 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 8733(GP60)
Views:  164   Comments: 0
MRL 260
Title:  MRL 260
Description:  This is the main reason I go to the diesel racks. MRL seems to sit down here quite often.
Photo Date:  11/4/2006  Upload Date: 11/4/2006 1:52:09 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  MRL 260(SD40-2XR)
Views:  332   Comments: 0
BNSF 7028
Title:  BNSF 7028
Description:  A pair of green weenies roll under the hump, and a nice view of the massive yard.
Photo Date:  11/4/2006  Upload Date: 11/4/2006 1:53:11 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 7028(SD40-2)
Views:  193   Comments: 0
WC 7498 on a Z train!!!
Title:  WC 7498 on a Z train!!!
Description:  I guess you just get lucky sometimes! This engine has been here many times before, but on the WC transfer, not on a BNSF Z train. Behind it is the BNSF 6327, making the consist even better!
Photo Date:  11/4/2006  Upload Date: 11/4/2006 1:54:45 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  WC 7498(SD45)
Views:  364   Comments: 0
SDP!!!
Title:  SDP!!!
Description:  An ex GN SDP40 trails another special engine, the WC 7498! What a lashup!
Photo Date:  11/4/2006  Upload Date: 11/4/2006 2:23:36 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 6327(SD40u)
Views:  592   Comments: 1
WC 7498
Title:  WC 7498
Description:  WC 7498, on lease to BNSF for a short while, rests just a few tracks away from the WC cut. The 7498 wont be on the WC transfer today.
Photo Date:  11/4/2006  Upload Date: 11/4/2006 1:55:44 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  WC 7498(SD45)
Views:  203   Comments: 0
BNSF 509
Title:  BNSF 509
Description:  A consist to remember! WC SD45 # 7498, and BNSF SDP40 # 6327 sit by 35th Ave!
Photo Date:  11/4/2006  Upload Date: 11/4/2006 1:56:48 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 509(B40-8W)
Views:  454   Comments: 0
BNSF 7619
Title:  BNSF 7619
Description:  A swoosh heads into Northtown.
Photo Date:  11/4/2006  Upload Date: 11/4/2006 1:57:48 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 7619(ES44DC)
Views:  130   Comments: 0
BNSF 5374
Title:  BNSF 5374
Description:  Three C44-9Ws cruise out of town with an SD40-2 trailing.
Photo Date:  11/4/2006  Upload Date: 11/4/2006 1:58:50 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 5374(C44-9W)
Views:  145   Comments: 0
BNSF 8089
Title:  BNSF 8089
Description:  From this view, this could still be 1994 and a BN train. Sadly, the noselights tell the story well enough.
Photo Date:  11/19/2006  Upload Date: 11/20/2006 9:14:51 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 8089(SD40-2)
Views:  191   Comments: 1
BNSF 3640
Title:  BNSF 3640
Description:  A sight getting harder to find. A pair of BNSF switchers working "The Grove" and on the mainline at that! This job is almost always rated a GP38-2/GP39E.
Photo Date:  11/19/2006  Upload Date: 11/20/2006 9:16:05 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 3640(SW1000)
Views:  279   Comments: 0
WC 3000
Title:  WC 3000
Description:  Charlie, a longtime WC employee, at the helm of a great lashup!
Photo Date:  11/19/2006  Upload Date: 11/20/2006 9:16:52 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  WC 3000(GP40)
Views:  183   Comments: 0
BNSF 9238
Title:  BNSF 9238
Description:  Yet another lite power move, but this one is a good excuse!
Photo Date:  11/19/2006  Upload Date: 11/20/2006 9:18:29 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 9238(SD60M)
Views:  166   Comments: 0
MRL 264
Title:  MRL 264
Description:  The MRL invasion! Sadly, I was only able to get shots of two of the 5 sitting down here.
Photo Date:  11/23/2006  Upload Date: 11/24/2006 11:42:42 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  MRL 264(SD40-2XR)
Views:  281   Comments: 1
WC 6605
Title:  WC 6605
Description:  Leading the train into Northtown is the last SD45 of Santa Fe heritage on the CN. Ironicly, the engineer once worked at the ATSF.
Photo Date:  11/23/2006  Upload Date: 11/24/2006 11:43:28 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  WC 6605(SD45)
Views:  169   Comments: 0
MRL 290
Title:  MRL 290
Description:  What I wanted to see, sits at Northtown with many other MRL units.
Photo Date:  11/24/2006  Upload Date: 11/24/2006 11:42:01 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  MRL 290(SDP40-2XR)
Views:  296   Comments: 0
THEE infamous
Title:  THEE infamous
Description:  Wish i could have gotten a better shot of this flared SD40-2....Im about to tear this fence down.....
Photo Date:  11/26/2006  Upload Date: 11/26/2006 5:14:28 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 7890(SD40-2)
Views:  416   Comments: 0
In 66' it was new
Title:  In 66' it was new
Description:  What was once drenched in beautiful Bicentennial red,white and blue as BN 1776, now rests on its home rails without its original SDP40 components and number.
Photo Date:  11/26/2006  Upload Date: 11/26/2006 5:15:25 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  GCFX 3093(SD40-2)
Views:  514   Comments: 1
FURX 7247
Title:  FURX 7247
Description:  A lashup that will soon split their own ways, arrives at the diesel shops.
Photo Date:  11/26/2006  Upload Date: 11/26/2006 5:16:16 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  FURX 7247(SD40-2)
Views:  164   Comments: 0
BNSF 4835
Title:  BNSF 4835
Description:  A Dash 9 passes an empty coal train, along with a pig train on its way to its crew change point.
Photo Date:  11/26/2006  Upload Date: 11/26/2006 5:16:59 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 4835(C44-9W)
Views:  122   Comments: 0
BNSF 7890
Title:  BNSF 7890
Description:  One of maybe 3 or so SD40-2s with flared radiators sits idling on a balmy day.
Photo Date:  12/28/2006  Upload Date: 12/28/2006 6:22:32 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 7890(SD40-2)
Views:  337   Comments: 1
BNSF 6793
Title:  BNSF 6793
Description:  An SD40-2 joins a GE in the servicing terminal.
Photo Date:  12/28/2006  Upload Date: 12/28/2006 6:23:00 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 6793(SD40-2)
Views:  116   Comments: 0
BCR 601
Title:  BCR 601
Description:  A very rare visitor to Northtown, 3 BCR RS18u's sit alone near the South Runner.
Photo Date:  12/28/2006  Upload Date: 12/28/2006 6:23:27 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BCOL 601(RS18C)
Views:  1016   Comments: 2
BNSF 8276
Title:  BNSF 8276
Description:  A pair of warbonnets units exit Northtown on New Years eve with a nice amount of snow.
Photo Date:  12/31/2006  Upload Date: 12/31/2006 6:17:56 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 8276(SD75I)
Views:  258   Comments: 0
BNSF 8276
Title:  BNSF 8276
Description:  An SD75I has a B23-7 in tow while passing University on a snowy New Years eve.
Photo Date:  12/31/2006  Upload Date: 12/31/2006 6:18:33 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 8276(SD75I)
Views:  236   Comments: 0
BN Lives
Title:  BN Lives
Description:  The yard goats at it again on this sunny yet frigid morning.
Photo Date:  1/2/2007  Upload Date: 1/2/2007 7:39:50 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 7821(SD40-2) BNSF 6332(SD40-2)
Views:  239   Comments: 2
BNSF 8060
Title:  BNSF 8060
Description:  A pair of H1 SD40-2s blow past the CPs line from Humboldt to Shoreham with a stack train in tow.
Photo Date:  1/2/2007  Upload Date: 1/2/2007 7:42:13 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 8060(SD40-2)
Views:  151   Comments: 1
BNSF 130
Title:  BNSF 130
Description:  The one and only GP60M with the swoosh. It sure got dirty quick!
Photo Date:  1/6/2007  Upload Date: 1/7/2007 9:51:02 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 130(GP60M)
Views:  486   Comments: 1
UP 1232
Title:  UP 1232
Description:  A pair of clean UP GP39-2s go under the signal bridge on a bone chilling afternoon with a short manifest.
Photo Date:  1/16/2007  Upload Date: 1/18/2007 8:34:32 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 1232(GP39-2)
Views:  196   Comments: 1
BNSF 2871
Title:  BNSF 2871
Description:  Another set of Geeps, this time BNSF, trott into Northtown in the late afternoon light.
Photo Date:  1/16/2007  Upload Date: 1/18/2007 8:35:10 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 2871(GP39M)
Views:  173   Comments: 0
FURX 7257
Title:  FURX 7257
Description:  A pair of leasers lead a BNSF SD40-2 under the SOO bridge at 35th Ave. Ex SOO 6001 trails.
Photo Date:  3/10/2007  Upload Date: 3/10/2007 3:09:14 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  FURX 7257(SD40-2)
Views:  125   Comments: 1
CEFX 6001
Title:  CEFX 6001
Description:  An old soldier with a new name, sandwiched between a pair of SD40-2s, continues racking up miles, but likely not going to lead again (see door).
Photo Date:  3/10/2007  Upload Date: 3/10/2007 3:09:44 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CEFX 6001(SD60)
Views:  309   Comments: 0
BNSF 4331
Title:  BNSF 4331
Description:  A trio of GE's finest power a Z train on a warm March morning.
Photo Date:  3/10/2007  Upload Date: 3/10/2007 3:10:39 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 4331(C44-9W)
Views:  137   Comments: 0
BNSF 2912
Title:  BNSF 2912
Description:  Still earning its keep, today the 2912 will be working "the grove".
Photo Date:  3/10/2007  Upload Date: 3/10/2007 3:11:11 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 2912(GP39E)
Views:  151   Comments: 0
BNSF 2871
Title:  BNSF 2871
Description:  A pair of old GP35s still in green lead a pair of H1 SD40-2s to Saint Paul.
Photo Date:  3/10/2007  Upload Date: 3/10/2007 3:11:39 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 2871(GP39M)
Views:  162   Comments: 0
BNSF 4977
Title:  BNSF 4977
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/10/2007  Upload Date: 3/10/2007 3:12:09 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 4977(C44-9W)
Views:  85   Comments: 0
44th Ave
Title:  44th Ave
Description:  BNSF 4699 leads a GEVO, SD40-2, and a B40-8 on a Z train.
Photo Date:  3/11/2007  Upload Date: 3/11/2007 2:06:53 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 4699(C44-9W)
Views:  120   Comments: 0
NS 7542
Title:  NS 7542
Description:  A fairly new thoroughbred joins 3 other units on a Z train.
Photo Date:  3/11/2007  Upload Date: 3/11/2007 2:07:29 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 7542(ES40DC)
Views:  210   Comments: 0
BNSF 2744
Title:  BNSF 2744
Description:  Third out is this relic from the first generation!
Photo Date:  3/11/2007  Upload Date: 3/11/2007 2:08:06 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 2744(GP39E)
Views:  273   Comments: 1
BNSF 6899
Title:  BNSF 6899
Description:  Seems BNSF likes the ATSF dash 2s a little more, as I think most are still on the roster. This was the first train I saw all day with a BN SD40-2 not in FURX lettering.
Photo Date:  3/11/2007  Upload Date: 3/11/2007 2:08:53 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 6899(SD40-2)
Views:  116   Comments: 1


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