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By:SDfourD Photography
Dates:8/30/2007 - 7/21/2007
Album Info:Ex BN Yard hosts the WC Transfer,SOO,UP, and Amtrak.
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BNSF 6185
Title:  BNSF 6185
Description:  6185 has been here many times, but more in the form of the SD9 that is now gone.
Photo Date:  7/21/2007  Upload Date: 7/24/2007 4:33:33 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 6185(ES44AC)
Views:  357   Comments: 0
BNSF 8612
Title:  BNSF 8612
Description:  A very nice old skool consist makes their way into the yard with a giant manifest.
Photo Date:  7/22/2007  Upload Date: 7/24/2007 5:14:02 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 8612(B40-8)
Views:  369   Comments: 2
CSX 146
Title:  CSX 146
Description:  A CSX AC44 finds work by way of the BNSF at Northtown.
Photo Date:  7/22/2007  Upload Date: 7/24/2007 5:15:56 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CSX 146(AC44CW)
Views:  190   Comments: 0
WC 6933
Title:  WC 6933
Description:  Three Grey units and an IC unit make up the transfer power.
Photo Date:  7/22/2007  Upload Date: 7/24/2007 5:17:41 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  WC 6933(SD40-3)
Views:  224   Comments: 1
BNSF 906
Title:  BNSF 906
Description:  A neat angle of the North runner.
Photo Date:  7/22/2007  Upload Date: 7/24/2007 5:34:50 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 906(C40-8W)
Views:  168   Comments: 0
CSX 8462
Title:  CSX 8462
Description:  A very nice looking SD40-2 (rebuilt SD40) comes through Northtown with the open wheelbarrings *my favorite look to the trucks*
Photo Date:  7/22/2007  Upload Date: 7/24/2007 5:36:03 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CSX 8462(SD40-2)
Views:  181   Comments: 0
BNSF 113
Title:  BNSF 113
Description:  GP60Ms have officially invaded the Twin Cities. A nice all 4 Axle consist on a manifest.
Photo Date:  7/22/2007  Upload Date: 7/24/2007 5:45:14 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 113(GP60M)
Views:  312   Comments: 1
BNSF 884
Title:  BNSF 884
Description:  One very good looking consist. No, thats not an SD45, but rather the BNSF 7023, an SD40-2 with flared radiators and dynamics from an SD45.
Photo Date:  7/22/2007  Upload Date: 7/24/2007 5:47:18 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 884(C40-8W)
Views:  212   Comments: 0
BNSF 7023
Title:  BNSF 7023
Description:  Saw this unit a day earlier, wasnt in a good spot for a shot. I found it leaving on a southbound.
Photo Date:  7/22/2007  Upload Date: 7/24/2007 5:48:06 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 7023(SD40-2)
Views:  695   Comments: 1
NS 8765
Title:  NS 8765
Description:  A pair of NS standard cab units (an SD70 trails) lead a BNSF train into Northtown, passing a GP60M and a CSX SD40-2.
Photo Date:  7/22/2007  Upload Date: 7/24/2007 5:49:05 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  NS 8765(C40-9)
Views:  276   Comments: 0
NS 2507
Title:  NS 2507
Description:  The trailing NS SD70.
Photo Date:  7/22/2007  Upload Date: 7/24/2007 5:51:23 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  NS 2507(SD70)
Views:  266   Comments: 0
BNSF 9381
Title:  BNSF 9381
Description:  An empty coal train comes into the yard with the newest and oldest.
Photo Date:  7/24/2007  Upload Date: 7/26/2007 8:32:48 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 9381(SD70ACe)
Views:  172   Comments: 0
CEFX 6019
Title:  CEFX 6019
Description:  Frest paint already pretty filthy, but its great to see the old girl in new paint.
Photo Date:  7/24/2007  Upload Date: 7/26/2007 8:33:48 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CEFX 6019(SD60)
Views:  256   Comments: 0
BNSF 3112
Title:  BNSF 3112
Description:  Looking pretty faded, and did they really paint over the flag right by the handbrake?
Photo Date:  7/24/2007  Upload Date: 7/26/2007 8:47:57 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 3112(GP50)
Views:  253   Comments: 0
BNSF 140
Title:  BNSF 140
Description:  WOOT! A consist that got me pretty excited, a very nice looking power line up.
Photo Date:  7/24/2007  Upload Date: 7/26/2007 9:01:48 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 140(GP60M)
Views:  245   Comments: 1
IC 6065
Title:  IC 6065
Description:  A nice looking consist, two ex GM&O SD40s join an ex CN SD40.
Photo Date:  7/26/2007  Upload Date: 7/26/2007 9:12:23 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  IC 6065(SD40-2R)
Views:  159   Comments: 1
BNSF 5423
Title:  BNSF 5423
Description:  A pair of pumpkins lead a tac train towards Saint Paul.
Photo Date:  7/27/2007  Upload Date: 7/27/2007 10:12:51 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 5423(C44-9W)
Views:  120   Comments: 0
BNSF 9745
Title:  BNSF 9745
Description:  Three MACs barrel through the MOW zone with quite the coal train in back.
Photo Date:  7/27/2007  Upload Date: 7/27/2007 10:13:49 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 9745(SD70MAC)
Views:  175   Comments: 0
BNSF 9245
Title:  BNSF 9245
Description:  Two whitefaces, both in decent condition, go seperate ways, and one of them will most likely die in this very yard.
Photo Date:  7/27/2007  Upload Date: 7/27/2007 10:14:50 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 9245(SD60M) BNSF 6332(SD40-2)
Views:  254   Comments: 1
BNSF 610
Title:  BNSF 610
Description:  Two BNSF units meander (sp?) through Northtown with, you guessed it, Stacks.
Photo Date:  7/27/2007  Upload Date: 7/27/2007 10:16:23 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 610(C44-9W)
Views:  260   Comments: 0
NS 8818
Title:  NS 8818
Description:  Yup, the coolest looking Dash 9s to ever grace the rails. Now, that in some some CN paint would look incredible.
Photo Date:  7/27/2007  Upload Date: 7/27/2007 10:17:32 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  NS 8818(C40-9)
Views:  205   Comments: 0
BNSF 844
Title:  BNSF 844
Description:  ICK. Thats about the only thing that describes the lead unit here. The Oakway would have been much nicer.
Photo Date:  7/28/2007  Upload Date: 8/2/2007 10:28:34 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 844(C40-8W)
Views:  301   Comments: 1
BNSF 5823
Title:  BNSF 5823
Description:  Darn BNSF for putting this consist together like this. The unpatched BN surprised me, and I didnt notice until after I took the shot.
Photo Date:  7/28/2007  Upload Date: 8/2/2007 10:29:20 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 5823(ES44AC)
Views:  151   Comments: 0
UP 8401
Title:  UP 8401
Description:  Hmmm.... UP and BNSF seem to love selling their stuff off and leasing it back. Oh well, its make for some neat shots.
Photo Date:  7/28/2007  Upload Date: 8/2/2007 10:30:10 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  UP 8401(SD70ACe)
Views:  212   Comments: 0
LTEX 9898
Title:  LTEX 9898
Description:  The blue Mopac paint is coming through. This was the highlight of the day, the first time I have seen an LTE unit.
Photo Date:  7/28/2007  Upload Date: 8/2/2007 10:31:03 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  LTEX 9898(SD40-2)
Views:  529   Comments: 0
BNSF 9829
Title:  BNSF 9829
Description:  The coal loads wind through the less than perfect track by the old Grove Yard.
Photo Date:  7/28/2007  Upload Date: 8/2/2007 10:31:54 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 9829(SD70MAC)
Views:  141   Comments: 0
BNSF 9242
Title:  BNSF 9242
Description:  Not a bad day for SD60M sightings. The BN, yes, BN 9208 came through, and then the one-of-a-kind Green Face leads a Superior train through.
Photo Date:  7/28/2007  Upload Date: 8/2/2007 10:32:29 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 9242(SD60M)
Views:  285   Comments: 0
BNSF 889
Title:  BNSF 889
Description:  Probably the fleet in biggest need of paint is BNSFs Dash 8Ws.
Photo Date:  7/29/2007  Upload Date: 8/2/2007 10:45:48 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 889(C40-8W)
Views:  174   Comments: 0
CSX 8575
Title:  CSX 8575
Description:  An Ex Chessie SD50 is second out (to my chagrin).
Photo Date:  7/29/2007  Upload Date: 8/2/2007 10:46:50 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CSX 8575(SD50)
Views:  202   Comments: 0
BNSF 721
Title:  BNSF 721
Description:  An original ATSF C44-9W, but this one has had its ditchlights moved.
Photo Date:  7/29/2007  Upload Date: 8/2/2007 10:48:07 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 721(C44-9W)
Views:  208   Comments: 0
BNSF 6885
Title:  BNSF 6885
Description:  Ironic consist. Two widecabs trail today, to the venerable SD40-2.
Photo Date:  7/31/2007  Upload Date: 8/2/2007 10:55:15 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 6885(SD40-2)
Views:  195   Comments: 4
IC 6050
Title:  IC 6050
Description:  The WC Transfer waits some more at Northtown. They would have been out 1 hour earlier if the West Hump cared about getting this train out of the way before he gave Loram track&time.Taken With Permission.
Photo Date:  8/1/2007  Upload Date: 8/2/2007 10:58:00 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  IC 6050(SD40-2R)
Views:  162   Comments: 1
BNSF 7547
Title:  BNSF 7547
Description:  That GEVO really shows the grey hairs on the 4301. Taken With Permission.
Photo Date:  8/1/2007  Upload Date: 8/2/2007 10:58:42 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 7547(ES44DC)
Views:  159   Comments: 1
BNSF 6163
Title:  BNSF 6163
Description:  Intersting consist. The 843 was nice to see, better than what It used to look like (the wartornbonnet), and the switcher was cool.
Photo Date:  8/3/2007  Upload Date: 8/4/2007 9:34:34 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 6163(ES44AC)
Views:  148   Comments: 0
BNSF 4626
Title:  BNSF 4626
Description:  YAWN. A pair of the most boring units on the BNSF system bring a tac load (yes, it was loaded) through Northtown with another Dash 9 on the rear.
Photo Date:  8/3/2007  Upload Date: 8/4/2007 9:35:27 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 4626(C44-9W)
Views:  129   Comments: 0
NS 7663
Title:  NS 7663
Description:  A very clean ES40DC leads another NS unit into Northtown.
Photo Date:  8/3/2007  Upload Date: 8/4/2007 9:36:16 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  NS 7663(ES40DC)
Views:  156   Comments: 0
CEFX 6019
Title:  CEFX 6019
Description:  Another view of the ex SOO SD60.
Photo Date:  8/3/2007  Upload Date: 8/4/2007 9:37:47 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CEFX 6019(SD60)
Views:  277   Comments: 0
A Cloudy Rainbow
Title:  A Cloudy Rainbow
Description:  Ya, wasnt too bummed out to see this extremely boring consist. HA, just kidding. Love the KCS back there.
Photo Date:  8/6/2007  Upload Date: 8/7/2007 10:02:39 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 4973(C44-9W)
Views:  171   Comments: 0
TFM 2607
Title:  TFM 2607
Description:  Mexico in Minnesota. Yup, sign of the times.
Photo Date:  8/6/2007  Upload Date: 8/7/2007 10:03:57 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  TFM 2607(AC44CW)
Views:  189   Comments: 0
KCS 672
Title:  KCS 672
Description:  WOOT! The elder of the consist is this ex SD40. Great to see KCS more often.
Photo Date:  8/6/2007  Upload Date: 8/7/2007 10:05:38 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  KCS 672(SD40-3)
Views:  787   Comments: 1
BNSF 1740
Title:  BNSF 1740
Description:  Either back out of storage or its going into it. Lets hope the first.
Photo Date:  8/6/2007  Upload Date: 8/7/2007 10:08:06 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 1740(SD9)
Views:  453   Comments: 0
CSX 8710
Title:  CSX 8710
Description:  Looks good from here.
Photo Date:  8/6/2007  Upload Date: 8/7/2007 10:09:48 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CSX 8710(SD60)
Views:  131   Comments: 0
CSX 210
Title:  CSX 210
Description:  A good all Yn2 consist goes back to the shops after bringing in their train.
Photo Date:  8/6/2007  Upload Date: 8/7/2007 10:11:27 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CSX 210(AC44CW)
Views:  182   Comments: 0
BNSF 327
Title:  BNSF 327
Description:  Getting a little TLC.
Photo Date:  8/6/2007  Upload Date: 8/7/2007 10:16:38 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 327(GP60B)
Views:  434   Comments: 0
SOO 4514
Title:  SOO 4514
Description:  To Superior we go, with about 65 ADM hoppers.
Photo Date:  8/6/2007  Upload Date: 8/7/2007 10:20:07 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  SOO 4514(GP38-2)
Views:  174   Comments: 0
IC 6057
Title:  IC 6057
Description:  Two veterans. Born in 1966, they have worn three schemes. Thats pretty good in todays age.
Photo Date:  8/6/2007  Upload Date: 8/7/2007 10:21:37 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  IC 6057(SD40-2R)
Views:  250   Comments: 0
BNSF 5863
Title:  BNSF 5863
Description:  Heat waves disperse from the two GEs while a pair of Green EMDs wait to get lined up towards their train.
Photo Date:  8/8/2007  Upload Date: 8/9/2007 9:30:51 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 5863(ES44AC)
Views:  125   Comments: 0
A Rare Breed
Title:  A Rare Breed
Description:  Yup, a HATX alive and well in 2007. Most of these are no longer under the HATX name, but a handful, including this ex Tourist line, are still carrying the HATX markings.
Photo Date:  8/8/2007  Upload Date: 8/9/2007 9:32:17 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  HATX 801(GP40)
Views:  284   Comments: 1
BNSF 7821
Title:  BNSF 7821
Description:  All BN today, a nice sight. 2007 they say?
Photo Date:  8/10/2007  Upload Date: 8/11/2007 6:29:02 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 7821(SD40-2) BNSF 6332(SD40-2) BNSF 1530(GP28M)
Views:  322   Comments: 1
BNSF 4557
Title:  BNSF 4557
Description:  Shadows cant reach quite far enough to dim the colors on the inbound stack train. Ahh, mornings at Northtown.
Photo Date:  8/12/2007  Upload Date: 8/14/2007 2:28:08 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 4557(C44-9W)
Views:  170   Comments: 0


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