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Owner: Soo Line
Model:EMD MP15ACBuilt As:MILW 474 (MP15AC)
Serial Number:75625-9Order No:75625
Frame Number:75625-9Built:9/1975
Notes:MILW 474 > SOO 1540 > GMTX 323
Other locos with this serial:  SOO 1540(MP15AC) MILW 474(MP15AC) GMTX 323(MP15AC)
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SOO 1540
Title:  SOO 1540
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/31/1987  Upload Date: 4/20/2008 2:09:41 AM
Location:  Bensenville, IL
Author:  Marty Bernard
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  SOO 1540(MP15AC)
Views:  284   Comments: 1
Soo 1540
Title:  Soo 1540
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/6/1994  Upload Date: 5/11/2004 10:18:13 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  David J Conway
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 1540(MP15AC)
Views:  334   Comments: 1
Ford Hauler nears the yard
Title:  Ford Hauler nears the yard
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/12/2002  Upload Date: 2/10/2009 9:11:51 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Paul Leach
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 1540(MP15AC)
Views:  231   Comments: 1
SOO 1540
Title:  SOO 1540
Description:  Formerly MILW 474
Photo Date:  7/16/2003  Upload Date: 3/20/2004 3:11:29 PM
Location:  Milwaukee, WI
Author:  Joe Hughes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 1540(MP15AC)
Views:  383   Comments: 0
Matched set.
Title:  Matched set.
Description:  The history of these yard switchers is evident.
Photo Date:  11/12/2003  Upload Date: 5/19/2004 9:35:31 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Aaron Florin
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 1540(MP15AC) SOO 1551(MP15AC)
Views:  570   Comments: 1
SOO 57
Title:  SOO 57
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/1/2004  Upload Date: 1/5/2011 12:14:14 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Mike Conn
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 1540(MP15AC)
Views:  199   Comments: 0
SOO 1540
Title:  SOO 1540
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/16/2004  Upload Date: 12/8/2005 11:08:59 AM
Location:  Milwaukee, WI
Author:  Joe Hughes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 1540(MP15AC)
Views:  316   Comments: 1
SOO 1540
Title:  SOO 1540
Description:  Twenty years after the end of the Milwaukee Road, former MILW MP15AC 474 still wears its orange and black colors.
Photo Date:  10/3/2004  Upload Date: 1/28/2005 6:10:01 PM
Location:  Bensenville, IL
Author:  Mike Farrell
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 1540(MP15AC)
Views:  845   Comments: 1
SOO 1540
Title:  SOO 1540
Description:  SOO 1540 sadly, is another victim of the tagging craze.
Photo Date:  1/22/2006  Upload Date: 1/22/2006 12:05:22 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 1540(MP15AC)
Views:  406   Comments: 0
SOO bandito 1540 waiting for fireworks.
Title:  SOO bandito 1540 waiting for fireworks.
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/4/2006  Upload Date: 4/19/2008 12:24:04 PM
Location:  Milwaukee, WI
Author:  Edward Weisensel
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  SOO 1540(MP15AC)
Views:  337   Comments: 0
SOO 1540 - starting to reveal its 3 digit birth number
Title:  SOO 1540 - starting to reveal its 3 digit birth number
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/4/2006  Upload Date: 4/19/2008 12:24:40 PM
Location:  Milwaukee, WI
Author:  Ed Weisensel
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 1540(MP15AC)
Views:  339   Comments: 0
SOO 1540
Title:  SOO 1540
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/4/2006  Upload Date: 12/2/2006 10:14:33 AM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Matt Petersen
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 1540(MP15AC)
Views:  214   Comments: 2
SOO 1540
Title:  SOO 1540
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/22/2006  Upload Date: 10/23/2006 3:13:15 PM
Location:  Milwaukee, WI
Author:  Joe Hughes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 1540(MP15AC)
Views:  197   Comments: 0
Cab Shots/Meet of SOO MP15s
Title:  Cab Shots/Meet of SOO MP15s
Description:  A pair of former Milwakuee MP15s are doing work at Pigs Eye Yard, they were just about to meet, so I decided to get the meet plus cab shots of both switchers at the same time
Photo Date:  6/9/2007  Upload Date: 4/15/2011 3:48:49 PM
Location:  St. Paul, MN
Author:  Eric Bitton
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  SOO 1536(MP15AC) SOO 1540(MP15AC)
Views:  444   Comments: 2
SOO 1540
Title:  SOO 1540
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/26/2007  Upload Date: 8/18/2008 7:02:51 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Nathan Petersen
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 1540(MP15AC)
Views:  145   Comments: 0
070917012 CP Ford Truck Plant Yard at night
Title:  070917012 CP Ford Truck Plant Yard at night
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/17/2007  Upload Date: 9/17/2007 11:41:52 AM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Night,Yard,Action
Locomotives:  SOO 1540(MP15AC) MILW 474(MP15AC)
Views:  325   Comments: 0
SOO 1540 & 4450 on ballast duty
Title:  SOO 1540 & 4450 on ballast duty
Description:  Although CP sold this line to WSOR in the late 1990s, it retains trackage rights on the east end to the Waterloo Pit ballast quarry. Here two veteran Soo Line engines run back to get their cars to pull into the quarry. 1540 is a "bandit", still in deteriorated Milwaukee Road orange and black.
Photo Date:  4/14/2008  Upload Date: 5/22/2008 1:31:49 AM
Location:  Waterloo, WI
Author:  Jim Wehrle
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 1540(MP15AC) SOO 4450(GP38-2)
Views:  479   Comments: 0
SOO 1540 & 4450
Title:  SOO 1540 & 4450
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/14/2008  Upload Date: 5/3/2008 4:59:47 PM
Location:  Waterloo, WI
Author:  Jim Wehrle
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 1540(MP15AC) SOO 4450(GP38-2)
Views:  409   Comments: 0
Don't think Quickfuel can feed 7 - doesn't work @ Jimmy John's
Title:  Don't think Quickfuel can feed 7 - doesn't work @ Jimmy John's
Description:  Service must be good here - plenty of places to get a drink in Brewtown!
Photo Date:  4/26/2008  Upload Date: 8/4/2015 6:16:36 PM
Location:  Milwaukee, WI
Author:  Edward Weisensel
Categories:  Roster,Scenic,Yard,Action
Locomotives:  CP 1446(MP15AC) CP 4522(GP38-2) CP 4523(GP38-2) CP 6053(SD40-2) SOO 1540(MP15AC) SOO 4444(GP38-2) SOO 4509(GP38-2)
Views:  337   Comments: 1
SOO 1540
Title:  SOO 1540
Description:  Soo 1540, ex Milw 474, rests at its old stomping grounds, waiting for the next call to service.
Photo Date:  8/13/2008  Upload Date: 9/27/2008 8:54:56 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 1540(MP15AC)
Views:  211   Comments: 1
SOO 1540
Title:  SOO 1540
Description:  Sitting around.
Photo Date:  8/13/2008  Upload Date: 8/14/2008 1:04:52 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 1540(MP15AC)
Views:  167   Comments: 0
SOO 1540
Title:  SOO 1540
Description:  A bandit switcher in the yard at Glenwood.
Photo Date:  3/5/2009  Upload Date: 3/6/2009 12:15:21 AM
Location:  Glenwood, MN
Author:  Bryant Kaden
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 1540(MP15AC)
Views:  269   Comments: 2
SOO 1540
Title:  SOO 1540
Description:  A bandit switcher rests in Glenwood. Its Milwaukee Road number still shows through on its side.
Photo Date:  4/10/2009  Upload Date: 4/20/2009 11:23:11 PM
Location:  Glenwood, MN
Author:  Bryant Kaden
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 1540(MP15AC)
Views:  230   Comments: 3
SOO 1540
Title:  SOO 1540
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/25/2009  Upload Date: 5/25/2009 11:42:23 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Matt Hagfors
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 1540(MP15AC) SOO 1535(MP15AC)
Views:  292   Comments: 0
SOO 1551 - SOO 1540
Title:  SOO 1551 - SOO 1540
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/17/2009  Upload Date: 8/22/2011 3:06:26 AM
Location:  Milwaukee, WI
Author:  Dave Howarth Jr.
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  SOO 1551(MP15AC) SOO 1540(MP15AC)
Views:  161   Comments: 1
West End Job
Title:  West End Job
Description:  Two former Milwaukee MP15s work the west end of Humboldt Yard on an overcast morning.
Photo Date:  8/17/2009  Upload Date: 8/17/2009 7:07:56 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 1540(MP15AC) SOO 1553(MP15AC)
Views:  241   Comments: 0
Two bandits snore on the Muskego ramp
Title:  Two bandits snore on the Muskego ramp
Description: 
Photo Date:  2/21/2010  Upload Date: 12/23/2015 2:53:08 PM
Location:  Milwaukee, WI
Author:  Edward Weisensel
Categories:  Scenic,Winter,Yard
Locomotives:  SOO 2066(GP40) SOO 1540(MP15AC)
Views:  110   Comments: 0
SOO 1540 Conductors Side
Title:  SOO 1540 Conductors Side
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/10/2010  Upload Date: 8/22/2011 4:05:46 AM
Location:  Milwaukee, WI
Author:  Dave Howarth Jr.
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  SOO 1540(MP15AC)
Views:  168   Comments: 0
SOO 1540 Engineers Side
Title:  SOO 1540 Engineers Side
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/10/2010  Upload Date: 8/22/2011 4:06:11 AM
Location:  Milwaukee, WI
Author:  Dave Howarth Jr.
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  SOO 1540(MP15AC)
Views:  131   Comments: 0
Tugging 17 hoppers back from Buzzi-Unicem (aka Lonestar) cement elevator @ 6th/Canal - I've been spotted
Title:  Tugging 17 hoppers back from Buzzi-Unicem (aka Lonestar) cement elevator @ 6th/Canal - I've been spotted
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/22/2010  Upload Date: 4/30/2010 12:47:29 PM
Location:  Milwaukee, WI
Author:  Ed Weisensel
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  CP 1424(MP15AC) SOO 1540(MP15AC)
Views:  393   Comments: 0
Milwaukee sisters 474 and 488 joined on todays Lake Patrol formation
Title:  Milwaukee sisters 474 and 488 joined on todays Lake Patrol formation
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/22/2010  Upload Date: 4/30/2010 3:39:31 AM
Location:  Milwaukee, WI
Author:  Ed Weisensel
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  CP 1424(MP15AC) SOO 1540(MP15AC)
Views:  322   Comments: 0
Shoving the Lake Patrol east into Muskego/Bunham yards
Title:  Shoving the Lake Patrol east into Muskego/Bunham yards
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/22/2010  Upload Date: 4/30/2010 3:46:45 AM
Location:  Milwaukee, WI
Author:  Ed Weisensel
Categories:  Yard,Track,Action
Locomotives:  CP 1424(MP15AC) SOO 1540(MP15AC)
Views:  300   Comments: 1
Just as we're gettin' the Lake Patrol train into its slot - YM decides we are going on a CANAL JOB run too!
Title:  Just as we're gettin' the Lake Patrol train into its slot - YM decides we are going on a CANAL JOB run too!
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/22/2010  Upload Date: 4/30/2010 3:48:22 AM
Location:  Milwaukee, WI
Author:  Ed Weisensel
Categories:  Yard,Track,Action
Locomotives:  CP 1424(MP15AC) SOO 1540(MP15AC)
Views:  383   Comments: 2
The Spirit of 474 joins sister Cp 1424 (488) setting up the Lake Patrol train in her home yard
Title:  The Spirit of 474 joins sister Cp 1424 (488) setting up the Lake Patrol train in her home yard
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/22/2010  Upload Date: 4/30/2010 3:36:27 AM
Location:  Milwaukee, WI
Author:  Ed Weisensel
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  SOO 1540(MP15AC)
Views:  268   Comments: 0
SOO 1540
Title:  SOO 1540
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/5/2010  Upload Date: 8/22/2011 11:46:05 AM
Location:  Milwaukee, WI
Author:  Dave Howarth Jr.
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  SOO 1540(MP15AC)
Views:  172   Comments: 0
SOO 1540 - SOO 4418
Title:  SOO 1540 - SOO 4418
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/21/2010  Upload Date: 8/22/2011 11:59:38 AM
Location:  Milwaukee, WI
Author:  Dave Howarth Jr.
Categories:  RollingStock,Yard,Track,Action
Locomotives:  SOO 1540(MP15AC) SOO 4418(GP38-2)
Views:  122   Comments: 0
SOO 1547
Title:  SOO 1547
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/15/2010  Upload Date: 5/29/2010 1:22:19 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Joe Hughes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 1547(MP15AC) SOO 1540(MP15AC)
Views:  222   Comments: 0
Ghost of Milwaukee Road 474 chillin on the ramp
Title:  Ghost of Milwaukee Road 474 chillin on the ramp
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/28/2010  Upload Date: 12/8/2010 12:53:09 AM
Location:  Milwaukee, WI
Author:  Milw Road Ghost Hunter
Categories:  Roster,Winter,Yard
Locomotives:  SOO 1540(MP15AC) MILW 474(MP15AC)
Views:  370   Comments: 1
Which ones the imposter?
Title:  Which ones the imposter?
Description:  Milwaukee Road 165, 362 and quite clearly - 474! 1446 was new to Kennington.
Photo Date:  8/18/2011  Upload Date: 8/19/2011 3:52:46 PM
Location:  Milwaukee, WI
Author:  Ed Weisensel
Categories:  Roster,Yard,Action
Locomotives:  CP 4617(GP40) SOO 4512(GP38-2) SOO 1540(MP15AC) CP 1446(MP15AC)
Views:  287   Comments: 1
Milw Road 474 - as SOO 1540 - leads the transfer job west
Title:  Milw Road 474 - as SOO 1540 - leads the transfer job west
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/19/2011  Upload Date: 8/21/2011 1:16:14 AM
Location:  Milwaukee, WI
Author:  Ed Weisensel
Categories:  Roster,Yard,Track,Action
Locomotives:  SOO 1540(MP15AC) CP 1446(MP15AC)
Views:  205   Comments: 0
Sunny days - meltin the clouds away!
Title:  Sunny days - meltin the clouds away!
Description:  Transfer duo make their dash west into the glinty August sun.
Photo Date:  8/19/2011  Upload Date: 8/21/2011 1:18:09 AM
Location:  Milwaukee, WI
Author:  Ed Weisensel
Categories:  Scenic,Yard,Track,Action
Locomotives:  SOO 1540(MP15AC) CP 1446(MP15AC)
Views:  195   Comments: 0
Down the Dead Main
Title:  Down the Dead Main
Description:  Two MP15ACs sway side to side as they head down the old mainline that once went to downtown Mpls. The crew will only go as far as 33rd Ave N today to drop some hoppers off.
Photo Date:  10/2/2011  Upload Date: 10/12/2011 12:04:47 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 1540(MP15AC)
Views:  133   Comments: 0
Run Around
Title:  Run Around
Description:  The two MP15ACs make a run around move so they can start picking up and sorting out cars.
Photo Date:  10/2/2011  Upload Date: 10/12/2011 12:05:52 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 1540(MP15AC) CP 1404(MP15AC)
Views:  296   Comments: 0
Humbolt Yard Stuff
Title:  Humbolt Yard Stuff
Description:  Four road units and two ex-Milwaukee switchers were the prizes I bagged on a visit to Humbolt Yard this day. The fact that "bandit" units still can be found in 2011 is one reason why I like the Canadian Pacific better than the Canadian National!
Photo Date:  12/10/2011  Upload Date: 12/11/2011 9:37:15 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Richard Held
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 4423(GP38-2) CP 4523(GP38-2) CP 4440(GP38-2) SOO 1540(MP15AC) SOO 1547(MP15AC)
Views:  296   Comments: 0
Spotting Wine
Title:  Spotting Wine
Description:  An 'extra Hauler' went up to Johnson Brothers today to spot some cars for the last customer on the Ford Line.
Photo Date:  2/8/2012  Upload Date: 3/20/2012 3:58:53 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 1540(MP15AC)
Views:  184   Comments: 0
Over Rankin St
Title:  Over Rankin St
Description:  A single MP15AC brings two boxcars over to Johnson Brothers Wine Company; this is about all the action this line see's anymore.
Photo Date:  2/8/2012  Upload Date: 3/20/2012 3:57:15 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 1540(MP15AC)
Views:  175   Comments: 0
Working 33rd
Title:  Working 33rd
Description:  The MP15 duo starts to switch out cars at 33rd while the old NSP power plant sits in the background.
Photo Date:  5/2/2012  Upload Date: 5/13/2012 1:18:20 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 1540(MP15AC) SOO 1551(MP15AC)
Views:  197   Comments: 0
Over Broadway
Title:  Over Broadway
Description:  The Camden Job rolls over Broadway Ave on a bridge that still bears the name 'Soo Line' as it heads towards the run around track.
Photo Date:  5/2/2012  Upload Date: 5/13/2012 1:15:00 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 1540(MP15AC)
Views:  161   Comments: 0
Just like th 80s
Title:  Just like th 80s
Description:  In a scene right out of the lates 80s, a pair of matched bandit Soo MP15ACs head down the Camden line to switch out and serve the various customers. The train is just coming up to 33rd Ave North in this shot.
Photo Date:  5/2/2012  Upload Date: 5/13/2012 1:06:58 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 1540(MP15AC) SOO 1551(MP15AC)
Views:  204   Comments: 1
Setting out gons
Title:  Setting out gons
Description:  The Camden Job starts to set out a few gons for a customer near 18th Ave N. The sun decided to go away about a minute before this shot...
Photo Date:  5/2/2012  Upload Date: 5/13/2012 1:10:05 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 1540(MP15AC)
Views:  133   Comments: 0


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