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12/9/2019
 
 
 
 
 
Owner: Soo Line
Model:EMD GP7Built As:CRIP 1223 (GP7)
Serial Number:15182Order No:5111
Frame Number:5111-11Built:10/1951
Notes:blt as RI 1223, ex-CNW 4159
Other locos with this serial:  CNW 4159(GP7R) MNTX 559(GP7) CRIP 4505(GP7R) FRVR 4159(GP7) SOO 559(GP7) WC 4159(GP7R)
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Restored Soo Line GP7
Title:  Restored Soo Line GP7
Description:  Ride behind a restored Soo Line GP7 at Osceola, WI. Its 30 min from St. Paul MN. See this site for times and tickets. http://www.mtmuseum.org/
Photo Date:  7/15/2008  Upload Date: 7/28/2008 8:20:18 PM
Location:  Osceola, WI
Author:  S Kotnour
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  SOO 559(GP7)
Views:  1369   Comments: 0
Ride a GN train at Osceola MN
Title:  Ride a GN train at Osceola MN
Description:  http://www.mtmuseum.org/oscv.shtml
Photo Date:  8/31/2011  Upload Date: 8/17/2011 8:25:32 PM
Location:  St Paul, MN
Author:  S Kotnour
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  SOO 559(GP7)
Views:  375   Comments: 0
Ride the train at Osceola MN
Title:  Ride the train at Osceola MN
Description:  Ride a GN train 30 min from St Paul MN - runs every Saturday in the summer - check the MTM OSCEOLA SITE http://www.mtmuseum.org/oscv.shtml see the video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vYLQ7Nnjkck
Photo Date:  8/31/2011  Upload Date: 8/27/2011 11:14:53 PM
Location:  St Paul, MN
Author:  S Kotnour
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  SOO 559(GP7)
Views:  259   Comments: 0
MNTX 559 & MNTX 6234
Title:  MNTX 559 & MNTX 6234
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/26/2012  Upload Date: 12/12/2013 12:18:53 AM
Location:  Osceola, WI
Author:  Andrew Goblirsch
Categories:  Track
Locomotives:  MNTX 559(GP7) SOO 559(GP7) BN 6234(SD9) MNTX 6234(SD9) BNSF 6234(SD9)
Views:  275   Comments: 0
MNTX 10106, 559 & MNTX Freight Cars
Title:  MNTX 10106, 559 & MNTX Freight Cars
Description: 
Photo Date:  12/8/2012  Upload Date: 6/24/2014 12:40:10 AM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Andrew Goblirsch
Categories:  Track
Locomotives:  MNTX 10106(45Tonner) MNTX 559(GP7) SOO 559(GP7)
Views:  345   Comments: 0
Scarlett Soo
Title:  Scarlett Soo
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/15/2014  Upload Date: 1/4/2015 6:31:03 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Richard Olson
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  SOO 559(GP7)
Views:  89   Comments: 0
Soo Line 559
Title:  Soo Line 559
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/15/2014  Upload Date: 1/4/2015 6:35:12 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Richard Olson
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  SOO 559(GP7)
Views:  132   Comments: 0
MNTX Engines, a Gastrotruck & Frieght Cars
Title:  MNTX Engines, a Gastrotruck & Frieght Cars
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/21/2015  Upload Date: 3/24/2015 12:56:38 AM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Andrew Goblirsch
Categories:  Track
Locomotives:  NP 105(SW1200) MNTX 105(SW1200) NP 328(4-6-0) BN 6234(SD9) MNTX 6234(SD9) SOO 559(GP7) MNTX 559(GP7)
Views:  310   Comments: 0
The 559
Title:  The 559
Description:  Never a Soo unit, Rock Island actually, but staying home at JSRH for maintenence
Photo Date:  6/13/2015  Upload Date: 6/19/2015 3:27:49 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Keon McGarvey
Categories:  Scenic,Passenger
Locomotives:  MNTX 559(GP7) SOO 559(GP7)
Views:  154   Comments: 0
SOO 559
Title:  SOO 559
Description:  Would be sweet to see this thing wear Bankruptcy Blue (ROCK) again! But this is just as good.
Photo Date:  7/25/2015  Upload Date: 7/26/2015 8:24:42 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Jacob Nelson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 559(GP7) MNTX 559(GP7)
Views:  172   Comments: 0
Locomotives a JSRH
Title:  Locomotives a JSRH
Description:  Locomotives and equipment at the Jackson Street Rounhouse
Photo Date:  8/1/2015  Upload Date: 10/19/2015 5:48:59 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Keon McGarvey
Categories:  Scenic
Locomotives:  MNTX 559(GP7) MNTX 105(SW1200) NP 105(SW1200) LSTT 105(SW1200) SOO 559(GP7)
Views:  203   Comments: 0
NP 105, BN 325, 6234 & SOO 559
Title:  NP 105, BN 325, 6234 & SOO 559
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/14/2015  Upload Date: 11/22/2015 12:50:42 AM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Andrew Goblirsch
Categories:  Track
Locomotives:  NP 105(SW1200) MNTX 105(SW1200) LSTT 105(SW1200) MNTX 325(SDP40) GN 325(SDP40) BN 6234(SD9) MNTX 6234(SD9) SOO 559(GP7) MNTX 559(GP7)
Views:  279   Comments: 0
MNTX 559 & 105 inside Roundhouse
Title:  MNTX 559 & 105 inside Roundhouse
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/23/2016  Upload Date: 5/19/2016 5:31:35 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Andrew Goblirsch
Categories:  Track
Locomotives:  SOO 559(GP7) MNTX 559(GP7) NP 105(SW1200) LSTT 105(SW1200) MNTX 105(SW1200)
Views:  192   Comments: 0
Open wide
Title:  Open wide
Description:  MNTX 559 (ex-RI 1223) is seen getting power assembly work among other things with GN 454-A coupled up in front, what a sight to see these two in passenger service in proper paint!
Photo Date:  7/8/2017  Upload Date: 7/24/2017 3:33:44 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Keon McGarvey
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  MNTX 559(GP7) GN 454A(F7A) SOO 559(GP7)
Views:  113   Comments: 0
558 & 559
Title:  558 & 559
Description:  Great Northern 558 & Soo Line 559 in the yard of MTM. The 558 is a brand new acquisition thanks to Cargill and BNSF.
Photo Date:  4/7/2018  Upload Date: 5/12/2018 5:14:46 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Keon McGarvey
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  GN 558(SD7) SOO 559(GP7) MNTX 3110(SW1) MNTX 559(GP7) BN 6008(SD7)
Views:  128   Comments: 1
Back to life
Title:  Back to life
Description:  After 4 years in the shop, the Soo 559 is back in action and is seen here getting ready for a trip to SPUD for Train Day
Photo Date:  4/28/2018  Upload Date: 5/12/2018 7:30:35 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Keon McGarvey
Categories:  Roster,Passenger
Locomotives:  SOO 559(GP7) MNTX 559(GP7)
Views:  95   Comments: 1
MNTX 105, 325, 559, 6008 & 6234
Title:  MNTX 105, 325, 559, 6008 & 6234
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/28/2018  Upload Date: 9/19/2018 4:15:17 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Andrew Goblirsch
Categories:  Track
Locomotives:  MNTX 105(SW1200) MNTX 559(GP7) MNTX 325(SDP40) MNTX 6234(SD9) MNTX 6234(SD7) NP 105(SW1200) LSTT 105(SW1200) BN 325(SDP40) GN 325(SDP40) SOO 559(GP7) BN 6008(SD7) BN 6234(SD9)
Views:  148   Comments: 0
Soo Line 559
Title:  Soo Line 559
Description:  MNTX 559 had the lights turned on (by me) and looked right at home on the point of passenger cars.
Photo Date:  5/4/2018  Upload Date: 5/12/2018 2:33:18 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Keon McGarvey
Categories:  Night,Station,Passenger
Locomotives:  SOO 559(GP7) MNTX 559(GP7)
Views:  154   Comments: 1
MTM arrives SPUD
Title:  MTM arrives SPUD
Description:  The MTM display train arrives SPUD for train day
Photo Date:  5/4/2018  Upload Date: 5/12/2018 2:22:47 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Keon McGarvey
Categories:  Station,Passenger
Locomotives:  BN 6234(SD9) SOO 559(GP7) MNTX 559(GP7)
Views:  108   Comments: 1
Soo 559
Title:  Soo 559
Description:  The GP7 makes its first public appearance after 4 years in the shop.
Photo Date:  5/4/2018  Upload Date: 5/12/2018 2:24:55 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Keon McGarvey
Categories:  Station,Passenger
Locomotives:  SOO 559(GP7) MNTX 559(GP7) UP 1995(SD70ACe)
Views:  133   Comments: 0
C&NW 1995, BN 6234 & SOO 559
Title:  C&NW 1995, BN 6234 & SOO 559
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/5/2018  Upload Date: 9/23/2018 11:24:21 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Andrew Goblirsch
Categories:  Track
Locomotives:  UP 1995(SD70ACe) BN 6234(SD9) MNTX 6234(SD9) BNSF 6234(SD9) SOO 559(GP7) MNTX 559(GP7)
Views:  105   Comments: 1
Headlight Restored
Title:  Headlight Restored
Description:  restoration is making progress on the LST&T 101 at MTM
Photo Date:  8/3/2018  Upload Date: 2/10/2019 2:06:50 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Keon McGarvey
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  LSTT 101(NW2) SOO 559(GP7)
Views:  43   Comments: 0
Soo in the Shop
Title:  Soo in the Shop
Description:  "Soo" 559 getting ready to return to active service, several years of rebuilding and testing were coming to satisfying conclusion at the time.
Photo Date:  2/16/2019  Upload Date: 2/21/2019 11:26:51 AM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Keon McGarvey
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  SOO 559(GP7)
Views:  54   Comments: 1
Blue Hour 559
Title:  Blue Hour 559
Description:  Soo 559 with former DM&E ballast cars.
Photo Date:  6/2/2019  Upload Date: 6/24/2019 5:22:20 PM
Location:  Osceola, WI
Author:  Keon McGarvey
Categories:  Night
Locomotives:  SOO 559(GP7) MNTX 559(GP7)
Views:  11   Comments: 0
Soo at the Depot
Title:  Soo at the Depot
Description:  559 posing at the depot
Photo Date:  6/2/2019  Upload Date: 6/24/2019 5:24:10 PM
Location:  Dresser, WI
Author:  Keon McGarvey
Categories:  Night,Station
Locomotives:  SOO 559(GP7) MNTX 559(GP7)
Views:  62   Comments: 1
Bridge Reflections
Title:  Bridge Reflections
Description:  Soo 559 crosses the St. Croix River
Photo Date:  6/3/2019  Upload Date: 6/24/2019 5:25:39 PM
Location:  Osceola, WI
Author:  Keon McGarvey
Categories:  Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  SOO 559(GP7) MNTX 559(GP7)
Views:  29   Comments: 1
Soo at the Depot 2
Title:  Soo at the Depot 2
Description:  559 passes the depot
Photo Date:  6/3/2019  Upload Date: 6/24/2019 5:26:58 PM
Location:  Dresser, WI
Author:  Keon McGarvey
Categories:  Station,Action
Locomotives:  SOO 559(GP7) MNTX 559(GP7)
Views:  47   Comments: 1
Sunset Soo
Title:  Sunset Soo
Description:  559 doing its last pose of the day
Photo Date:  6/3/2019  Upload Date: 6/24/2019 5:27:53 PM
Location:  Maple Island, MN
Author:  Keon McGarvey
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  SOO 559(GP7) MNTX 559(GP7)
Views:  37   Comments: 1
MTM road power
Title:  MTM road power
Description:  MNTX 559 & 325 await rotation at Osceola
Photo Date:  7/6/2019  Upload Date: 10/8/2019 7:12:11 PM
Location:  Osceola, WI
Author:  Keon McGarvey
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  SOO 559(GP7) GN 325(SDP40)
Views:  17   Comments: 1
Classics at Osceola
Title:  Classics at Osceola
Description:  The classic Soo Scheme compliments the classic GN scheme
Photo Date:  8/20/2019  Upload Date: 10/8/2019 7:13:21 PM
Location:  Osceola, WI
Author:  Keon McGarvey
Categories:  Roster,Scenic,Passenger
Locomotives:  SOO 559(GP7)
Views:  20   Comments: 0


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