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Owner: Minnesota Transportation Museum, Inc.
Model:EMD GP7Built As:CRIP 1223 (GP7)
Serial Number:15182Order No:5111
Frame Number:5111-11Built:10/1951
Notes:Ex-CRI&P
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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MNTX 559
Title:  MNTX 559
Description:  Scanned from a 35MM. date approximate. Tour train crossing the old swing bridge over the St. Croix.
Photo Date:  8/10/2004  Upload Date: 9/17/2008 11:23:13 PM
Location:  Osceola, WI
Author:  Matt Hagfors
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNTX 559(GP7)
Views:  465   Comments: 0
Soo Line St. Croix swing bridge
Title:  Soo Line St. Croix swing bridge
Description:  Scanned from a 35MM. date approximate. Tour train crossing the old swing bridge over the St. Croix. We are in WI looking at MN.
Photo Date:  8/10/2004  Upload Date: 8/20/2009 12:13:42 AM
Location:  Osceola, WI
Author:  Matt Hagfors
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNTX 559(GP7)
Views:  396   Comments: 0
Soo Line St. Croix swing bridge
Title:  Soo Line St. Croix swing bridge
Description:  Scanned from a 35MM. date approximate. Tour train has just crossed the old swing bridge over the St. Croix. We are in WI looking at MN.
Photo Date:  8/10/2004  Upload Date: 8/20/2009 12:10:01 AM
Location:  Osceola, WI
Author:  Matt Hagfors
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNTX 559(GP7)
Views:  502   Comments: 0
MNTX 559
Title:  MNTX 559
Description:  Scanned from a 35MM. date approximate. Crossing the St. Croix River.
Photo Date:  8/10/2004  Upload Date: 9/17/2008 11:24:10 PM
Location:  Osceola, WI
Author:  Matt Hagfors
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNTX 559(GP7)
Views:  309   Comments: 1
MNTX 559
Title:  MNTX 559
Description:  At the Osceola & St. Croix Valley Railway (MN Transportation Museum) in Osceola, WI. Operates on CP track.
Photo Date:  7/9/2005  Upload Date: 12/28/2005 1:15:20 PM
Location:  Osceola, WI
Author:  Ted Blank
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNTX 559(GP7)
Views:  377   Comments: 0
MNTX 559
Title:  MNTX 559
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/10/2006  Upload Date: 12/3/2006 1:27:09 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Matt Petersen
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNTX 559(GP7)
Views:  491   Comments: 0
MNTX 6234
Title:  MNTX 6234
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/9/2006  Upload Date: 7/11/2006 10:51:56 PM
Location:  Osceola, WI
Author:  Mark Muraski
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNTX 6234(SD9) MNTX 559(GP7)
Views:  305   Comments: 0
MNTX 559
Title:  MNTX 559
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/9/2006  Upload Date: 7/11/2006 10:56:49 PM
Location:  Osceola, WI
Author:  Mark Muraski
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNTX 559(GP7)
Views:  203   Comments: 0
MNTX 559
Title:  MNTX 559
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/9/2006  Upload Date: 7/11/2006 10:58:57 PM
Location:  Osceola, WI
Author:  Mark Muraski
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNTX 559(GP7)
Views:  180   Comments: 0
MNTX 559 waits for the weekend tourist crowd
Title:  MNTX 559 waits for the weekend tourist crowd
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/1/2007  Upload Date: 3/12/2008 8:37:11 PM
Location:  Osceola, WI
Author:  Larry Larson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNTX 559(GP7)
Views:  365   Comments: 2
MNTX 6234
Title:  MNTX 6234
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/17/2007  Upload Date: 6/19/2007 3:57:59 PM
Location:  Osceola, WI
Author:  Mark Muraski
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNTX 6234(SD9) MNTX 559(GP7)
Views:  313   Comments: 0
MNTX 559
Title:  MNTX 559
Description:  Last time I was here this was the passenger train power. Missed the train so not sure what locomotive is used now.
Photo Date:  7/8/2007  Upload Date: 7/8/2007 6:55:24 PM
Location:  Osceola, WI
Author:  Shawn Heider
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNTX 559(GP7)
Views:  395   Comments: 0
MNTX 559
Title:  MNTX 559
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/9/2007  Upload Date: 9/10/2007 6:46:46 PM
Location:  Otisville, MN
Author:  Mark Muraski
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNTX 559(GP7)
Views:  180   Comments: 1
MNTX 559
Title:  MNTX 559
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/9/2007  Upload Date: 9/10/2007 6:47:50 PM
Location:  Osceola, WI
Author:  Mark Muraski
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNTX 559(GP7)
Views:  245   Comments: 0
MNTX 559
Title:  MNTX 559
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/9/2007  Upload Date: 9/10/2007 6:47:20 PM
Location:  Osceola, WI
Author:  Mark Muraski
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNTX 559(GP7)
Views:  199   Comments: 0
MNTX 105 and 559
Title:  MNTX 105 and 559
Description:  This was before the musuem got the donated SDP40 from BNSF. Here we see MNTX (NP) #105 passing MNTX (SOO) #559 after she gave another caboose ride
Photo Date:  11/10/2007  Upload Date: 12/10/2011 4:47:26 PM
Location:  St. Paul, MN
Author:  Eric Bitton
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  MNTX 105(SW1200) MNTX 559(GP7)
Views:  166   Comments: 0
MNTX 559
Title:  MNTX 559
Description:  Here is the only restored GP7 that I got photos of. This may be former Soo Line. But don't let its looks decieve you. This unit is actually former Rock Island
Photo Date:  11/10/2007  Upload Date: 12/10/2011 4:46:56 PM
Location:  St. Paul, MN
Author:  Eric Bitton
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  MNTX 559(GP7)
Views:  96   Comments: 0
Freshly repainted MNTX 6234 gets ready for the tourist season
Title:  Freshly repainted MNTX 6234 gets ready for the tourist season
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/29/2008  Upload Date: 5/1/2008 10:15:22 PM
Location:  Osceola, WI
Author:  Larry Larson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNTX 6234(SD9) MNTX 559(GP7)
Views:  523   Comments: 2
MNTX 559
Title:  MNTX 559
Description:  The days excursion train is readied at the depot.
Photo Date:  5/3/2008  Upload Date: 5/3/2008 9:01:36 PM
Location:  Osceola, WI
Author:  Mark Muraski
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNTX 559(GP7) MNTX 6234(SD9)
Views:  235   Comments: 0
MNTX 559
Title:  MNTX 559
Description:  The first run of the refurbished 6234 shoves through Marine on St.Croix.
Photo Date:  5/3/2008  Upload Date: 5/3/2008 9:04:12 PM
Location:  Marine on Saint Croix, MN
Author:  Mark Muraski
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNTX 559(GP7) MNTX 6234(SD9)
Views:  386   Comments: 0
MNTX 559
Title:  MNTX 559
Description:  The CP Dresser Turn passes the depot and excursion train in Osceola. This was the official debut of MNTX 6234.
Photo Date:  5/3/2008  Upload Date: 7/28/2008 7:33:02 PM
Location:  Osceola, WI
Author:  Mark Muraski
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNTX 559(GP7)
Views:  256   Comments: 0
MNTX 559
Title:  MNTX 559
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/2/2009  Upload Date: 11/2/2009 3:42:11 PM
Location:  Osceola, WI
Author:  Mark Muraski
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNTX 559(GP7) MNTX 6234(SD9)
Views:  220   Comments: 0
MNTX 559
Title:  MNTX 559
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/29/2010  Upload Date: 9/10/2011 7:32:36 PM
Location:  Osceola, WI
Author:  Karl Andraschko
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNTX 559(GP7)
Views:  266   Comments: 0
MNTX 559, CNW 8676, GN 138407, and SOO 31 at Jackson Street Roundhouse
Title:  MNTX 559, CNW 8676, GN 138407, and SOO 31 at Jackson Street Roundhouse
Description: 
Photo Date:  2/5/2011  Upload Date: 8/19/2013 11:19:59 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Andrew Goblirsch
Categories:  RollingStock,Winter,Yard,Track
Locomotives:  MNTX 559(GP7)
Views:  351   Comments: 0
MNTX 559 & SOO 31
Title:  MNTX 559 & SOO 31
Description: 
Photo Date:  2/5/2011  Upload Date: 6/13/2014 12:16:35 AM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Andrew Goblirsch
Categories:  Track
Locomotives:  MNTX 559(GP7)
Views:  141   Comments: 0
MNTX (NP) SW1200 #105 giving caboose rides
Title:  MNTX (NP) SW1200 #105 giving caboose rides
Description:  The Jackson Street Roundhouse is now open and a very nice former NP SW1200 still in the NP paint scheme is giving caboose rides, the equipment has moved around a bit since December, the SD9 is seen inside the musuem/round house
Photo Date:  4/2/2011  Upload Date: 4/14/2011 5:30:45 PM
Location:  St. Paul, MN
Author:  Eric Bitton
Categories:  Bridge,Winter,Yard,Action
Locomotives:  MNTX 105(SW1200) MNTX 559(GP7) MNTX 325(SDP40)
Views:  450   Comments: 0
MNTX 559
Title:  MNTX 559
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/29/2011  Upload Date: 4/30/2011 7:14:54 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Todd Reineccius
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNTX 559(GP7)
Views:  135   Comments: 0
MNTX 559
Title:  MNTX 559
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/29/2011  Upload Date: 4/30/2011 7:15:28 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Todd Reineccius
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNTX 559(GP7) MNTX 6234(SD9) MNTX 325(SDP40)
Views:  495   Comments: 0
MNTX 559
Title:  MNTX 559
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/29/2011  Upload Date: 4/30/2011 7:03:57 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Todd Reineccius
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNTX 559(GP7) MNTX 6234(SD9) MNTX 325(SDP40)
Views:  472   Comments: 0
MNTX 325
Title:  MNTX 325
Description:  Crossing the MNNR diamond
Photo Date:  4/29/2011  Upload Date: 4/30/2011 7:04:39 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Todd Reineccius
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNTX 325(SDP40) MNTX 6234(SD9) MNTX 559(GP7)
Views:  385   Comments: 1
Round the loop
Title:  Round the loop
Description:  The annual MTM power move comes around on the loop track as it gets ready to move towards the highline.
Photo Date:  4/29/2011  Upload Date: 5/20/2011 1:31:02 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNTX 559(GP7)
Views:  143   Comments: 0
MTM Power Move
Title:  MTM Power Move
Description:  The annual MTM power move to Osceola is seen heading towards New Brighton as it rounds the Foley Wye. I like how they had the Soo leader. Sadly, the 559 would kill a guy at Cardigan about 20 min after getting this shot.
Photo Date:  4/29/2011  Upload Date: 5/20/2011 1:18:57 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNTX 559(GP7) MNTX 6234(SD9) MNTX 325(SDP40)
Views:  463   Comments: 1
MNTX 559
Title:  MNTX 559
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/3/2011  Upload Date: 5/6/2012 9:55:21 AM
Location:  Osceola, WI
Author:  Karl Andraschko
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNTX 559(GP7)
Views:  111   Comments: 1
MNTX 559
Title:  MNTX 559
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/3/2011  Upload Date: 5/6/2012 9:54:55 AM
Location:  Osceola, WI
Author:  Karl Andraschko
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  MNTX 559(GP7)
Views:  138   Comments: 1
Days work is over
Title:  Days work is over
Description:  After the days excursions are over, MNTX 559 pulls forward past the swich to back into the siding to store the train for the night.
Photo Date:  5/28/2011  Upload Date: 6/8/2011 9:30:22 AM
Location:  Osceola, WI
Author:  Ben Speidel
Categories:  Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  MNTX 559(GP7)
Views:  139   Comments: 0
MTM Power Move
Title:  MTM Power Move
Description:  Minnesota Transportation Museum's annual power and equipment move from Osceola to Jackson St rolls though Cardigan ahead of L517. Thankfully, the sun came out just long enough to like the power and trees up a little bit!
Photo Date:  10/25/2011  Upload Date: 11/5/2011 1:13:27 AM
Location:  Shoreview, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNTX 325(SDP40) MNTX 559(GP7) MNTX 6234(SD9)
Views:  417   Comments: 1
Along The Bluffs
Title:  Along The Bluffs
Description:  "Wow" is all you can really say about the limestone bluffs of the St. Croix river valley. Here the train is at 10 MPH so it can stop quickly in case a rock fall is on the tracks.
Photo Date:  6/2/2012  Upload Date: 6/5/2012 8:51:15 AM
Location:  Osceola, WI
Author:  Richard Held
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNTX 559(GP7)
Views:  156   Comments: 0
10 MPH Is Mandatory
Title:  10 MPH Is Mandatory
Description:  The Dresser sub has a strict 10 MPH speed limit from Osceola to south of the Cedar Bend drawbridge due to the chance of rock falls on the tracks. Here the afternoon train to Marine crawls along at the prescribed speed beneath the imposing bluffs.
Photo Date:  6/2/2012  Upload Date: 6/5/2012 8:51:44 AM
Location:  Osceola, WI
Author:  Richard Held
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNTX 559(GP7)
Views:  177   Comments: 0
Here Comes The St. Croix!
Title:  Here Comes The St. Croix!
Description:  The afternoon train to Marine reaches the stretch of track that paralells the river before the line crosses it at the Cedar Bend drawbridge.
Photo Date:  6/2/2012  Upload Date: 6/5/2012 8:55:46 AM
Location:  Osceola, WI
Author:  Richard Held
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNTX 559(GP7)
Views:  125   Comments: 0
Off We Go!
Title:  Off We Go!
Description:  The afternoon train to Marine begins its descent into the St. Croix River valley.
Photo Date:  6/2/2012  Upload Date: 6/5/2012 8:50:46 AM
Location:  Osceola, WI
Author:  Richard Held
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNTX 559(GP7)
Views:  157   Comments: 0
Almost There
Title:  Almost There
Description:  The crew aboard MTM's Soo Line-painted geep nurse it along the rickety rails of the passing siding at Marine in order to couple up for the northbound return trip to Osceola.
Photo Date:  6/2/2012  Upload Date: 6/3/2012 9:27:03 PM
Location:  Marine on Saint Croix, MN
Author:  Richard Held
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNTX 559(GP7)
Views:  159   Comments: 0
Coming Up To Couple On
Title:  Coming Up To Couple On
Description:  The crew aboard MTM's Soo Line-painted geep eases up to couple on and take the train back to Osceola from the Dresser depot.
Photo Date:  6/2/2012  Upload Date: 6/4/2012 7:35:48 AM
Location:  Dresser, WI
Author:  Richard Held
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNTX 559(GP7)
Views:  198   Comments: 0
On Down The Wobbly Rails
Title:  On Down The Wobbly Rails
Description:  The crew aboard Minnesota Transportation Museum 559 (a Soo Line-painted GP7) runs long-hood forward down the passing siding at Marine to couple onto the opposite end for the trip back to Osceola.
Photo Date:  6/2/2012  Upload Date: 6/3/2012 9:27:21 PM
Location:  Marine on Saint Croix, MN
Author:  Richard Held
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNTX 559(GP7)
Views:  118   Comments: 0
I Could Not Resist
Title:  I Could Not Resist
Description:  I couldn't resist a shot of the nose of MTM's geep framed in the doorway of their NP RPO car.
Photo Date:  6/2/2012  Upload Date: 6/4/2012 1:48:14 PM
Location:  Marine on Saint Croix, MN
Author:  Richard Held
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNTX 559(GP7)
Views:  108   Comments: 0
Just About To Couple Up
Title:  Just About To Couple Up
Description:  The crew aboard MTM's Soo Line-painted ex-Rock Island/Chicago and North Western/Fox River Valley/Wisconsin Central unit is just about to couple up onto the other end of the train to Dresser for the trip back to Osceola.
Photo Date:  6/2/2012  Upload Date: 6/3/2012 11:08:42 AM
Location:  Dresser, WI
Author:  Richard Held
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNTX 559(GP7)
Views:  206   Comments: 0
Hello Dresser!
Title:  Hello Dresser!
Description:  The light passenger load and MTM crew disembarks at the Dresser depot on a lovely Saturday afternoon. The geep will soon be cut off and run around on a passing siding for the trip back to Osceola.
Photo Date:  6/2/2012  Upload Date: 6/3/2012 11:07:30 AM
Location:  Dresser, WI
Author:  Richard Held
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNTX 559(GP7)
Views:  289   Comments: 0
Osceola, Ho!
Title:  Osceola, Ho!
Description:  A view from MTM's Northern Pacific RPO car as the train heads back to Osceola.
Photo Date:  6/2/2012  Upload Date: 6/3/2012 9:26:39 PM
Location:  Marine on Saint Croix, MN
Author:  Richard Held
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNTX 559(GP7)
Views:  201   Comments: 0
Just Arrived
Title:  Just Arrived
Description:  Here is today's Osceola & St. Croix Valley train just in from the first trip to Marine on St. Croix prior to departing for the run to Dresser.
Photo Date:  6/2/2012  Upload Date: 6/4/2012 7:26:56 AM
Location:  Osceola, WI
Author:  Richard Held
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNTX 559(GP7)
Views:  182   Comments: 0
Onto The Cedar Bend Drawbridge
Title:  Onto The Cedar Bend Drawbridge
Description:  The afternoon train to Marine crosses the swollen St. Croix River on the 1887-vintage Cedar Bend drawbridge.
Photo Date:  6/2/2012  Upload Date: 6/4/2012 7:31:50 AM
Location:  Osceola, WI
Author:  Richard Held
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNTX 559(GP7)
Views:  144   Comments: 0
Passing Milepost 44
Title:  Passing Milepost 44
Description:  The train to Dresser heads back to the Osceola depot. Here the train crossed a road guarded by crossbucks at milepost 44 on the Dresser Subdivision.
Photo Date:  6/2/2012  Upload Date: 6/4/2012 1:44:32 PM
Location:  Osceola, WI
Author:  Richard Held
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNTX 559(GP7)
Views:  136   Comments: 0


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