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Owner: Minnesota Commercial
Model:Alco RS27Built As:CNW 901 (RS27)
Serial Number:83602Order No:21158
Frame Number:Built:3/1962
Notes:Ex-CNW
Other locos with this serial:  GBW 318(RS27) MNNR 318(RS27) CNW 901(RS27) PNCX 901(RS27)
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Transfer heads through Amtrak station
Title:  Transfer heads through Amtrak station
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/24/1995  Upload Date: 1/17/2010 4:30:54 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Paul Leach
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNNR 318(RS27)
Views:  212   Comments: 0
MNNR Alco #318
Title:  MNNR Alco #318
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/20/1996  Upload Date: 7/18/2013 11:25:57 PM
Location:  St. Paul, MN
Author:  Richard Gorddard
Categories:  Roster,Yard,Action
Locomotives:  MNNR 318(RS27)
Views:  112   Comments: 0
MNNR 318
Title:  MNNR 318
Description:  Minnesota Commercial RS-27 318 was built for the CNW, and later owned by the GB&W.
Photo Date:  5/23/1996  Upload Date: 1/8/2012 5:45:45 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Al Seever
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  MNNR 318(RS27)
Views:  278   Comments: 0
Minnesota Commercial RS27 318 and MNNR B30-7 48
Title:  Minnesota Commercial RS27 318 and MNNR B30-7 48
Description:  I made sure to stop in at the Cleveland Avenue roundhouse and sign a permission form before venturing over to the ready tracks to get shots. So here is former Chicago and North Western / Green Bay and Western ALCO 318 on a sunny but chilly day in February with MNNR GE 48 as a neighbor as she sits in a line of engines by the roundhouse.
Photo Date:  2/25/2006  Upload Date: 9/29/2006 10:27:54 AM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Richard Krebes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNNR 318(RS27)
Views:  505   Comments: 0
MNNR 318
Title:  MNNR 318
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/10/2006  Upload Date: 3/11/2006 11:37:33 AM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Mark Muraski
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNNR 318(RS27)
Views:  276   Comments: 0
MNNR 318
Title:  MNNR 318
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/10/2006  Upload Date: 3/11/2006 11:43:41 AM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Mark Muraski
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNNR 318(RS27)
Views:  365   Comments: 0
MNNR 318
Title:  MNNR 318
Description:  MOW workers work by Park Jct. while MNNR 318, an RS27, idles in the distance.
Photo Date:  6/21/2007  Upload Date: 6/22/2007 5:32:33 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNNR 318(RS27)
Views:  355   Comments: 0
Hiding in the roundhouse
Title:  Hiding in the roundhouse
Description:  RS27 318 rests in the MNNRs roundhouse. The 316 was on the right of it. Too bad we couldn't go into the roundhouse to shoot them, but being on the property was good enough for me!
Photo Date:  6/30/2007  Upload Date: 6/30/2007 3:05:58 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNNR 318(RS27)
Views:  357   Comments: 0
MNNR 318
Title:  MNNR 318
Description:  The old GBW 318 chugs over the crossing with another days work to add to its resume.
Photo Date:  7/9/2007  Upload Date: 7/13/2007 3:03:09 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNNR 318(RS27)
Views:  531   Comments: 0
MNNR 316
Title:  MNNR 316
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/15/2007  Upload Date: 8/8/2007 3:08:55 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Mark Muraski
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNNR 316(RS27) MNNR 318(RS27)
Views:  851   Comments: 1
071127009 Southbound MNNR 318 waits its turn to cross over the BNSF at the Park Junction diamonds
Title:  071127009 Southbound MNNR 318 waits its turn to cross over the BNSF at the Park Junction diamonds
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/27/2007  Upload Date: 11/28/2007 12:51:29 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Track,Action
Locomotives:  MNNR 318(RS27)
Views:  333   Comments: 0
MNNR 318
Title:  MNNR 318
Description: 
Photo Date:  12/8/2007  Upload Date: 7/18/2008 4:58:31 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Nathan Petersen
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNNR 318(RS27)
Views:  181   Comments: 0
MNNR 318
Title:  MNNR 318
Description:  The two last ALCO RS-27's in existence are stored at the MNNR shops on a cold and sunny winter day.
Photo Date:  1/19/2008  Upload Date: 1/26/2008 3:36:32 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Jan Henning Gettkant
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNNR 318(RS27)
Views:  274   Comments: 0
MNNR 318
Title:  MNNR 318
Description:  The two last ALCO RS-27's in existence are stored at the MNNR shops on a cold and sunny winter day.
Photo Date:  1/19/2008  Upload Date: 1/26/2008 3:36:33 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Jan Henning Gettkant
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNNR 318(RS27) MNNR 316(RS27)
Views:  456   Comments: 0
MNNR 318
Title:  MNNR 318
Description:  At the Minnesota Commercial engine facility.
Photo Date:  2/11/2008  Upload Date: 2/21/2008 12:42:54 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Christopher Palmieri
Categories:  Roster,Winter,Yard
Locomotives:  MNNR 318(RS27)
Views:  456   Comments: 0
MNNR 318
Title:  MNNR 318
Description:  At the Minnesota Commercial engine facility.
Photo Date:  2/11/2008  Upload Date: 2/21/2008 1:30:22 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Christopher Palmieri
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  MNNR 318(RS27)
Views:  218   Comments: 0
MNNR 318
Title:  MNNR 318
Description:  At the Minnesota Commercial engine facility.
Photo Date:  2/11/2008  Upload Date: 2/21/2008 1:31:54 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Christopher Palmieri
Categories:  Winter,Yard
Locomotives:  MNNR 318(RS27)
Views:  264   Comments: 0
MNNR 318
Title:  MNNR 318
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/9/2008  Upload Date: 5/9/2008 3:33:03 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Matt Petersen
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNNR 318(RS27)
Views:  180   Comments: 0
MNNR 318
Title:  MNNR 318
Description:  An oldie but a goodie.
Photo Date:  8/14/2008  Upload Date: 8/19/2008 11:50:02 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Mark Muraski
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNNR 318(RS27)
Views:  315   Comments: 0
MNNR 318
Title:  MNNR 318
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/25/2009  Upload Date: 1/26/2009 12:56:52 AM
Location:  Union Park, MN
Author:  Matt Hagfors
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNNR 318(RS27)
Views:  216   Comments: 0
MNNR RS27 318
Title:  MNNR RS27 318
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/28/2009  Upload Date: 5/7/2011 7:08:41 PM
Location:  St. Paul, MN
Author:  Andrew Severt
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  MNNR 318(RS27)
Views:  159   Comments: 0
Crossing Park Jct
Title:  Crossing Park Jct
Description:  One of two remaing RS27s in the world is about to cross Park Jct, and head back to its home yard. The 318 had been here for a while, and after the CP-BN passed, the 318 got the green. This is also picture #1700 for me on RRPA!
Photo Date:  5/15/2009  Upload Date: 5/15/2009 7:18:44 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNNR 318(RS27)
Views:  202   Comments: 1
Off to the Oil Company
Title:  Off to the Oil Company
Description:  After doing some working at the siding, the 318 brings one tanker of oil to a customer at the end of the branch line. This view gives one a good view of the RS27s nose and cab.
Photo Date:  7/6/2009  Upload Date: 7/6/2009 1:56:48 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNNR 318(RS27)
Views:  272   Comments: 0
Smoking
Title:  Smoking
Description:  The 318 gives the cars a bit of a shove and really smokes it up in the process.
Photo Date:  7/6/2009  Upload Date: 7/6/2009 1:55:48 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNNR 318(RS27)
Views:  256   Comments: 1
RS27
Title:  RS27
Description:  One of two RS27s left in the world gets ready to head out of the Commercials yard and into the industrial area in NE Mpls.
Photo Date:  7/6/2009  Upload Date: 7/6/2009 1:54:58 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNNR 318(RS27)
Views:  458   Comments: 0
Waiting for the light
Title:  Waiting for the light
Description:  The Hennepin Job creeps up to the light as it departs the yard at Raymond Ave.
Photo Date:  7/15/2009  Upload Date: 7/16/2009 11:03:22 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNNR 318(RS27)
Views:  238   Comments: 0
MNNR 318
Title:  MNNR 318
Description:  Rollin' down the main in the AM sunshine, still with plenty of switching to do.
Photo Date:  9/4/2009  Upload Date: 9/8/2009 8:34:30 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNNR 318(RS27)
Views:  258   Comments: 1
MNNR 318
Title:  MNNR 318
Description:  Pulling and spotting at Veit.
Photo Date:  9/4/2009  Upload Date: 9/8/2009 8:35:01 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNNR 318(RS27)
Views:  288   Comments: 0
MNNR 318
Title:  MNNR 318
Description:  Industrial railroading, just something about it that reminds one of the old days where heavy industry was the main employer for so many.
Photo Date:  9/4/2009  Upload Date: 9/8/2009 8:35:26 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNNR 318(RS27)
Views:  531   Comments: 9
Shoving down
Title:  Shoving down
Description:  The Hennepin Job shoves down the line with a single boxcar to deliver off.
Photo Date:  11/19/2009  Upload Date: 11/24/2009 1:32:14 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNNR 318(RS27)
Views:  207   Comments: 0
Switching out Steel
Title:  Switching out Steel
Description:  The Hennipen Job switches out some steel loads from before heading back down the line.
Photo Date:  1/29/2010  Upload Date: 1/30/2010 2:17:40 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNNR 318(RS27)
Views:  361   Comments: 2
MNNR 318
Title:  MNNR 318
Description:  After working the Hennipen Job, the 318 sits just north of Park Jct while the Belt Job sits on the main.
Photo Date:  3/15/2010  Upload Date: 3/28/2010 2:48:17 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNNR 318(RS27)
Views:  206   Comments: 0
GE and ALCo
Title:  GE and ALCo
Description:  Two different faces from two different builders sit next to each other at Park Jct as they wait for a light to get moving.
Photo Date:  3/15/2010  Upload Date: 3/28/2010 2:49:16 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNNR 48(B30-7) MNNR 318(RS27)
Views:  339   Comments: 1
MNNR 318
Title:  MNNR 318
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/16/2010  Upload Date: 12/9/2010 9:34:27 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Karl Andraschko
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNNR 318(RS27)
Views:  220   Comments: 0
MNNR 318
Title:  MNNR 318
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/12/2010  Upload Date: 12/9/2010 5:56:43 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Karl Andraschko
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNNR 318(RS27)
Views:  192   Comments: 0
MNNR 318 in the Roundhouse
Title:  MNNR 318 in the Roundhouse
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/19/2010  Upload Date: 12/20/2010 11:19:36 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Robert Pisani
Categories:  Night
Locomotives:  MNNR 318(RS27)
Views:  321   Comments: 0
110105014 MNNR 318 Rolls Past Amtrak Midway Station
Title:  110105014 MNNR 318 Rolls Past Amtrak Midway Station
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/5/2011  Upload Date: 1/6/2011 2:41:22 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Winter,Action
Locomotives:  MNNR 318(RS27)
Views:  298   Comments: 1
110105015 MNNR 318 Rolls Past Amtrak Midway Station
Title:  110105015 MNNR 318 Rolls Past Amtrak Midway Station
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/5/2011  Upload Date: 1/6/2011 2:41:41 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Winter,Action
Locomotives:  MNNR 318(RS27)
Views:  279   Comments: 0
110105016 MNNR 318 Rolls Past Amtrak Midway Station
Title:  110105016 MNNR 318 Rolls Past Amtrak Midway Station
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/5/2011  Upload Date: 1/6/2011 2:42:00 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Winter,Action
Locomotives:  MNNR 318(RS27)
Views:  278   Comments: 0
110105018 MNNR 318 Rolls Past Amtrak Midway Station
Title:  110105018 MNNR 318 Rolls Past Amtrak Midway Station
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/5/2011  Upload Date: 1/6/2011 2:42:18 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Winter,Action
Locomotives:  MNNR 318(RS27)
Views:  245   Comments: 0
110105019 MNNR 318 Rolls Past Amtrak Midway Station
Title:  110105019 MNNR 318 Rolls Past Amtrak Midway Station
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/5/2011  Upload Date: 1/6/2011 2:42:55 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Winter,Action
Locomotives:  MNNR 318(RS27)
Views:  266   Comments: 0
Back to the Commercial
Title:  Back to the Commercial
Description:  After shooting NS 5415 I started to head back to Bethel, and on my way back, I got stopped by the 318 as it headed back to the Commercials Yard.
Photo Date:  1/21/2011  Upload Date: 4/1/2011 8:33:06 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNNR 318(RS27)
Views:  181   Comments: 0
Minnesota Commerical
Title:  Minnesota Commerical
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/25/2011  Upload Date: 2/2/2012 6:39:13 AM
Location:  St. Paul, MN
Author:  Philip Turner
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNNR 318(RS27)
Views:  230   Comments: 0
MNNR 318
Title:  MNNR 318
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/25/2011  Upload Date: 2/2/2012 6:40:20 AM
Location:  St. Paul, MN
Author:  Philip Turner
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNNR 318(RS27)
Views:  181   Comments: 0
Industrial Part of town
Title:  Industrial Part of town
Description:  The 318 waits for its conductor before heading off to other customers farther down the line. This is a really neat part of the Commercial.
Photo Date:  5/23/2011  Upload Date: 6/20/2011 12:29:29 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNNR 318(RS27)
Views:  187   Comments: 0
MNNR 318
Title:  MNNR 318
Description:  One of two remaining RS27s left in the world is seen hard at work on the Minnesota Commercial as it works the Hennepin Job along, you guessed it, Hennipen Ave in NE Mpls. I love how much these things smoke when they notch up. Take that EPA, lol.
Photo Date:  5/23/2011  Upload Date: 6/20/2011 12:20:42 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNNR 318(RS27)
Views:  277   Comments: 1
Making a Setout
Title:  Making a Setout
Description:  The 318 shoves down a bit to set out a few cars, and perform some switch moves before heading down the line.
Photo Date:  5/23/2011  Upload Date: 6/20/2011 12:18:43 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNNR 318(RS27)
Views:  211   Comments: 0
MNNR 318 - Hennepin Industrial Lead
Title:  MNNR 318 - Hennepin Industrial Lead
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/9/2011  Upload Date: 11/13/2011 7:58:42 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Brian Kays
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNNR 318(RS27)
Views:  384   Comments: 2
Good ole RS27
Title:  Good ole RS27
Description:  One of the two remaining RS27s in the world kicks out some smoke as it heads down the Hennepin Line.
Photo Date:  12/27/2011  Upload Date: 2/24/2012 9:12:50 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNNR 318(RS27)
Views:  194   Comments: 0
Switching old Dutch
Title:  Switching old Dutch
Description:  The 318 continues to do its work along the line; here we see it spotting a car of cooking oil for Old Dutch Potato Chips.
Photo Date:  12/27/2011  Upload Date: 2/24/2012 9:18:24 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNNR 318(RS27)
Views:  283   Comments: 1


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