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By:Max Koehn
Dates:1/1/2008 - 12/31/2012
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Friggin' Bush!
Title:  Friggin' Bush!
Description:  And not just the plant that ruined this shot, mind you!
Photo Date:  1/25/2008  Upload Date: 1/25/2008 2:36:53 PM
Location:  Altoona, WI
Author:  Max Koehn
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 9407(C40-9W) NS 2637(SD70M)
Views:  351   Comments: 0
Klemme Coop Grain
Title:  Klemme Coop Grain
Description: 
Photo Date:  2/1/2008  Upload Date: 2/8/2008 3:56:54 PM
Location:  Altoona, WI
Author:  Max Koehn
Categories:  RollingStock
Locomotives: 
Views:  250   Comments: 0
same power as before, sans the ex-SP patch
Title:  same power as before, sans the ex-SP patch
Description: 
Photo Date:  2/1/2008  Upload Date: 2/8/2008 3:53:26 PM
Location:  Altoona, WI
Author:  Max Koehn
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 1234(GP39-2) UP 4237(SD70M) UP 6048(AC44CWCTE)
Views:  285   Comments: 0
GP60! SNOOOOOOT!!!!
Title:  GP60! SNOOOOOOT!!!!
Description:  What a consist!
Photo Date:  2/15/2008  Upload Date: 2/15/2008 5:57:16 PM
Location:  Altoona, WI
Author:  Max Koehn
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 2024(GP60) UP 3371(SD40-2)
Views:  406   Comments: 2
some winter geep action
Title:  some winter geep action
Description: 
Photo Date:  2/15/2008  Upload Date: 2/15/2008 5:59:30 PM
Location:  Altoona, WI
Author:  Max Koehn
Categories: 
Locomotives:  LLPX 2249(GP38-2) UP 617(GP38-2)
Views:  300   Comments: 0
Beginning of a new era
Title:  Beginning of a new era
Description:  These SD70Ms are 2 of many sent up here as replacements for the old tired SD40-2s.
Photo Date:  3/5/2008  Upload Date: 3/11/2008 12:17:19 PM
Location:  Altoona, WI
Author:  Max Koehn
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4029(SD70M) UP 4033(SD70M)
Views:  291   Comments: 0
X-treme Closeups
Title:  X-treme Closeups
Description:  ZCHEM was sitting by the yard office this morning. Idling away. I snuck in and got this quick shot
Photo Date:  3/14/2008  Upload Date: 3/14/2008 4:09:04 PM
Location:  Altoona, WI
Author:  Max Koehn
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 9539(C40-9W) NS 9387(C40-9W)
Views:  240   Comments: 0
march snow trains
Title:  march snow trains
Description:  with SP patched SD40M-2
Photo Date:  3/17/2008  Upload Date: 3/19/2008 9:59:11 PM
Location:  Altoona, WI
Author:  Max Koehn
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3492(SD40-2) UP 2743(SD40M-2)
Views:  203   Comments: 0
Some more SD70Ms
Title:  Some more SD70Ms
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/17/2008  Upload Date: 3/19/2008 10:01:15 PM
Location:  Altoona, WI
Author:  Max Koehn
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4033(SD70M) UP 4022(SD70M)
Views:  253   Comments: 0
Holy crap it's 6060!
Title:  Holy crap it's 6060!
Description:  Many moons ago, I stood on this unit's stairs for my senior pictures. it was in the yard with WC 6620
Photo Date:  3/19/2008  Upload Date: 3/19/2008 10:01:32 PM
Location:  Altoona, WI
Author:  Max Koehn
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 6060(AC44CWCTE)
Views:  191   Comments: 0
Holy crap it's more cool stuff!
Title:  Holy crap it's more cool stuff!
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/19/2008  Upload Date: 3/19/2008 10:01:46 PM
Location:  Altoona, WI
Author:  Max Koehn
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 6009(AC44CWCTE) UP 708(GP38-2)
Views:  262   Comments: 0
WHOA!
Title:  WHOA!
Description:  This unit is a bit too south. CN's main is due north a few miles...
Photo Date:  3/19/2008  Upload Date: 3/19/2008 10:02:06 PM
Location:  Altoona, WI
Author:  Max Koehn
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 2401(C40-8M)
Views:  231   Comments: 1
Triple snoot
Title:  Triple snoot
Description:  This shot looks strangely panoramic to me, but I was using the same camera I always use. And hey, check out the S-3L on 3256!
Photo Date:  3/24/2008  Upload Date: 3/24/2008 7:17:27 PM
Location:  Altoona, WI
Author:  Max Koehn
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3488(SD40-2) UP 3256(SD40-2) UP 3371(SD40-2) UP 1479(GP40M-2) UP 496(GP38-2)
Views:  520   Comments: 1
Lone SD70M
Title:  Lone SD70M
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/28/2008  Upload Date: 4/5/2008 2:04:13 PM
Location:  Altoona, WI
Author:  Max Koehn
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4324(SD70M)
Views:  162   Comments: 0
Nice leader
Title:  Nice leader
Description:  Around here, we hardly ever get dash 8s in any number series other than the 90XXs
Photo Date:  4/4/2008  Upload Date: 4/5/2008 2:05:37 PM
Location:  Altoona, WI
Author:  Max Koehn
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 9247(C40-8) UP 4040(SD70M) UP 342(GP38-2) UP 1238(GP39-2)
Views:  308   Comments: 0
MBUVP with a SNOOOOOOT!!!
Title:  MBUVP with a SNOOOOOOT!!!
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/5/2008  Upload Date: 4/5/2008 2:05:54 PM
Location:  Elk Mound, WI
Author:  Max Koehn
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 9453(C41-8W) UP 4078(SD70M) UP 3256(SD40-2)
Views:  323   Comments: 0
Light the Fire Within
Title:  Light the Fire Within
Description:  At last! An olympic unit has FINALLY come to visit Altoona! Things are definitely looking better for this area! The dark ages may finally have come to an end!
Photo Date:  4/11/2008  Upload Date: 4/11/2008 3:20:34 PM
Location:  Altoona, WI
Author:  Max Koehn
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 2001(SD70M)
Views:  179   Comments: 0
Power pack
Title:  Power pack
Description:  A pack of 3 mighty SD70Ms, that is. Good to see SP speed lettering too. Couldn't say the same about that accursed nose shield though. ugh....
Photo Date:  4/25/2008  Upload Date: 4/25/2008 8:27:32 PM
Location:  Altoona, WI
Author:  Max Koehn
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4042(SD70M) UP 4011(SD70M) UP 4001(SD70M) UP 1459(GP40-2)
Views:  317   Comments: 0
SNOOOOOOOT!!!!
Title:  SNOOOOOOOT!!!!
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/25/2008  Upload Date: 4/25/2008 8:27:50 PM
Location:  Altoona, WI
Author:  Max Koehn
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4679(SD70M) UP 3488(SD40-2)
Views:  162   Comments: 0
Trios?
Title:  Trios?
Description:  Seems a bit of overkill. 3 SD40-2s used to handle these trains after all. Wouldnt the more powerful SD70Ms only need 2 for these loads? oh well. More for the ol' roster!
Photo Date:  4/30/2008  Upload Date: 4/30/2008 11:41:33 PM
Location:  Altoona, WI
Author:  Max Koehn
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4025(SD70M) UP 4040(SD70M) UP 4034(SD70M)
Views:  267   Comments: 0
Return of 2001
Title:  Return of 2001
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/2/2008  Upload Date: 5/2/2008 1:30:51 PM
Location:  Altoona, WI
Author:  Max Koehn
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 2001(SD70M)
Views:  154   Comments: 0
A quiet afternoon
Title:  A quiet afternoon
Description:  With 3 SD70Ms on the LTS61 awaiting their new crew. This was my first attempt at shooting a photo with the rule of thirds. The horizon is a tad tilted, but otherwise the photo has been said to be perfect.
Photo Date:  5/4/2008  Upload Date: 5/5/2008 12:36:37 PM
Location:  Altoona, WI
Author:  Max Koehn
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4019(SD70M) UP 4039(SD70M) UP 4038(SD70M)
Views:  256   Comments: 0
On the siding
Title:  On the siding
Description:  Good light, good angle, good setting. 2 SD40-2Rs rest on a siding with nothing approaching on the mainline. An otherwise typical Altoona afternoon.
Photo Date:  5/4/2008  Upload Date: 5/5/2008 12:33:58 PM
Location:  Altoona, WI
Author:  Max Koehn
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3566(SD40-2) UP 3198(SD40-2)
Views:  268   Comments: 0
Lots of Action
Title:  Lots of Action
Description:  Another interesting angle. And a nice set of power sitting around the yard office. 2008 was a good year to catch a lot of road power.
Photo Date:  5/7/2008  Upload Date: 5/8/2008 12:14:22 AM
Location:  Altoona, WI
Author:  Max Koehn
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 1237(GP39-2) LLPX 2252(GP38-2) UP 3566(SD40-2) UP 3198(SD40-2) UP 9656(C44-9W)
Views:  448   Comments: 0
Electro Motive Domination
Title:  Electro Motive Domination
Description:  Altoona remains an EMD-favored spot as solid EMD consists sit in the yard to prove it
Photo Date:  5/9/2008  Upload Date: 5/10/2008 7:20:27 PM
Location:  Altoona, WI
Author:  Max Koehn
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3488(SD40-2) UP 4011(SD70M) UP 4001(SD70M) UP 4042(SD70M) UP 1239(GP39-2) UP 4299(SD70M) UP 5161(SD70M)
Views:  419   Comments: 0
I live for shots like these
Title:  I live for shots like these
Description:  Just a nice solid consist photo, albeit with clouds and that they're common UP power. It's hard not to see an SD70M when you're in UP territory. But I still like 'em!
Photo Date:  6/2/2008  Upload Date: 6/3/2008 9:30:31 AM
Location:  Altoona, WI
Author:  Max Koehn
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4011(SD70M) UP 4022(SD70M) UP 4023(SD70M)
Views:  224   Comments: 0
hooray for crash 9s!
Title:  hooray for crash 9s!
Description:  At least ones whose numbers aren't 8646 or 8701!
Photo Date:  6/3/2008  Upload Date: 6/3/2008 9:31:49 AM
Location:  Altoona, WI
Author:  Max Koehn
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 9834(C44-9W) UP 4028(SD70M)
Views:  244   Comments: 0
Even text cooks
Title:  Even text cooks
Description:  Just like the flags, the text on the side also appears to have been cooked a slight bit from the heat.
Photo Date:  6/3/2008  Upload Date: 6/3/2008 9:33:25 AM
Location:  Altoona, WI
Author:  Max Koehn
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4017(SD70M)
Views:  166   Comments: 0
Not bad for a cloudy morning
Title:  Not bad for a cloudy morning
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/5/2008  Upload Date: 6/7/2008 1:21:25 PM
Location:  Altoona, WI
Author:  Max Koehn
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 5110(SD70M) UP 4362(SD70M) UP 4015(SD70M)
Views:  202   Comments: 0
Consist deja vu
Title:  Consist deja vu
Description:  Either it didn't move, or it's returning from the twin cities. And there's a UP truck next to it!
Photo Date:  6/5/2008  Upload Date: 6/7/2008 1:22:29 PM
Location:  Altoona, WI
Author:  Max Koehn
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4028(SD70M) UP 9834(C44-9W)
Views:  188   Comments: 0
Damn pole
Title:  Damn pole
Description:  But this was the best I could do.
Photo Date:  6/6/2008  Upload Date: 6/7/2008 1:23:27 PM
Location:  Altoona, WI
Author:  Max Koehn
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 5215(SD70M) UP 4568(SD70M) UP 4027(SD70M)
Views:  250   Comments: 0
More deja vu, now with added power!
Title:  More deja vu, now with added power!
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/6/2008  Upload Date: 6/7/2008 1:24:32 PM
Location:  Altoona, WI
Author:  Max Koehn
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4011(SD70M) UP 4022(SD70M) UP 4023(SD70M) UP 3566(SD40-2) UP 716(GP38-2)
Views:  324   Comments: 1
EMD Generations
Title:  EMD Generations
Description:  The difference between original EMD widecab and notch nose widecab is very apparent here.
Photo Date:  6/9/2008  Upload Date: 6/22/2008 12:21:59 AM
Location:  Altoona, WI
Author:  Max Koehn
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3488(SD40-2) UP 5215(SD70M) UP 4301(SD70M)
Views:  338   Comments: 0
More locals
Title:  More locals
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/9/2008  Upload Date: 6/22/2008 12:25:44 AM
Location:  Altoona, WI
Author:  Max Koehn
Categories: 
Locomotives:  LLPX 2238(GP38-2) UP 1232(GP39-2)
Views:  290   Comments: 0
Widecab Generations
Title:  Widecab Generations
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/9/2008  Upload Date: 6/22/2008 12:26:10 AM
Location:  Altoona, WI
Author:  Max Koehn
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 9834(C44-9W) UP 4721(SD70M) UP 4292(SD70M) UP 4752(SD70M)
Views:  260   Comments: 0
SNOOOOOOTS!!!
Title:  SNOOOOOOTS!!!
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/13/2008  Upload Date: 6/22/2008 12:29:05 AM
Location:  Altoona, WI
Author:  Max Koehn
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3427(SD40-2) UP 3359(SD40-2) UP 3840(SD70M)
Views:  205   Comments: 0
more cooked flags
Title:  more cooked flags
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/13/2008  Upload Date: 6/22/2008 12:31:27 AM
Location:  Altoona, WI
Author:  Max Koehn
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3840(SD70M) UP 4040(SD70M)
Views:  199   Comments: 0
Very nice consist
Title:  Very nice consist
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/13/2008  Upload Date: 6/22/2008 12:32:08 AM
Location:  Altoona, WI
Author:  Max Koehn
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4000(SD70M) UP 9223(C40-8) HLCX 3812(GP38-2)
Views:  288   Comments: 0
Forgotten power
Title:  Forgotten power
Description:  This was supposed to go to W. Ave. Spur in St Paul but the train forgot it
Photo Date:  6/13/2008  Upload Date: 6/22/2008 12:33:11 AM
Location:  Altoona, WI
Author:  Max Koehn
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 9834(C44-9W) UP 4226(SD70M) UP 5215(SD70M)
Views:  264   Comments: 0
SNOOOOOT!!!
Title:  SNOOOOOT!!!
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/18/2008  Upload Date: 6/22/2008 12:34:16 AM
Location:  Altoona, WI
Author:  Max Koehn
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 9455(C41-8W) UP 3274(SD40-2) UP 3492(SD40-2)
Views:  248   Comments: 0
Poor 7281....
Title:  Poor 7281....
Description:  The last time I saw that unit, it was still SSW 7281. Now it's just a mess. The poor beast
Photo Date:  6/18/2008  Upload Date: 6/22/2008 12:40:15 AM
Location:  Altoona, WI
Author:  Max Koehn
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4954(SD70M) UP 9834(C44-9W) UP 1498(GP40M-2)
Views:  444   Comments: 0
classic UP
Title:  classic UP
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/18/2008  Upload Date: 6/22/2008 12:41:53 AM
Location:  Altoona, WI
Author:  Max Koehn
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3492(SD40-2) UP 4021(SD70M)
Views:  216   Comments: 0
Detours with unpleasant power
Title:  Detours with unpleasant power
Description:  Blech. I hate SD60Ms. But nonetheless I like the angle and the lighting here. The train was sent here when the e/w mainline got flooded. A LOT of detours went this route and got clogged up due to crew shortages
Photo Date:  6/18/2008  Upload Date: 6/22/2008 12:42:39 AM
Location:  Altoona, WI
Author:  Max Koehn
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 2443(SD60M) UP 2247(SD60M)
Views:  389   Comments: 5
A rare sight
Title:  A rare sight
Description:  Almost never are both tracks occupied. It's great to see this again. Harkening back to the old CNW days when Altoona was busier
Photo Date:  6/18/2008  Upload Date: 6/22/2008 12:43:35 AM
Location:  Altoona, WI
Author:  Max Koehn
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  153   Comments: 0
Slow day
Title:  Slow day
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/19/2008  Upload Date: 6/22/2008 12:45:27 AM
Location:  Altoona, WI
Author:  Max Koehn
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 9693(C44-9W) UP 4046(SD70M) UP 4003(SD70M) UP 3492(SD40-2) UP 3234(SD40-2)
Views:  278   Comments: 0
ZCHEM
Title:  ZCHEM
Description:  Not often does ZCHEM arrive in the daytime, but it's great when they're 12 hours early!
Photo Date:  6/19/2008  Upload Date: 6/22/2008 12:46:21 AM
Location:  Altoona, WI
Author:  Max Koehn
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 9549(C40-9W) NS 9706(C40-9W)
Views:  245   Comments: 1
Dead under the bridge
Title:  Dead under the bridge
Description:  Waiting for a crew
Photo Date:  6/19/2008  Upload Date: 6/22/2008 12:48:35 AM
Location:  Altoona, WI
Author:  Max Koehn
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4022(SD70M) UP 4023(SD70M)
Views:  259   Comments: 0
Unusual location
Title:  Unusual location
Description:  Never saw NS power sitting in Altoona. Always just ran through with the roadrailer
Photo Date:  6/30/2008  Upload Date: 7/3/2008 11:51:14 PM
Location:  Altoona, WI
Author:  Max Koehn
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 8893(C40-9W) UP 3125(SD40-2)
Views:  252   Comments: 0
Late ZCHEM
Title:  Late ZCHEM
Description:  Looks like an ex-Connie -8W there too
Photo Date:  7/3/2008  Upload Date: 7/3/2008 11:43:41 PM
Location:  Altoona, WI
Author:  Max Koehn
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 9001(C40-9W) NS 8369(C40-8W)
Views:  253   Comments: 0
Nice power!
Title:  Nice power!
Description:  CSX GEVOs in Altoona? This is new and welcome! They were just sitting there, so I took the best photo I could.
Photo Date:  7/8/2008  Upload Date: 7/9/2008 12:31:32 AM
Location:  Altoona, WI
Author:  Max Koehn
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 5265(ES44DC) CSX 5423(ES44DC) UP 5219(SD70M)
Views:  297   Comments: 1


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