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By:SDfourD Photography
Dates:8/9/2006 - 8/9/2006
Album Info:UP/WC Coal trains, Minnesota Commercials GE U Boats, and the WC transfer all pictured here!
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Starting the album off good
Title:  Starting the album off good
Description:  Without the 3006 this time, another pair of WCs come to New Brighton. If that was the last time i would see an SD45, what a finale it was!
Photo Date:  8/8/2006  Upload Date: 8/9/2006 11:25:35 AM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WC 7495(SD45)
Views:  333   Comments: 0
WC 7495
Title:  WC 7495
Description:  Entering the mainline again with the Commercials cut.
Photo Date:  8/8/2006  Upload Date: 8/9/2006 11:26:10 AM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WC 7495(SD45)
Views:  228   Comments: 0
Nothing better
Title:  Nothing better
Description:  A great leader, and trailer I might add, roll down grade for the air test.
Photo Date:  8/8/2006  Upload Date: 8/9/2006 11:26:45 AM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WC 7495(SD45)
Views:  496   Comments: 3
UP 6178
Title:  UP 6178
Description:  An ex SP AC44 leads another GE on a South Saint Paul bound coal train. Charlie McDade, a CN (WC) Engineer climbs off, and heads for home.
Photo Date:  8/9/2006  Upload Date: 8/10/2006 10:40:14 AM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 6178(AC44CW)
Views:  206   Comments: 0
3 WCs
Title:  3 WCs
Description:  I guess Stevens Point likes me! They keep sending me all WC lashups! Great to see!
Photo Date:  8/10/2006  Upload Date: 8/10/2006 2:58:31 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WC 7527(SD45)
Views:  278   Comments: 0
Sweet Consist
Title:  Sweet Consist
Description:  Three Wisconsin Central units have a good 60 or so stacks behind them, as they switch the MNNR yard.
Photo Date:  8/10/2006  Upload Date: 8/10/2006 2:59:34 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WC 7527(SD45)
Views:  203   Comments: 0
CSX 8574
Title:  CSX 8574
Description:  A rare visitor to New Brighton, especially on a coal train, rolls in with 3 other UP units.
Photo Date:  8/11/2006  Upload Date: 8/11/2006 11:29:27 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CSX 8574(SD50)
Views:  276   Comments: 0
UP 6621
Title:  UP 6621
Description:  UP AC44s chug out of the yard with a Weston bound coal load.
Photo Date:  8/11/2006  Upload Date: 8/11/2006 11:27:52 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  UP 6621(AC44CW)
Views:  143   Comments: 0
UP 3388
Title:  UP 3388
Description:  The oldest of the bunch rolls light back to South Saint Paul. Didnt notice the I was missing until i uploaded the picture!
Photo Date:  8/11/2006  Upload Date: 8/11/2006 11:28:46 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3388(SD40-2)
Views:  550   Comments: 0
WC 2500
Title:  WC 2500
Description:  Just about dead, the transfer crew has a set on them, and will now leave the rest of the work for the A406 crew.
Photo Date:  8/11/2006  Upload Date: 8/11/2006 11:30:03 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WC 2500(SD35)
Views:  413   Comments: 0
WC 2500
Title:  WC 2500
Description:  The engineer on the transfer has called it a day, and is walking back to grab his grip, and go home.
Photo Date:  8/11/2006  Upload Date: 8/11/2006 11:30:42 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WC 2500(SD35)
Views:  282   Comments: 0
WC 6006
Title:  WC 6006
Description:  The other maroon and gold unit in the consist look a tad weathered, but the paint on her still looks stunning!
Photo Date:  8/11/2006  Upload Date: 8/11/2006 11:31:17 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WC 6006(SD40-2)
Views:  326   Comments: 1
WC 7527
Title:  WC 7527
Description:  Would have the 7495 leading, but that hit the dirt at Northtown. So the 7527 leads out of New Brighton with the GCFX 6042 trailing.
Photo Date:  8/12/2006  Upload Date: 8/13/2006 9:02:24 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WC 7527(SD45)
Views:  201   Comments: 0
WC 2500
Title:  WC 2500
Description:  The 2500 leads an IC and a GCFX on the transfer. Minutes later I got poured on, luckily, i had an umbrella!
Photo Date:  8/13/2006  Upload Date: 8/13/2006 9:03:02 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WC 2500(SD35)
Views:  220   Comments: 0
GCFX 6051
Title:  GCFX 6051
Description:  A late day indeed. The crew has died, and so the relief crew will finish up the day.
Photo Date:  8/14/2006  Upload Date: 8/14/2006 11:33:05 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  GCFX 6051(SD40-3)
Views:  195   Comments: 0
WC 2500
Title:  WC 2500
Description:  The 2500 back again. Taken a little after 6am.
Photo Date:  8/24/2006  Upload Date: 8/24/2006 11:48:59 AM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WC 2500(SD35)
Views:  496   Comments: 0
WC 6004
Title:  WC 6004
Description:  The 6004 sits in the middle of the 2500 and the 6949, and is the only unit with its numberboards lit up.
Photo Date:  8/24/2006  Upload Date: 8/24/2006 11:48:18 AM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WC 6004(SD40-2)
Views:  262   Comments: 1
Morning
Title:  Morning
Description:  An SD40-3, or a Grey Ghost as some like to call them, will lead the transfer job for the trip to Northtown.
Photo Date:  8/24/2006  Upload Date: 8/24/2006 11:49:27 AM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WC 6949(SD40-3)
Views:  148   Comments: 0
UP 8286
Title:  UP 8286
Description:  This SD9043Mac, like many other engines, are now being vandalized along with the rolling stock. Sad to see.
Photo Date:  8/25/2006  Upload Date: 8/26/2006 6:43:36 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 8286(SD9043MAC)
Views:  196   Comments: 0
CN 2564
Title:  CN 2564
Description:  A clean CN unit heads light to Northtown, to meet up with the other transfer.
Photo Date:  8/25/2006  Upload Date: 8/26/2006 6:44:22 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 2564(C44-9W)
Views:  204   Comments: 1
CN 2564
Title:  CN 2564
Description:  Coupled with the rest of the train, 2564 leads a WC and CN motor East.
Photo Date:  8/25/2006  Upload Date: 8/26/2006 6:45:42 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 2564(C44-9W)
Views:  155   Comments: 1
CN 2564
Title:  CN 2564
Description:  Two CN units are about to clear out 3 cuts that have been piling up lately. As much as i prefer older power, it was a good day to have the big guns.
Photo Date:  8/27/2006  Upload Date: 8/27/2006 12:28:55 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 2564(C44-9W)
Views:  270   Comments: 1
Ancient R916
Title:  Ancient R916
Description:  Atleast 16 hours old *switched crews already*, the transfer makes its way to the wye, with a less than desirable consist.
Photo Date:  8/28/2006  Upload Date: 8/28/2006 9:44:46 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WC 6949(SD40-3)
Views:  174   Comments: 0
UP 5913
Title:  UP 5913
Description:  115 empty coal cars are behind 2 GEs this morning. Lately, ex SP units have been everywhere.
Photo Date:  8/31/2006  Upload Date: 8/31/2006 1:43:56 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 5913(AC44CWCTE)
Views:  171   Comments: 0
CN 2570
Title:  CN 2570
Description:  More crap on the transfer. The middle unit was great to see on the transfer, but ive seen this things a million times. Kinda loses its novelty after awhile.
Photo Date:  8/31/2006  Upload Date: 9/1/2006 9:37:13 AM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 2570(C44-9W)
Views:  211   Comments: 1
WC 6926
Title:  WC 6926
Description:  More junk on the transfer. But, i do prefer the old SD40s compared to the BNSF back there.
Photo Date:  9/1/2006  Upload Date: 9/2/2006 11:43:56 AM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WC 6926(SD40-3)
Views:  236   Comments: 0
KRL 600292
Title:  KRL 600292
Description:  A heavy load on todays transfer. Pretty cool seeing the slack run out, then get to this car and you'd think the drawbar on the car ahead of it would rip right out.
Photo Date:  9/1/2006  Upload Date: 9/2/2006 11:44:40 AM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories:  RollingStock
Locomotives: 
Views:  165   Comments: 0
Once CNW 8681
Title:  Once CNW 8681
Description:  The old 8681, now bearing the Union Pacific name, idle in between 3 others. Behind the 9039, is the 9089, another ex CNW.
Photo Date:  9/2/2006  Upload Date: 9/2/2006 6:31:08 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 9785(C44-9W)
Views:  226   Comments: 1
UP 982
Title:  UP 982
Description:  A GP50 leads 3 ex CNWs (one Dash 9 in CNW paint,one dash 8 in UP paint,and a patched CNW dash 8) one there trip to South Saint Paul.
Photo Date:  9/2/2006  Upload Date: 9/2/2006 6:49:59 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 982(GP50)
Views:  355   Comments: 0
UP 9039
Title:  UP 9039
Description:  Another ex CNW, this time in full UP paint, idles inbetween 2 patched brothers.
Photo Date:  9/2/2006  Upload Date: 9/2/2006 6:33:41 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 9039(C40-8)
Views:  163   Comments: 0
UP 9089
Title:  UP 9089
Description:  UP just calls this a C40-8 now, but this was once a very nice looking CNW C41-8. Was very very happy to see it regardless though!
Photo Date:  9/2/2006  Upload Date: 9/2/2006 6:34:40 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 9089(C41-8)
Views:  197   Comments: 0
UP 9089
Title:  UP 9089
Description:  The coal trains power sits at New Brighton for just a little while longer. Soon it will take off to South Saint Paul.
Photo Date:  9/2/2006  Upload Date: 9/2/2006 6:35:25 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 9089(C41-8)
Views:  132   Comments: 0
WC 6926
Title:  WC 6926
Description:  September 11th at the Depot. Too bad there wasnt a SD45.... Least those have American flags, fitting for the 5th Anniversary of 9/11.
Photo Date:  9/11/2006  Upload Date: 9/15/2006 6:05:11 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WC 6926(SD40-3)
Views:  198   Comments: 0
No CN! :]
Title:  No CN! :]
Description:  A pretty good consist I must say! Not everyday you see a UP Dash 8 on the WC 406! 6004 trails.
Photo Date:  9/15/2006  Upload Date: 9/15/2006 6:08:42 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 9159(C40-8)
Views:  266   Comments: 0
WC 6004
Title:  WC 6004
Description:  Back once again, the 6004 trails as its journey towards Stevens Point is underway.
Photo Date:  9/15/2006  Upload Date: 9/15/2006 6:09:28 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WC 6004(SD40-2)
Views:  242   Comments: 0
GCFX 6076
Title:  GCFX 6076
Description:  One GCFX SD40-3 leads 2 WC units, the 2500 and the 7527, while shoving back across the diamond.
Photo Date:  9/16/2006  Upload Date: 9/16/2006 5:05:44 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  GCFX 6076(SD40-3)
Views:  217   Comments: 0
GCFX 6076
Title:  GCFX 6076
Description:  Finally the sun comes out at New Brighton. Pretty good consist!
Photo Date:  9/16/2006  Upload Date: 9/16/2006 5:06:16 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  GCFX 6076(SD40-3)
Views:  225   Comments: 0
UP 9159
Title:  UP 9159
Description:  Union Pacific power once again on the WC transfer.
Photo Date:  9/17/2006  Upload Date: 9/17/2006 4:33:26 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 9159(C40-8)
Views:  144   Comments: 0
Classic
Title:  Classic
Description:  A nice lashup, although no WC, this is the only good substitute! A pair of IC SD40s, now SD40-2Rs, along with a CN unit roll out of town.
Photo Date:  9/29/2006  Upload Date: 9/29/2006 5:55:44 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  IC 6060(SD40-2R)
Views:  323   Comments: 2
UP 4754
Title:  UP 4754
Description:  The WC with a very late start. Its 5:20 and they are just getting back from Humboldt.
Photo Date:  10/3/2006  Upload Date: 10/3/2006 7:43:25 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4754(SD70M)
Views:  131   Comments: 1
CN 2538
Title:  CN 2538
Description:  A toaster leads a WC GP38-2,UP SD60M, and an IC SD40-2 at New Brighton.
Photo Date:  10/7/2006  Upload Date: 10/7/2006 7:56:12 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 2538(C44-9W)
Views:  180   Comments: 1
WC 2001
Title:  WC 2001
Description:  Such a great surprise seeing the 2001 here. This is my first encounter with it, as they usually stay in Wisconsin on locals.
Photo Date:  10/7/2006  Upload Date: 10/7/2006 7:56:54 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WC 2001(GP38-2)
Views:  600   Comments: 0
CN 5662
Title:  CN 5662
Description:  Same consist as a few days ago, just with an IC added on.
Photo Date:  10/15/2006  Upload Date: 10/15/2006 3:23:27 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 5662(SD75I)
Views:  176   Comments: 1
WC 6949
Title:  WC 6949
Description:  Great lashup, just wish I didnt have to have seen the 6949 AGAIN. Ed throttles up as exhaust hits the now frigid temps.
Photo Date:  10/20/2006  Upload Date: 10/20/2006 7:20:15 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WC 6949(SD40-3)
Views:  214   Comments: 0
CSX 8879
Title:  CSX 8879
Description:  Once an SD40 I believe, now wearing some new clothes and engine components, visits the WC at New Brighton.
Photo Date:  10/20/2006  Upload Date: 10/20/2006 7:20:49 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 8879(SD40-2)
Views:  176   Comments: 1
CSX 7864
Title:  CSX 7864
Description:  The C40-8 is 3rd inline as the WC Transfer enters the main.
Photo Date:  10/20/2006  Upload Date: 10/20/2006 7:21:22 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 7864(C40-8W)
Views:  216   Comments: 1
GTW 5936
Title:  GTW 5936
Description:  A very rare GTW SD40-2 accompanies some of its younger brothers on the WC.
Photo Date:  10/21/2006  Upload Date: 10/22/2006 8:26:20 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  GTW 5936(SD40-2)
Views:  514   Comments: 0
CN 2538
Title:  CN 2538
Description:  What I usually dread seeing, a pair of CN Dash 9s lead a great surprise over I35W.
Photo Date:  10/21/2006  Upload Date: 10/22/2006 8:27:17 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 2538(C44-9W)
Views:  262   Comments: 1
Acoustic Sunrise
Title:  Acoustic Sunrise
Description:  A CSX C40-8W leads its fellow companion while some CN power, being the GTW 5943,idles in the MNNRs yard.
Photo Date:  10/22/2006  Upload Date: 10/22/2006 8:28:19 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 7864(C40-8W)
Views:  280   Comments: 0
GTW 5943
Title:  GTW 5943
Description:  Not quite a blue and red, but it will do....
Photo Date:  10/22/2006  Upload Date: 10/22/2006 8:29:33 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  GTW 5943(SD40-3)
Views:  187   Comments: 0


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