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By:SDfourD Photography
Dates:12/15/2007 - 10/27/2007
Album Info:Ex BN Yard hosts the WC Transfer,SOO,UP, and Amtrak.
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BNSF 9788
Title:  BNSF 9788
Description:  With heat waves destroying everything in sight (even the engine itself), BNSF 9788 is the DPU on this very chilly morning.
Photo Date:  10/27/2007  Upload Date: 10/27/2007 7:33:28 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 9788(SD70MAC)
Views:  209   Comments: 0
BNSF 5975
Title:  BNSF 5975
Description:  A GEVO(what a surprise....) and a fake Warbonnet lead taconite throug the 603 switch at Northtown. The DPU was another winner, a Dash 9.
Photo Date:  10/27/2007  Upload Date: 10/27/2007 7:34:21 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 5975(ES44AC)
Views:  181   Comments: 0
NS 2596
Title:  NS 2596
Description:  A nice notch and flare SD70M trails the ever boring catfish.
Photo Date:  10/27/2007  Upload Date: 10/27/2007 7:35:07 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  NS 2596(SD70M)
Views:  240   Comments: 0
FXE 3212
Title:  FXE 3212
Description:  What is now an SD40-2 (with a shortened Passenger extension) idles inbetween two other EMDs on the NTW-GAL.
Photo Date:  10/27/2007  Upload Date: 10/27/2007 7:36:25 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  FXE 3212(SDP40)
Views:  464   Comments: 0
Nice light(pun intended)
Title:  Nice light(pun intended)
Description:  With shadows already overtaking the other side, this cant be much worse. To my chagrin, this train took about 30 minutes to leave, leaving me with some poor conditions for any type of worthful roster shot.
Photo Date:  10/27/2007  Upload Date: 10/27/2007 7:37:13 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  FXE 3212(SDP40)
Views:  578   Comments: 1
FXE 3212
Title:  FXE 3212
Description:  This is probably one of the most interesting engines ive seen. An Erie-Lackawanna type handbrake up front, a busted lightbulb casing, an what looks to be a shortened rear end (probably when they took out the steam generator).
Photo Date:  10/27/2007  Upload Date: 10/27/2007 7:37:55 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  FXE 3212(SDP40)
Views:  847   Comments: 0
H-NTWGAL
Title:  H-NTWGAL
Description:  An outstanding lashup will guide the NTW-GAL this morning. Middle unit is Ferromex 3212.
Photo Date:  10/27/2007  Upload Date: 10/27/2007 7:38:31 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  EMDX 9072(SD60)
Views:  291   Comments: 0
BNSF Graveyard
Title:  BNSF Graveyard
Description:  The end of the line has fallen upon 6 ex CN and GTW SD40s, and with the lease market declining, these engines may be done forever.
Photo Date:  10/28/2007  Upload Date: 10/28/2007 7:31:10 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 6999(SD40-2)
Views:  506   Comments: 1
BNSF 1739
Title:  BNSF 1739
Description:  Sitting and waiting for its funeral run. The SD9s are finally getting the boot.
Photo Date:  10/28/2007  Upload Date: 10/28/2007 7:32:16 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 1739(SD9)
Views:  253   Comments: 0
BNSF 2457
Title:  BNSF 2457
Description:  A horrible rendition of a GP30 *notice the butcher job on the center windows* gets taken out of the shops.
Photo Date:  10/28/2007  Upload Date: 10/28/2007 7:33:30 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 2457(GP30u)
Views:  248   Comments: 0
BNSF 2549
Title:  BNSF 2549
Description:  Two ex Santa Fe units sit with 3 ex BN units while getting shuffled around the shops.
Photo Date:  10/28/2007  Upload Date: 10/28/2007 7:34:33 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 2549(GP35u)
Views:  201   Comments: 0
EMD 9045
Title:  EMD 9045
Description:  Correctly identified as EMD 9045 *no X*, this SD60 trails two GEs on a Pig train at 35th Ave.
Photo Date:  11/2/2007  Upload Date: 11/2/2007 8:01:41 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  EMDX 9045(SD60)
Views:  153   Comments: 0
EMD 9008
Title:  EMD 9008
Description:  The EMD 9008 leads a Z Train into town with nothing but an SD40-2 helping out. Great consist!
Photo Date:  11/2/2007  Upload Date: 11/2/2007 8:03:09 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  EMDX 9008(SD60)
Views:  172   Comments: 0
BNSF 892
Title:  BNSF 892
Description:  The day of interesting Z Train power continues. Heaven forbid they put the NS SD60I leading....
Photo Date:  11/2/2007  Upload Date: 11/2/2007 8:04:47 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 892(C40-8W)
Views:  147   Comments: 0
NS 6757
Title:  NS 6757
Description:  Another nice looking SD60I makes HP hours on the BNSF.
Photo Date:  11/2/2007  Upload Date: 11/2/2007 8:05:51 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  NS 6757(SD60I)
Views:  162   Comments: 0
FURX 7243
Title:  FURX 7243
Description:  A Furball glides through 35th Ave with its flag still displayed proudly.
Photo Date:  11/2/2007  Upload Date: 11/2/2007 8:06:53 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  FURX 7243(SD40-2)
Views:  117   Comments: 0
BN and SOO
Title:  BN and SOO
Description:  Almost like the old days. BN at Northtown and the SOO Line above.
Photo Date:  11/2/2007  Upload Date: 11/2/2007 8:07:34 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 9202(SD60M) BNSF 6332(SD40-2)
Views:  234   Comments: 0
BNSF 4089
Title:  BNSF 4089
Description:  A colorful consist hits 35th Ave, ducking under the new CP bridge.
Photo Date:  11/2/2007  Upload Date: 11/2/2007 8:08:19 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 4089(C44-9W)
Views:  122   Comments: 0
BNSF 8736
Title:  BNSF 8736
Description:  Slightly visible is the initials which someone thought would have been better. Above the numberboard reads BNATSF.
Photo Date:  11/3/2007  Upload Date: 11/3/2007 9:34:56 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 8736(GP60)
Views:  283   Comments: 0
BNSF 9367
Title:  BNSF 9367
Description:  Two ACes pinch an SD70MAC with 125 loads of coal behind. Both had noselights, which i prefer on the BNSF ones.
Photo Date:  11/3/2007  Upload Date: 11/3/2007 9:35:32 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 9367(SD70ACe)
Views:  164   Comments: 0
CN 9449
Title:  CN 9449
Description:  Two Geeps and an SD40-3 power todays R91681. Most times those heatboxes (the CN) are hated by the crew, but with the temp dipping below freezing overnight, im sure Curt didn't mind much.
Photo Date:  11/3/2007  Upload Date: 11/3/2007 9:36:06 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CN 9449(GP40-2LW)
Views:  180   Comments: 0
BNSF 7010
Title:  BNSF 7010
Description:  Another SD40-2 to add to the roster. The 7010 weaves down the northrunner with the 7828 giving a hand. Gimme these consists everday.
Photo Date:  11/3/2007  Upload Date: 11/3/2007 9:36:39 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 7010(SD40-2)
Views:  125   Comments: 0
BNSF 7010
Title:  BNSF 7010
Description:  These two SD40-2s leave Northtown with quite a train in tow.
Photo Date:  11/3/2007  Upload Date: 11/3/2007 9:37:15 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 7010(SD40-2)
Views:  158   Comments: 2
BNSF 6876
Title:  BNSF 6876
Description:  A pretty shabby looking Santa Fe SD40-2 moves through the yard lite power. Still an SD40-2s, so you gotta love it!
Photo Date:  11/3/2007  Upload Date: 11/3/2007 9:37:47 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 6876(SD40-2)
Views:  262   Comments: 2
TFM 2629
Title:  TFM 2629
Description:  Quite an interesting Z Train consist. Not dissapointed by this one!
Photo Date:  11/3/2007  Upload Date: 11/3/2007 9:38:23 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  TFM 2629(AC44CW)
Views:  173   Comments: 1
H-NTWGAL
Title:  H-NTWGAL
Description:  The best consist leads the NTW-GAL East with a great catch 3rd out.
Photo Date:  11/12/2007  Upload Date: 11/13/2007 6:09:19 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  NS 8353(C40-8W)
Views:  248   Comments: 1
EMDX 2816
Title:  EMDX 2816
Description:  Not a CEFX, but just as good! A now yellow and gray ex SP SD45 departs 35th Ave on the Galesburg.
Photo Date:  11/12/2007  Upload Date: 11/13/2007 6:09:49 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  EMDX 2816(SD40-2)
Views:  288   Comments: 0
V-TACBLU
Title:  V-TACBLU
Description:  Tagged, but still looking good,the Tacoma Blue departs with a nice consist.
Photo Date:  11/12/2007  Upload Date: 11/13/2007 6:10:23 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 7872(SD40-2)
Views:  210   Comments: 1
BNSF 2912
Title:  BNSF 2912
Description:  The 2912 brings the Geometry train into 35th Ave while the Grove Job waits for a track, and the CP-BN enters the Northrunner.
Photo Date:  11/15/2007  Upload Date: 11/16/2007 9:29:44 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 2912(GP39E)
Views:  151   Comments: 0
CP-BN
Title:  CP-BN
Description:  The CP-BN Transfer enters the yard with the usual pair of SD60s.
Photo Date:  11/15/2007  Upload Date: 11/16/2007 9:30:31 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  SOO 6023(SD60)
Views:  222   Comments: 0
BNSF 6188
Title:  BNSF 6188
Description:  A load gallops through with a 70MAC squished between two GEVOs.
Photo Date:  11/16/2007  Upload Date: 11/16/2007 9:31:20 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 6188(ES44AC)
Views:  113   Comments: 0
M-NTWMEM
Title:  M-NTWMEM
Description:  The Northtown-Memphis departs via the North Runner, with one awesome consist.
Photo Date:  11/16/2007  Upload Date: 11/16/2007 9:32:01 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 6380(SD40-2)
Views:  194   Comments: 1
CSX 8460
Title:  CSX 8460
Description:  The 8460 still looks pretty good in YN2. Those open wheel bearings....just plain sweet looking.
Photo Date:  11/16/2007  Upload Date: 11/16/2007 9:32:32 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CSX 8460(SD40-2)
Views:  281   Comments: 0
BNSF 6350
Title:  BNSF 6350
Description:  Well, the last two days I can surely say, the SD40-2s seem to run in the afternoon ALOT! Another SD40-2 leads an Empty grain to Saint Louis.
Photo Date:  11/16/2007  Upload Date: 11/16/2007 9:33:05 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 6350(SD40-2)
Views:  172   Comments: 1
UP 1245
Title:  UP 1245
Description:  The UP-BN Transfer comes in looking more like the Southern than the UP.
Photo Date:  11/16/2007  Upload Date: 11/16/2007 9:33:35 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  UP 1245(GP39-2)
Views:  172   Comments: 0
EMD 9081
Title:  EMD 9081
Description:  EMD 9081 makes its empty coal train up in the Grove Yard.
Photo Date:  11/17/2007  Upload Date: 11/18/2007 5:02:21 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  EMDX 9081(SD60)
Views:  208   Comments: 1
BNSF 9274
Title:  BNSF 9274
Description:  About and hour later the empty gallops past 35th Ave with the SD60M now leading.
Photo Date:  11/17/2007  Upload Date: 11/18/2007 5:03:03 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 9274(SD60M)
Views:  172   Comments: 0
BNSF 9636
Title:  BNSF 9636
Description:  Recently patched 9636 leads two sisters that have escaped fate so far. Neat to see three Grinsteins together.
Photo Date:  11/17/2007  Upload Date: 11/18/2007 5:03:40 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 9636(SD70MAC)
Views:  200   Comments: 1
V-TACBLU
Title:  V-TACBLU
Description:  I admit, even though I really dont like the Santa Fe, this was a neat sight. Just a pair of C40-8Ws on a Rack train.
Photo Date:  11/17/2007  Upload Date: 11/18/2007 5:04:23 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 945(C41-8W)
Views:  233   Comments: 0
GTW 5860
Title:  GTW 5860
Description:  Ex Rock Island 4379 is the leader of todays WC Transfer.
Photo Date:  11/17/2007  Upload Date: 11/18/2007 5:05:03 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  GTW 5860(GP38-2)
Views:  213   Comments: 1
GTW 5860
Title:  GTW 5860
Description:  A roster of the old Geep, still wearing blue even(first the Rock, then GTW)!
Photo Date:  11/17/2007  Upload Date: 11/18/2007 5:06:12 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  GTW 5860(GP38-2)
Views:  233   Comments: 1
CP 396 at 11:30
Title:  CP 396 at 11:30
Description:  Waiting for Amtrak, Alex Thomes kicks back on one of only 10 original CSX SD60s, now in prestine YN3 paint.
Photo Date:  11/17/2007  Upload Date: 11/18/2007 5:06:49 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CSX 8707(SD60)
Views:  220   Comments: 1
BNSF 1001
Title:  BNSF 1001
Description:  A Z Train flies through Northtown beyond the looking grain elevator on a flurry filled Thanksgiving.
Photo Date:  11/22/2007  Upload Date: 11/23/2007 5:37:25 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 1001(C44-9W)
Views:  167   Comments: 0
FURX 7222
Title:  FURX 7222
Description:  The Seven and three Dueces leads another Furball and two BNSF SD40-2s into Northtown. A bit dark, which didnt help the clarity....
Photo Date:  11/22/2007  Upload Date: 11/23/2007 5:38:02 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  FURX 7222(SD40-2)
Views:  197   Comments: 1
FURX 7222
Title:  FURX 7222
Description:  A nice looking FURX.
Photo Date:  11/22/2007  Upload Date: 11/23/2007 5:38:47 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  FURX 7222(SD40-2)
Views:  179   Comments: 0
BNSF 6397
Title:  BNSF 6397
Description:  The Remote Control Equipped SD40-2 is the trailer.
Photo Date:  11/22/2007  Upload Date: 11/23/2007 5:39:22 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 6397(SD40-2)
Views:  283   Comments: 1
BNSF 8957
Title:  BNSF 8957
Description:  CP train 882 comes through 35th Ave with a busted up SD70MAC third out. Look at the numberboard area.
Photo Date:  11/23/2007  Upload Date: 11/23/2007 5:40:05 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 8957(SD70MAC)
Views:  126   Comments: 1
H-GALNTW
Title:  H-GALNTW
Description:  FURX 7222 leads the GALNTW today, with the BNSF 7922 and a surprise, WC 6006 trailing.
Photo Date:  11/24/2007  Upload Date: 11/24/2007 1:44:14 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  FURX 7222(SD40-2)
Views:  168   Comments: 0
WC 6006
Title:  WC 6006
Description:  The WC 6006 is found tagging along on the NTWGAL early this morning, joining two other Green SD40-2s.
Photo Date:  11/24/2007  Upload Date: 11/24/2007 1:44:51 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  WC 6006(SD40-2)
Views:  242   Comments: 1
UP 6843
Title:  UP 6843
Description:  The UP brings a coal load through 35th, with a patched and yellow striped SP AC44.
Photo Date:  11/24/2007  Upload Date: 11/24/2007 1:46:32 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  UP 6843(AC44CW)
Views:  123   Comments: 0


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