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By:SDfourD Photography
Dates:4/5/2008 - 11/25/2007
Album Info:SOO,CP, and UP power in Minneapolis & Saint Paul.
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CP 496
Title:  CP 496
Description:  The best looking phase to the SD70M in my opinion, which today is in charge of 6 other units on CP 496.
Photo Date:  11/25/2007  Upload Date: 11/25/2007 7:38:11 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  UP 5211(SD70M)
Views:  233   Comments: 2
UP 3687
Title:  UP 3687
Description:  An extremely pretty looking engine sadly trails today. Im a huge fan of the yellow stripe also!
Photo Date:  11/25/2007  Upload Date: 11/25/2007 7:38:43 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  UP 3687(SD40N)
Views:  209   Comments: 0
CP 5573
Title:  CP 5573
Description:  One of the few low numbered SD40-2s left on the CP is in charge of CP 290 on this lovely day.
Photo Date:  11/25/2007  Upload Date: 11/25/2007 7:39:26 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CP 5573(SD40-2)
Views:  280   Comments: 0
CP 5573
Title:  CP 5573
Description:  Train 290 rounds the curve at Shoreham with a rather short train.
Photo Date:  11/25/2007  Upload Date: 11/25/2007 7:40:23 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CP 5573(SD40-2)
Views:  266   Comments: 0
CP 490
Title:  CP 490
Description:  An SD40-2F leads NREX 5431 around the wye headed onto the Loop track at Shoreham.
Photo Date:  12/1/2007  Upload Date: 12/1/2007 10:30:24 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CP 9004(SD40-2F)
Views:  372   Comments: 0
NREX 5431
Title:  NREX 5431
Description:  The NREX 5431 was the first NREX I saw leased to the CP back in September. Its not so shiny anymore though.
Photo Date:  12/1/2007  Upload Date: 12/1/2007 10:31:00 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  NREX 5431(SD40-2)
Views:  460   Comments: 1
CP 6034
Title:  CP 6034
Description:  A extremely dirty CP 6034 leads sister 6049 up the hill on a strange CP 686.
Photo Date:  12/1/2007  Upload Date: 12/1/2007 10:31:32 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CP 6034(SD40-2)
Views:  252   Comments: 0
CP 6049
Title:  CP 6049
Description:  A pretty clean 6049 trails todays train.
Photo Date:  12/1/2007  Upload Date: 12/1/2007 10:32:03 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CP 6049(SD40-2)
Views:  292   Comments: 0
UP 9204
Title:  UP 9204
Description:  New scheme'd Dash 8 is third out on 490 on Christmas Eve. No wings on this one though.
Photo Date:  12/24/2007  Upload Date: 12/25/2007 12:04:36 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  UP 9204(C40-8)
Views:  163   Comments: 0
CP 9013
Title:  CP 9013
Description:  Train 183 enters Shoreham with a beautiful pair of Red Barns!
Photo Date:  1/3/2008  Upload Date: 1/6/2008 1:30:55 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CP 9013(SD40-2F)
Views:  318   Comments: 0
CP 9000
Title:  CP 9000
Description:  One of the few Dual Flag'd Barns is trailing 183.
Photo Date:  1/3/2008  Upload Date: 1/6/2008 1:31:36 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CP 9000(SD40-2F)
Views:  528   Comments: 0
CP 9013
Title:  CP 9013
Description:  One of those consists that begs to be shot.......CP 183 begins putting away its train at Shoreham with a pair of CPs version of the Triclops.
Photo Date:  1/3/2008  Upload Date: 1/6/2008 1:32:53 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CP 9013(SD40-2F)
Views:  249   Comments: 0
Humboldt 1
Title:  Humboldt 1
Description:  A pair of SOO Geep 38-2s tiptoe along the poor trackage on their way to the Grove.
Photo Date:  1/3/2008  Upload Date: 1/6/2008 1:34:26 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  SOO 4506(GP38-2)
Views:  319   Comments: 0
CP 8617
Title:  CP 8617
Description:  A beaver and a... GP40? Yep, grinding up the grade out of the river, these two barely made it into Shoreham without stalling.
Photo Date:  1/3/2008  Upload Date: 1/6/2008 1:33:38 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CP 8617(AC44CW)
Views:  170   Comments: 0
SOO 4603
Title:  SOO 4603
Description:  Probably the rattiest red and white out there. But, since it is in the original scheme, I think its even cooler.
Photo Date:  1/3/2008  Upload Date: 1/6/2008 1:35:06 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  SOO 4603(GP40)
Views:  340   Comments: 2
Ugh....
Title:  Ugh....
Description:  Even the nice sun cant make these look good. In fact, my light meter dropped when these two came around the corner.
Photo Date:  1/4/2008  Upload Date: 1/6/2008 1:35:54 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CP 9562(AC44CW)
Views:  181   Comments: 0
CP 496
Title:  CP 496
Description:  CP Train 496 pulls ahead before picking up cars at Humboldt with a six unit rainbow.
Photo Date:  1/4/2008  Upload Date: 1/6/2008 1:36:29 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CEFX 119(SD9043MAC)
Views:  243   Comments: 1
CEFX 104
Title:  CEFX 104
Description:  A pair of modern units round the Camden Wye (or, what used to be) with yet another CEFX leading.
Photo Date:  1/4/2008  Upload Date: 1/6/2008 1:37:03 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CEFX 104(SD9043MAC)
Views:  317   Comments: 0
CP 1428
Title:  CP 1428
Description:  The beaver leads todays House Job at Shoreham.
Photo Date:  1/5/2008  Upload Date: 1/6/2008 1:37:53 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CP 1428(MP15AC)
Views:  490   Comments: 0
CP 1404
Title:  CP 1404
Description:  The ugly air conditioner and SD40/SD45 type door dont add to the nice looks of the MP15AC.
Photo Date:  1/5/2008  Upload Date: 1/6/2008 1:38:42 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CP 1404(MP15AC)
Views:  582   Comments: 0
Shorehams old East End
Title:  Shorehams old East End
Description:  Shoving the stacks into the Park Yard.
Photo Date:  1/5/2008  Upload Date: 1/6/2008 1:39:24 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CP 1428(MP15AC)
Views:  327   Comments: 0
CP 8514
Title:  CP 8514
Description:  Three units depart Shoreham in dense cloud cover.
Photo Date:  1/5/2008  Upload Date: 1/6/2008 1:40:10 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CP 8514(AC44CW)
Views:  199   Comments: 0
CEFX 105
Title:  CEFX 105
Description:  These have seemingly taken over the Paynesville sub as of late.
Photo Date:  1/5/2008  Upload Date: 1/6/2008 1:40:45 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CEFX 105(SD9043MAC)
Views:  306   Comments: 1
CP 292
Title:  CP 292
Description:  Two blue leasers lead CP Train 292 East out of Humboldt. The second leaser was the better one, NREX 7356. Douglas Hildebrandt is the person foaming at the mouth under the signal.
Photo Date:  1/12/2008  Upload Date: 1/13/2008 12:07:07 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CEFX 1037(AC44CW)
Views:  328   Comments: 2
NREX 7356
Title:  NREX 7356
Description:  These Ex GATX units have been on my "to shoot" list ever since CP signed the lease. I finally bagged one on Train 292 at Camden. This unit is no stranger to these SOO rails, after falling under SOO ownership in 1985 when the Milwaukee was pronounced dead.
Photo Date:  1/12/2008  Upload Date: 1/13/2008 12:08:46 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  NREX 7356(SD40-2)
Views:  350   Comments: 0
SOO 6032
Title:  SOO 6032
Description:  The BN-CP Transfer crosses the Mississippi with only 5 cars.
Photo Date:  1/12/2008  Upload Date: 1/13/2008 12:09:50 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  SOO 6032(SD60)
Views:  282   Comments: 0
The Old SOO Line
Title:  The Old SOO Line
Description:  The 6032 has been in my viewfinder more often than most, but this consist doesnt bore me one bit.
Photo Date:  1/12/2008  Upload Date: 1/13/2008 12:10:26 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  SOO 6032(SD60)
Views:  190   Comments: 1
SOO 6024
Title:  SOO 6024
Description:  Added to my list of SD60s, the 6024 finally shows her face. Leading would have been nice, but I dont have too many more SD60s to shoot before I get the 6021-6062 covered.
Photo Date:  1/12/2008  Upload Date: 1/13/2008 12:10:56 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  SOO 6024(SD60)
Views:  277   Comments: 0
SOO 6021
Title:  SOO 6021
Description:  A lot has changed since the first time I saw this unit back in 05'. Now, this is the class leader for the SOO SD60s, and who knows what this year will bring.
Photo Date:  1/12/2008  Upload Date: 1/13/2008 12:11:32 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  SOO 6021(SD60)
Views:  144   Comments: 0
SOO 6052
Title:  SOO 6052
Description:  The 6052 shoves down the "west runner" (the former East Main) on Train 183.
Photo Date:  1/12/2008  Upload Date: 1/13/2008 12:15:13 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  SOO 6052(SD60)
Views:  175   Comments: 0
CP 9550
Title:  CP 9550
Description:  CP 9550 nears the Foley Wye with a train full of hoppers.
Photo Date:  1/26/2008  Upload Date: 1/26/2008 6:56:12 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CP 9550(AC44CW)
Views:  223   Comments: 0
SOO 6038
Title:  SOO 6038
Description:  The HAT is seen enroute to Humboldt low on time, and today a matched set of 60s *trailing unit is the 6037*.
Photo Date:  1/26/2008  Upload Date: 1/26/2008 6:58:42 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  SOO 6038(SD60)
Views:  135   Comments: 0
SOO 6037
Title:  SOO 6037
Description:  Trailing today.
Photo Date:  1/26/2008  Upload Date: 1/26/2008 6:59:18 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  SOO 6037(SD60)
Views:  244   Comments: 0
SOO 4418
Title:  SOO 4418
Description:  Playing in the snow, SOO 4418 handles the CP-BN transfer with ease this morning.
Photo Date:  1/26/2008  Upload Date: 1/26/2008 6:59:52 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  SOO 4418(GP38-2)
Views:  250   Comments: 0
SOO 4601
Title:  SOO 4601
Description:  A classic SOO shot from Cardigan.
Photo Date:  1/28/2008  Upload Date: 2/2/2008 6:26:49 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  SOO 4601(GP40)
Views:  290   Comments: 0
CP 4609
Title:  CP 4609
Description:  Transfer 1 goes back up to its cars in Cardigan Junction.
Photo Date:  1/28/2008  Upload Date: 2/2/2008 6:27:24 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CP 4609(GP40)
Views:  549   Comments: 0
SOO 4601
Title:  SOO 4601
Description:  Trying to make another cloudy shot (seems like the theme for the last month or so) interesting.
Photo Date:  1/28/2008  Upload Date: 2/2/2008 6:28:01 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  SOO 4601(GP40)
Views:  150   Comments: 0
CP 8791
Title:  CP 8791
Description:  Still pretty dreary this early in the morning, but the leaser makes it a bit better. Plus my roster of it turned out much better than this.
Photo Date:  2/2/2008  Upload Date: 2/2/2008 6:29:13 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CP 8791(ES44AC)
Views:  162   Comments: 0
GCFX 3065
Title:  GCFX 3065
Description:  For someone who loves leasers, this was definately a great sight. Nice to see it running instead of being stored like most of its counterparts.
Photo Date:  2/2/2008  Upload Date: 2/2/2008 6:29:48 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  GCFX 3065(SD40-2)
Views:  280   Comments: 0
CP-BN
Title:  CP-BN
Description:  You can tell its dark! The numberboard lights and the walkway lights are visibly lit still.
Photo Date:  2/2/2008  Upload Date: 2/2/2008 6:30:26 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  SOO 4442(GP38-2)
Views:  192   Comments: 0
CP 183
Title:  CP 183
Description:  The 32 leads the second GCFX SD40-2 in about 20 minutes! A great sight!
Photo Date:  2/2/2008  Upload Date: 2/2/2008 6:31:53 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 6032(SD60)
Views:  183   Comments: 0
GCFX 3089
Title:  GCFX 3089
Description:  Earlier I caught a Green and Silver GCFX, this time Im given the all Grey version. Leasers are some of the best engines on railroads nowadays in my opinion.
Photo Date:  2/2/2008  Upload Date: 2/2/2008 6:32:29 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  GCFX 3089(SD40-2)
Views:  310   Comments: 0
GCFX 3089
Title:  GCFX 3089
Description:  Oh, where do i start! Its on an SD40 frame, and it has open wheel bearings. Cant be much cooler, wait, leading would have been the icing on the cake!
Photo Date:  2/2/2008  Upload Date: 2/2/2008 6:33:01 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  GCFX 3089(SD40-2)
Views:  197   Comments: 0
CP 496
Title:  CP 496
Description:  Almost all EMD! But, with a pair of SD40-2s, a notch nose and flared SD70M, and to top it off a standard cab'd UP SD60, Im not the least bit dissapointed.
Photo Date:  2/2/2008  Upload Date: 2/2/2008 6:34:31 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CP 5964(SD40-2)
Views:  279   Comments: 0
UP 2174
Title:  UP 2174
Description:  Bringing a smile to my snow covered face, a recently repainted and yellow striped SD60!
Photo Date:  2/2/2008  Upload Date: 2/2/2008 6:35:09 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  UP 2174(SD60)
Views:  208   Comments: 1
CP at Camden
Title:  CP at Camden
Description:  CP 198 rolls towards Shoreham with a train of loaded and empty well cars.
Photo Date:  2/2/2008  Upload Date: 2/2/2008 6:35:44 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CP 8727(ES44AC)
Views:  198   Comments: 0
CEFX 119
Title:  CEFX 119
Description:  Now fenced off on one side, and ripped up on the other, this segment is the only part of the old wye still in place on the old Camden bridge.
Photo Date:  2/2/2008  Upload Date: 2/2/2008 6:36:21 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CEFX 119(SD9043MAC)
Views:  264   Comments: 0
CP 9520
Title:  CP 9520
Description:  A bit of magic can make something boring into a neat silhouette! CP 9520 finds itself on the nice grade towards Humboldt.
Photo Date:  2/2/2008  Upload Date: 2/2/2008 6:36:47 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CP 9520(AC44CW)
Views:  165   Comments: 1
SOO 4601
Title:  SOO 4601
Description:  The transfer 1 power is scene on its trip to Humboldt and points West this Saturday.
Photo Date:  2/2/2008  Upload Date: 2/2/2008 6:37:24 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  SOO 4601(GP40)
Views:  241   Comments: 0
CP 9806
Title:  CP 9806
Description:  Two Beavers skreech around the loop at Shoreham on 198.
Photo Date:  2/3/2008  Upload Date: 2/9/2008 8:02:57 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CP 9806(AC44CW)
Views:  302   Comments: 0


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