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By:SDfourD Photography
Dates:8/30/2008 - 12/9/2007
Album Info:See the WC transfer and the MNNR belt jobs. SOO Rock Trains also pepper the album.
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UP 9720
Title:  UP 9720
Description:  An ex CNW unit brings the WC up to New Brighton. I later found out the reason for the odd power, they grabbed the UP off an empty coal train at Chippewa Falls. Yet CN continues to starve themselves of motive power....
Photo Date:  12/9/2007  Upload Date: 12/15/2007 9:13:35 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  UP 9720(C44-9W)
Views:  213   Comments: 1
UP 9720
Title:  UP 9720
Description:  Steve Anderson brings the WC up to its cars at 16th Ave.
Photo Date:  12/9/2007  Upload Date: 12/15/2007 9:14:25 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  UP 9720(C44-9W)
Views:  196   Comments: 0
IC 6124
Title:  IC 6124
Description:  The SD40-2 leads the rare IC 6039 on the WC today.
Photo Date:  12/9/2007  Upload Date: 12/15/2007 9:15:02 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  IC 6124(SD40-2)
Views:  208   Comments: 2
The Only
Title:  The Only
Description:  You never have to worry about high sun in the winter months, but even low sun can get in the way.....
Photo Date:  12/9/2007  Upload Date: 12/15/2007 9:16:20 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  IC 1039(SD70)
Views:  308   Comments: 2
IC 6124
Title:  IC 6124
Description:  The pair of ICs back again.
Photo Date:  12/16/2007  Upload Date: 12/22/2007 11:58:30 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  IC 6124(SD40-2)
Views:  190   Comments: 0
UP 3265
Title:  UP 3265
Description:  Four UP units depart New Brighton while the Minnesota Commercial Belt Job follows them out, and the 88 Job will wait for the WC to arrive. Busy day!
Photo Date:  12/27/2007  Upload Date: 12/27/2007 1:45:18 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  UP 3265(SD40N)
Views:  209   Comments: 0
UP 3198
Title:  UP 3198
Description:  Still making trips to New Brighton on the coal trains, even on the eve of the BN contract.
Photo Date:  12/27/2007  Upload Date: 12/27/2007 1:46:18 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  UP 3198(SD40-2)
Views:  241   Comments: 0
UP 6689
Title:  UP 6689
Description:  Its nice to see yellow sills on 3 of the four units in the consist!
Photo Date:  12/27/2007  Upload Date: 12/27/2007 1:47:46 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  UP 6689(AC44CW)
Views:  183   Comments: 0
Dashing Through the Snow
Title:  Dashing Through the Snow
Description:  Looking nice in new paint, the 1978 eases out of the yard before the WC arrives.
Photo Date:  12/27/2007  Upload Date: 12/27/2007 1:48:21 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  MNNR 1978(B23-7)
Views:  364   Comments: 0
Late Arrival
Title:  Late Arrival
Description:  The WC comes into New Brighton with three EMDs while the 5417 sits in the spur. The WC will grab the 5417 after setting out the Commercials.
Photo Date:  12/27/2007  Upload Date: 12/27/2007 1:48:54 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  UP 8135(SD9043MAC)
Views:  159   Comments: 0
CN 5417
Title:  CN 5417
Description:  Something that isnt common anymore with CNs Power Utilization, a unit in the spur. A welcome site!
Photo Date:  12/27/2007  Upload Date: 12/27/2007 1:49:31 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CN 5417(SD50F)
Views:  215   Comments: 0
GTW 5939
Title:  GTW 5939
Description:  The GTW 5939 will lead out of New Brighton today.
Photo Date:  12/27/2007  Upload Date: 12/27/2007 1:50:08 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  GTW 5939(SD40-3)
Views:  249   Comments: 0
UP 8135
Title:  UP 8135
Description:  Two very different consists pass each other in the yard.
Photo Date:  12/27/2007  Upload Date: 12/27/2007 1:50:36 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 8135(SD9043MAC) MNNR 35(M420W)
Views:  314   Comments: 1
GTW 5939
Title:  GTW 5939
Description:  Passing the namesake "Pole Yards" after setting out for the MNNR.
Photo Date:  12/27/2007  Upload Date: 12/27/2007 1:51:12 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  GTW 5939(SD40-3)
Views:  331   Comments: 1
Only the Commercial
Title:  Only the Commercial
Description:  Stop! in the name of.....Well, maybe not quite love, but it sure sounded nice!
Photo Date:  12/27/2007  Upload Date: 12/27/2007 1:51:48 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  MNNR 35(M420W)
Views:  295   Comments: 0
MNNR 55
Title:  MNNR 55
Description:  The Grey days continue as two GEs growl while waiting for the WC.
Photo Date:  12/30/2007  Upload Date: 12/30/2007 5:13:18 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  MNNR 55(C30-7)
Views:  262   Comments: 0
CN 5542
Title:  CN 5542
Description:  An EMD SD60F leads an SD9043MAC on the Transfer this morning. This weather is getting pretty annoying *not the cold, the clouds!*
Photo Date:  12/30/2007  Upload Date: 12/30/2007 5:13:53 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CN 5542(SD60F)
Views:  180   Comments: 1
The Rock
Title:  The Rock
Description:  Such a rare hopper, I just had to post this. No heavy graffiti, barely any rust, and the logo and lettering are holding up amazingly.
Photo Date:  12/30/2007  Upload Date: 12/30/2007 5:14:28 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories:  RollingStock
Locomotives: 
Views:  293   Comments: 4
A405
Title:  A405
Description:  The sun is back! And a good time to have it, as A405 brings a nice leader into town.
Photo Date:  1/3/2008  Upload Date: 1/4/2008 7:03:51 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  IC 6016(SD40-2R)
Views:  117   Comments: 0
IC 6016
Title:  IC 6016
Description:  Blasting over Old Highway 8 right into the sun.
Photo Date:  1/3/2008  Upload Date: 1/4/2008 7:04:33 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  IC 6016(SD40-2R)
Views:  118   Comments: 0
IC 6016
Title:  IC 6016
Description:  Shoving back as the sun sets.
Photo Date:  1/3/2008  Upload Date: 1/4/2008 7:05:07 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  IC 6016(SD40-2R)
Views:  123   Comments: 0
CN 9542
Title:  CN 9542
Description:  An all EMD consist idles under hazy skies at New Brighton.
Photo Date:  1/13/2008  Upload Date: 1/19/2008 5:43:19 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CN 9542(GP40-2LW)
Views:  168   Comments: 0
IC 6070
Title:  IC 6070
Description:  Marking another Ex GM&O down on the roster with this catch.
Photo Date:  1/13/2008  Upload Date: 1/19/2008 5:43:52 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  IC 6070(SD40-2R)
Views:  192   Comments: 0
IC 6016
Title:  IC 6016
Description:  Just how much longer will you be able to see two SD40 bodies next to each other?
Photo Date:  1/13/2008  Upload Date: 1/19/2008 5:44:42 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  IC 6016(SD40-2R) IC 6070(SD40-2R)
Views:  213   Comments: 0
IC 6070
Title:  IC 6070
Description:  Straight SD40 frames bring a smile to my face no matter the railroad.
Photo Date:  1/13/2008  Upload Date: 1/19/2008 5:45:14 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  IC 6070(SD40-2R)
Views:  167   Comments: 1
CN 2243
Title:  CN 2243
Description:  A pair of CN GEs round the curve on the Withrow Sub.
Photo Date:  1/19/2008  Upload Date: 1/19/2008 5:45:52 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CN 2243(ES44DC)
Views:  269   Comments: 0
CN 5762
Title:  CN 5762
Description:  A405 enters the Twin Cities at about 10:30 in the morning with a WC in the consist.
Photo Date:  1/27/2008  Upload Date: 1/28/2008 8:59:38 AM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 5762(SD75I)
Views:  176   Comments: 1
WC 6005
Title:  WC 6005
Description:  WC 6005 is one of only 3 WC six axles still on the CN system....
Photo Date:  1/27/2008  Upload Date: 1/28/2008 9:00:10 AM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  WC 6005(SD40-2)
Views:  162   Comments: 0
CN 5762
Title:  CN 5762
Description:  Ready to shove the Commercials into the yard.
Photo Date:  1/27/2008  Upload Date: 1/28/2008 9:00:38 AM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 5762(SD75I)
Views:  182   Comments: 0
CN 5762
Title:  CN 5762
Description:  Pulling towards the Main with the BN cars for Northtown.
Photo Date:  1/27/2008  Upload Date: 1/28/2008 9:01:05 AM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 5762(SD75I)
Views:  236   Comments: 0
CN 2288
Title:  CN 2288
Description:  A brand new GEVO leans into the curve at Cardigan Jct. on the old Soo Line Withrow Sub.
Photo Date:  1/28/2008  Upload Date: 2/2/2008 6:13:48 PM
Location:  Shoreview, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CN 2288(ES44DC)
Views:  807   Comments: 0
CN 2288
Title:  CN 2288
Description:  A squeeky clean GEVO leads the WC's A406 towards Stevens Point. Before continuing, CP's Transfer 1 will meet the CN 2288 here at Cardigan Jct.
Photo Date:  1/28/2008  Upload Date: 2/2/2008 6:14:31 PM
Location:  Shoreview, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CN 2288(ES44DC)
Views:  513   Comments: 0
SOO Transfer 1 and CN A406
Title:  SOO Transfer 1 and CN A406
Description:  With Transfer 1 shoving into the clear, CN 2288 will be able to continue its journey with train A406.
Photo Date:  1/28/2008  Upload Date: 2/2/2008 6:15:07 PM
Location:  Shoreview, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 4601(GP40)
Views:  199   Comments: 1
IC 6071
Title:  IC 6071
Description:  Adding spice to the somewhat dull album so far, the one and only is sadly bracketed by a pair of CN toasters.
Photo Date:  2/17/2008  Upload Date: 3/1/2008 6:51:31 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  IC 6071(SD40-2R)
Views:  170   Comments: 0
IC 2709
Title:  IC 2709
Description:  Shoving into the yard with the ever popular IC 6071 in the middle.
Photo Date:  2/17/2008  Upload Date: 3/1/2008 6:52:17 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  IC 2709(C44-9W)
Views:  158   Comments: 0
Spotless!
Title:  Spotless!
Description:  Sporting RLCX for the trip home, this unit is the first of its kind, now with the new NSM font on the nose.
Photo Date:  2/25/2008  Upload Date: 3/1/2008 6:53:04 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NSM 652(SD40-3) RLCX 652(SD40-3)
Views:  769   Comments: 3
SD40 Goodness!
Title:  SD40 Goodness!
Description:  A freshly painted SD40-3 sits quietly in the yard at New Brighton, on its way back home. But first, it will sit in the sun waiting for its ticket to Stevens Point.
Photo Date:  2/25/2008  Upload Date: 3/1/2008 6:53:48 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NSM 652(SD40-3)
Views:  745   Comments: 3
NSM 650
Title:  NSM 650
Description:  Straight from La Grange (well, thats been a while) sporting fresh paint for its owner, Northshore Mining. A fresh SD40 (now rebuilt) is something to get excited about nowadays!
Photo Date:  2/25/2008  Upload Date: 3/1/2008 6:54:15 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NSM 652(SD40-3)
Views:  209   Comments: 0
NSM 652
Title:  NSM 652
Description:  This wont be the norm once its back home, behind it will be ore cars!
Photo Date:  2/25/2008  Upload Date: 3/1/2008 6:54:33 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NSM 652(SD40-3) RLCX 652(SD40-3)
Views:  346   Comments: 0
IC 1002
Title:  IC 1002
Description:  Yes, sun in Minnesota is a slight possibility, but lately its been hard to find. It does come to greet the IC 1002 on this lovely day on the first of March. Douglas Hildebrandt is in the process of filming these two EMDs on the WC Transfer.
Photo Date:  3/1/2008  Upload Date: 3/1/2008 6:55:23 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  IC 1002(SD70)
Views:  404   Comments: 0
New in Memphis!
Title:  New in Memphis!
Description:  History is not black and white, though the IC is both........
Photo Date:  3/1/2008  Upload Date: 3/1/2008 6:55:44 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  IC 1002(SD70)
Views:  168   Comments: 0
CN 5769
Title:  CN 5769
Description:  A pair of EMDs round the corner into New Brighton, surprisingly at 12:00 in the morning. Its pretty hard to see them this "early" lately.
Photo Date:  3/19/2008  Upload Date: 3/19/2008 4:53:02 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 5769(SD75I)
Views:  164   Comments: 0
CN 5769
Title:  CN 5769
Description:  Looking from the ever popular Cleveland Ave. Bridge, the Transfer is pulling its cuts out of the MNNR yard in decent light for a change.
Photo Date:  3/19/2008  Upload Date: 3/19/2008 4:53:29 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 5769(SD75I)
Views:  239   Comments: 0
IC 1026
Title:  IC 1026
Description:  A pair of ICs with the yellow striping head the WC this afternoon.
Photo Date:  3/21/2008  Upload Date: 3/22/2008 3:33:56 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  IC 1026(SD70)
Views:  252   Comments: 0
CN 5274
Title:  CN 5274
Description:  CN 5274 leads the R916 on Easter with snow flurries abound.
Photo Date:  3/23/2008  Upload Date: 3/23/2008 12:54:12 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 5274(SD40-2W)
Views:  219   Comments: 0
CN 5242
Title:  CN 5242
Description:  Still polishing the rails, but for how much longer? This unit may stand a better chance than most of its siblings, it was just shopped at NRE on the 28th of Feb. But with CN, its hard to say if its going to be around.
Photo Date:  3/29/2008  Upload Date: 3/30/2008 12:17:38 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 5242(SD40-2W)
Views:  211   Comments: 0
IC 6141
Title:  IC 6141
Description:  It was nice to shoot a standard cab again on the WC.
Photo Date:  3/30/2008  Upload Date: 3/30/2008 12:18:08 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  IC 6141(SD40-2)
Views:  165   Comments: 1
CN 5454
Title:  CN 5454
Description:  Shoving down into the yard.
Photo Date:  4/5/2008  Upload Date: 4/5/2008 3:23:57 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 5454(SD50F)
Views:  197   Comments: 0
CN 2599
Title:  CN 2599
Description:  A pair of GE's thump across the pedestrian crossing before coupling onto their BN cars.
Photo Date:  4/6/2008  Upload Date: 4/6/2008 12:05:32 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 2599(C44-9W)
Views:  136   Comments: 0
IC 6104
Title:  IC 6104
Description:  Charlie McDade adds some are after clearing the Minnesota Commercial diamond, and will go home after setting some handbrakes.
Photo Date:  4/12/2008  Upload Date: 4/13/2008 8:15:58 AM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  IC 6104(SD40-2)
Views:  163   Comments: 0


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