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By:SDfourD Photography
Dates:6/29/2008 - 6/16/2008
Album Info:BNSF's ex BN Yard in Minneapolis/Fridley hosts the WC Transfer,SOO,UP, and Amtrak.
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BNSF 8103
Title:  BNSF 8103
Description:  The middle unit on an empty tac train.
Photo Date:  6/16/2008  Upload Date: 6/16/2008 1:05:14 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 8103(SD60M)
Views:  279   Comments: 1
BNSF 8275
Title:  BNSF 8275
Description:  The 8275 hangs onto the early stages of the BNSF with its big lettered scheme.
Photo Date:  6/16/2008  Upload Date: 6/16/2008 1:05:42 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 8275(SD75M)
Views:  305   Comments: 0
BNSF 5359
Title:  BNSF 5359
Description:  The H-NTWTUL (Northtown Tulsa) departs with quite the interesting consist off the 603.
Photo Date:  6/16/2008  Upload Date: 6/16/2008 1:06:07 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 5359(C44-9W)
Views:  150   Comments: 0
BNSF 6974
Title:  BNSF 6974
Description:  One of the rebuilt CN SD40's.
Photo Date:  6/16/2008  Upload Date: 6/16/2008 1:06:32 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 6974(SD40-2)
Views:  209   Comments: 0
Z-CHCSSE
Title:  Z-CHCSSE
Description:  The 6889 is seen leading the Chicago to South Seattle Z train with more good power 2nd out. Nice to see something so high priority with this power again!
Photo Date:  6/16/2008  Upload Date: 6/16/2008 1:06:50 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 6889(SD40-2)
Views:  141   Comments: 1
CEFX 6002
Title:  CEFX 6002
Description:  Yet another CEFX SD60 is captured at Northtown. Ive seen nearly all of these, and with only 10 on the system, I dont know how I keep seeing them everytime i step out the door!
Photo Date:  6/16/2008  Upload Date: 6/16/2008 1:07:11 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CEFX 6002(SD60)
Views:  286   Comments: 0
H-NTWGAL
Title:  H-NTWGAL
Description:  Quite the stalker, the 848 is leading another train for me to see. This is the H-NTWGAL with a decent consist.
Photo Date:  6/16/2008  Upload Date: 6/16/2008 1:07:32 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 848(C40-8W)
Views:  161   Comments: 0
NIWX 9251
Title:  NIWX 9251
Description:  An oldhead is seen at Northtown (for what reason Im not sure) resting in the sun.
Photo Date:  6/16/2008  Upload Date: 6/16/2008 1:07:51 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  NIWX 9251(NW2)
Views:  287   Comments: 3
BNSF 6346
Title:  BNSF 6346
Description:  You know your out a lot when in only a week you've seen more than one unit twice! I shot this in the middle of a light power move last week, this week it leads the Portland Blue vehicle train!
Photo Date:  6/16/2008  Upload Date: 6/16/2008 1:08:31 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 6346(SD40-2)
Views:  197   Comments: 1
M-DILLIN
Title:  M-DILLIN
Description:  A dirty Santa Fe SD40-2 is leading the 24 car Dilworth-Lincoln into Northtown, and they will make a pickup in the T Yard.
Photo Date:  6/16/2008  Upload Date: 6/16/2008 1:08:53 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 6902(SD40-2)
Views:  180   Comments: 1
BNSF 6902
Title:  BNSF 6902
Description:  A contrasting image of two former kings of the high iron.
Photo Date:  6/16/2008  Upload Date: 6/16/2008 1:09:19 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 6902(SD40-2)
Views:  171   Comments: 1
BNSF 9152
Title:  BNSF 9152
Description:  Three units take this empty back towards the Iron Range where it will be loaded with hot taconite pellets.
Photo Date:  6/16/2008  Upload Date: 6/16/2008 1:09:37 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 9152(SD70ACe)
Views:  187   Comments: 1
BNSF 9910
Title:  BNSF 9910
Description:  Coal trains have invaded Northtown due to the washouts. The 9910 and the train to the lower right are waiting for a crew, and while they sit another coal will split these two heading West.
Photo Date:  6/17/2008  Upload Date: 6/18/2008 2:22:33 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 9910(SD70MAC)
Views:  95   Comments: 0
CEFX 6000
Title:  CEFX 6000
Description:  Just another day with another CEFX SD60. My memories of this unit go back to its original SOO days, leading the CP-BN out of Saint Paul with the 6025 and a CP SD40-2F. Those were the days.....
Photo Date:  6/17/2008  Upload Date: 6/18/2008 2:22:51 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CEFX 6000(SD60)
Views:  320   Comments: 0
IC 6109
Title:  IC 6109
Description:  One of the few left still black.
Photo Date:  6/18/2008  Upload Date: 6/18/2008 2:23:31 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  IC 6109(SD40-2)
Views:  120   Comments: 1
BNSF 9143
Title:  BNSF 9143
Description:  A pair of the newest models from each builder team up on a coal empty.
Photo Date:  6/18/2008  Upload Date: 6/18/2008 2:23:48 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 9143(SD70ACe)
Views:  219   Comments: 0
BNSF 2983
Title:  BNSF 2983
Description:  Only the good lashups get the bad sun!
Photo Date:  6/20/2008  Upload Date: 6/21/2008 6:44:17 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 2983(GP39V)
Views:  196   Comments: 0
BNSF 6365
Title:  BNSF 6365
Description:  An older SD40-2 is now only on its second owner. Not bad, considering most units nowadays.
Photo Date:  6/20/2008  Upload Date: 6/21/2008 6:44:51 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 6365(SD40-2)
Views:  182   Comments: 1
BNSF 3018
Title:  BNSF 3018
Description:  A very neat GP40 still in Green!
Photo Date:  6/20/2008  Upload Date: 6/21/2008 6:45:20 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 3018(GP40M)
Views:  201   Comments: 0
BNSF 2456
Title:  BNSF 2456
Description:  Something that has long disapeared from the mainlines, a GP30 is making a guest appearence on a baretable train.
Photo Date:  6/20/2008  Upload Date: 6/21/2008 6:45:46 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 2456(GP30u)
Views:  130   Comments: 1
EMDX 779
Title:  EMDX 779
Description:  Trailing unit.
Photo Date:  6/20/2008  Upload Date: 6/21/2008 6:46:29 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  EMDX 779(GP38-2)
Views:  170   Comments: 0
BNSF 618
Title:  BNSF 618
Description:  Two bonnets (more like Skin Cancer, but ok) sandwich a H2 on this Eastbound Z.
Photo Date:  6/21/2008  Upload Date: 6/21/2008 6:55:52 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 618(C44-9W)
Views:  191   Comments: 0
BNSF 8002
Title:  BNSF 8002
Description:  Looking good in H1, but it would have been better if it was still tiger striped.....
Photo Date:  6/21/2008  Upload Date: 6/21/2008 6:56:43 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 8002(SD40-2)
Views:  220   Comments: 1
NS 8675
Title:  NS 8675
Description:  Nice to see one of these again. I guess its only NS now, no Norfolk Southern? Hehe. Wierd with only the logo on the side huh?
Photo Date:  6/21/2008  Upload Date: 6/21/2008 6:57:03 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  NS 8675(C39-8E)
Views:  149   Comments: 0
BNSF 839
Title:  BNSF 839
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/21/2008  Upload Date: 6/21/2008 6:57:34 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 839(C40-8W)
Views:  240   Comments: 0
GTW 5935
Title:  GTW 5935
Description:  A nice relic of a different time, a Blue and Orange time!
Photo Date:  6/21/2008  Upload Date: 6/21/2008 6:57:58 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  GTW 5935(SD40-2)
Views:  266   Comments: 0
H-GDFNTW
Title:  H-GDFNTW
Description:  A nice lashup, thanks to the guy who put the SD40-2 leading!
Photo Date:  6/21/2008  Upload Date: 6/21/2008 6:58:17 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 6996(SD40-2)
Views:  181   Comments: 0
Reunion
Title:  Reunion
Description:  Well, isnt this funny. The 6996 used to be owned by the CN, and the IC 6122 used to be owned by the BN, but now they are both stripped of their old paint, and now have careers on opposite railroads.
Photo Date:  6/21/2008  Upload Date: 6/21/2008 6:58:46 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 6996(SD40-2) IC 6122(SD40-2)
Views:  261   Comments: 3
AMTK 45
Title:  AMTK 45
Description:  The Empire Builder.
Photo Date:  6/22/2008  Upload Date: 6/22/2008 7:00:24 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  AMTK 45(P42DC)
Views:  281   Comments: 0
BNSF 9764
Title:  BNSF 9764
Description:  A nice pair of Grinsteins at Northtown.
Photo Date:  6/22/2008  Upload Date: 6/22/2008 7:01:12 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 9764(SD70MAC)
Views:  143   Comments: 0
BNSF 5832
Title:  BNSF 5832
Description:  A Tac train pulls out of the Departure yard, in turn screwing me out of the UP shot.
Photo Date:  6/22/2008  Upload Date: 6/22/2008 7:01:42 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 5832(ES44AC)
Views:  114   Comments: 0
Its a Race!
Title:  Its a Race!
Description:  A UP train from Superior high balls ahead of the BN's Tac load, while the pull out takes head room.
Photo Date:  6/22/2008  Upload Date: 6/22/2008 7:02:05 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 5832(ES44AC) UP 4056(SD70M)
Views:  151   Comments: 0
BNSF 5125
Title:  BNSF 5125
Description:  An extremely boring H-NTWGAL departs of the 603.
Photo Date:  6/22/2008  Upload Date: 6/22/2008 7:02:42 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 5125(C44-9W)
Views:  135   Comments: 0
BNSF 6749
Title:  BNSF 6749
Description:  Hyah!
Photo Date:  6/22/2008  Upload Date: 6/22/2008 7:04:22 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 6749(SD40-2)
Views:  163   Comments: 1
BNSF 5247
Title:  BNSF 5247
Description:  Well, most of the time I could care less where GEVO's are in a consist, as long as they arent leading. Well, this time, I was extremely steamed when I saw two units on their maiden voyage, and leading was some diry H2 Dash 9.....
Photo Date:  6/22/2008  Upload Date: 6/22/2008 7:04:54 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 5247(C44-9W)
Views:  122   Comments: 0
BNSF 7398
Title:  BNSF 7398
Description:  Fresh!
Photo Date:  6/22/2008  Upload Date: 6/22/2008 7:05:35 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 7398(ES44DC)
Views:  204   Comments: 0
You smell the paint?
Title:  You smell the paint?
Description:  Im the first person to upload this brand new GEVO on the site here, and Im pretty sure I've never seen something this clean in my life!
Photo Date:  6/22/2008  Upload Date: 6/22/2008 7:06:12 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 7400(ES44DC)
Views:  375   Comments: 0
CP 6025
Title:  CP 6025
Description:  This is the CP-BN transfer, and for the first time in my life, I didn't find two SOO SD60's on it!
Photo Date:  6/22/2008  Upload Date: 6/22/2008 7:06:35 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CP 6025(SD40-2)
Views:  177   Comments: 0
BNSF 1025
Title:  BNSF 1025
Description:  Two EMD's pass two GE's on the North Runner and North Reciever.
Photo Date:  6/22/2008  Upload Date: 6/22/2008 7:07:00 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 1025(C44-9W) CP 6042(SD40-2)
Views:  221   Comments: 0
UP 4375
Title:  UP 4375
Description:  If there is one nitpick, it would be that they didn't have the right engine leading!
Photo Date:  6/23/2008  Upload Date: 6/23/2008 2:02:05 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  UP 4375(SD70M)
Views:  174   Comments: 0
UP 2661
Title:  UP 2661
Description:  Well, I finally caught one of these! I was quite surprised when I saw the flares behind the 70M, and it all came together. Its clean, the paint is nice, and it even has yellow striping!
Photo Date:  6/23/2008  Upload Date: 6/23/2008 2:03:41 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  UP 2661(SD40M-2)
Views:  224   Comments: 1
NS 7537
Title:  NS 7537
Description:  A grain train pops out of the sky, or University, with quite the consist for BNSF rails. Why not CSX?
Photo Date:  6/23/2008  Upload Date: 6/23/2008 2:04:09 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  NS 7537(ES40DC)
Views:  159   Comments: 0
NS 6769
Title:  NS 6769
Description:  Still Blue, just like it should be. The only thing better would be a Blue and Yellow one!
Photo Date:  6/23/2008  Upload Date: 6/23/2008 2:05:25 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  NS 6769(SD60M)
Views:  92   Comments: 1
BNSF 1525
Title:  BNSF 1525
Description:  A Oil soaked GP28M idles with the 2933, with company from two other EMD's.
Photo Date:  6/23/2008  Upload Date: 6/23/2008 2:05:52 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 1525(GP28M)
Views:  220   Comments: 0
H-NTWGAL
Title:  H-NTWGAL
Description:  Besides the fact that they are pulling ahead 100 cars to set out a bad order, their trip will stall once they get the train put back together, and go into Emergency twice because of an airhose problem.
Photo Date:  6/23/2008  Upload Date: 6/23/2008 2:06:20 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 5010(C44-9W)
Views:  144   Comments: 0
BNSF 8035
Title:  BNSF 8035
Description:  At Northtown, where it was once based out of.
Photo Date:  6/23/2008  Upload Date: 6/23/2008 2:06:42 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 8035(SD40-2)
Views:  194   Comments: 1
BNSF 7601
Title:  BNSF 7601
Description:  Well, isn't this a strange sighting, three GE's on a Z! (sarcasm)
Photo Date:  6/23/2008  Upload Date: 6/23/2008 2:06:58 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 7601(ES44DC)
Views:  141   Comments: 0
UP 2475
Title:  UP 2475
Description:  Well, to say that history repeats itself is sometimes a bit vague, but it did its best here. In 2006 I saw a Three Window SD60M lead a standard cab and another three window on a UP Superior train. This was one SD60 shy, but still very cool!
Photo Date:  6/28/2008  Upload Date: 6/29/2008 5:34:10 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 2475(SD60M)
Views:  145   Comments: 0
UP 2310
Title:  UP 2310
Description:  If only this freshly painted and yellow silled SD60M were leading!
Photo Date:  6/28/2008  Upload Date: 6/29/2008 5:37:21 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  UP 2310(SD60M)
Views:  151   Comments: 0
BNSF 2912
Title:  BNSF 2912
Description:  The shop switcher for this particular move is the 2912, which will drag these two Orange H1's to the other side of the shops.
Photo Date:  6/28/2008  Upload Date: 6/29/2008 5:37:55 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 2912(GP39E)
Views:  195   Comments: 0


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