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By:Douglas Hildebrandt
Dates:8/16/2003 - 6/28/2009
Album Info:Any UP shots taken around the Twin Cities is in this album, this also includes NS roadrailers that depart from East Minneapolis.
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UP 6694
Title:  UP 6694
Description:  About to hit the diamond at New Brighton with coal emptys.
Photo Date:  8/16/2003  Upload Date: 3/18/2009 11:34:46 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
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Locomotives:  UP 6694(AC44CW) UP 6735(AC44CW)
Views:  199   Comments: 0
Weston Coal Empty
Title:  Weston Coal Empty
Description:  A coal empty from Weston throttles up at New Brighton so it can by wyed and head down to Saint Paul.
Photo Date:  8/16/2003  Upload Date: 3/18/2009 11:33:41 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 6735(AC44CW) UP 6694(AC44CW)
Views:  201   Comments: 0
Weston Coal Train
Title:  Weston Coal Train
Description:  A coal train throttles up, making a cool sound and a neat picture in the process.
Photo Date:  8/16/2003  Upload Date: 2/16/2006 1:26:06 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 6735(AC44CW) UP 6694(AC44CW)
Views:  425   Comments: 0
Coal Empty
Title:  Coal Empty
Description:  A coal empty departs New Brighton after a being wyed.
Photo Date:  2/15/2004  Upload Date: 2/28/2009 1:42:33 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 7213(AC44CW)
Views:  175   Comments: 0
Coal train helper power
Title:  Coal train helper power
Description:  These units just cut off of a UP coal train that is headed for Weston Wisconsin.
Photo Date:  3/12/2005  Upload Date: 11/23/2005 11:33:35 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3356(SD40-2R) UP 3265(SD40N) UP 3358(SD40-2)
Views:  449   Comments: 0
Coal Train
Title:  Coal Train
Description:  I saw this train at Shoreview, at later caught it New Brighton.
Photo Date:  3/28/2005  Upload Date: 11/23/2005 11:34:26 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 6753(AC44CW) SP 368(AC44CW)
Views:  359   Comments: 0
UP 3045
Title:  UP 3045
Description:  An awesome third unit trailing on the UP Itasca train. I like how the nose bell is silver, and not yellow.
Photo Date:  6/14/2005  Upload Date: 2/1/2009 2:03:15 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3045(SD40-2)
Views:  174   Comments: 1
Former CNW
Title:  Former CNW
Description:  Heres one hell of a lashup you'll never see again on a UP South Itasca train! Check out the yellow nose bell, and the blue lease unit trailing.
Photo Date:  7/21/2005  Upload Date: 6/11/2009 9:00:10 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 2956(SD40M-2)
Views:  205   Comments: 1
UP 6601
Title:  UP 6601
Description:  Lead helper unit of a coal train.
Photo Date:  12/10/2005  Upload Date: 1/3/2006 2:43:26 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 6601(AC44CW)
Views:  236   Comments: 0
Former CN&W unit
Title:  Former CN&W unit
Description:  A former CN&W engine helps pull a coal train into New Brighton.
Photo Date:  12/10/2005  Upload Date: 1/3/2006 2:44:33 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 6601(AC44CW) UP 6730(AC44CW) UP 3791(SD70M)
Views:  597   Comments: 1
Coal Load
Title:  Coal Load
Description:  One of my favorite pictures yet on the coal train! The coal train has four units at point, and two trailing! The sound was amazing!
Photo Date:  5/19/2006  Upload Date: 6/27/2006 10:41:09 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 6454(AC44CW)
Views:  186   Comments: 0
Coal Empty getting wyed
Title:  Coal Empty getting wyed
Description:  A Weston Coal train gets wyed at New Brighton before heading down to Saint Paul.
Photo Date:  8/9/2006  Upload Date: 3/20/2009 7:18:59 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 6178(AC44CW)
Views:  160   Comments: 0
CN 5263
Title:  CN 5263
Description:  Going away shot of the UPs Superior Train.
Photo Date:  11/4/2006  Upload Date: 3/14/2009 1:11:24 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 5263(SD40-2W) UP 4106(SD70M)
Views:  499   Comments: 0
Superior Train
Title:  Superior Train
Description:  The UPs train to Superior is seen coming thtough Northtown Yard at 35th Avenue.
Photo Date:  11/4/2006  Upload Date: 3/14/2009 1:11:50 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4106(SD70M) CN 5263(SD40-2W)
Views:  204   Comments: 0
Former C&NW
Title:  Former C&NW
Description:  A former C&NW SD40-2 trails on a UP train bound for Altoona, WI. I wish I had seen more of these units when they were around.
Photo Date:  6/15/2007  Upload Date: 2/6/2009 1:27:50 AM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 2990(SD40N)
Views:  189   Comments: 1
UP Coal Empty
Title:  UP Coal Empty
Description:  After getting a tip from Alec, I was able to catch this amazing lashup on a coal empty. Seeing two SD40-2s on a coal empty was a welcomed sight compared to the usual GEs
Photo Date:  6/27/2007  Upload Date: 2/6/2009 1:11:31 AM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3256(SD40-2)
Views:  280   Comments: 1
BN UP Transfer
Title:  BN UP Transfer
Description:  The UP transfer comes into Northtown Yard with two geeps. I could never get tired of lashups like this.
Photo Date:  4/4/2008  Upload Date: 2/8/2009 12:06:49 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 399(GP38-2) UP 648(GP38-2)
Views:  230   Comments: 0
UP 648
Title:  UP 648
Description:  One thing I'll never get sick of, UP geeps. They come from so many different railroads, and each one is different in its own way.
Photo Date:  4/4/2008  Upload Date: 2/8/2009 12:08:35 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 648(GP38-2) UP 399(GP38-2)
Views:  253   Comments: 0
East Minneapolis Roadrailer power
Title:  East Minneapolis Roadrailer power
Description:  Two NS units wait with a UP unit to take a roadrailer out of town.
Photo Date:  5/24/2008  Upload Date: 2/22/2009 11:26:51 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 7550(ES40DC)
Views:  179   Comments: 0
Idling away
Title:  Idling away
Description:  UP 342 and LLPX 2227 idle away as the sun slowly sets on them.
Photo Date:  6/27/2008  Upload Date: 12/13/2008 12:59:46 AM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 342(GP38-2)
Views:  163   Comments: 0
Roadrailer power
Title:  Roadrailer power
Description:  Two NS units layover at East Minneapolis Yard on a cloudy July day.
Photo Date:  7/10/2008  Upload Date: 3/15/2009 10:32:26 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 2727(SD70M-2)
Views:  182   Comments: 0
UP 1235
Title:  UP 1235
Description:  Second unit in the consist today, UP 1235 idles away before leaving Belt Yard.
Photo Date:  8/2/2008  Upload Date: 4/10/2009 3:07:52 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 1235(GP39-2) UP 3236(SD40-2R)
Views:  263   Comments: 0
SD40-2R profile
Title:  SD40-2R profile
Description:  A UP SD40-2R waits to head out of the Belt Yard. This unit is showing signs of its age, skin diesease!
Photo Date:  8/2/2008  Upload Date: 4/10/2009 3:06:39 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3236(SD40-2R)
Views:  198   Comments: 0
UP 734
Title:  UP 734
Description:  This ex Mopac unit rests at the Belt Yard in the early morning light.
Photo Date:  8/2/2008  Upload Date: 4/10/2009 3:05:44 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 734(GP38-2)
Views:  148   Comments: 0
UP 3256
Title:  UP 3256
Description:  UP 3256 waits for a crew with five or six other units by Shortline Hill.
Photo Date:  8/13/2008  Upload Date: 10/17/2008 11:17:46 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3256(SD40-2)
Views:  151   Comments: 0
Waiting for a crew
Title:  Waiting for a crew
Description:  UP 3256 holds down a few other units while the train waits for a crew. You can see downtown St. Paul in the background with some of the morning fog.
Photo Date:  8/13/2008  Upload Date: 10/17/2008 11:19:04 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3256(SD40-2) UP 1479(GP40M-2)
Views:  229   Comments: 0
Classic SD40-2s
Title:  Classic SD40-2s
Description:  Two UP SD40-2s hold down a train at South Saint Paul, the 2973 is former C&NW 6825 and the 3125 is still in its original number.
Photo Date:  9/6/2008  Upload Date: 1/8/2009 1:32:21 AM
Location:  South Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 2973(SD40-2) UP 3125(SD40-2)
Views:  199   Comments: 0
UP 3125
Title:  UP 3125
Description:  Man, that thunder bolt looks awesome on UP units! I wish more SD40-2s would be repainted into this scheme.
Photo Date:  9/6/2008  Upload Date: 1/8/2009 1:32:45 AM
Location:  South Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3125(SD40-2)
Views:  169   Comments: 0
Snoot Dash Two
Title:  Snoot Dash Two
Description:  A snoot nose SD40-2 leads two other standard cabs as the power gets ready to head off.
Photo Date:  9/6/2008  Upload Date: 4/25/2009 12:38:22 PM
Location:  South Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3358(SD40-2) UP 1235(GP39-2)
Views:  176   Comments: 1
UP 3583
Title:  UP 3583
Description:  This SD40-2 was seen at the end of a line up of diesels. That early morning light really brings out the colors.
Photo Date:  9/6/2008  Upload Date: 4/25/2009 12:32:18 PM
Location:  South Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3583(SD40-2)
Views:  140   Comments: 0
UP 587
Title:  UP 587
Description:  This ex SP GP38-2 is still working for the UP. I like how it still has some of its SP heritage on it, the light packages.
Photo Date:  9/6/2008  Upload Date: 4/25/2009 12:30:04 PM
Location:  South Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 587(GP38-2)
Views:  140   Comments: 0
Ex Southern Pacific
Title:  Ex Southern Pacific
Description:  A former SP AC44 idles away at South Saint Paul.
Photo Date:  9/6/2008  Upload Date: 4/25/2009 12:37:04 PM
Location:  South Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 6408(AC44CW)
Views:  133   Comments: 0
Switching South Saint Paul
Title:  Switching South Saint Paul
Description:  Two UP geeps switch South Saint Paul. The 837 is ex MKT and the 587 is ex SP.
Photo Date:  9/6/2008  Upload Date: 4/25/2009 12:31:12 PM
Location:  South Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 837(GP38-2) UP 587(GP38-2)
Views:  165   Comments: 0
Dash 8
Title:  Dash 8
Description:  A UP Dash 8 with the "We Will Deliver" slogan on the side rests in the morning sun.
Photo Date:  9/6/2008  Upload Date: 4/25/2009 12:33:21 PM
Location:  South Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 9410(C41-8W)
Views:  177   Comments: 0
Snoots!
Title:  Snoots!
Description:  Two UP snoots make a nice looking lashup in late 2008 as they lug a freight to Western Ave Yard. Taken from Division St bridge.
Photo Date:  9/27/2008  Upload Date: 1/8/2009 1:21:27 AM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3356(SD40-2R) UP 3384(SD40-2)
Views:  152   Comments: 0
Heading past Division St.
Title:  Heading past Division St.
Description:  UP 3356 and UP 3384 round the curve by division street as they head towards Western Ave Yard.
Photo Date:  9/27/2008  Upload Date: 1/8/2009 1:19:37 AM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3356(SD40-2R) UP 3384(SD40-2)
Views:  198   Comments: 0
Heritage
Title:  Heritage
Description:  Two GP38-2s wait for their next assignment at Saint Paul. The 393 is an old C&NW unit while the 837 is former MKT.
Photo Date:  1/1/2009  Upload Date: 1/14/2009 1:24:37 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 393(GP38-2) UP 837(GP38-2)
Views:  202   Comments: 0
UP 837
Title:  UP 837
Description:  Two 38-2s wait for their next assignment at Saint Paul. Cool to think the 837 is former MKT.
Photo Date:  1/1/2009  Upload Date: 1/14/2009 1:25:25 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 837(GP38-2) UP 393(GP38-2)
Views:  168   Comments: 0
Conrail Quality
Title:  Conrail Quality
Description:  Even though the blue isn't as bright as it used to be, and the lettering is faded a bit, this former Conrail unit is still at it pulling mainline freight.
Photo Date:  2/9/2009  Upload Date: 2/10/2009 12:13:22 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 8417(C40-8W) NS 9450(C40-9W)
Views:  171   Comments: 0
Roadrailer Power
Title:  Roadrailer Power
Description:  The power for the days roadrailer is seen resting at East Minneapolis. Its nice to still see Conrail blue ten years after Big Blue got split up.
Photo Date:  2/9/2009  Upload Date: 2/10/2009 12:13:04 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 9450(C40-9W) NS 8417(C40-8W)
Views:  164   Comments: 0
SD70Ms
Title:  SD70Ms
Description:  Two SD70Ms in two variations of UPs scheme sit in the early morning sun at South Saint Paul.
Photo Date:  2/14/2009  Upload Date: 2/14/2009 8:46:43 PM
Location:  South Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4572(SD70M) UP 4809(SD70M)
Views:  175   Comments: 1
UP 4572
Title:  UP 4572
Description:  An SD70M waits for a crew to take it south to Mankato.
Photo Date:  2/14/2009  Upload Date: 2/14/2009 8:45:19 PM
Location:  South Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4572(SD70M)
Views:  143   Comments: 0
LLPX 2213
Title:  LLPX 2213
Description:  This ex DT&I unit is seen working the Belt Yard with a UP unit.
Photo Date:  3/7/2009  Upload Date: 3/7/2009 4:50:24 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  LLPX 2213(GP38AC)
Views:  134   Comments: 0
LLPX 2239
Title:  LLPX 2239
Description:  Far from its commuter duties, this GP38-2 is found pulling freight for the UP.
Photo Date:  3/7/2009  Upload Date: 3/7/2009 4:56:36 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  LLPX 2239(GP38-2) UP 3198(SD40-2)
Views:  157   Comments: 0
UP 3198
Title:  UP 3198
Description:  A ratty looking SD40-2 trails on a UP train today. This was great to see since so many UP SD40-2s have been stored.
Photo Date:  3/7/2009  Upload Date: 3/7/2009 4:55:25 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3198(SD40-2)
Views:  160   Comments: 0
Coming into Belt
Title:  Coming into Belt
Description:  A UP train comes into Belt Yard with a mix of power as the 707 sits by and watches.
Photo Date:  3/7/2009  Upload Date: 3/7/2009 4:52:21 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 707(GP38-2) UP 4609(SD70M) UP 4732(SD70M) UP 3198(SD40-2) LLPX 2239(GP38-2)
Views:  273   Comments: 1
SD70M
Title:  SD70M
Description:  The second unit out, UP 4732. Those flairs look great on an SD70M.
Photo Date:  3/7/2009  Upload Date: 3/7/2009 4:53:48 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4732(SD70M)
Views:  113   Comments: 0
Western Avenue Yard
Title:  Western Avenue Yard
Description:  This UP train waits to depart from whats left of Western Avenue Yard.
Photo Date:  3/7/2009  Upload Date: 3/7/2009 4:58:34 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4919(SD70M)
Views:  116   Comments: 0
Taking a break
Title:  Taking a break
Description:  UP 707, which is ex MoPac, takes a break in the Belt Yard as a train rolls on by.
Photo Date:  3/7/2009  Upload Date: 3/7/2009 4:57:38 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 707(GP38-2)
Views:  165   Comments: 0
Remote Yard switchers
Title:  Remote Yard switchers
Description:  Two geeps remotely switch Belt Yard with the Saint Paul bluffs in the background.
Photo Date:  3/7/2009  Upload Date: 3/7/2009 4:51:25 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 803(GP38-2) LLPX 2213(GP38AC)
Views:  151   Comments: 0


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