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By:Mitch Cline
Dates:1/1/1979 - 12/31/2099
Album Info:I worked for the Soo in the early 80's. I didn't go to work, I was going to play trains.
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SOO POWER IN ORIGINAL PAINT SCHEME
Title:  SOO POWER IN ORIGINAL PAINT SCHEME
Description:  I got this slide from a friend. Don't know where or when this was taken
Photo Date:  5/3/1956  Upload Date: 7/26/2009 4:22:41 PM
Location:  Unknown, US
Author:  Mitch Cline
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 214A(F7A) SOO 2123(SW1200)
Views:  818   Comments: 0
OOS???
Title:  OOS???
Description:  This truck was sitting in the parking lot as I left work one morning. Date is approx.
Photo Date:  4/15/1979  Upload Date: 4/19/2013 6:28:00 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Mitch Cline
Categories: 
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Views:  361   Comments: 0
SOO 2225A
Title:  SOO 2225A
Description:  Soo covered wagon on the sand track at Shoreham.
Photo Date:  4/23/1979  Upload Date: 9/25/2015 9:02:08 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Mitch Cline
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 2225A(F7A)
Views:  179   Comments: 0
SOO 212B
Title:  SOO 212B
Description:  A covered wagon waiting for the next assignment.
Photo Date:  6/15/1979  Upload Date: 9/27/2015 9:15:07 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Mitch Cline
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 212B(F7A)
Views:  236   Comments: 1
SOO 375-383
Title:  SOO 375-383
Description:  This geeps just got done pushing an eastbound train out of Shoreham Yard.
Photo Date:  1/14/1980  Upload Date: 4/19/2013 7:29:31 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Mitch Cline
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 375(GP7) SOO 383(GP7)
Views:  454   Comments: 0
SOO PUSHER POWER
Title:  SOO PUSHER POWER
Description:  Pusher power at Shoreham.
Photo Date:  1/14/1980  Upload Date: 4/19/2013 7:29:31 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Mitch Cline
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 383(GP7) SOO 2413(GP9) SOO 414(GP9)
Views:  423   Comments: 0
SOO 783-739
Title:  SOO 783-739
Description:  This is train #2 headed east. I worked and got it ready and it let on the day shift. I was on my way home for a good sleep.
Photo Date:  1/14/1980  Upload Date: 4/19/2013 7:29:32 PM
Location:  Unknown, US
Author:  Mitch Cline
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 783(SD40-2) SOO 739(SD40)
Views:  185   Comments: 0
SOO 783-739
Title:  SOO 783-739
Description:  Number 2 just passed Central Ave headed east.
Photo Date:  1/14/1980  Upload Date: 4/19/2013 7:29:32 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Mitch Cline
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 783(SD40-2) SOO 739(SD40)
Views:  280   Comments: 0
SOO 784-778
Title:  SOO 784-778
Description:  Number 2 helpers past Central Ave. I was on my way home to warm bed trudging through the snow all night at Shoreham.
Photo Date:  1/14/1980  Upload Date: 4/19/2013 7:29:32 PM
Location:  Unknown, US
Author:  Mitch Cline
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 784(SD40-2) SOO 778(SD40-2)
Views:  212   Comments: 0
SOO 784-778
Title:  SOO 784-778
Description:  Number 2 helpers passing Central Ave.
Photo Date:  1/14/1980  Upload Date: 4/19/2013 7:29:33 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Mitch Cline
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 784(SD40-2) SOO 778(SD40-2)
Views:  215   Comments: 0
SOO 414-2413-383-375
Title:  SOO 414-2413-383-375
Description:  This was Transfer 1 at New Brighton. Again I got the train ready and it departed Shoreham on the day shift. I was on my way home to a warm bed.
Photo Date:  1/17/1980  Upload Date: 4/19/2013 7:29:32 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Mitch Cline
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 414(GP9) SOO 2413(GP9) SOO 383(GP7) SOO 375(GP7)
Views:  463   Comments: 0
TRANSFER 1 GEEP POWER
Title:  TRANSFER 1 GEEP POWER
Description:  This was Transfer 1 at New Brighton. Again I got the train ready and it departed Shoreham on the day shift. I was on my way home to a warm bed.
Photo Date:  1/17/1980  Upload Date: 4/19/2013 7:29:32 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Mitch Cline
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 375(GP7) SOO 383(GP7) SOO 414(GP9) SOO 2413(GP9)
Views:  380   Comments: 0
Soo Covered wagon
Title:  Soo Covered wagon
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/13/1980  Upload Date: 9/25/2015 9:05:21 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Mitch Cline
Categories: 
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Views:  69   Comments: 0
SOO 725
Title:  SOO 725
Description:  The 725 was wrecked south of Medford WI. It was retired in Sept. 1980.
Photo Date:  6/20/1980  Upload Date: 9/25/2015 9:06:38 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Mitch Cline
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 725(GP35) SOO 413(GP9)
Views:  384   Comments: 0
SOO 413
Title:  SOO 413
Description:  The Shoreham diesel shop is busy. They are working on a covered wagon and with more work waiting outside.
Photo Date:  6/20/1980  Upload Date: 9/25/2015 9:08:32 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Mitch Cline
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 413(GP9) SOO 725(GP35)
Views:  289   Comments: 0
SOO 212B
Title:  SOO 212B
Description:  Behind the 212B is the Soo 416 the other half of the Dolly Sisters.
Photo Date:  6/20/1980  Upload Date: 9/27/2015 6:58:45 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Mitch Cline
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 212B(F7A)
Views:  297   Comments: 0
SOO 212B
Title:  SOO 212B
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/20/1980  Upload Date: 9/27/2015 6:59:35 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Mitch Cline
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 212B(F7A)
Views:  273   Comments: 0
SOO 213A
Title:  SOO 213A
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/20/1980  Upload Date: 9/27/2015 7:00:17 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Mitch Cline
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 213A(F7A)
Views:  253   Comments: 1
SOO COVERED WAGONS
Title:  SOO COVERED WAGONS
Description:  Old engines next to an old wooden boxcar. The Soo used everything till there was no more.
Photo Date:  6/20/1980  Upload Date: 9/27/2015 7:01:39 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Mitch Cline
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 326(SW1200) SOO 500A(FP7A) SOO 2225A(F7A) SOO 214A(F7A)
Views:  487   Comments: 1
SOO HIGH BRIDGE
Title:  SOO HIGH BRIDGE
Description:  Caught train 937 coming over the bridge.
Photo Date:  9/10/1980  Upload Date: 9/27/2015 9:13:55 PM
Location:  Somerset, WI
Author:  Mitch Cline
Categories: 
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Views:  82   Comments: 0
SOO 415
Title:  SOO 415
Description:  One half of the Dolly Sister sitting on the roundhouse storage tracks.
Photo Date:  12/10/1980  Upload Date: 9/25/2015 9:03:43 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Mitch Cline
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 415(RS27) SOO 323(SW1200)
Views:  210   Comments: 0
Soo Wreck
Title:  Soo Wreck
Description:  This wreck was a SD-40 heading into the diesel shop to be rebuilt.
Photo Date:  1/1/1982  Upload Date: 1/3/2009 7:18:33 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Mitch Cline
Categories: 
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Views:  254   Comments: 0
Humboldt Yard Transfer
Title:  Humboldt Yard Transfer
Description:  This was a transfer job that ran from Humboldt to Shoreham.
Photo Date:  1/10/1982  Upload Date: 1/3/2009 7:05:45 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Mitch Cline
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 382(GP7) SOO 376(GP7)
Views:  882   Comments: 0
Soo 944
Title:  Soo 944
Description:  Soo 6600 and 4408 working together. In July they would both be wrecked in Gilchrist MI in a head on. The 4408 riding on top of the 6600.
Photo Date:  1/10/1982  Upload Date: 11/26/2008 6:34:03 AM
Location:  Vadnais Heights, MN
Author:  Mitch Cline
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 6600(SD40-2) SOO 4408(GP38-2) SOO 786(SD40-2)
Views:  1110   Comments: 1
Soo 944
Title:  Soo 944
Description:  This consist shows all 3 paint schemes at the time. Black, red letters and the decal.
Photo Date:  1/10/1982  Upload Date: 11/26/2008 6:37:30 AM
Location:  Vadnais Heights, MN
Author:  Mitch Cline
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 6600(SD40-2) SOO 4408(GP38-2) SOO 786(SD40-2)
Views:  872   Comments: 0
Soo 941
Title:  Soo 941
Description:  Train 941 is going past the high line cutoff will soon cross the Mississippi River, and it started to snow again.
Photo Date:  1/10/1982  Upload Date: 11/19/2008 9:56:04 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Mitch Cline
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 6612(SD40-2) SOO 4449(GP38-2)
Views:  350   Comments: 1
Soo 941.
Title:  Soo 941.
Description:  Train 941 headed west with empty grain cars for the Dakota's.
Photo Date:  1/10/1982  Upload Date: 11/19/2008 9:57:17 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Mitch Cline
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 6612(SD40-2) SOO 4449(GP38-2)
Views:  395   Comments: 0
Soo 943
Title:  Soo 943
Description:  Train 943 again.
Photo Date:  1/10/1982  Upload Date: 11/19/2008 9:52:39 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Mitch Cline
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 771(SD40-2) SOO 772(SD40-2)
Views:  441   Comments: 0
Soo 944
Title:  Soo 944
Description:  This is on the double track main between Shoreham and Cardigan Jct.
Photo Date:  1/10/1982  Upload Date: 11/26/2008 6:30:44 AM
Location:  Vadnais Heights, MN
Author:  Mitch Cline
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 6600(SD40-2)
Views:  653   Comments: 0
Soo Transfer
Title:  Soo Transfer
Description:  This transfer is crossing the BN Norththown yard on its way to Shoreham.
Photo Date:  1/15/1982  Upload Date: 12/12/2008 12:46:43 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Mitch Cline
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 382(GP7) SOO 376(GP7)
Views:  428   Comments: 0
Shoreham snowplow
Title:  Shoreham snowplow
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/15/1982  Upload Date: 12/12/2008 12:45:39 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Mitch Cline
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 414(GP9) SOO 375(GP7)
Views:  680   Comments: 0
Diesel Shop
Title:  Diesel Shop
Description:  A mix of power waiting to get into the diesel shop at Shoreham.
Photo Date:  4/19/1982  Upload Date: 11/23/2008 9:57:37 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Mitch Cline
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  SOO 709(GP30) SOO 789(SD40-2) SOO 6615(SD40-2)
Views:  684   Comments: 0
Covered wagon
Title:  Covered wagon
Description:  F-unit waiting to go into the desiel shop at Shoreham.
Photo Date:  5/15/1982  Upload Date: 11/23/2008 9:54:45 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Mitch Cline
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 2201A(F7A) SOO 724(GP35)
Views:  679   Comments: 0
Sandblasting a locomotive
Title:  Sandblasting a locomotive
Description:  The Soo did quality work at Shoreham up until the Milwaukee merger and every thing was moved down to Pigs Eye in St. Paul.
Photo Date:  6/1/1982  Upload Date: 1/3/2009 7:20:02 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Mitch Cline
Categories: 
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Views:  301   Comments: 0
GP 30 in storage at Shoreham
Title:  GP 30 in storage at Shoreham
Description:  As business down turned the Soo put unneeded power in storage. A lot of power was stored at the round house at Shoreham Yard in Northeast Minneapolis.
Photo Date:  6/5/1982  Upload Date: 11/19/2008 9:39:20 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Mitch Cline
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 703(GP30) SOO 709(GP30) SOO 707(GP30) SOO 710(GP30)
Views:  1135   Comments: 1
Stored power
Title:  Stored power
Description:  More power in storage at Shoreham.
Photo Date:  6/5/1982  Upload Date: 11/23/2008 9:43:11 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Mitch Cline
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 703(GP30) SOO 710(GP30) SOO 730(GP35)
Views:  951   Comments: 0
Soo 2554
Title:  Soo 2554
Description:  Even though this engine looks like a GP35, it is really a GP9. The carbody was damaged and was replaced.
Photo Date:  6/8/1982  Upload Date: 11/19/2008 10:07:09 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Mitch Cline
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 2554(GP9)
Views:  777   Comments: 1
Soo 943
Title:  Soo 943
Description:  Caught Train 943 heading west to Shoreham The railroad was digging out after a large snow fall.
Photo Date:  1/10/1983  Upload Date: 11/19/2008 9:47:42 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Mitch Cline
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 771(SD40-2) SOO 772(SD40-2)
Views:  430   Comments: 2
Covered Wagons
Title:  Covered Wagons
Description:  F-unit in storage at Shoreham
Photo Date:  5/10/1983  Upload Date: 11/23/2008 9:51:22 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Mitch Cline
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 502A(FP7A)
Views:  464   Comments: 0
Soo Tranfer 1
Title:  Soo Tranfer 1
Description:  Soo Transfer 1 leaving Shoreham Yard on its way to St. Paul
Photo Date:  5/10/1983  Upload Date: 11/26/2008 2:10:20 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Mitch Cline
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 402(GP9) SOO 706(GP30)
Views:  809   Comments: 0
Soo Transfer 1
Title:  Soo Transfer 1
Description:  Transfer 1 is approaching Central Ave in Minneapolis. The crossover is for the highline that bypasses Shoreham Yd.
Photo Date:  5/10/1983  Upload Date: 11/26/2008 2:13:10 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Mitch Cline
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 402(GP9) SOO 706(GP30)
Views:  813   Comments: 2
Soo Railway Transfer
Title:  Soo Railway Transfer
Description:  The railway was coming back from the MILW after interchanging cars.
Photo Date:  5/18/1983  Upload Date: 11/19/2008 10:08:00 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Mitch Cline
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 376(GP7) SOO 377(GP7) SOO 382(GP7)
Views:  918   Comments: 0
SOO TRANSFER 5
Title:  SOO TRANSFER 5
Description:  This tranfer run went down to Rosemont.
Photo Date:  8/1/1983  Upload Date: 1/2/2009 7:11:15 AM
Location:  South Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Mitch Cline
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 412(GP9) SOO 713(GP30)
Views:  419   Comments: 0
Soo Tranfer 5
Title:  Soo Tranfer 5
Description:  Soo Transfer 5 going through South St Paul on its way to Rosemont
Photo Date:  8/15/1983  Upload Date: 11/23/2008 10:03:08 PM
Location:  South Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Mitch Cline
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  SOO 713(GP30) SOO 412(GP9)
Views:  460   Comments: 0
SOO 2225A
Title:  SOO 2225A
Description:  The 2225A and he 2400 were sitting by the Shoreham Elevator.
Photo Date:  9/1/1983  Upload Date: 1/3/2009 7:14:08 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Mitch Cline
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 2225A(F7A) SOO 2400(GP9)
Views:  686   Comments: 0
Soo U-boats
Title:  Soo U-boats
Description:  These were sitting in the old passenger coach shop yard at Shoreham.
Photo Date:  9/22/1983  Upload Date: 11/26/2008 2:18:59 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Mitch Cline
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 809(U30C) SOO 802(U30C)
Views:  1085   Comments: 0
SOO 2115
Title:  SOO 2115
Description:  A transfer run just passing the back door of Shoremham. The park tracks have the flat cars sitting on them.
Photo Date:  12/31/1983  Upload Date: 7/16/2009 9:41:13 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Mitch Cline
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 2115(SW9)
Views:  345   Comments: 1
SOO RAILWAY TRANSFER
Title:  SOO RAILWAY TRANSFER
Description:  I think this is the Railway coming back to Humboldt Yard.
Photo Date:  3/10/1985  Upload Date: 6/6/2009 9:20:27 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Mitch Cline
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 378(GP7) SOO 377(GP7) SOO 375(GP7)
Views:  556   Comments: 0
SOO 4407-775
Title:  SOO 4407-775
Description:  Don't remember where this was taken. I think the locomotive numbers are correct.
Photo Date:  3/15/1985  Upload Date: 6/6/2009 9:22:30 PM
Location:  Unknown, US
Author:  Mitch Cline
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 4407(GP38-2) SOO 775(SD40-2)
Views:  285   Comments: 0
SOO 502-A
Title:  SOO 502-A
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/3/1985  Upload Date: 7/26/2009 9:47:53 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Mitch Cline
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 502A(FP7A)
Views:  299   Comments: 0


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