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By:Douglas Hildebrandt
Dates:1/1/2009 - 5/8/2009
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CP 1403
Title:  CP 1403
Description:  CP 1403 idles away on New Years day with Soo 1532 and other power.
Photo Date:  1/1/2009  Upload Date: 1/3/2009 1:58:59 AM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CP 1403(MP15AC)
Views:  272   Comments: 0
Classy unit
Title:  Classy unit
Description:  When we saw this unit, we both liked what we saw. This recently repainted Soo unit looks great in its new CP paint. The CP even keep the numberboards on it.
Photo Date:  1/1/2009  Upload Date: 1/1/2009 6:56:13 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CP 4403(GP38-2)
Views:  593   Comments: 0
Awesome rebuild
Title:  Awesome rebuild
Description:  I finally am able to add one of these to my roster! I love the flairs on the back of these units, some of the coolest "GP38s" in my opinion.
Photo Date:  1/1/2009  Upload Date: 1/3/2009 2:00:20 AM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CP 4523(GP38-2)
Views:  229   Comments: 0
MRL 251
Title:  MRL 251
Description:  Roster shot of MRL 251 in good company with a Soo SD60 and GP38-2.
Photo Date:  1/1/2009  Upload Date: 1/3/2009 2:01:51 AM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MRL 251(SD40-2XR)
Views:  235   Comments: 0
70s power
Title:  70s power
Description:  Two 70s era power still live on as 2009 starts. One can only wonder how much longer thses units will still operate with all the new Gevos and Aces being ordered.
Photo Date:  1/1/2009  Upload Date: 1/3/2009 2:01:09 AM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MRL 251(SD40-2XR) SOO 4409(GP38-2)
Views:  232   Comments: 0
New Years treat
Title:  New Years treat
Description:  Another great catch on New Years day, a MRL unit! This was one of two at St. Paul this day.
Photo Date:  1/1/2009  Upload Date: 1/3/2009 2:03:39 AM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MRL 265(SD40-2XR)
Views:  145   Comments: 0
Power lineup
Title:  Power lineup
Description:  A nice collection of power sits outside of the St. Paul Diesel shops on New Years day.
Photo Date:  1/1/2009  Upload Date: 1/3/2009 1:58:12 AM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 1532(MP15AC) CP 1403(MP15AC)
Views:  501   Comments: 0
Hiding in the diesel shops.
Title:  Hiding in the diesel shops.
Description:  This was the best shot I could get of the 779, it just happened to have a big white container on the other side of it!! Its nice to still see it running though.
Photo Date:  1/1/2009  Upload Date: 1/3/2009 1:57:15 AM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 1536(MP15AC) CP 779(SD40-2) CP 4523(GP38-2)
Views:  443   Comments: 1
Classic Soo Power
Title:  Classic Soo Power
Description:  All was quiet at Humboldt Yard on the first of the year, and there was plenty of Soo power sitting around too.
Photo Date:  1/1/2009  Upload Date: 1/1/2009 6:54:16 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 4401(GP38-2) SOO 4449(GP38-2)
Views:  267   Comments: 0
GP38-2s
Title:  GP38-2s
Description:  Two Soo GP38-2s with two different heritages wait for their next assignment at Humboldt Yard.
Photo Date:  1/1/2009  Upload Date: 1/1/2009 6:48:31 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 4401(GP38-2) SOO 4515(GP38-2)
Views:  345   Comments: 0
Soldiering on
Title:  Soldiering on
Description:  Soo 4409 still earns its keep on the CP as 2009 starts. As much as I love seeing these units in Soo Line paint, the CP repaints look great.
Photo Date:  1/1/2009  Upload Date: 1/3/2009 1:59:38 AM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 4409(GP38-2)
Views:  212   Comments: 0
SOO 4414
Title:  SOO 4414
Description:  Yet another Soo GP38-2 I shot on New Years day! I really cleaned up on these units today.
Photo Date:  1/1/2009  Upload Date: 1/3/2009 2:04:38 AM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 4414(GP38-2)
Views:  161   Comments: 0
SOO 4446
Title:  SOO 4446
Description:  Side view of Soo 4446
Photo Date:  1/1/2009  Upload Date: 1/1/2009 6:51:43 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 4446(GP38-2)
Views:  194   Comments: 0
Soo Geeps
Title:  Soo Geeps
Description:  Two Soo GP38-2s rest at Humboldt Yard. I wonder how much longer one will be able to see this with CP repainting them in the near future.
Photo Date:  1/1/2009  Upload Date: 1/1/2009 6:50:28 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 4446(GP38-2) SOO 4449(GP38-2)
Views:  241   Comments: 0
SOO 4515
Title:  SOO 4515
Description:  Roster shot of Soo 4515 resting at Humboldt Yard.
Photo Date:  1/1/2009  Upload Date: 1/1/2009 6:52:36 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 4515(GP38-2)
Views:  249   Comments: 0
CP BN transfer power
Title:  CP BN transfer power
Description:  One of two Soo SD60s take a break before heading out to power another CP BN transfer to Northtown Yard and back.
Photo Date:  1/1/2009  Upload Date: 1/1/2009 6:51:10 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 6045(SD60)
Views:  100   Comments: 0
SD60 Trio
Title:  SD60 Trio
Description:  Three Soo SD60s layover at the St. Paul diesel shops on New Years day. Thanks for you helping getting this shot Alec.
Photo Date:  1/1/2009  Upload Date: 1/1/2009 6:57:48 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 6047(SD60) SOO 6049(SD60)
Views:  179   Comments: 0
Good leader
Title:  Good leader
Description:  A great leader on the mainline is a great way to start the new year off! I hadn't seen the 6058 in a few years.
Photo Date:  1/1/2009  Upload Date: 1/1/2009 6:47:59 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 6058(SD60M)
Views:  177   Comments: 1
SOO 30
Title:  SOO 30
Description:  Soo 30, built way back in 1968 is still in serive on the CP as 2009 starts off. Photo edited/fixed by Alec Holmes.
Photo Date:  1/1/2009  Upload Date: 1/15/2009 5:17:47 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories:  RollingStock
Locomotives: 
Views:  202   Comments: 0
Lease unit
Title:  Lease unit
Description:  A bluebird brings this CP freight towards Humboldt with CP 9726 trailing.
Photo Date:  1/3/2009  Upload Date: 1/5/2009 2:28:36 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CEFX 1032(AC44CW) CP 9726(AC44CW)
Views:  209   Comments: 0
CP 9726
Title:  CP 9726
Description:  Second unit and roster shot.
Photo Date:  1/3/2009  Upload Date: 1/5/2009 2:28:11 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CP 9726(AC44CW)
Views:  125   Comments: 0
Switching out Shoreham
Title:  Switching out Shoreham
Description:  This little SW1 switches the old Shoreham grain elevator. This was the first time in years I was able to get a decent shot of this unit. Looks like the old girl could use a new coat of paint. Former owner was Allis Chalmers energy company.
Photo Date:  1/5/2009  Upload Date: 1/5/2009 7:54:17 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  ILSX 904(SW1)
Views:  241   Comments: 0
Recrewed and waiting to go
Title:  Recrewed and waiting to go
Description:  This manifest has just got a new crew, and is waiting to depart Humboldt Yard. Soo 4512 is the bandit trailing.
Photo Date:  1/8/2009  Upload Date: 1/8/2009 6:05:34 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CP 8578(AC44CW) SOO 4512(GP38-2)
Views:  259   Comments: 2
Lite power move
Title:  Lite power move
Description:  A nice looking Soo unit backs into Humboldt Yard to pick up some cars. Looks like CP 8618 could use some new paint after getting some burn damage.
Photo Date:  1/8/2009  Upload Date: 1/8/2009 6:01:47 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 4506(GP38-2) CP 8618(AC44CW)
Views:  229   Comments: 0
Transfer power
Title:  Transfer power
Description:  Soo 6022 will be in charge of the CP-BN transfer today, Humboldt was busy this morning.
Photo Date:  1/8/2009  Upload Date: 1/8/2009 6:03:12 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 6022(SD60) SOO 6049(SD60)
Views:  177   Comments: 0
Off to Northtown
Title:  Off to Northtown
Description:  The CP-BN transfer heads into the morning sun on its way to Northtown.
Photo Date:  1/8/2009  Upload Date: 1/8/2009 6:04:55 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 6049(SD60) SOO 6022(SD60)
Views:  135   Comments: 0
Running through to gates
Title:  Running through to gates
Description:  CP 8832 runs through a set of crossing gates near Humboldt Yard on a nice January day.
Photo Date:  1/22/2009  Upload Date: 1/22/2009 6:35:44 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CP 8832(ES44AC)
Views:  173   Comments: 0
GP38-2
Title:  GP38-2
Description:  Soo 4409 is the third unit out in this consist. I had just seen the 4409 back on new years day at St. Paul.
Photo Date:  1/22/2009  Upload Date: 1/22/2009 6:43:40 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 4409(GP38-2)
Views:  191   Comments: 0
Humboldt Yard
Title:  Humboldt Yard
Description:  Two Soo SD60s wait to go on a yard track, while CP 8527 pulls up to the crossing before heading to St. Paul. The 8527 is waiting for CP 8832 to come by on the passing track.
Photo Date:  1/22/2009  Upload Date: 1/22/2009 6:11:28 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CP 8527(AC44CW) SOO 6049(SD60)
Views:  208   Comments: 0
Good leader on the CP
Title:  Good leader on the CP
Description:  This CP train has a great leader on it today, a Soo SD60. I wonder how much longer one will be able to see standard cabs leading trains on the class 1s.
Photo Date:  1/28/2009  Upload Date: 1/28/2009 9:00:37 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 6023(SD60)
Views:  134   Comments: 0
CITX 3089
Title:  CITX 3089
Description:  A welcomed sight in 2009, and ex PC SD40!
Photo Date:  1/30/2009  Upload Date: 1/31/2009 12:19:50 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CITX 3089(SD40-2)
Views:  293   Comments: 0
Coming up to Main St.
Title:  Coming up to Main St.
Description:  An AC44 leads a lease unit up to Main St. on a cold Jan day. Seeing that lease unit was really cool.
Photo Date:  1/30/2009  Upload Date: 1/31/2009 12:21:18 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CP 8566(AC44CW) CITX 3089(SD40-2)
Views:  183   Comments: 0
HAT transfer
Title:  HAT transfer
Description:  Todays HAT transfer has a pair of 60s on it. This was a nice sight.
Photo Date:  1/30/2009  Upload Date: 1/31/2009 12:20:21 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 6025(SD60) SOO 6037(SD60)
Views:  103   Comments: 2
Off to Humboldt
Title:  Off to Humboldt
Description:  Going away shot of the HAT transfer at Main St. The 6037 is looking pretty ratty compared to how it looked when I first saw it nearly five years ago.
Photo Date:  1/30/2009  Upload Date: 1/31/2009 12:20:42 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 6037(SD60) SOO 6025(SD60)
Views:  77   Comments: 0
290
Title:  290
Description:  Train 290 makes its way past Humboldt Yard, and is on its way to St. Paul.
Photo Date:  2/7/2009  Upload Date: 2/7/2009 11:48:19 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CP 8809(ES44AC)
Views:  143   Comments: 0
SOO 1535
Title:  SOO 1535
Description:  I've been wanting to get this unit of years, and I finnaly got it working the House Job at Shoreham.
Photo Date:  2/8/2009  Upload Date: 2/13/2009 8:53:56 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 1535(MP15AC)
Views:  177   Comments: 0
Bandit
Title:  Bandit
Description:  With rumor being that the CP is repainting these, this was really nice to see. That orange paint is holding very well after all these years.
Photo Date:  2/8/2009  Upload Date: 2/13/2009 8:53:11 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 1547(MP15AC)
Views:  162   Comments: 1
Good ole SD40-2
Title:  Good ole SD40-2
Description:  A nice catch on the CP today, an SD40-2! I haven't seen one of these in a while, not a good sign.
Photo Date:  2/9/2009  Upload Date: 2/10/2009 12:12:36 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CP 6007(SD40-2)
Views:  177   Comments: 0
CP 9608
Title:  CP 9608
Description:  An AC44s headlights break through the morning haze as it prepares to negotiate the switches at University so it can head west.
Photo Date:  2/9/2009  Upload Date: 2/10/2009 12:12:04 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CP 9608(AC44CW) CP 6007(SD40-2)
Views:  246   Comments: 0
CP 4612
Title:  CP 4612
Description:  Well, this is a new one for me. CP 4612 has recently got a new coat of paint, and a new number. This unit used to be Soo 2026.
Photo Date:  2/12/2009  Upload Date: 2/13/2009 6:03:30 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CP 4612(GP40) SOO 4428(GP38-2)
Views:  400   Comments: 0
Grove Job
Title:  Grove Job
Description:  The CPs grove job trundles over the old jointed rail has it heads back to Humboldt Yard. To think, this used to mainline power back in its day, and now its used for yard work.
Photo Date:  2/12/2009  Upload Date: 2/13/2009 6:02:27 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 4428(GP38-2) CP 4612(GP40)
Views:  182   Comments: 0
Good ole MP15AC
Title:  Good ole MP15AC
Description:  One of my favorite switchers, the MP15AC, was everywhere today at Saint Paul. I first saw this unit back in the summer of 2004, and it was a lot brigther and cleaner.
Photo Date:  2/14/2009  Upload Date: 2/14/2009 8:00:21 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CP 1403(MP15AC)
Views:  219   Comments: 0
CP 4421
Title:  CP 4421
Description:  Long since repainted, the 4421 is now showing signs of its age by recieving off red patches below the cab.
Photo Date:  2/14/2009  Upload Date: 2/14/2009 8:13:46 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CP 4421(GP38-2)
Views:  165   Comments: 0
CP 4432
Title:  CP 4432
Description:  This unit used to be Soo 4432 when I last saw it at Red Wing back in 2006, but now it wears a nice new coat of CP red.
Photo Date:  2/14/2009  Upload Date: 2/14/2009 7:50:44 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CP 4432(GP38-2)
Views:  231   Comments: 0
Diesel Power
Title:  Diesel Power
Description:  A GP40 holds down some freight cars while some SD60s and AC4400s get themselves some sand.
Photo Date:  2/14/2009  Upload Date: 2/14/2009 7:51:32 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CP 4611(GP40) SOO 6051(SD60)
Views:  153   Comments: 0
Sweet repaint
Title:  Sweet repaint
Description:  Recently repainted and renumbered, this CP GP40 looks awesome as it sits at Saint Paul
Photo Date:  2/14/2009  Upload Date: 2/14/2009 7:57:27 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CP 4613(GP40)
Views:  361   Comments: 0
CP 5743
Title:  CP 5743
Description:  One of the few and proud remaining CP SD40-2s sits on the ready tracks at Saint Paul.
Photo Date:  2/14/2009  Upload Date: 2/14/2009 8:22:05 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CP 5743(SD40-2)
Views:  126   Comments: 0
Faded Glory
Title:  Faded Glory
Description:  The 6068 is far from its glory days pulling mainline freights over Kicking Horse pass, or other high priority freights, and can now been seen doing more meanial taks. Its glory days have long since pased on.
Photo Date:  2/14/2009  Upload Date: 2/14/2009 8:10:10 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CP 6068(SD40-2)
Views:  133   Comments: 0
CP (Soo) 779
Title:  CP (Soo) 779
Description:  A former Soo SD40-2 in the 700 series sits just past the turntable at Saint Paul
Photo Date:  2/14/2009  Upload Date: 2/14/2009 8:04:23 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CP 779(SD40-2)
Views:  282   Comments: 0
Two Dash Twos
Title:  Two Dash Twos
Description:  Two good old SD40-2s sit next to each other at Saint Paul as they wait for the next call to duty. It was a treat to see the 779, it still has its original number boards too.
Photo Date:  2/14/2009  Upload Date: 2/14/2009 8:03:06 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CP 6060(SD40-2) CP 779(SD40-2)
Views:  316   Comments: 0


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