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By:Douglas Hildebrandt
Dates:1/1/2007 - 11/21/2008
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A great catch
Title:  A great catch
Description:  This was a great catch, the paint was still so fresh that you could still smell it! I have to thank Alec for the heads up on this one.
Photo Date:  2/25/2008  Upload Date: 2/28/2008 12:54:03 AM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NSM 652(SD40-3) RLCX 652(SD40-3)
Views:  597   Comments: 0
Waiting to get into Northtown
Title:  Waiting to get into Northtown
Description:  The crew has died and a relief will be on duty within about two hours to finsh the transfer for the day.
Photo Date:  2/26/2008  Upload Date: 2/28/2008 12:25:47 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 5329(SD40-2W) IC 6104(SD40-2)
Views:  211   Comments: 1
CN 5329
Title:  CN 5329
Description:  A broader shot of the consist. The zebra scheme is holding great on the lead engine, one of the best I have ever seen.
Photo Date:  2/26/2008  Upload Date: 2/28/2008 12:31:30 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 5329(SD40-2W) IC 6104(SD40-2)
Views:  176   Comments: 0
Coming around the curve
Title:  Coming around the curve
Description:  IC 1026 leads the transfer with the IC 6013 around the curve with a lot of snow falling. It was nice to see the transfer running closer to the usual schedule again.
Photo Date:  3/21/2008  Upload Date: 3/21/2008 4:51:19 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  IC 1026(SD70)
Views:  239   Comments: 1
Coming up the hill
Title:  Coming up the hill
Description:  IC 1026 and IC 6013 grind up grade towards New Brighton. It was actually nice to see two ICs with matching yellow stripes.
Photo Date:  3/21/2008  Upload Date: 3/21/2008 4:49:28 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  IC 1026(SD70) IC 6013(SD40-2R)
Views:  268   Comments: 0
Waiting to get into Northtown
Title:  Waiting to get into Northtown
Description:  The WC transfer sits on the highline as they wait to get an okay from the BN to get into Northtown Yard.
Photo Date:  3/26/2008  Upload Date: 2/11/2009 5:31:56 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 5620(SD70I)
Views:  160   Comments: 0
Coming up Shoreham Hill
Title:  Coming up Shoreham Hill
Description:  Charlie has no problem bringing the transfer up from Northtown today. I'm happy I shot this now, seeing how all the SD50Fs are now gone. IC 6141 trails. Photo 1,000 for me on RRPA!
Photo Date:  3/27/2008  Upload Date: 2/8/2009 12:22:42 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
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Locomotives:  CN 5403(SD50F)
Views:  231   Comments: 0
CN 5242
Title:  CN 5242
Description:  While we waited and thought a rock train would be coming by from Cardigan, we were suprised to see the WC come up Northtown. We eventually headed out to Cardigan to shoot the rock train.
Photo Date:  3/29/2008  Upload Date: 2/11/2009 5:32:53 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 5242(SD40-2W) WC 3002(GP40)
Views:  191   Comments: 0
Snowy Day
Title:  Snowy Day
Description:  The WC is just getting up to Northtown after having to wait a while at Northtown for a CP train to clear.
Photo Date:  3/31/2008  Upload Date: 5/23/2009 12:23:31 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 5674(SD75I)
Views:  132   Comments: 0
CN 2516
Title:  CN 2516
Description:  CN 2516 puts cars away for the Minnesota Commercial before heading off to Humboldt Yard. Trailing unit is CN 5540.
Photo Date:  4/1/2008  Upload Date: 4/10/2008 1:24:49 AM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 2516(C44-9WL)
Views:  228   Comments: 0
A405 coming through Cardigan Jct
Title:  A405 coming through Cardigan Jct
Description:  Train A405 comes through Cardigna Jct doing 40 mph as it nears New Brighton, MN with two CN Dash 9s. Picture was scanned in.
Photo Date:  4/3/2008  Upload Date: 4/10/2008 1:05:53 AM
Location:  Shoreview, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 2577(C44-9W) CN 2599(C44-9W)
Views:  283   Comments: 0
A406 departing
Title:  A406 departing
Description:  CN 2599 leads A406 out of New Brighton and towards Stevens Point WI. This was about a two minute exposure.
Photo Date:  4/3/2008  Upload Date: 4/10/2008 12:53:37 AM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 2599(C44-9W)
Views:  235   Comments: 0
CN 8821
Title:  CN 8821
Description:  Two different generations of EMDs easily lift the transfer up the hill. This was one of the few times I had seen an M-2 down here.
Photo Date:  4/9/2008  Upload Date: 2/13/2009 8:22:55 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 8821(SD70M-2) GTW 5931(SD40-2)
Views:  226   Comments: 0
GTW 5931
Title:  GTW 5931
Description:  Almost to the top of the hill, and almost done with the days work.
Photo Date:  4/9/2008  Upload Date: 2/13/2009 8:23:27 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  GTW 5931(SD40-2) CN 8821(SD70M-2)
Views:  239   Comments: 0
Stopped on the Hill
Title:  Stopped on the Hill
Description:  The WC has stopped on the hill so he could back up to make the joint at Central Ave. Telephoto shot w/ teleconveter.
Photo Date:  4/16/2008  Upload Date: 2/13/2009 8:22:33 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 2556(C44-9W) IC 6011(SD40-2R)
Views:  169   Comments: 0
IC 6011
Title:  IC 6011
Description:  After coming up the hill, IC 6011 ties onto a NSM unit before heading into the MNNRs yard.
Photo Date:  4/16/2008  Upload Date: 12/21/2009 3:10:45 AM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  IC 6011(SD40-2R)
Views:  109   Comments: 0
Going to Work
Title:  Going to Work
Description:  Train A405 got in late, and the WC is just starting to get to work. Here we see IC 6015 pulling past the switch so the commercials can be put away.
Photo Date:  4/18/2008  Upload Date: 2/13/2009 8:24:12 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  IC 6015(SD40-2R)
Views:  112   Comments: 0
GTW 5931
Title:  GTW 5931
Description:  When the WC came into town, they had four units, and for some reason they set this GT unit out on the west wye. No problem for me, perfect time to get a good roster!
Photo Date:  4/19/2008  Upload Date: 2/14/2009 1:14:27 AM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  GTW 5931(SD40-2)
Views:  209   Comments: 0
Shoving back
Title:  Shoving back
Description:  After picking up their cars, and doing an air test, the WC shoves back into New Brighton on a rainy April day.
Photo Date:  4/24/2008  Upload Date: 2/14/2009 1:13:54 AM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  IC 6054(SD40-2R) WC 3006(GP40)
Views:  122   Comments: 0
WC 3006
Title:  WC 3006
Description:  Roster shot of WC GP40 3006.
Photo Date:  4/24/2008  Upload Date: 2/14/2009 1:13:19 AM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WC 3006(GP40)
Views:  80   Comments: 0
CN 5674
Title:  CN 5674
Description:  Steve waits for Josh to cut off the power before heading into the yard. Trailing units are CN 5667 and CN 2614.
Photo Date:  4/27/2008  Upload Date: 2/16/2009 1:37:06 AM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 5674(SD75I)
Views:  128   Comments: 0
Coming into Northtown
Title:  Coming into Northtown
Description:  The transfer today has two SD75Is for power. Better then Dash 9s if you ask me.
Photo Date:  5/10/2008  Upload Date: 2/20/2009 1:04:57 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 5774(SD75I)
Views:  113   Comments: 0
Heading to Northtown
Title:  Heading to Northtown
Description:  The WC transfer blasts over the Old Highway 8 bridge as it heads to Northtown yard.
Photo Date:  5/16/2008  Upload Date: 5/16/2008 11:59:45 AM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 5798(SD75I)
Views:  151   Comments: 1
CN 5774
Title:  CN 5774
Description:  Steve brings the transfer up from Humboldt in the early sun at Central Ave.
Photo Date:  5/18/2008  Upload Date: 2/21/2009 5:20:26 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 5774(SD75I)
Views:  93   Comments: 0
Early Day
Title:  Early Day
Description:  The transfer comes up from Northtown a little early today and is surrounded by a bunch of green trees. Telephoto shot 10X zoom, Nikon Fe photo scan.
Photo Date:  5/19/2008  Upload Date: 2/21/2009 5:21:19 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 2638(C44-9W) CN 5798(SD75I)
Views:  170   Comments: 0
Coming up from Humboldt
Title:  Coming up from Humboldt
Description:  The WC makes its way back to New Brighton after coming up from Humboldt. They would head back down to Northtown with BNSF 9765 to be delivered off to the BN.
Photo Date:  5/23/2008  Upload Date: 2/21/2009 5:22:23 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 2638(C44-9W) CN 5798(SD75I)
Views:  203   Comments: 0
Off to the T Yard
Title:  Off to the T Yard
Description:  After dropping off their Northtown cars in the "R" Yard, the WC is now headed off to the T yard.
Photo Date:  5/26/2008  Upload Date: 2/22/2009 1:23:04 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  IC 1032(SD70) CN 2699(C44-9W)
Views:  281   Comments: 0
CN 2638
Title:  CN 2638
Description:  After screaming up Shoreham Hill, the transfer cools its heals on New Brighton while it waits for an outbound crew.
Photo Date:  6/14/2008  Upload Date: 3/15/2009 2:50:21 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 2638(C44-9W) GTW 5936(SD40-2)
Views:  142   Comments: 0
Grand Trunk Western
Title:  Grand Trunk Western
Description:  One of the two remaining GTW SD40-2s makes a visit to New Brighton on a nice June day.
Photo Date:  6/14/2008  Upload Date: 3/15/2009 2:51:56 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  GTW 5936(SD40-2)
Views:  112   Comments: 0
CN 2430
Title:  CN 2430
Description:  Waiting to go on a nice July day with a C44-9W.
Photo Date:  7/18/2008  Upload Date: 4/10/2009 2:42:54 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 2430(C40-8M)
Views:  146   Comments: 0
CN 5787
Title:  CN 5787
Description:  CN 5787 has just cut off of its train is getting ready to pick up is cut before heading up to New Brighton.
Photo Date:  8/3/2008  Upload Date: 9/25/2008 3:32:35 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 5787(SD75I)
Views:  170   Comments: 0
BNSF 6005
Title:  BNSF 6005
Description:  Heading into Humboldt yard to pick up the transfers cars.
Photo Date:  8/3/2008  Upload Date: 9/25/2008 3:31:35 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 6005(ES44AC) CN 2532(C44-9W) CN 5787(SD75I)
Views:  258   Comments: 0
Coming through Northtown
Title:  Coming through Northtown
Description:  The WC transfer is coming through Northtown Yard with a BNSF Gevo to be dropped off and the Minneapolis skyline in the background.
Photo Date:  8/3/2008  Upload Date: 9/25/2008 3:30:20 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 5787(SD75I) CN 2532(C44-9W)
Views:  281   Comments: 0
Heading to Northtown
Title:  Heading to Northtown
Description:  IC 1005 leads the WC transfer on its way to Northtown Yard.
Photo Date:  8/9/2008  Upload Date: 9/27/2008 8:46:34 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  IC 1005(SD70)
Views:  122   Comments: 0
Coming though Shoreham
Title:  Coming though Shoreham
Description:  The transfer comes through Shoreham Yard with a CN and BNSF unit trailing.
Photo Date:  8/9/2008  Upload Date: 9/27/2008 8:47:22 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  IC 1005(SD70) CN 5665(SD75I)
Views:  206   Comments: 0
One of a kind
Title:  One of a kind
Description:  A one of a kind SD40-2 will be trailing on todays A406. It was really cool to see this rebuild unit still in service. To top it off, it was with an all IC consist too!
Photo Date:  8/24/2008  Upload Date: 2/18/2009 5:33:59 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  IC 6034(SD40-2) IC 6066(SD40-2R)
Views:  153   Comments: 0
Two ICs
Title:  Two ICs
Description:  Two IC SD40 bodies wait to take A406 back to Stevens Point. Check out the poling pocket on the 6066, a sign of how old this unit really is. You don't see that too much anymore.
Photo Date:  8/24/2008  Upload Date: 4/25/2009 11:58:36 AM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  IC 6066(SD40-2R) IC 6034(SD40-2)
Views:  135   Comments: 0
CN 5702
Title:  CN 5702
Description:  Two SD75Is wait to depart New Brighton on a muggy August day.
Photo Date:  8/26/2008  Upload Date: 4/10/2009 5:19:23 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 5702(SD75I) CN 5693(SD75I)
Views:  124   Comments: 0
CN 5800
Title:  CN 5800
Description:  CN 5800 and IC 1037 shove back into New Brighton
Photo Date:  9/4/2008  Upload Date: 9/22/2008 12:44:44 AM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 5800(SD75I) IC 1037(SD70)
Views:  283   Comments: 1
IC 1037
Title:  IC 1037
Description:  IC 1037 shoves back into New Brighton with CN 5800 trailing.
Photo Date:  9/4/2008  Upload Date: 9/22/2008 12:44:13 AM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  IC 1037(SD70)
Views:  219   Comments: 0
Waiting to get into Northtown
Title:  Waiting to get into Northtown
Description:  The WC transfer waits at Foley Wye to get into Northtown Yard.
Photo Date:  9/6/2008  Upload Date: 9/25/2008 3:22:35 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 2518(C44-9WL)
Views:  187   Comments: 0
IC 1031
Title:  IC 1031
Description:  IC 1031 waits to be picked up of the east wye.
Photo Date:  9/10/2008  Upload Date: 9/25/2008 3:25:35 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  IC 1031(SD70)
Views:  100   Comments: 0
CN 6012
Title:  CN 6012
Description:  Todays WC transfer is lead by a rebuilt CN SD40. I wish we got more of these units down here.
Photo Date:  9/19/2008  Upload Date: 5/13/2009 12:48:10 AM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 6012(SD40-2Q)
Views:  165   Comments: 0
Cut off and ready to pickup
Title:  Cut off and ready to pickup
Description:  The power has been cut off is getting ready to head into the Commercial to pick up some cars.
Photo Date:  9/28/2008  Upload Date: 5/2/2009 2:08:56 AM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 5602(SD70I) IC 6060(SD40-2R) CN 5781(SD75I)
Views:  205   Comments: 0
CN 5781
Title:  CN 5781
Description:  The transfer goes under Cleveland Ave and out of the Commercial yard as it heads out on the main.
Photo Date:  9/28/2008  Upload Date: 5/2/2009 2:05:45 AM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 5781(SD75I) IC 6060(SD40-2R) CN 5602(SD70I)
Views:  221   Comments: 0
IC 6060
Title:  IC 6060
Description:  A nice looking IC unit is on the middle of two SD70I/75Is today. This unit started its life on the GM&O back in the 60s.
Photo Date:  9/28/2008  Upload Date: 5/2/2009 2:07:05 AM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  IC 6060(SD40-2R)
Views:  122   Comments: 0
CN 5242
Title:  CN 5242
Description:  A side view of CN 5242. This engine could use a new coat of paint!
Photo Date:  9/29/2008  Upload Date: 11/17/2008 11:40:13 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 5242(SD40-2W)
Views:  243   Comments: 0
Two Zebras
Title:  Two Zebras
Description:  Two CN locomotives in the Zebra scheme lead the WC transfer out of Northtown Yard. These two EMDs sounded great working together.
Photo Date:  9/29/2008  Upload Date: 11/17/2008 11:39:50 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 9555(GP40-2LW) CN 5242(SD40-2W)
Views:  265   Comments: 0
CN 9555
Title:  CN 9555
Description:  Two old workhorses wait for a crew to take them to Stevens Point WI.
Photo Date:  9/29/2008  Upload Date: 11/17/2008 11:39:32 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 9555(GP40-2LW) CN 5242(SD40-2W)
Views:  235   Comments: 0
Under Silver Lake Road
Title:  Under Silver Lake Road
Description:  The WC Transfer heads under Silver Lake Road late in the afternoon sun with two GEs trailing.
Photo Date:  10/1/2008  Upload Date: 5/2/2009 12:09:33 PM
Location:  Saint Anthony, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 5716(SD75I)
Views:  150   Comments: 0


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