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By:Douglas Hildebrandt
Dates:2/19/2009 - 6/7/2009
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Large Load
Title:  Large Load
Description:  I think this is a grain dryer...anyway, this large load rests on the west wye before heading to Northtown.
Photo Date:  2/19/2009  Upload Date: 2/25/2009 4:29:44 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories:  RollingStock
Locomotives: 
Views:  445   Comments: 1
Hitting Johnson St
Title:  Hitting Johnson St
Description:  The transfer is coming up from Humboldt with a very large cut of cars as it hits Johnson St. NE.
Photo Date:  2/19/2009  Upload Date: 2/25/2009 4:33:34 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 2663(C44-9W) IC 2456(C40-8W)
Views:  243   Comments: 0
Getting wyed
Title:  Getting wyed
Description:  CN 2663 gets wyed in the early morning sun because A405 came in elephant style.
Photo Date:  2/19/2009  Upload Date: 2/25/2009 4:27:56 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 2663(C44-9W)
Views:  188   Comments: 0
IC 2456
Title:  IC 2456
Description:  An ICON (IC/Conrail) dash 8 trails on the transfer today. Love those red class lights.
Photo Date:  2/19/2009  Upload Date: 2/25/2009 4:34:20 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  IC 2456(C40-8W)
Views:  254   Comments: 1
CN 5296
Title:  CN 5296
Description:  Josh gives us a wave as the WC shoves down the wye so it can make their pickups and head home.
Photo Date:  2/22/2009  Upload Date: 2/26/2009 5:43:50 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 5296(SD40-2W) CN 5716(SD75I)
Views:  282   Comments: 0
Pumpin' up the air.
Title:  Pumpin' up the air.
Description:  Before pulling out of the yard, the WC pumps up the air on about 15 cars.
Photo Date:  2/22/2009  Upload Date: 2/26/2009 5:42:59 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 5716(SD75I)
Views:  153   Comments: 1
Nearing the days end
Title:  Nearing the days end
Description:  Steve brings the transfer into New Brighton with two SD75Is with the days light coming to an end.
Photo Date:  2/23/2009  Upload Date: 2/28/2009 12:04:27 AM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 5731(SD75I)
Views:  141   Comments: 0
To Humboldt we go
Title:  To Humboldt we go
Description:  The transfer is just getting started, and is heading down to Humboldt Yard and is just about to cross Polk St. NE.
Photo Date:  2/24/2009  Upload Date: 2/26/2009 5:22:30 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 5270(SD40-2W)
Views:  146   Comments: 0
1999 or 2009?
Title:  1999 or 2009?
Description:  Two classic locomotives rest together at New Brighton recreating a consist that you could have easily seen 10 years ago. It was great seeing a GT with a WC on the transfer.
Photo Date:  3/1/2009  Upload Date: 3/4/2009 1:05:59 AM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  GTW 4909(GP38-2) WC 3024(GP40)
Views:  253   Comments: 1
IC, WC & GTW
Title:  IC, WC & GTW
Description:  Heres a chunk of the roads that CN has taken over in the past years. IC 6100 is being wyed so it can lead out of town.
Photo Date:  3/1/2009  Upload Date: 3/4/2009 1:03:50 AM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  IC 6100(SD40-2) GTW 4909(GP38-2) WC 3024(GP40)
Views:  233   Comments: 1
Class unit
Title:  Class unit
Description:  IC 6100 makes a visit to New Brighton on the first day of March as it backs down the west wye.
Photo Date:  3/1/2009  Upload Date: 3/4/2009 1:02:52 AM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  IC 6100(SD40-2)
Views:  131   Comments: 0
WC 3024
Title:  WC 3024
Description:  Trailing today, the 3024 is looking great, even though it was painted back in 1990. However, the 3024 is having mechanical problems, and wasn't running. Hopefully it'll be a quick fix!
Photo Date:  3/1/2009  Upload Date: 3/4/2009 1:04:43 AM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WC 3024(GP40)
Views:  138   Comments: 0
Pulling the Commercials out
Title:  Pulling the Commercials out
Description:  The transfer has just shoved into the yard, and is getting ready to pullout and do some switching. Trailing Gevo is the 2264.
Photo Date:  3/2/2009  Upload Date: 3/4/2009 12:52:01 AM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 2664(C44-9W)
Views:  101   Comments: 0
In good spirits
Title:  In good spirits
Description:  Its 8:25 AM, and the WC is almost done with their work after being on duty for just a few hours, the crew is in a good mood.
Photo Date:  3/5/2009  Upload Date: 3/6/2009 12:52:40 AM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 5322(SD40-2W) IC 2464(C40-8W)
Views:  226   Comments: 0
Another short Transfer
Title:  Another short Transfer
Description:  Well, it is just one of those days again when the transfer is short. This is all they had out of Humboldt, and zero out of Northtown. However, there were about 45 cars out of the commercial. The IC unit is need of a very good wash...
Photo Date:  3/5/2009  Upload Date: 3/6/2009 12:51:00 AM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 5322(SD40-2W) IC 2464(C40-8W)
Views:  207   Comments: 0
Wash me!
Title:  Wash me!
Description:  This IC is beging for a wash, you can see how dirty the unit is compared to the blue paint on the front door.
Photo Date:  3/5/2009  Upload Date: 3/6/2009 12:51:58 AM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  IC 2464(C40-8W) CN 5322(SD40-2W)
Views:  236   Comments: 0
Waiting for a track
Title:  Waiting for a track
Description:  The WC takes a break at Stinson Ave as it waits for an open track at Northtown Yard. The wait we be so long that the crew ended up shoving the BNs back to New Brighton, and hopefully they'll make it to Northtown tomorrow.
Photo Date:  3/6/2009  Upload Date: 3/6/2009 11:57:37 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 2590(C44-9W) CN 5604(SD70I)
Views:  235   Comments: 0
CN 5604
Title:  CN 5604
Description:  Roster shot of CN 5604 as it waits to head down to Northtown Yard.
Photo Date:  3/6/2009  Upload Date: 3/6/2009 11:58:11 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 5604(SD70I)
Views:  170   Comments: 0
Northtown Arrival
Title:  Northtown Arrival
Description:  The WC transfer arrives at Northtown Yard with an interesting lashup. It was nice to see a standard cab too!
Photo Date:  3/8/2009  Upload Date: 3/13/2009 1:11:36 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 2420(C40-8M) CN 6024(SD40-2Q)
Views:  239   Comments: 0
Rounding the Curve
Title:  Rounding the Curve
Description:  The transfer rounds the curve as it comes into New Brighton under the cloudy weather.
Photo Date:  3/8/2009  Upload Date: 3/13/2009 1:12:42 AM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 6024(SD40-2Q) CN 2420(C40-8M)
Views:  248   Comments: 0
Out of Shoreham and into Northtown
Title:  Out of Shoreham and into Northtown
Description:  On a hazing and rainy day, the WC comes around off the loop track and onto the north runner so it can get into Northtown.
Photo Date:  3/9/2009  Upload Date: 3/13/2009 12:49:39 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  IC 6201(SD40-3)
Views:  235   Comments: 0
CN 2417
Title:  CN 2417
Description:  Trailing on the WC today.
Photo Date:  3/12/2009  Upload Date: 3/13/2009 1:14:10 AM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 2417(C40-8M)
Views:  217   Comments: 1
Backing into New Brighton
Title:  Backing into New Brighton
Description:  After making its pickups, the WC shoves back into New Brighton to end the day as it crosses over 35W.
Photo Date:  3/12/2009  Upload Date: 3/13/2009 1:14:55 AM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 5516(SD60F) CN 2417(C40-8M)
Views:  267   Comments: 1
IC 1025
Title:  IC 1025
Description:  Trailing out of town today. Looks like the 1025 could use a wash!
Photo Date:  3/15/2009  Upload Date: 3/16/2009 9:18:40 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  IC 1025(SD70)
Views:  77   Comments: 0
The first time
Title:  The first time
Description:  For the first recorded time, two IC SD70s make a trip to New Brighton. It was great to see two spartan cab EMDs leading a train out of town.
Photo Date:  3/15/2009  Upload Date: 3/16/2009 9:17:43 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  IC 1036(SD70) IC 1025(SD70)
Views:  168   Comments: 3
The past lives
Title:  The past lives
Description:  With the Soos former main being gone for about 24 years now, parts of the past still live on like this Soo Line sign that still guards the property for its current owner, CP. The WC today is lead by CN 5800 which has a carboard numberboard on the conductors side.
Photo Date:  3/16/2009  Upload Date: 3/16/2009 9:43:28 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 5800(SD75I)
Views:  134   Comments: 0
CN 2421
Title:  CN 2421
Description:  Trailing out of New Brighton today, however this unit had to be shut down due to leaking issues.
Photo Date:  4/3/2009  Upload Date: 4/4/2009 5:41:49 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 2421(C40-8M)
Views:  183   Comments: 0
Ready and waiting to go
Title:  Ready and waiting to go
Description:  The WC is done for the day, and is waiting for a crew to take it to Stevens Point.
Photo Date:  4/3/2009  Upload Date: 4/4/2009 5:41:08 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 5774(SD75I)
Views:  100   Comments: 0
Turning the power
Title:  Turning the power
Description:  The crew is wying the power so the SD75I will lead out of town.
Photo Date:  4/6/2009  Upload Date: 5/19/2009 6:10:19 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 5765(SD75I)
Views:  148   Comments: 0
BC Rail
Title:  BC Rail
Description:  I came back later in the day to get a better shot of this unit before it left New Brighton. I hope we get more of these down here!
Photo Date:  4/9/2009  Upload Date: 4/10/2009 12:16:29 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BCOL 4616(C40-8M)
Views:  218   Comments: 0
BCOL 4616
Title:  BCOL 4616
Description:  Trailing out on the transfer today is the cool looking BC Rail Dash 8CM. Second known BC Rail unit to come down on the transfer.
Photo Date:  4/9/2009  Upload Date: 4/9/2009 11:56:09 AM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BCOL 4616(C40-8M)
Views:  201   Comments: 0
Done for the day
Title:  Done for the day
Description:  Its about 10:00 Am and the WC is done for the day. An added bonus was the BCOL 4616 trailing.
Photo Date:  4/9/2009  Upload Date: 4/9/2009 11:55:48 AM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 2599(C44-9W) BCOL 4616(C40-8M)
Views:  239   Comments: 1
Hudson Bay Railway
Title:  Hudson Bay Railway
Description:  Another HBR unit makes an apperance at New Brighton, this time its the 4200. Its been bad ordered by the BNSF, and is heading to Stevens Point.
Photo Date:  4/9/2009  Upload Date: 4/9/2009 11:59:19 AM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  HBRY 4200(GP40-2LW)
Views:  355   Comments: 1
HBRY 4200 lead shot
Title:  HBRY 4200 lead shot
Description:  After waiting for the light to get better, I was now able to get a good roster shot of the 4200. I really like these units.
Photo Date:  4/9/2009  Upload Date: 4/10/2009 12:17:37 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  HBRY 4200(GP40-2LW)
Views:  614   Comments: 2
Class Unit
Title:  Class Unit
Description:  The 2200 waits to depart New Brighton with an SD70I trailing.
Photo Date:  4/13/2009  Upload Date: 4/17/2009 11:12:05 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 2200(C44-9W) CN 5601(SD70I)
Views:  366   Comments: 0
CN 5601
Title:  CN 5601
Description:  The lowest numbered CN SD70I I've seen trails out of New Brighton.
Photo Date:  4/13/2009  Upload Date: 4/17/2009 11:11:21 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 5601(SD70I)
Views:  213   Comments: 0
Classic CN power
Title:  Classic CN power
Description:  A good looking SD40-2W brings the transfer up to the switch at around 9:30 in the morning.
Photo Date:  4/14/2009  Upload Date: 4/17/2009 11:22:57 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 5358(SD40-2W) CN 2663(C44-9W)
Views:  186   Comments: 0
Another early day
Title:  Another early day
Description:  On my way to school, I caught the WC already done for the day. It was about 7:30 when I shot this, and the morning sun really made the CN red pop.
Photo Date:  4/16/2009  Upload Date: 4/17/2009 11:26:55 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 5611(SD70I) CN 8811(SD70M-2)
Views:  199   Comments: 0
SD70M-2
Title:  SD70M-2
Description:  A fairly new SD70M-2 sits isolated at New Brighton in the early morning sun. This unit could use a wash.
Photo Date:  4/16/2009  Upload Date: 4/17/2009 11:27:41 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 8811(SD70M-2)
Views:  175   Comments: 0
CN 2256
Title:  CN 2256
Description:  Due to work on the diamond, the commercial set out the WCs cars on the east wye. That being said, the WC used the west wye to get to the east wye cars.
Photo Date:  4/17/2009  Upload Date: 4/17/2009 11:36:29 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 2256(ES44DC) IC 1010(SD70)
Views:  270   Comments: 1
You've lost that WC feeling
Title:  You've lost that WC feeling
Description:  Even thougn its called the WC division, there is little left of the WC around here. All the power is either CN or IC now.
Photo Date:  4/17/2009  Upload Date: 4/17/2009 11:34:47 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  IC 1010(SD70)
Views:  227   Comments: 0
Another day on the WC
Title:  Another day on the WC
Description:  Another normal day on the WC transfer as it makes a joint and gets ready to pump up its air.
Photo Date:  4/17/2009  Upload Date: 4/17/2009 11:34:15 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  IC 1010(SD70)
Views:  249   Comments: 1
CN 2404
Title:  CN 2404
Description:  After shoving back, the WC waits to get going off to Point.
Photo Date:  4/23/2009  Upload Date: 4/24/2009 6:40:05 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 2404(C40-8M) IC 2726(C44-9W)
Views:  151   Comments: 0
IC 2726
Title:  IC 2726
Description:  Trailing on the WC today.
Photo Date:  4/23/2009  Upload Date: 4/24/2009 6:41:12 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  IC 2726(C44-9W)
Views:  223   Comments: 0
Coming up at Central Avenue
Title:  Coming up at Central Avenue
Description:  Todays transfer is lead by an SD70M-2. The GP40-2LW was gonna lead out of Northtown, but the power got turned at Foley Wye.
Photo Date:  4/24/2009  Upload Date: 4/24/2009 6:44:36 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 8831(SD70M-2)
Views:  144   Comments: 0
CN 5700
Title:  CN 5700
Description:  A class unit for one of CNs 200 SD70/75I locomotives makes an apperance at New Brighton under gloomy and rainy skys.
Photo Date:  4/26/2009  Upload Date: 5/1/2009 1:39:37 AM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 5700(SD75I)
Views:  172   Comments: 0
Roaring up grade
Title:  Roaring up grade
Description:  The WC has no problem coming up the hill today. With only about 40 cars out of Northtown, and more the 8000 HP, the WC was easily making track speed.
Photo Date:  4/27/2009  Upload Date: 5/1/2009 2:00:24 AM
Location:  Saint Anthony, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 2266(ES44DC)
Views:  217   Comments: 1
CN 2639
Title:  CN 2639
Description:  Trailing on the WC today out of New Brighton
Photo Date:  4/27/2009  Upload Date: 5/1/2009 2:00:47 AM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 2639(C44-9W)
Views:  163   Comments: 0
IC blues
Title:  IC blues
Description:  An IC dash 8 gets ready to head out of town. This was train 406 for today, just one unit.
Photo Date:  4/28/2009  Upload Date: 5/1/2009 4:39:53 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  IC 2462(C40-8W)
Views:  100   Comments: 2
Dreary Day
Title:  Dreary Day
Description:  On a dreary day, the transfer waits for a crew. The train didn't shove back because the Commercial was doing some work on the diamond.
Photo Date:  4/29/2009  Upload Date: 5/1/2009 4:51:25 PM
Location:  Arden Hills, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 2439(C40-8M) CN 9574(GP40-2LW)
Views:  168   Comments: 0


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