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By:Douglas Hildebrandt
Dates:5/18/2009 - 8/1/2009
Album Info:Pictures taken of the BNSF around the Twin Cities. Steam engines will also show up on here since they were running on BNSF tracks. Every now and then, a few shots from WI will also be included.
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BNSF 9224
Title:  BNSF 9224
Description:  This ACe is the fourth unit on some coal emptys today. Check out how well the orange on the ACe looks compared to the Gevo!
Photo Date:  5/18/2009  Upload Date: 5/19/2009 1:01:31 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
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Locomotives:  BNSF 9224(SD70ACe)
Views:  182   Comments: 0
ACe Class Unit
Title:  ACe Class Unit
Description:  The 9300 is the third out on some coal emptys today. Cool to see another class unit.
Photo Date:  5/18/2009  Upload Date: 5/19/2009 12:58:55 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
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Locomotives:  BNSF 9300(SD70ACe)
Views:  214   Comments: 0
Over powered emptys
Title:  Over powered emptys
Description:  An empty coal train threads its way past University with a lot of power. There was even a DPU on the back too.
Photo Date:  5/18/2009  Upload Date: 5/19/2009 12:57:44 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
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Locomotives:  BNSF 9605(SD70MAC) BNSF 9642(SD70MAC) BNSF 9300(SD70ACe)
Views:  327   Comments: 1
BNSF 9642
Title:  BNSF 9642
Description:  Second unit on coal emptys at University Ave.
Photo Date:  5/18/2009  Upload Date: 5/19/2009 1:00:20 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
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Locomotives:  BNSF 9642(SD70MAC)
Views:  128   Comments: 0
Two Deuces
Title:  Two Deuces
Description:  After enjoying long careers pulling heavy haul mainline freights, the SD40-2 has now been reassigned to yard and MOW work.
Photo Date:  5/19/2009  Upload Date: 5/24/2009 12:45:49 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
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Locomotives:  BNSF 1946(SD40-2) BNSF 6332(SD40-2)
Views:  260   Comments: 1
BNSF 8277
Title:  BNSF 8277
Description:  One of the many stored SD75Is in the T yard at Northtown.
Photo Date:  5/19/2009  Upload Date: 5/24/2009 12:46:37 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
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Locomotives:  BNSF 8277(SD75I)
Views:  387   Comments: 1
BNSF 8204
Title:  BNSF 8204
Description:  Stored in the T yard with a lot of other power.
Photo Date:  5/22/2009  Upload Date: 5/26/2009 4:48:32 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
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Locomotives:  BNSF 8204(SD75M)
Views:  174   Comments: 0
BNSF 8211
Title:  BNSF 8211
Description:  Thanks to the poor economy, this is one of many stored SD75s at Northtown.
Photo Date:  5/22/2009  Upload Date: 5/26/2009 4:49:59 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
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Locomotives:  BNSF 8211(SD75M)
Views:  202   Comments: 0
BNSF 8291
Title:  BNSF 8291
Description:  Holding down the end of many stored SD75Is in the T yard.
Photo Date:  5/22/2009  Upload Date: 5/26/2009 4:49:16 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
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Locomotives:  BNSF 8291(SD75I)
Views:  204   Comments: 0
Z Train
Title:  Z Train
Description:  A Z train throttles it up as it trys to get to track speed with a long train of stacks in tow.
Photo Date:  5/23/2009  Upload Date: 5/26/2009 4:57:00 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
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Locomotives:  BNSF 4928(C44-9W)
Views:  126   Comments: 0
EMD SDP40
Title:  EMD SDP40
Description:  After seeing this unit nearly three years ago on a stack train, I run into again. However this time its career on the BNSF is done, and it is waiting to head over to its new home, the Minnesota Transportation Museum.
Photo Date:  5/26/2009  Upload Date: 5/26/2009 12:56:29 PM
Location:  Fridley, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
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Locomotives:  BNSF 6327(SD40u)
Views:  242   Comments: 0
BNSF 7038
Title:  BNSF 7038
Description:  A BNSF SD40-2 in its original number idles away at 44th with some other former BN power. Who knows, this could be my last time seeing it with this number. The SD40-2s have been getting renumbered pretty fast.
Photo Date:  5/26/2009  Upload Date: 5/26/2009 12:55:08 PM
Location:  Fridley, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
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Locomotives:  BNSF 7038(SD40-2)
Views:  180   Comments: 1
BNSF 8232
Title:  BNSF 8232
Description:  Stored at 35th Ave with many other units.
Photo Date:  5/26/2009  Upload Date: 5/26/2009 1:11:03 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
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Locomotives:  BNSF 8232(SD75M)
Views:  254   Comments: 0
Stored
Title:  Stored
Description:  One of the many stored units at Northtown. Most of the SD75 fleet must be up here.
Photo Date:  5/26/2009  Upload Date: 5/26/2009 1:10:21 PM
Location:  Fridley, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
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Locomotives:  BNSF 8282(SD75I)
Views:  259   Comments: 1
CP-BN
Title:  CP-BN
Description:  The power for todays CP-BN transfer moves light under 44th with a pair of CP SD40-2s.
Photo Date:  5/26/2009  Upload Date: 5/26/2009 12:58:07 PM
Location:  Fridley, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
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Locomotives:  CP 6061(SD40-2) CP 6055(SD40-2)
Views:  291   Comments: 0
Two more stored
Title:  Two more stored
Description:  Two more EMD products are seen stored in the T yard at 35th Ave. The 3701 is the first MP15 I've seen stored so far.
Photo Date:  6/1/2009  Upload Date: 6/2/2009 12:11:48 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
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Locomotives:  BNSF 3701(MP15DC) BNSF 8202(SD75M)
Views:  431   Comments: 0
CIC 99
Title:  CIC 99
Description:  This Cedar Rapids & Iowa City SW1200 waits to get a trip out of Northtown. This is a former MoPac unit.
Photo Date:  6/4/2009  Upload Date: 6/4/2009 11:04:03 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
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Locomotives:  CIC 99(SW1200)
Views:  198   Comments: 0
CSX Pasco Power
Title:  CSX Pasco Power
Description:  Power for the CSX-Pasco moves light at 44th to pick up their cars. The only good thing about this lashup is the second unit.
Photo Date:  6/5/2009  Upload Date: 6/6/2009 11:18:40 PM
Location:  Fridley, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
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Locomotives:  BNSF 4975(C44-9W) KCS 4579(AC44CW)
Views:  202   Comments: 0
KCS 4579
Title:  KCS 4579
Description:  Middle unit on todays CSX-Pasco at 44th Avenue Northeast.
Photo Date:  6/5/2009  Upload Date: 6/6/2009 11:19:46 PM
Location:  Fridley, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
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Locomotives:  KCS 4579(AC44CW)
Views:  149   Comments: 0
Coal Emptys
Title:  Coal Emptys
Description:  A BNSF coal train waits for a new crew at Saint Paul as the conductor ties down some hand brakes. The entire train is visible in this shot.
Photo Date:  6/8/2009  Upload Date: 6/8/2009 5:07:18 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
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Locomotives:  BNSF 9290(SD70ACe)
Views:  180   Comments: 0
BNSF 5617
Title:  BNSF 5617
Description:  While I waited for that CSX unit in the background to come out, this manifest came in with the usual power.
Photo Date:  6/17/2009  Upload Date: 6/17/2009 6:55:38 PM
Location:  Fridley, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
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Locomotives:  BNSF 5617(AC44CW)
Views:  186   Comments: 1
Columbia Coal Loads
Title:  Columbia Coal Loads
Description:  A loaded coal train bound for the Columbia Power plant comes past 44th at a pretty good clip.
Photo Date:  6/17/2009  Upload Date: 6/17/2009 6:54:56 PM
Location:  Fridley, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
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Locomotives:  BNSF 9987(SD70MAC)
Views:  184   Comments: 0
CSX 495
Title:  CSX 495
Description:  CSXT 495 moves light at 44th.
Photo Date:  6/17/2009  Upload Date: 6/17/2009 6:56:39 PM
Location:  Fridley, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
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Locomotives:  CSX 495(AC44CW)
Views:  133   Comments: 0
The past coming out
Title:  The past coming out
Description:  This CSXT unit is showing is former Family Lines paint, as it bleeds through on the nose. This was a really cool sight.
Photo Date:  6/17/2009  Upload Date: 6/17/2009 7:02:16 PM
Location:  Fridley, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
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Locomotives:  CSX 8146(SD40-2)
Views:  220   Comments: 2
Blast from the past
Title:  Blast from the past
Description:  After coming out of the sanding towers, these two CSX units moved lite to their train. It amazed me to see a former L&N unit up here, what made it even better was that the family lines paint can be seen coming through.
Photo Date:  6/17/2009  Upload Date: 6/17/2009 7:01:38 PM
Location:  Fridley, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 8787(SD60) CSX 8146(SD40-2)
Views:  268   Comments: 0
A two hour wait
Title:  A two hour wait
Description:  When I went to Northtown today, I didn't expect to see this! I waited two hours for these units to come out of the sanding towers and head off, well worth the wait.
Photo Date:  6/17/2009  Upload Date: 6/17/2009 7:00:44 PM
Location:  Fridley, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 8787(SD60) CSX 8146(SD40-2)
Views:  165   Comments: 0
Dark Future
Title:  Dark Future
Description:  A dirty dark future CSX gevo leads a light power move at 44th.
Photo Date:  6/17/2009  Upload Date: 6/17/2009 6:58:01 PM
Location:  Fridley, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
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Locomotives:  CSX 881(ES44AC-H)
Views:  169   Comments: 0
YN3 Standard Cab
Title:  YN3 Standard Cab
Description:  One heck of a great leader on the H-NTWGAL comes past Newport with a NS unit trailing. Tops to the BNSF for having this unit lead!
Photo Date:  6/19/2009  Upload Date: 6/19/2009 9:14:18 PM
Location:  Newport, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
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Locomotives:  CSX 7551(C40-8)
Views:  210   Comments: 0
St. Croix
Title:  St. Croix
Description:  What else can one else for at a place like this? A great leader comes past St. Croix with some excellent scenary to top everything off. After shooting here once, I really wanna come back here in the future.
Photo Date:  6/19/2009  Upload Date: 6/19/2009 9:17:11 PM
Location:  Hastings, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
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Locomotives:  CSX 7551(C40-8)
Views:  100   Comments: 0
BNSF 5259
Title:  BNSF 5259
Description:  A Z train comes past 44th avenue with three Dash 9s for power on a very hot June day.
Photo Date:  6/22/2009  Upload Date: 6/26/2009 9:49:36 PM
Location:  Fridley, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
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Locomotives:  BNSF 5259(C44-9W)
Views:  122   Comments: 0
NS SD60
Title:  NS SD60
Description:  An NS SD60 moves light at the diesel shops with some GEs.
Photo Date:  6/22/2009  Upload Date: 6/26/2009 9:45:48 PM
Location:  Fridley, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
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Locomotives:  NS 6709(SD60)
Views:  135   Comments: 0
NS 9808
Title:  NS 9808
Description:  Moving light at 44th as it comes out of the diesel shops.
Photo Date:  6/22/2009  Upload Date: 6/26/2009 9:43:18 PM
Location:  Fridley, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
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Locomotives:  NS 9808(C40-9W)
Views:  83   Comments: 0
BNSF 1783
Title:  BNSF 1783
Description:  A renumbered SD40-2 sits outside the shops among many GEs.
Photo Date:  6/24/2009  Upload Date: 6/25/2009 3:00:51 PM
Location:  Fridley, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
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Locomotives:  BNSF 1783(SD40-2)
Views:  248   Comments: 1
Another great Galesburg
Title:  Another great Galesburg
Description:  Two CSX units lead another great Northtown-Galesburg today under some cloudy skies.
Photo Date:  6/24/2009  Upload Date: 6/25/2009 3:02:31 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 27(AC44CW)
Views:  211   Comments: 0
CSXT 8091
Title:  CSXT 8091
Description:  A good looking CSXT SD40-2 trails on the Northtown-Galesburg today as it departs Northtown.
Photo Date:  6/24/2009  Upload Date: 6/25/2009 3:13:23 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
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Locomotives:  CSX 8091(SD40-2)
Views:  94   Comments: 0
Thoroughbreds
Title:  Thoroughbreds
Description:  Two NS GEs get sanded off and readied for their next trip out of town.
Photo Date:  6/24/2009  Upload Date: 6/25/2009 3:08:00 PM
Location:  Fridley, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 8315(C40-8W)
Views:  190   Comments: 1
CSX 5491
Title:  CSX 5491
Description:  A GEVO makes a light powered move towards University Avenue in some good morning light.
Photo Date:  6/26/2009  Upload Date: 6/30/2009 1:35:14 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 5491(ES44DC)
Views:  146   Comments: 0
Gevo with a stack train
Title:  Gevo with a stack train
Description:  A very mundane and common sight of the modern era, a Gevo leading a stack train at 44th.
Photo Date:  6/27/2009  Upload Date: 6/30/2009 1:40:23 AM
Location:  Fridley, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
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Locomotives:  BNSF 7398(ES44DC)
Views:  165   Comments: 0
GP15
Title:  GP15
Description:  In addition to seeing a CSX SD40-2 at the shops, this was also a great sight. A former Frisco GP15 is still alive and well on the BNSF, but it would fairly safe to say its days are numbered.
Photo Date:  6/29/2009  Upload Date: 6/30/2009 1:45:50 AM
Location:  Fridley, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
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Locomotives:  BNSF 1497(GP15-1)
Views:  226   Comments: 0
Union Switch
Title:  Union Switch
Description:  The Union Switch Job departs Northtown and gets onto the main with a recently renumbered GP28.
Photo Date:  6/29/2009  Upload Date: 6/30/2009 2:03:46 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 1549(GP28P) BNSF 2968(GP39V)
Views:  243   Comments: 0
BNSF 2968
Title:  BNSF 2968
Description:  Trailing behind the 1549 today as it heads towards Park Jct to do some local work.
Photo Date:  6/29/2009  Upload Date: 6/30/2009 2:05:06 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
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Locomotives:  BNSF 2968(GP39V)
Views:  163   Comments: 0
Santa Fe
Title:  Santa Fe
Description:  Still sporting its original paint, this SD75 isn't looking too bad after all its years on the road.
Photo Date:  6/29/2009  Upload Date: 6/30/2009 2:07:21 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 8222(SD75M)
Views:  173   Comments: 0
Big BNSF
Title:  Big BNSF
Description:  An SD75 sports large BNSF lettering on its long hood as it sits stored in the T yard.
Photo Date:  6/29/2009  Upload Date: 6/30/2009 2:08:50 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 8251(SD75M)
Views:  354   Comments: 0
BNSF 8269
Title:  BNSF 8269
Description:  A repainted SD75 waits for the next call to duty as it waits in the T yard.
Photo Date:  6/29/2009  Upload Date: 6/30/2009 2:09:43 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 8269(SD75M)
Views:  149   Comments: 0
BNSF 8281
Title:  BNSF 8281
Description:  Stored in the T yard with a slew of other units.
Photo Date:  6/29/2009  Upload Date: 6/30/2009 2:06:37 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 8281(SD75I)
Views:  194   Comments: 0
BNSF 8299
Title:  BNSF 8299
Description:  One of the fake war bonnets sits stored in the T yard with nearly the entire SD75 fleet.
Photo Date:  6/29/2009  Upload Date: 6/30/2009 2:07:55 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 8299(SD75I)
Views:  139   Comments: 0
The 8300
Title:  The 8300
Description:  One of two class unit SD75Is that are stored in the T yard.
Photo Date:  6/29/2009  Upload Date: 6/30/2009 2:05:50 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 8300(SD75I)
Views:  161   Comments: 0
CSXT 8152
Title:  CSXT 8152
Description:  A real beauty of a unit makes a very welcomed visit to Northtown today. This units paint was very fresh, and looked great. Thanks you CSX for running older power!
Photo Date:  6/29/2009  Upload Date: 6/30/2009 1:44:53 AM
Location:  Fridley, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 8152(SD40-2)
Views:  230   Comments: 1
Z Train
Title:  Z Train
Description:  A Z train blasts past Diamond Bluff doing 60 mph with a short train of TOFCs and double stacks.
Photo Date:  7/1/2009  Upload Date: 7/2/2009 12:16:43 AM
Location:  Diamond Bluff, WI
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 9339(SD70ACe)
Views:  167   Comments: 0
BNSF 1957
Title:  BNSF 1957
Description:  This SD40-2 is still in road service on the BNSF as it is seen getting ready to go out on a train at 44th.
Photo Date:  7/4/2009  Upload Date: 7/4/2009 1:30:08 PM
Location:  Fridley, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 1957(SD40-2)
Views:  180   Comments: 2


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