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By:Douglas Hildebrandt
Dates:11/17/2009 - 3/29/2010
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CP 9620
Title:  CP 9620
Description:  Two CP AC44s lug a grain train through the cross overs and towards the diamonds at Park Jct.
Photo Date:  11/22/2009  Upload Date: 12/2/2009 1:39:38 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CP 9620(AC44CW)
Views:  214   Comments: 0
CP at BN University
Title:  CP at BN University
Description:  CP 8527 teams up with the 6061 to take a mixed freight towards Humboldt Yard.
Photo Date:  11/28/2009  Upload Date: 12/2/2009 1:35:31 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CP 8527(AC44CW) CP 6061(SD40-2)
Views:  210   Comments: 0
There Back!
Title:  There Back!
Description:  A cold morning at Humboldt reveals an awesome surprise, my first encounter with a Soo SD60 since they've been stored. Thankfully CP is putting a few of them back into service. An added bonus was that there was only red and white Soo power working Humboldt Yard too.
Photo Date:  11/30/2009  Upload Date: 11/30/2009 10:28:35 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 6023(SD60) SOO 4423(GP38-2)
Views:  261   Comments: 1
CP-BN Transfer
Title:  CP-BN Transfer
Description:  The CP-BN Transfer comes into Northtown as it heads off to the R yard.
Photo Date:  12/1/2009  Upload Date: 12/2/2009 11:20:18 PM
Location:  Fridley, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CP 6080(SD40-2) CP 6060(SD40-2)
Views:  275   Comments: 0
Going to Shoreham
Title:  Going to Shoreham
Description:  Two red and white Soo GP38-2s bring a small freight towards Shoreham to do some local work.
Photo Date:  12/1/2009  Upload Date: 12/2/2009 11:13:01 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 4417(GP38-2) SOO 4423(GP38-2)
Views:  259   Comments: 2
295 into the sunset
Title:  295 into the sunset
Description:  As the day winds down to a close, 295 comes through CP University with Soo 6030 trailing.
Photo Date:  12/15/2009  Upload Date: 12/18/2009 7:11:49 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CP 8789(ES44AC) SOO 6030(SD60)
Views:  157   Comments: 0
496 Smoking
Title:  496 Smoking
Description:  CPs train 496 climbs upgrade with two Soo 60s trailing. The two SD60s along with the GE smoking made for a pretty neat lashup.
Photo Date:  12/15/2009  Upload Date: 12/18/2009 7:17:55 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CP 9750(AC44CW) SOO 6048(SD60) SOO 6055(SD60)
Views:  223   Comments: 0
SOO 6030
Title:  SOO 6030
Description:  After being kept in storage for a while, the 6030 is back out on the road pulling mainline freights as it trails on 295.
Photo Date:  12/15/2009  Upload Date: 12/18/2009 7:13:23 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 6030(SD60)
Views:  162   Comments: 0
SOO 6048
Title:  SOO 6048
Description:  Soo 6048 helps the AC44 in front of it as it heads to Saint Paul on 496.
Photo Date:  12/15/2009  Upload Date: 12/18/2009 7:19:57 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 6048(SD60)
Views:  155   Comments: 0
SOO 6055
Title:  SOO 6055
Description:  The second of two Soo SD60s back on 496. It is great to see the SD60s back on the road doing what they meant to do.
Photo Date:  12/15/2009  Upload Date: 12/18/2009 7:20:42 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 6055(SD60)
Views:  135   Comments: 0
Working Shoreham
Title:  Working Shoreham
Description:  A nice looking pair of Soo GP38-2s do some work at Shoreham as the day comes to an end.
Photo Date:  12/28/2009  Upload Date: 12/29/2009 12:56:16 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 4423(GP38-2) SOO 4426(GP38-2)
Views:  217   Comments: 2
Roaring past Union Jct
Title:  Roaring past Union Jct
Description:  CP 8703 leads four Soo units past Union Jct as it roars upgrade. I wish the Gevo had been trailing, or not on this lashup at all. Imagine how neat an all Soo lashup would have been.
Photo Date:  12/29/2009  Upload Date: 12/29/2009 3:54:24 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CP 8703(ES44AC) SOO 6049(SD60) SOO 4413(GP38-2) SOO 4428(GP38-2) SOO 4417(GP38-2)
Views:  305   Comments: 1
SOO 4428
Title:  SOO 4428
Description:  One of five units on a CP train as it came past Union Jct. Those non turbo GP38-2s sound so nice when they are working hard.
Photo Date:  12/29/2009  Upload Date: 12/29/2009 3:56:44 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 4428(GP38-2)
Views:  121   Comments: 0
SOO 6049
Title:  SOO 6049
Description:  Soo 6049 is the last of five units as this CP train roars up grade towards Snelling Ave.
Photo Date:  12/29/2009  Upload Date: 12/29/2009 3:58:27 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 6049(SD60) SOO 4417(GP38-2) SOO 4428(GP38-2)
Views:  127   Comments: 1
CP 9523
Title:  CP 9523
Description:  The trailing GE unit at CP university.
Photo Date:  12/30/2009  Upload Date: 12/30/2009 5:59:40 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CP 9523(AC44CW)
Views:  170   Comments: 0
Red AC44s
Title:  Red AC44s
Description:  Two CP AC44s team up to lift a freight towards the light at Marshall St. Ne.
Photo Date:  12/30/2009  Upload Date: 12/30/2009 5:58:06 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CP 9545(AC44CW) CP 9523(AC44CW)
Views:  169   Comments: 0
CP Grove Job
Title:  CP Grove Job
Description:  Two red and white Soo units power todays Grove Job as it heads back to Humboldt Yard.
Photo Date:  12/30/2009  Upload Date: 12/30/2009 6:14:48 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 4423(GP38-2) SOO 4426(GP38-2)
Views:  202   Comments: 0
SOO 4426
Title:  SOO 4426
Description:  The CP Grove Job heads past the BN Grove Job tracks as it makes its way back to Humboldt.
Photo Date:  12/30/2009  Upload Date: 12/30/2009 6:15:21 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 4426(GP38-2) SOO 4423(GP38-2)
Views:  214   Comments: 0
Fighting Up Grade
Title:  Fighting Up Grade
Description:  Two CP AC44s work hard to lift a grain train towards CP University.
Photo Date:  1/10/2010  Upload Date: 1/28/2010 12:30:00 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CP 8536(AC44CW) CP 8531(AC44CW)
Views:  161   Comments: 0
CP at Sunset
Title:  CP at Sunset
Description:  CP 8850 brings five EMDs out onto the main as it comes out of Shoreham and onto the BN. Taken from HD video.
Photo Date:  1/10/2010  Upload Date: 1/11/2010 2:31:41 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CP 8850(ES44AC) SOO 6030(SD60)
Views:  232   Comments: 1
CP 9614
Title:  CP 9614
Description:  Trailing as the CP unit is about to cross Main St. Ne.
Photo Date:  1/12/2010  Upload Date: 1/27/2010 11:18:39 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CP 9614(AC44CW)
Views:  130   Comments: 0
SOO 1544
Title:  SOO 1544
Description:  Soo 1544 gets moved to Humboldt Yard as its sandwhiched between two GEs.
Photo Date:  1/12/2010  Upload Date: 1/27/2010 11:17:12 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 1544(MP15AC)
Views:  176   Comments: 0
Humboldt - Northtown Transfer
Title:  Humboldt - Northtown Transfer
Description:  The daily CP Transfer from Humboldt to Northtown comes by as it prepares to take the loop track.
Photo Date:  1/20/2010  Upload Date: 1/27/2010 11:19:39 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CP 5739(SD40-2) CP 6054(SD40-2)
Views:  235   Comments: 2
CP 8531
Title:  CP 8531
Description:  Trailing behind the 8536 on a winters morning as it works upgrade.
Photo Date:  1/20/2010  Upload Date: 1/28/2010 12:29:47 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CP 8531(AC44CW)
Views:  152   Comments: 0
Pair of Beavers
Title:  Pair of Beavers
Description:  Two CP AC44s lug a string of stacks out of Shoreham and onto the mainline before doubled up and departing.
Photo Date:  1/20/2010  Upload Date: 1/27/2010 11:21:13 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CP 9827(AC44CW)
Views:  123   Comments: 0
Geeps waiting for the road
Title:  Geeps waiting for the road
Description:  A group of CP and Soo geeps wait to head out on the road as they idle outside the diesel house. Main reason I came down here was to shoot CITX 3093, but ended up missing it.
Photo Date:  1/31/2010  Upload Date: 2/4/2010 4:14:42 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 4429(GP38-2) SOO 4426(GP38-2) CP 4510(GP38-2)
Views:  321   Comments: 0
CP 4522
Title:  CP 4522
Description:  CP 4522 leads Transfer 1 up towards Lexington Ave before heading back to Saint Paul.
Photo Date:  2/2/2010  Upload Date: 2/4/2010 4:23:29 PM
Location:  Arden Hills, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CP 4522(GP38-2)
Views:  184   Comments: 1
SOO 117
Title:  SOO 117
Description:  A fairly good looking Soo caboose trails on Transfer 1 as it departs from Lexington Industrial Park.
Photo Date:  2/2/2010  Upload Date: 2/4/2010 4:24:59 PM
Location:  Arden Hills, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories:  RollingStock
Locomotives: 
Views:  105   Comments: 0
Off to Spur 17
Title:  Off to Spur 17
Description:  Soo 2016 gets ready to head up to Spur 17 to grab some boxcars before heading back to Cardigan.
Photo Date:  2/4/2010  Upload Date: 2/4/2010 4:47:58 PM
Location:  Shoreview, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 2016(GP40) CP 4522(GP38-2)
Views:  291   Comments: 1
SOO 6041
Title:  SOO 6041
Description:  Resting outside of the diesel shops, waiting for the next call to duty.
Photo Date:  2/10/2010  Upload Date: 2/20/2010 6:02:27 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 6041(SD60)
Views:  100   Comments: 0
Canadian Pacific 4452
Title:  Canadian Pacific 4452
Description:  Canadian Pacific 4452 sits outside of the diesel house as it rests in the sun. This unit used to be former Soo 4452, and while its sad to see the Soo units repainted, the CP paint looks pretty good.
Photo Date:  2/13/2010  Upload Date: 2/13/2010 11:33:58 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CP 4452(GP38-2)
Views:  211   Comments: 0
CP 182
Title:  CP 182
Description:  CP Train 182 works hard to get its train moving as it heads by Park Jct with a pair of AC44s. The lead unit was having problems with its front ditch lights, they kept going out when the units notched up. I guess it was blowing a fuse, thats a GE for you!
Photo Date:  2/13/2010  Upload Date: 2/13/2010 11:35:15 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CP 9596(AC44CW) CP 9661(AC44CW)
Views:  129   Comments: 1
Chugging on by
Title:  Chugging on by
Description:  After clearing the diamond, the engineer notches the power up and the AC44s make the normal chugging sound as the prime movers load up.
Photo Date:  2/13/2010  Upload Date: 2/13/2010 11:35:55 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CP 9661(AC44CW) CP 9596(AC44CW)
Views:  132   Comments: 0
GP38AC
Title:  GP38AC
Description:  A CP GP38AC sits next to the DME 6093, and it looks like the 3015 just got washed as well.
Photo Date:  2/15/2010  Upload Date: 2/15/2010 11:37:37 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CP 3015(GP38AC)
Views:  202   Comments: 0
DME 6093
Title:  DME 6093
Description:  DM&E 6093 waits for the next call to duty as it lays over at the diesel shops. This units heritage is clearly visible, it used to be owned by the CP and was built back in 1966.
Photo Date:  2/15/2010  Upload Date: 2/15/2010 11:36:36 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  DME 6093(SD40-3)
Views:  191   Comments: 0
Candy Apple Pair
Title:  Candy Apple Pair
Description:  A very welcomed sight of two Candy Apple Red Soo SD60s wait for the light before making a light power move.
Photo Date:  2/15/2010  Upload Date: 2/15/2010 11:39:06 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 6057(SD60) SOO 6043(SD60)
Views:  147   Comments: 2
Blue Lease Unit
Title:  Blue Lease Unit
Description:  Lease units are also back on the CP, while it might be a GE, its nice to see something different in a sea of red units.
Photo Date:  2/17/2010  Upload Date: 2/20/2010 1:51:21 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CEFX 1043(AC44CW)
Views:  145   Comments: 0
Light to Lexington Ave
Title:  Light to Lexington Ave
Description:  Two former Milwaukee Road Units move light powered to Lexington Ave. I was fortunate to see these two units after school. Timing is everything!
Photo Date:  2/17/2010  Upload Date: 2/20/2010 2:13:10 AM
Location:  Shoreview, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CP 4609(GP40) SOO 2057(GP40)
Views:  188   Comments: 0
CP 5937
Title:  CP 5937
Description:  Roster shot of CP 5937 trailing another CP SD40-2 as it gets onto the BN at University.
Photo Date:  2/17/2010  Upload Date: 2/20/2010 1:21:47 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CP 5937(SD40-2)
Views:  214   Comments: 0
CP SD40-2s
Title:  CP SD40-2s
Description:  After class I headed down University Ave at Northtown Yard to try and get some good shots. Turns out I was VERY lucky to catch a pair of CP SD40-2s getting onto the BN. Its been a very long time since I've a pair of CP -2s running together. My only regret is not having the video camera on me to capture the sweet audio and sight of the two units working to get their train moving.
Photo Date:  2/17/2010  Upload Date: 2/20/2010 1:20:03 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CP 5972(SD40-2) CP 5937(SD40-2)
Views:  223   Comments: 0
CP 8552
Title:  CP 8552
Description:  Trailing at University with four other CP units.
Photo Date:  2/17/2010  Upload Date: 2/20/2010 1:50:16 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CP 8552(AC44CW)
Views:  124   Comments: 0
GEs at University
Title:  GEs at University
Description:  Four GEs bring a CP train from the BN onto the CP at University. Trains are getting longer and more frequent on the CP, a good sign.
Photo Date:  2/17/2010  Upload Date: 2/20/2010 1:48:15 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CP 8744(ES44AC) CP 8552(AC44CW)
Views:  202   Comments: 0
CP 8787
Title:  CP 8787
Description:  It looks like this Gevo just got a wash recently. Here its seen trailing at University, being the last of four units.
Photo Date:  2/17/2010  Upload Date: 2/20/2010 1:52:16 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CP 8787(ES44AC)
Views:  174   Comments: 0
TC&W Power
Title:  TC&W Power
Description:  I never thought I'd see CP power at Mpls Jct, but it turns out that these three units were headed to fetch some cars for the TC&W. Nice to see the SD40-2 leading as well.
Photo Date:  2/18/2010  Upload Date: 2/20/2010 2:08:57 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CP 5739(SD40-2) SOO 6055(SD60) CP 9801(AC44CW)
Views:  211   Comments: 1
CP 9801
Title:  CP 9801
Description:  Thankfully, the last unit in the lashup was the most boring one! CP 9801 is seen trailing at Mpls Jct behind two EMDs.
Photo Date:  2/18/2010  Upload Date: 2/20/2010 2:12:10 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CP 9801(AC44CW)
Views:  166   Comments: 0
International Paper
Title:  International Paper
Description:  Transfer 1 pulls a lengthy cut of cars from what might the last customer on this area of Lexington Industrial Park, International Paper. Knowing that the bandits are getting rare, and that I'm rarely at this spot at the right time to shoot Transfer 1, I wanted to get a shot that would be different and eye catching. I like how this shot turned out.
Photo Date:  2/18/2010  Upload Date: 2/20/2010 2:13:28 AM
Location:  Arden Hills, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 2057(GP40) CP 4609(GP40)
Views:  211   Comments: 1
SOO 6055
Title:  SOO 6055
Description:  Soo 6055 is in the middle of a light power move at Mpls Jct. No white stripping yet either!
Photo Date:  2/18/2010  Upload Date: 2/20/2010 2:10:19 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 6055(SD60)
Views:  106   Comments: 0
Nice 171
Title:  Nice 171
Description:  Train 171 rolls past the depot at Hastings with some nice power. This is the first time I've got an ICE unit on the River Sub.
Photo Date:  2/20/2010  Upload Date: 2/20/2010 6:28:20 PM
Location:  Hastings, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CP 6016(SD40-2) ICE 6427(SD40-2)
Views:  142   Comments: 0
CP 499
Title:  CP 499
Description:  CP train 499 comes past the depot with a single unit for power. Just off to the right is Soo 2064.
Photo Date:  2/20/2010  Upload Date: 2/20/2010 6:26:08 PM
Location:  Hastings, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CP 8602(AC44CW)
Views:  100   Comments: 0
Heading Out
Title:  Heading Out
Description:  A CP Gevo leads a frieght out and onto the main with an SD60 and GP38-2 trailing.
Photo Date:  2/20/2010  Upload Date: 2/20/2010 6:22:41 PM
Location:  Newport, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CP 8857(ES44AC) SOO 4446(GP38-2) SOO 6053(SD60)
Views:  188   Comments: 0


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