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By:Anthony Wood
Dates:6/12/2009 - 6/12/2009
Album Info:From within the beast.
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BNSF 3973
Title:  BNSF 3973
Description:  The slugging end of the 2nd set of hump power. Taken from BNSF parking lot.
Photo Date:  6/12/2009  Upload Date: 5/9/2010 12:57:45 AM
Location:  Northtown, MN
Author:  Anthony Wood
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Locomotives:  BNSF 3973(Yard Slug)
Views:  279   Comments: 0
Northtown Overview
Title:  Northtown Overview
Description:  The skyline of Minneapolis looms above the largest yard in Minnesota as seen from the Hump tower.
Photo Date:  6/12/2009  Upload Date: 5/9/2010 12:57:46 AM
Location:  Northtown, MN
Author:  Anthony Wood
Categories: 
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Views:  293   Comments: 2
Look out below!
Title:  Look out below!
Description:  Slowing down through the braking system of the hump, making another step towards its destination.
Photo Date:  6/12/2009  Upload Date: 5/9/2010 12:57:47 AM
Location:  Northtown, MN
Author:  Anthony Wood
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 1784(SD40-2) BNSF 7305(ES44DC)
Views:  362   Comments: 0
Here I come!
Title:  Here I come!
Description:  More Centerbeams making their way over the hump.
Photo Date:  6/12/2009  Upload Date: 5/9/2010 12:57:47 AM
Location:  Northtown, MN
Author:  Anthony Wood
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Views:  128   Comments: 0
Almost there.
Title:  Almost there.
Description:  Slowing down for the approach to it's train, while a BNSF Reefer gets nearer to one of it's own kind.
Photo Date:  6/12/2009  Upload Date: 5/9/2010 12:57:48 AM
Location:  Northtown, MN
Author:  Anthony Wood
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Views:  163   Comments: 0
Whadda view.
Title:  Whadda view.
Description:  Another look at the skyline and overview of the huge yard that curves out of our view about 0.8 miles away
Photo Date:  6/12/2009  Upload Date: 5/9/2010 12:57:48 AM
Location:  Northtown, MN
Author:  Anthony Wood
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Views:  154   Comments: 0
I see four!
Title:  I see four!
Description:  A ES44C4 about 2 weeks old at this point is seen sneaking up into the shop area.
Photo Date:  6/12/2009  Upload Date: 5/9/2010 12:57:49 AM
Location:  Northtown, MN
Author:  Anthony Wood
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 6604(ES44C4) BNSF 2804(GP39M)
Views:  267   Comments: 0
An older generation.
Title:  An older generation.
Description:  Two GP28's idle while a GP38-2 hides another one of his brothers sandwiching a GP9 with Torpedo tubes with BNSF 1783.
Photo Date:  6/12/2009  Upload Date: 5/9/2010 12:57:49 AM
Location:  Northtown, MN
Author:  Anthony Wood
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 1525(GP28M) BNSF 1527(GP28M) BNSF 1783(SD40-2) BNSF 2268(GP38-2)
Views:  423   Comments: 1
Going down
Title:  Going down
Description:  NOKL 734362 makes her way down now.
Photo Date:  6/12/2009  Upload Date: 5/9/2010 12:57:50 AM
Location:  Northtown, MN
Author:  Anthony Wood
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 1784(SD40-2) BNSF 7305(ES44DC) BNSF 7873(SD40-2)
Views:  271   Comments: 0
Lining the way
Title:  Lining the way
Description:  Switches lined, the centerbeam continues down the track.
Photo Date:  6/12/2009  Upload Date: 5/9/2010 12:57:50 AM
Location:  Northtown, MN
Author:  Anthony Wood
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  118   Comments: 0
Wait up!
Title:  Wait up!
Description:  Following the rest of his cut, but imminently going onto a different track.
Photo Date:  6/12/2009  Upload Date: 5/9/2010 12:57:51 AM
Location:  Northtown, MN
Author:  Anthony Wood
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  109   Comments: 0
PT Bruiser, no backs!
Title:  PT Bruiser, no backs!
Description:  I just want to know who owns that.. :P
Photo Date:  6/12/2009  Upload Date: 5/9/2010 12:57:51 AM
Location:  Northtown, MN
Author:  Anthony Wood
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Views:  163   Comments: 0
Into the brains!
Title:  Into the brains!
Description:  The yardmaster speaks to her train while she looks at the overview of her domain.
Photo Date:  6/12/2009  Upload Date: 5/9/2010 12:57:52 AM
Location:  Northtown, MN
Author:  Anthony Wood
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Views:  260   Comments: 0
Sneaky, sneaky.
Title:  Sneaky, sneaky.
Description:  BNSF 9968 slips through Northtown with a load of Coal just off the Wayzata Subdivision.
Photo Date:  6/12/2009  Upload Date: 5/9/2010 12:57:52 AM
Location:  Northtown, MN
Author:  Anthony Wood
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 9968(SD70MAC)
Views:  234   Comments: 0
BNSF 9968
Title:  BNSF 9968
Description:  Making the approach
Photo Date:  6/12/2009  Upload Date: 5/9/2010 12:57:53 AM
Location:  Northtown, MN
Author:  Anthony Wood
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 9968(SD70MAC) BNSF 9906(SD70MAC)
Views:  264   Comments: 0
BNSF 9968
Title:  BNSF 9968
Description:  Slowing down for a quick change of crew before it continues north.
Photo Date:  6/12/2009  Upload Date: 5/9/2010 12:57:54 AM
Location:  Northtown, MN
Author:  Anthony Wood
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 9968(SD70MAC) BNSF 9907(SD70MAC)
Views:  181   Comments: 0
BNSF 9968
Title:  BNSF 9968
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/12/2009  Upload Date: 5/9/2010 12:57:56 AM
Location:  Northtown, MN
Author:  Anthony Wood
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 9968(SD70MAC) BNSF 9906(SD70MAC)
Views:  183   Comments: 0
Change of plans
Title:  Change of plans
Description:  With the train now stopped, they're almost ready to make the change.
Photo Date:  6/12/2009  Upload Date: 5/9/2010 12:57:57 AM
Location:  Northtown, MN
Author:  Anthony Wood
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 9968(SD70MAC)
Views:  167   Comments: 0
BNSF 4949 has left the building!
Title:  BNSF 4949 has left the building!
Description:  Now blocking the crossing that leads us out of the yard.
Photo Date:  6/12/2009  Upload Date: 5/9/2010 12:57:58 AM
Location:  Northtown, MN
Author:  Anthony Wood
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 4949(C44-9W) BNSF 3419(SW1500) BNSF 1783(SD40-2) BNSF 1525(GP28M) BNSF 1527(GP28M) BNSF 2268(GP38-2)
Views:  457   Comments: 0
BNSF 4949
Title:  BNSF 4949
Description:  She now slips past an elder, being wary of the way it replaced such a beast on this sort of train.
Photo Date:  6/12/2009  Upload Date: 5/9/2010 12:58:01 AM
Location:  Northtown, MN
Author:  Anthony Wood
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 4949(C44-9W)
Views:  197   Comments: 0
Deserted.
Title:  Deserted.
Description:  Ok, there's no way we can get out now. BNSF 4949 slips underneath the hump as another car is sent down.
Photo Date:  6/12/2009  Upload Date: 5/9/2010 12:58:02 AM
Location:  Northtown, MN
Author:  Anthony Wood
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 4949(C44-9W) BNSF 3973(Yard Slug) BNSF 1915(SD39)
Views:  378   Comments: 0
BNSF 7300
Title:  BNSF 7300
Description:  A good view of how massive the shops are here at Northtown.
Photo Date:  6/12/2009  Upload Date: 5/9/2010 12:58:02 AM
Location:  Northtown, MN
Author:  Anthony Wood
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 7300(ES44DC) BNSF 1784(SD40-2)
Views:  311   Comments: 0
One of a kind.
Title:  One of a kind.
Description:  Two Santa Fe's in one shot. Both equally as rare.
Photo Date:  6/12/2009  Upload Date: 5/9/2010 12:58:04 AM
Location:  Northtown, MN
Author:  Anthony Wood
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 3032(GP40X)
Views:  507   Comments: 0
Lotsa Tanks
Title:  Lotsa Tanks
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/12/2009  Upload Date: 5/9/2010 12:58:06 AM
Location:  Northtown, MN
Author:  Anthony Wood
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  141   Comments: 0
In the shops.
Title:  In the shops.
Description:  In for engine rebuild.
Photo Date:  6/12/2009  Upload Date: 5/9/2010 12:58:07 AM
Location:  Northtown, MN
Author:  Anthony Wood
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 3634(SW1000)
Views:  260   Comments: 0
Keep yer cool.
Title:  Keep yer cool.
Description:  Water pumps on the SW1000.
Photo Date:  6/12/2009  Upload Date: 5/9/2010 12:58:07 AM
Location:  Northtown, MN
Author:  Anthony Wood
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 3634(SW1000)
Views:  277   Comments: 0
For a little guy, it sure makes me feel manly.
Title:  For a little guy, it sure makes me feel manly.
Description:  Showing off her guts, you can see these EMD's are quite the nasty ones.
Photo Date:  6/12/2009  Upload Date: 5/9/2010 12:58:08 AM
Location:  Northtown, MN
Author:  Anthony Wood
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 3634(SW1000)
Views:  310   Comments: 0
Mug shot.
Title:  Mug shot.
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/12/2009  Upload Date: 5/9/2010 12:58:08 AM
Location:  Northtown, MN
Author:  Anthony Wood
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 3634(SW1000)
Views:  275   Comments: 0
Her true identity!
Title:  Her true identity!
Description:  I wonder what locomotive number it is?
Photo Date:  6/12/2009  Upload Date: 5/9/2010 12:58:09 AM
Location:  Northtown, MN
Author:  Anthony Wood
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 3634(SW1000)
Views:  328   Comments: 0
Bigger than life.
Title:  Bigger than life.
Description:  A shop zombie sits by itself hiding amungst the supplies.
Photo Date:  6/12/2009  Upload Date: 5/9/2010 12:58:10 AM
Location:  Northtown, MN
Author:  Anthony Wood
Categories: 
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Views:  166   Comments: 3
Pretty spiffy.
Title:  Pretty spiffy.
Description:  In for a computer update.
Photo Date:  6/12/2009  Upload Date: 5/9/2010 12:58:11 AM
Location:  Northtown, MN
Author:  Anthony Wood
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 7793(ES44DC)
Views:  229   Comments: 0
Old and new.
Title:  Old and new.
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/12/2009  Upload Date: 5/9/2010 12:58:11 AM
Location:  Northtown, MN
Author:  Anthony Wood
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 7793(ES44DC) BNSF 1538(GP28M)
Views:  305   Comments: 0
Techno age.
Title:  Techno age.
Description:  Sure didn't see stuff like this back in the 40s-50s locomotives!
Photo Date:  6/12/2009  Upload Date: 5/9/2010 12:58:12 AM
Location:  Northtown, MN
Author:  Anthony Wood
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 7793(ES44DC)
Views:  229   Comments: 0
So thats what's there!
Title:  So thats what's there!
Description:  Making the cab look small, you can see everything, though.
Photo Date:  6/12/2009  Upload Date: 5/9/2010 12:58:12 AM
Location:  Northtown, MN
Author:  Anthony Wood
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 7793(ES44DC)
Views:  269   Comments: 0
Shutdown.
Title:  Shutdown.
Description:  What conductors like to have when they have a GE locomotive. It's better than just having a small LED readout, I'm sure.
Photo Date:  6/12/2009  Upload Date: 5/9/2010 12:58:13 AM
Location:  Northtown, MN
Author:  Anthony Wood
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 7793(ES44DC)
Views:  219   Comments: 0
The cubicle.
Title:  The cubicle.
Description:  This is the station that many an engineer has had to sit at. Aside from knee and leg room, I don't find these stands bad at all for long distance runs!
Photo Date:  6/12/2009  Upload Date: 5/9/2010 12:58:13 AM
Location:  Northtown, MN
Author:  Anthony Wood
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 7793(ES44DC)
Views:  257   Comments: 0
Oh, how I dream.
Title:  Oh, how I dream.
Description:  From the eyes of an engineer.
Photo Date:  6/12/2009  Upload Date: 5/9/2010 12:58:14 AM
Location:  Northtown, MN
Author:  Anthony Wood
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 7793(ES44DC)
Views:  182   Comments: 0
More brains.
Title:  More brains.
Description:  Confusion a plenty!
Photo Date:  6/12/2009  Upload Date: 5/9/2010 12:58:15 AM
Location:  Northtown, MN
Author:  Anthony Wood
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 7793(ES44DC)
Views:  232   Comments: 0
Headed out.
Title:  Headed out.
Description:  The door to the left is the one many dread!
Photo Date:  6/12/2009  Upload Date: 5/9/2010 12:58:16 AM
Location:  Northtown, MN
Author:  Anthony Wood
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 7793(ES44DC)
Views:  254   Comments: 0
Another life.
Title:  Another life.
Description:  In for ZTR Smart start/computer control and Kimm Hotstart so the prime mover will be ready when needed.
Photo Date:  6/12/2009  Upload Date: 5/9/2010 12:58:16 AM
Location:  Northtown, MN
Author:  Anthony Wood
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 2929(GP39E)
Views:  337   Comments: 0
Hot tamale.
Title:  Hot tamale.
Description:  A view of the fresh installed Hotstart system, and the 3 cylinder Gardner-Denver WBO aircompressor.
Photo Date:  6/12/2009  Upload Date: 5/9/2010 12:58:17 AM
Location:  Northtown, MN
Author:  Anthony Wood
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 2929(GP39E)
Views:  270   Comments: 0
Light repairs.
Title:  Light repairs.
Description:  BNSF 4968 is getting it's wheels turned within the hour, and sits quiet.
Photo Date:  6/12/2009  Upload Date: 5/9/2010 12:58:17 AM
Location:  Northtown, MN
Author:  Anthony Wood
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 4968(C44-9W)
Views:  218   Comments: 0


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