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By:Douglas Hildebrandt
Dates:7/27/2010 - 11/25/2010
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BNSF 5733
Title:  BNSF 5733
Description:  Trailing on the H-BRCNTW is a preproduction Gevo. These are actually some of my favorite Gevos.
Photo Date:  7/27/2010  Upload Date: 8/23/2010 12:49:26 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
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Locomotives:  BNSF 5733(ES44AC)
Views:  179   Comments: 0
Warbonnet and fakebonnet
Title:  Warbonnet and fakebonnet
Description:  A true warbonnet takes a break with two fakebonnets at the Bluff Yard.
Photo Date:  7/28/2010  Upload Date: 9/14/2010 4:31:36 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
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Locomotives:  BNSF 4717(C44-9W) BNSF 733(C44-9W)
Views:  212   Comments: 0
Down towards Prescott
Title:  Down towards Prescott
Description:  Two BNSF GEs lead a stack train through Saint Paul Yard and towards Prescott.
Photo Date:  7/28/2010  Upload Date: 9/14/2010 4:28:52 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
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Locomotives:  BNSF 615(C44-9W) BNSF 4848(C44-9W)
Views:  242   Comments: 0
BN-UP
Title:  BN-UP
Description:  The BN-UP comes back from the Belt Yard with a pretty niced size train behind it.
Photo Date:  7/30/2010  Upload Date: 9/14/2010 4:40:56 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
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Locomotives:  BNSF 3181(GP50) BNSF 2710(GP39-2)
Views:  172   Comments: 0
Blue and Yellow
Title:  Blue and Yellow
Description:  Two units move light powered back to East Minneapolis Yard after dropping off some cars in the R yard.
Photo Date:  7/30/2010  Upload Date: 9/14/2010 4:38:23 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
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Locomotives:  GMTX 2620(GP38-2) UP 1498(GP40M-2)
Views:  252   Comments: 0
Z train
Title:  Z train
Description:  One of the many Z trains on the BNSF rolls through University shortly after 290 departed.
Photo Date:  7/31/2010  Upload Date: 9/9/2010 10:14:46 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
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Locomotives:  BNSF 4185(C44-9W) BNSF 5304(C44-9W)
Views:  232   Comments: 0
Vehicle Train
Title:  Vehicle Train
Description:  A Vehicle train crawls up to 7th St as it starts its trek up the Saint Paul Sub.
Photo Date:  7/31/2010  Upload Date: 8/4/2010 12:53:07 AM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
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Locomotives:  BNSF 4820(C44-9W)
Views:  181   Comments: 2
BNSF 5304
Title:  BNSF 5304
Description:  Second unit out on a stack train, check out how much its smoking. About 10 seconds before I shot this, it was belching out black smoke.
Photo Date:  7/31/2010  Upload Date: 9/9/2010 10:15:54 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
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Locomotives:  BNSF 5304(C44-9W)
Views:  125   Comments: 0
SD60Ms are back
Title:  SD60Ms are back
Description:  Two SD60Ms depart from Northtown with a the better of the two SD60Ms leading! Its so nice to have these back on the road.
Photo Date:  7/31/2010  Upload Date: 9/9/2010 10:32:14 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
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Locomotives:  BNSF 8129(SD60M) BNSF 8158(SD60M)
Views:  300   Comments: 1
BNSF 8158
Title:  BNSF 8158
Description:  An SD60M in H2 departs from the T yard as it heads back onto the road on a fine summer day.
Photo Date:  7/31/2010  Upload Date: 9/9/2010 10:33:21 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
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Locomotives:  BNSF 8158(SD60M)
Views:  183   Comments: 0
290 and COLX meet
Title:  290 and COLX meet
Description:  290 creeps up to the light at University as a COLX coal train roars by on the BN. Once the 8933 gets to Saint Paul Yard, it will have the ID of an 810, and be handed off to the CP.
Photo Date:  7/31/2010  Upload Date: 9/9/2010 10:21:29 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
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Locomotives:  BNSF 8933(SD70MAC) SOO 6024(SD60) SOO 6039(SD60)
Views:  192   Comments: 0
COLX Emptys
Title:  COLX Emptys
Description:  COLX emptys come up and out of the tunnel at Westminster as they head up the Saint Paul Sub.
Photo Date:  7/31/2010  Upload Date: 8/4/2010 12:54:53 AM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
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Locomotives:  BNSF 8968(SD70MAC)
Views:  191   Comments: 0
Executive DPU
Title:  Executive DPU
Description:  An excutive scheme SD70MAC works in DPU service as it shoves on the end of COLX coal train bound for the CP.
Photo Date:  7/31/2010  Upload Date: 9/9/2010 10:22:24 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
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Locomotives:  BNSF 9807(SD70MAC)
Views:  149   Comments: 0
V-TACBLU
Title:  V-TACBLU
Description:  What I'm guessing is the V-TACBLU departs from La Crosse with a GMTX (former Oakway) SD60! I never thought I'd see one of those again in MN.
Photo Date:  8/1/2010  Upload Date: 8/4/2010 12:32:25 AM
Location:  La Crosse, WI
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
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Locomotives:  BNSF 4497(C44-9W) GMTX 9033(SD60)
Views:  227   Comments: 2
The 500s live!
Title:  The 500s live!
Description:  Last I heard, all of the 500 series were retired and done on the BNSF. This picture proves otherwise as a set of B40-8Ws wait to power the La Crosse Local. Trailing unit was the 500.
Photo Date:  8/1/2010  Upload Date: 8/4/2010 12:34:04 AM
Location:  La Crosse, WI
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
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Locomotives:  BNSF 512(B40-8W)
Views:  228   Comments: 3
Mainline and local power
Title:  Mainline and local power
Description:  Two different types of power sit in the La Crosse yard before getting on the move again.
Photo Date:  8/1/2010  Upload Date: 8/4/2010 12:39:30 AM
Location:  La Crosse, WI
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
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Locomotives:  BNSF 7368(ES44DC) BNSF 2377(GP38-2) BNSF 2028(GP38-2)
Views:  379   Comments: 0
Blue and White Lives!
Title:  Blue and White Lives!
Description:  Going away shot of the GMTX 9033 as it heads towards Chicago, I never thought I'd see blue and white on the BNSF again!
Photo Date:  8/1/2010  Upload Date: 8/4/2010 12:33:24 AM
Location:  La Crosse, WI
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  GMTX 9033(SD60) BNSF 4497(C44-9W)
Views:  304   Comments: 2
MNRX 503
Title:  MNRX 503
Description:  One of the many afternoon commuter trains rolls through University on a nice August day.
Photo Date:  8/3/2010  Upload Date: 9/14/2010 4:48:51 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
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Locomotives:  MNRX 503(MP36PH-3C)
Views:  160   Comments: 0
Jackson St
Title:  Jackson St
Description:  Two C44-9Ws cruise past Jackson St as the head towards Saint Paul Yard.
Photo Date:  8/6/2010  Upload Date: 8/21/2010 7:46:55 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 4160(C44-9W)
Views:  138   Comments: 0
BNSF 735
Title:  BNSF 735
Description:  BNSF 735 leads a stack train through University as it heads towards 44th.
Photo Date:  8/12/2010  Upload Date: 9/16/2010 11:38:17 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
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Locomotives:  BNSF 735(C44-9W)
Views:  99   Comments: 0
BNSF 4001
Title:  BNSF 4001
Description:  Second unit out as it comes past Park Jct.
Photo Date:  8/14/2010  Upload Date: 9/17/2010 12:10:11 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
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Locomotives:  BNSF 4001(C44-9W)
Views:  157   Comments: 0
Pulling Past Park
Title:  Pulling Past Park
Description:  Two BNSF GEs pull past Park Jct as they notch it up after getting the light.
Photo Date:  8/14/2010  Upload Date: 9/17/2010 12:06:51 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
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Locomotives:  BNSF 4128(C44-9W) BNSF 4001(C44-9W)
Views:  209   Comments: 0
Trains...
Title:  Trains...
Description:  Whoever did this graffiti had the right idea when they put it on this bridge! BNSF 1804 is seen on the right shoving another cut of cars into the yard.
Photo Date:  8/15/2010  Upload Date: 8/23/2010 12:20:20 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
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Locomotives:  BNSF 1804(SD40-2)
Views:  143   Comments: 0
BNSF 1808
Title:  BNSF 1808
Description:  A "new" pullout engine at Northtown, the 1808, is seen hard at work pulling another long cut of cars out of the bowl tracks.
Photo Date:  8/15/2010  Upload Date: 8/23/2010 12:21:16 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
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Locomotives:  BNSF 1808(SD39-2)
Views:  237   Comments: 0
Colorful Lashup
Title:  Colorful Lashup
Description:  A colorful lashup departs from Northtown Yard with some unusual power trailing. Sure was a nice break from the usaul GEs.
Photo Date:  8/15/2010  Upload Date: 8/21/2010 7:56:14 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
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Locomotives:  BNSF 4914(C44-9W) IC 2458(C40-8W) EMDX 827(GP38-2)
Views:  200   Comments: 0
H-BRCNTW
Title:  H-BRCNTW
Description:  The first train from Chicago makes an apperance at Northtown in the form of a BRCNTW.
Photo Date:  8/15/2010  Upload Date: 8/23/2010 12:50:29 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 6375(ES44AC) BNSF 5733(ES44AC)
Views:  185   Comments: 0
BN-CP Transfer
Title:  BN-CP Transfer
Description:  The BN-CP Transfer departs from Northtown Yard and starts its trip towards Saint Paul Yard with two SD60Ms for power. The AC44 is to be handed off to the CP.
Photo Date:  8/15/2010  Upload Date: 8/23/2010 12:19:11 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 8158(SD60M)
Views:  190   Comments: 0
The 8300
Title:  The 8300
Description:  BNSF 8300 leads a stack train into Northtown and towards the North Runner. To think that this unit was in storage not even a year ago...
Photo Date:  8/15/2010  Upload Date: 8/23/2010 12:53:01 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 8300(SD75I)
Views:  139   Comments: 0
Ethanol Loads
Title:  Ethanol Loads
Description:  A nice looking ACe leads a long and heavy train of loaded ethanol through the plant at University on a nice Sunday Afternoon.
Photo Date:  8/15/2010  Upload Date: 8/23/2010 12:48:00 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 9235(SD70ACe) BNSF 4487(C44-9W)
Views:  161   Comments: 0
CEFX 1023
Title:  CEFX 1023
Description:  Trailing behind the CEFX 1037 to make an all blue lashup on this Z train today.
Photo Date:  8/15/2010  Upload Date: 8/21/2010 7:54:33 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CEFX 1023(AC44CW)
Views:  137   Comments: 0
Bluebirds
Title:  Bluebirds
Description:  Two CEFX bluebirds bring a Z train past 35th and towards 44th for a crew change. This was a nice sight to see instead of the usual Gevos leading.
Photo Date:  8/15/2010  Upload Date: 8/21/2010 7:53:20 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CEFX 1037(AC44CW) CEFX 1023(AC44CW)
Views:  250   Comments: 1
EMDX 827
Title:  EMDX 827
Description:  The last unit out of town is EMDX 827, a former PC GP38-2. I wish I saw more of these units up here at Northtown.
Photo Date:  8/15/2010  Upload Date: 8/21/2010 7:58:40 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  EMDX 827(GP38-2)
Views:  142   Comments: 0
UP-BN
Title:  UP-BN
Description:  The UP-BN heads light to East Minneapolis with a matched pair of nice looking GATX units for power.
Photo Date:  8/15/2010  Upload Date: 8/23/2010 12:55:18 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  GMTX 2142(GP38-2) GMTX 2620(GP38-2)
Views:  164   Comments: 0
GMTX 2620
Title:  GMTX 2620
Description:  Lite power move with the UP-BNs power as it heads back to East Minneapolis Yard.
Photo Date:  8/15/2010  Upload Date: 8/23/2010 12:56:15 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  GMTX 2620(GP38-2) GMTX 2142(GP38-2)
Views:  175   Comments: 0
IC 2458
Title:  IC 2458
Description:  A former LMSX unit, now labeled as an IC unit, trails out of town on the BNSF on a clear Sunday morning.
Photo Date:  8/15/2010  Upload Date: 8/21/2010 7:57:16 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  IC 2458(C40-8W)
Views:  133   Comments: 0
NS 2503
Title:  NS 2503
Description:  Trailing into Northtown on the north runner with the BNSF 8300 in the lead.
Photo Date:  8/15/2010  Upload Date: 8/23/2010 12:58:07 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 2503(SD70)
Views:  111   Comments: 0
Two MP36s
Title:  Two MP36s
Description:  Two MP36s bring a longer the usual commuter train through University as a CP E/B heads out of Shoreham.
Photo Date:  8/18/2010  Upload Date: 9/26/2010 12:58:22 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
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Locomotives:  MNRX 502(MP36PH-3C)
Views:  128   Comments: 0
Flying past University
Title:  Flying past University
Description:  Power from todays UP-BN fly past the University station sign. The 1498 is a former MKT unit and the 399 is a former CNW unit.
Photo Date:  8/18/2010  Upload Date: 9/26/2010 12:55:56 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 1498(GP40M-2) UP 399(GP38-2)
Views:  250   Comments: 0
CNW and MKT Heritage
Title:  CNW and MKT Heritage
Description:  Two UP geeps of different heritage glide through University as they head back to East Minneapolis Yard.
Photo Date:  8/18/2010  Upload Date: 9/26/2010 12:56:46 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 399(GP38-2) UP 1498(GP40M-2)
Views:  219   Comments: 0
Midway Switch Power
Title:  Midway Switch Power
Description:  The local switch power lays over at Midway as seen from Snelling Ave. I remember when the trailing unit used to work the NSP power plant in NE Mpls.
Photo Date:  8/19/2010  Upload Date: 8/20/2010 1:08:26 AM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  BNSF 2716(GP39-2) BNSF 1896(SD40-2)
Views:  231   Comments: 0
BNSF 4487
Title:  BNSF 4487
Description:  Trailing behind the ACe as it helps bring an ethanol empty up grade at Division St.
Photo Date:  8/19/2010  Upload Date: 8/20/2010 1:12:15 AM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 4487(C44-9W)
Views:  120   Comments: 0
H-MEMNTW
Title:  H-MEMNTW
Description:  The H-MEMNTW starts its run up the hill at Division St with a beaten and worn leader.
Photo Date:  8/19/2010  Upload Date: 8/20/2010 1:12:40 AM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 4888(C44-9W)
Views:  143   Comments: 0
Tac Emptys
Title:  Tac Emptys
Description:  Tac Emptys roar upgrade with a nice ES44 leading the charge. However, only the first two units were online.
Photo Date:  8/19/2010  Upload Date: 8/20/2010 1:05:43 AM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 6280(ES44AC)
Views:  113   Comments: 0
Ethanol Emptys
Title:  Ethanol Emptys
Description:  An empty ethanol train comes past Division St with a great SD70ACe leading the way.
Photo Date:  8/19/2010  Upload Date: 8/20/2010 1:09:00 AM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 9235(SD70ACe) BNSF 4487(C44-9W)
Views:  197   Comments: 3
BNSF 9348
Title:  BNSF 9348
Description:  The last unit was my favorite unit, the SD70ACe! Too bad it wasn't running though...
Photo Date:  8/19/2010  Upload Date: 8/20/2010 1:07:19 AM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 9348(SD70ACe)
Views:  132   Comments: 0
Roar at Maryland Ave
Title:  Roar at Maryland Ave
Description:  After catching the coal empty at Saint Paul Yard, we ran over to Maryland Ave to get this great spot with Saint Paul in the background.
Photo Date:  8/19/2010  Upload Date: 8/20/2010 1:05:19 AM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 9608(SD70MAC)
Views:  218   Comments: 3
Coal Emptys
Title:  Coal Emptys
Description:  After 198 came in, so did a coal empty off of the CP. A few minutes later it was roaring upgrade at Maryland Ave.
Photo Date:  8/19/2010  Upload Date: 8/20/2010 1:05:05 AM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 9608(SD70MAC)
Views:  136   Comments: 1
NS 6669
Title:  NS 6669
Description:  If only this unit was leading! None the less, it was great seeing an NS SD60 trailing into Northtown Yard.
Photo Date:  8/22/2010  Upload Date: 10/7/2010 12:09:41 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 6669(SD60)
Views:  126   Comments: 0
H-NSINTW
Title:  H-NSINTW
Description:  The daily H-NSINTW rolls into Northtown Yard as the sun starts to set providing great light on the north runner.
Photo Date:  8/22/2010  Upload Date: 10/7/2010 12:08:59 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 9972(C40-9W) NS 6669(SD60)
Views:  109   Comments: 0
BNSF 4137
Title:  BNSF 4137
Description:  Two GEs roll through Union Jct as they head strait into the sun.
Photo Date:  8/26/2010  Upload Date: 10/8/2010 12:31:52 AM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 4137(C44-9W)
Views:  148   Comments: 1


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