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By:SDfourD Photography
Dates:10/21/2005 - 10/21/2005
Album Info:This album contains pictures taken while the WC is battling the highline,heading to interchanges, and coming up Shoreham Hill.
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Up we go
Title:  Up we go
Description:  Tractive Effort is the key here, and they are sure trying to make it work.
Photo Date:  10/21/2005  Upload Date: 10/21/2005 2:00:03 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  WC 6596(SD45)
Views:  313   Comments: 1
WC 6596
Title:  WC 6596
Description:  Pouring it on. But, they still have to pick up cars at Central, so once the rear clears the switch, back they go.
Photo Date:  10/21/2005  Upload Date: 10/21/2005 2:00:54 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  WC 6596(SD45)
Views:  236   Comments: 1
WC 6596
Title:  WC 6596
Description:  "Im in the clear, take em ahead." "roger", this is after the made the joint at Central Ave, the gates come down at Johnson Street.
Photo Date:  10/21/2005  Upload Date: 10/21/2005 2:01:17 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  WC 6596(SD45)
Views:  262   Comments: 0
Notch 8
Title:  Notch 8
Description:  With the GLB at Johnson Street ( Gates, Lights , Bells ) they continue on the steep grade coming off the High Line.
Photo Date:  10/21/2005  Upload Date: 10/21/2005 2:01:35 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  WC 6596(SD45)
Views:  321   Comments: 1
True WC
Title:  True WC
Description:  One of 4 nicest engineers on the CN in my opinion, Steve Anderson gives a friendly wave as he crosses Johnson St.
Photo Date:  10/21/2005  Upload Date: 10/21/2005 2:01:58 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  WC 6596(SD45)
Views:  291   Comments: 0
WC 6003
Title:  WC 6003
Description:  Not moving, as CP has the loop and the east main tied up. They arent on the hill yet, but once they start the roll on them, they will be.
Photo Date:  10/22/2005  Upload Date: 10/22/2005 12:58:30 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  WC 6003(SD40-2)
Views:  266   Comments: 1
CN 5446
Title:  CN 5446
Description:  The day after thanksgiving with a train, it would only be better if we had WC.
Photo Date:  11/25/2005  Upload Date: 11/25/2005 11:01:21 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CN 5446(SD50F)
Views:  364   Comments: 3
IC 6202
Title:  IC 6202
Description:  Still in IC paint, this SD40-3 trails the WC transfer today.
Photo Date:  11/25/2005  Upload Date: 11/25/2005 11:01:41 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  IC 6202(SD40-3)
Views:  333   Comments: 1
BNSF 4958
Title:  BNSF 4958
Description:  With power pooling so common these days, doesnt surprise me to see a BNSF Dash 9 leading the WC out of NorthTown.
Photo Date:  12/28/2005  Upload Date: 12/28/2005 9:38:41 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 4958(C44-9W)
Views:  348   Comments: 0
WC 6590
Title:  WC 6590
Description:  Woofta, been a while since ive added to this album. WC 6590 along with sister 6591 and an IC SD40-2 throttle up past Johnson St.
Photo Date:  1/14/2006  Upload Date: 1/14/2006 12:51:47 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  WC 6590(SD45)
Views:  417   Comments: 3
CN 2523
Title:  CN 2523
Description:  Not on the hill, not even close yet, but once they leave they will climb the hill to get their cars to head to NorthTown.
Photo Date:  1/22/2006  Upload Date: 1/22/2006 12:14:43 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CN 2523(C44-9W)
Views:  608   Comments: 1
WC 3007
Title:  WC 3007
Description:  WC 3007, with WC 6905 and WC 6004, climbs the hill past the Central Ave interlocking.
Photo Date:  3/25/2006  Upload Date: 3/25/2006 2:50:31 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  WC 3007(GP40)
Views:  315   Comments: 1
CN 2517
Title:  CN 2517
Description:  Just starting out on the hill on the High Line. They will be taking 72 cars up the hill shortly.
Photo Date:  3/28/2006  Upload Date: 3/28/2006 6:41:58 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CN 2517(C44-9WL)
Views:  409   Comments: 2
Early Morning
Title:  Early Morning
Description:  A look at the stacks leading through the quiet Northeast neighborhood early in the morning.
Photo Date:  3/28/2006  Upload Date: 3/28/2006 6:42:32 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  184   Comments: 1
WC 7506
Title:  WC 7506
Description:  Finally a real hill shot. 3 units in notch 8 crest the top of the hill.
Photo Date:  3/29/2006  Upload Date: 3/29/2006 1:57:24 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  WC 7506(SD45)
Views:  196   Comments: 2
UP 4002
Title:  UP 4002
Description:  An SD70M leads a SD50F towards Central Ave. WC has been, to say the least, sparce.
Photo Date:  4/8/2006  Upload Date: 4/8/2006 5:18:35 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  UP 4002(SD70M)
Views:  182   Comments: 0
Happy 300th
Title:  Happy 300th
Description:  This train marks my 300th shot on rrpicturearchives.net. Thanks Tim!
Photo Date:  4/16/2006  Upload Date: 4/16/2006 12:32:51 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  IC 6134(SD40-2)
Views:  293   Comments: 3
IC 6122
Title:  IC 6122
Description:  All I can say, is that this specific lashup was freakin awesome comin up the hill. Not quite as good as 3 SD45s, but it got close. Boy did they put on a smoke show.
Photo Date:  7/1/2006  Upload Date: 7/2/2006 9:33:53 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  IC 6122(SD40-2)
Views:  257   Comments: 0
HLCX 8180
Title:  HLCX 8180
Description:  Only 2 units, but thats all Charlie needed today. A pretty cool consist, considering this IS the CN.
Photo Date:  7/3/2006  Upload Date: 7/5/2006 10:52:45 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  HLCX 8180(SD40-2)
Views:  293   Comments: 2
WC 6901
Title:  WC 6901
Description:  Two SD40-3s wake the Northeast neighborhood early on the 4th of July.
Photo Date:  7/4/2006  Upload Date: 7/5/2006 10:53:25 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  WC 6901(SD40-3)
Views:  247   Comments: 0
IC 6013
Title:  IC 6013
Description:  No WC power today, but a good leader no less, as Ed pulls on the throttle going up the High Line.
Photo Date:  7/7/2006  Upload Date: 7/7/2006 2:03:45 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  IC 6013(SD40-2R)
Views:  205   Comments: 0
GTW 5942
Title:  GTW 5942
Description:  A shot ive been wanting to get forever! GTW 5942 leads two other counterparts as it climbs the High Line.
Photo Date:  7/10/2006  Upload Date: 7/11/2006 11:28:50 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  GTW 5942(SD40-3)
Views:  228   Comments: 1
GTW 5942
Title:  GTW 5942
Description:  Another shot of the transfer. Love those artsy shots!
Photo Date:  7/10/2006  Upload Date: 7/11/2006 11:29:18 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  GTW 5942(SD40-3)
Views:  207   Comments: 1
GCFX 6072
Title:  GCFX 6072
Description:  2 GCFX units on one train! Ahh, who cares, look whats in the back!
Photo Date:  7/26/2006  Upload Date: 7/26/2006 6:46:30 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  GCFX 6072(SD40-3)
Views:  315   Comments: 1
Rollin' into Shoreham
Title:  Rollin' into Shoreham
Description:  Coming into what used to be a yard, 7522 leads 2 Grey GCFX -3s with the BNSF cut for Northtown.
Photo Date:  7/26/2006  Upload Date: 7/26/2006 6:47:51 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WC 7522(SD45)
Views:  154   Comments: 1
WC 7522
Title:  WC 7522
Description:  A black/white version, of the WC 7522 sneaking through Shoreham yard.
Photo Date:  7/26/2006  Upload Date: 7/26/2006 6:48:28 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  WC 7522(SD45)
Views:  187   Comments: 0
WC 6901
Title:  WC 6901
Description:  I would have liked more zoom to make this a better shot, but i still feel it turned out fine. Anyway, the 6901 grinds up the hill with WC 7527 and the WC 6934.
Photo Date:  7/27/2006  Upload Date: 7/27/2006 12:38:30 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  WC 6901(SD40-3)
Views:  196   Comments: 1
WC 6901
Title:  WC 6901
Description:  I wont bore you with anymore roster shots of the 7527. So 3 units run light up the hill to fetch there Northtown cars.
Photo Date:  7/29/2006  Upload Date: 7/30/2006 9:20:11 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  WC 6901(SD40-3)
Views:  201   Comments: 2
WC 2500
Title:  WC 2500
Description:  Back again, and with 3 sister, it rolls up the hill light to pick up the Northtown cars. Love these WC consists!
Photo Date:  8/11/2006  Upload Date: 8/11/2006 1:06:57 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  WC 2500(SD35)
Views:  291   Comments: 2
Afternoon Transfer
Title:  Afternoon Transfer
Description:  Or what would have been years ago, this is actually the R916 job running VERY late.
Photo Date:  8/14/2006  Upload Date: 8/14/2006 11:44:04 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  GCFX 6051(SD40-3)
Views:  222   Comments: 1
Crossing the pond
Title:  Crossing the pond
Description:  Charlie McDade heads to Humboldt to make the interchange with CP.
Photo Date:  9/30/2006  Upload Date: 9/30/2006 3:02:07 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CN 5666(SD75I) WC 6949(SD40-3)
Views:  325   Comments: 2
IC 6060
Title:  IC 6060
Description:  Running lite to their BN cars at Stinson Blvd.
Photo Date:  10/1/2006  Upload Date: 10/1/2006 2:05:46 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  IC 6060(SD40-2R)
Views:  287   Comments: 4
WC 6916
Title:  WC 6916
Description:  As the conductors nap, 6916 idles with a C44-9W at 37th & Stinson.
Photo Date:  10/27/2006  Upload Date: 10/27/2006 5:36:34 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  WC 6916(SD40-3)
Views:  132   Comments: 1
For the 600th shot, comes great power
Title:  For the 600th shot, comes great power
Description:  Thee first meeting between the 7504 and I, glad to see it leading. With so few left, I cant tell you how happy I was to see this!
Photo Date:  10/28/2006  Upload Date: 10/28/2006 1:57:34 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  WC 7504(SD45)
Views:  330   Comments: 1
CSX 8879
Title:  CSX 8879
Description:  The CSX 8879 back again on the transfer. This is yet another day with 2 transfers, this one being the Northtown train.
Photo Date:  10/29/2006  Upload Date: 10/29/2006 2:41:29 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CSX 8879(SD40-2)
Views:  197   Comments: 1
CN 5316
Title:  CN 5316
Description:  CN 5316 heads the WC R916 job with two other EMD products towards Humboldt.
Photo Date:  11/4/2006  Upload Date: 11/4/2006 1:32:17 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CN 5316(SD40-2W)
Views:  264   Comments: 1
WC 6906
Title:  WC 6906
Description:  With 8,000 some feet behind him, the WC is just now making the joint at Central Avenue, about 15 or so blocks away.
Photo Date:  11/25/2006  Upload Date: 11/25/2006 4:01:34 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  WC 6906(SD40-3)
Views:  209   Comments: 0
A bit too heavy
Title:  A bit too heavy
Description:  With well over 10,000 feet of train, Charlie barely makes 3 MPH coming up the hill.
Photo Date:  11/25/2006  Upload Date: 11/25/2006 4:02:44 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  WC 6906(SD40-3)
Views:  260   Comments: 0
WC 6919
Title:  WC 6919
Description:  Early hill action as seen from Polk Street
Photo Date:  11/26/2006  Upload Date: 11/26/2006 5:08:44 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  WC 6919(SD40-3)
Views:  177   Comments: 0
The last time
Title:  The last time
Description:  Ed Patten, who hired out on the CB&Q in 1966, who worked for the Rock Island till shutdown, the CNW, and finally, was the first person on the train to the Cities in 1987 on the WC. He now finishes his career with the CN Railway, and is seen here on his last run, with an ever appropriate leader.
Photo Date:  12/2/2006  Upload Date: 12/2/2006 1:14:12 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  WC 7515(SD45)
Views:  322   Comments: 0
Chilly New Year
Title:  Chilly New Year
Description:  Just a pair of SD40-3s, but the sound was still as good as, oh maybe, a pair of SD45s.
Photo Date:  1/1/2007  Upload Date: 1/1/2007 1:39:44 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  WC 6941(SD40-3)
Views:  254   Comments: 1
CN 5332
Title:  CN 5332
Description:  Charlie McDade notches down just before he enters New Brighton.
Photo Date:  1/2/2007  Upload Date: 1/2/2007 7:33:53 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CN 5332(SD40-2W)
Views:  222   Comments: 0
CN 5702
Title:  CN 5702
Description:  A solid lashup of CN motors roll up on the High Line with the Humboldt cars in tow, ready for Northtown.
Photo Date:  3/10/2007  Upload Date: 3/10/2007 3:00:44 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CN 5702(SD75I)
Views:  207   Comments: 0
IC 6102
Title:  IC 6102
Description:  A trio of units heads the WC this morning. Thank god the SD40-2 was leading!
Photo Date:  3/17/2007  Upload Date: 3/17/2007 1:30:43 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  IC 6102(SD40-2)
Views:  189   Comments: 1
WC 6005
Title:  WC 6005
Description:  Steve brings the CP cut up to New Brighton.
Photo Date:  4/7/2007  Upload Date: 4/7/2007 4:14:23 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  WC 6005(SD40-2)
Views:  174   Comments: 1
IC 6129
Title:  IC 6129
Description:  Now heading to Northtown with the IC 6129 leading, Steve brings the train around the bend at Johnson St.
Photo Date:  4/7/2007  Upload Date: 4/7/2007 4:15:10 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  IC 6129(SD40-2)
Views:  140   Comments: 0
WC 6913
Title:  WC 6913
Description:  CN heritage showing even more on this unit.... Notice the plow.
Photo Date:  4/21/2007  Upload Date: 4/21/2007 1:41:24 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  WC 6913(SD40-3)
Views:  138   Comments: 1
WC @ Marshall St.
Title:  WC @ Marshall St.
Description:  Steve Anderson has the light to Humboldt, but will stop for a water toss.
Photo Date:  4/28/2007  Upload Date: 4/29/2007 9:53:00 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CN 5718(SD75I)
Views:  204   Comments: 0
CN 5528
Title:  CN 5528
Description:  Crossing the river into Humboldt.
Photo Date:  5/12/2007  Upload Date: 5/12/2007 2:51:33 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CN 5528(SD60F)
Views:  192   Comments: 1
CN 5334
Title:  CN 5334
Description:  CN and CP cross paths at Humboldt. CP 290 waits for the WC to leave, and later will leave for Saint Paul after a grain train clears.
Photo Date:  5/12/2007  Upload Date: 5/12/2007 2:53:38 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CN 5334(SD40-2W)
Views:  268   Comments: 0


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