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By:SDfourD Photography
Dates:11/10/2006 - 11/10/2006
Album Info:See the WC transfer, UP coal trains, and the MNNR belt jobs.
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Into the Sunset we go
Title:  Into the Sunset we go
Description:  WC 6906 shoves back past the diamond in the last minutes of light. WC 7519 trails.
Photo Date:  11/10/2006  Upload Date: 11/11/2006 6:00:15 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  WC 6906(SD40-3)
Views:  205   Comments: 0
WC 6940
Title:  WC 6940
Description:  A very frigid morning finds 3 SD40s *well, once they were straight SD40s...* heading to Northtown.... With Snow!
Photo Date:  11/11/2006  Upload Date: 11/11/2006 6:00:48 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  WC 6940(SD40-3)
Views:  229   Comments: 1
WC 6605
Title:  WC 6605
Description:  THEE only unit of Santa Fe heritage, and the only 66XX left on the whole CN system, idles on A406. Couldn't have asked for much more.
Photo Date:  11/12/2006  Upload Date: 11/12/2006 1:48:31 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  WC 6605(SD45)
Views:  239   Comments: 0
WC 6919
Title:  WC 6919
Description:  All WCs on paper, but the middle unit *6605* is definately the special one in the group.
Photo Date:  11/12/2006  Upload Date: 11/12/2006 1:50:28 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  WC 6919(SD40-3)
Views:  248   Comments: 0
SD45!!!
Title:  SD45!!!
Description:  One of three unrebuilt SD45s left running, thanks to CN, the 66XX unit visits New Brighton on A405.
Photo Date:  11/12/2006  Upload Date: 11/12/2006 1:51:22 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  WC 6605(SD45)
Views:  240   Comments: 0
WC 6916
Title:  WC 6916
Description:  An all EMD consist leaves town with the only ex Santa Fe SD45 still running in her WC colors.
Photo Date:  11/16/2006  Upload Date: 11/16/2006 10:03:27 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  WC 6916(SD40-3)
Views:  194   Comments: 0
GTW 5938
Title:  GTW 5938
Description:  Off to Stevens point with some "old school" power in this day in age.
Photo Date:  11/16/2006  Upload Date: 11/16/2006 10:04:24 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  GTW 5938(SD40-3)
Views:  202   Comments: 0
WC 7501
Title:  WC 7501
Description:  WC 7501 idles behind a CSX and the WC 3000 waiting to head east.
Photo Date:  11/17/2006  Upload Date: 11/17/2006 5:20:07 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  WC 7501(SD45)
Views:  245   Comments: 2
WC 7501
Title:  WC 7501
Description:  Still with its all weather window, and both of its original number boards, the 7501 pauses at New Brighton.
Photo Date:  11/17/2006  Upload Date: 11/17/2006 5:23:16 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  WC 7501(SD45)
Views:  187   Comments: 0
WC 3000
Title:  WC 3000
Description:  A nice sight to see. A pair of WC units and a CSX unit, looks just like the old days.
Photo Date:  11/17/2006  Upload Date: 11/17/2006 5:23:57 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  WC 3000(GP40)
Views:  372   Comments: 0
WC 6605
Title:  WC 6605
Description:  6605 still sticking on the transfer. A very welcomed visitor!
Photo Date:  11/18/2006  Upload Date: 11/20/2006 9:06:51 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  WC 6605(SD45)
Views:  179   Comments: 0
WC 6919
Title:  WC 6919
Description:  The 6605 still racking up miles on CN.
Photo Date:  11/18/2006  Upload Date: 11/18/2006 5:11:48 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  WC 6919(SD40-3)
Views:  199   Comments: 0
WC 7501
Title:  WC 7501
Description:  Now with sun, I snap a few more shots of the SD45.
Photo Date:  11/19/2006  Upload Date: 11/20/2006 9:08:41 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  WC 7501(SD45)
Views:  214   Comments: 0
MNNR 75
Title:  MNNR 75
Description:  A pair of GEs sit as the WC shoves into the yard.
Photo Date:  12/2/2006  Upload Date: 12/2/2006 7:37:53 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  MNNR 75(B36-7)
Views:  273   Comments: 0
A Poetic Finish
Title:  A Poetic Finish
Description:  Ed Patten pulls the throttle of an SD45 one last time. After 40 years of working on the high iron, its finally over.
Photo Date:  12/2/2006  Upload Date: 12/2/2006 7:33:43 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  WC 7515(SD45)
Views:  308   Comments: 1
SOO 6045
Title:  SOO 6045
Description:  The last Dresser Turn of the year blows passed MP 4 on its way to Cardigan Jct to spot the cars for storage.
Photo Date:  12/9/2006  Upload Date: 12/9/2006 3:41:54 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  SOO 6045(SD60)
Views:  150   Comments: 0
SOO 6032
Title:  SOO 6032
Description:  SOO 6032 trails the 6045 on its way to Cardigan Jct. Soon this train will rattle the MNNR diamond ahead at 40MPH.
Photo Date:  12/9/2006  Upload Date: 12/9/2006 3:42:31 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  SOO 6032(SD60)
Views:  171   Comments: 0
WC 7515
Title:  WC 7515
Description:  The 7515 is about to come off the main and pick up in the Minnesota Commercials yard.
Photo Date:  12/10/2006  Upload Date: 12/10/2006 2:38:31 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WC 7515(SD45)
Views:  201   Comments: 1
CN 9541
Title:  CN 9541
Description:  A rather fresh looking CN Geep cranks out more miles on the former Wisconsin Central trackage. Funny thing about this, is that they stenciled CN under the cab.
Photo Date:  12/10/2006  Upload Date: 12/10/2006 2:39:11 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CN 9541(GP40-2LW)
Views:  178   Comments: 1
SP 355
Title:  SP 355
Description:  355 leads sister AC44CTE while in the process of shoving back down the wye and into the yard. This train will then be handed off to the UP.
Photo Date:  12/18/2006  Upload Date: 12/18/2006 8:20:14 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  SP 355(AC44CW)
Views:  227   Comments: 0
Never gets old
Title:  Never gets old
Description:  The switchstands guard the ancient MNNR yard while 7515 traverses the switches and joints of the yard a few more times.
Photo Date:  12/18/2006  Upload Date: 12/18/2006 8:20:57 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  WC 7515(SD45)
Views:  206   Comments: 0
WC 6605
Title:  WC 6605
Description:  The 6605 on the transfer again.
Photo Date:  12/20/2006  Upload Date: 12/20/2006 1:33:34 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WC 6605(SD45)
Views:  304   Comments: 1
WC 3002
Title:  WC 3002
Description:  The GP40 leads the R91681-23 on this winter morning.
Photo Date:  12/23/2006  Upload Date: 12/23/2006 2:42:46 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  WC 3002(GP40)
Views:  172   Comments: 0
WC 3002
Title:  WC 3002
Description:  Pulling out of the yard, 3002 takes the West leg of the wye with Engineer Steve Anderson at the helm.
Photo Date:  12/23/2006  Upload Date: 12/23/2006 2:47:26 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  WC 3002(GP40)
Views:  182   Comments: 0
WC 3002
Title:  WC 3002
Description:  WC 3002 set out in the MNNR yard, idles away as its 6 axle brothers are rolling on their last train. The SD45s are no more.
Photo Date:  12/26/2006  Upload Date: 12/27/2006 1:21:32 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  WC 3002(GP40)
Views:  187   Comments: 0
MNNR 48
Title:  MNNR 48
Description:  MNNR 48 eases through the yard the day after Christmas.
Photo Date:  12/26/2006  Upload Date: 12/27/2006 1:22:24 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  MNNR 48(B30-7)
Views:  301   Comments: 0
MNNR 1971
Title:  MNNR 1971
Description:  Its Conrail days are long gone, but it still cranks out miles on the Minnesota Commercial. WC 3002 sits on 3 track.
Photo Date:  12/26/2006  Upload Date: 12/27/2006 1:23:03 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  MNNR 1971(B23-7)
Views:  248   Comments: 0
UP 7263
Title:  UP 7263
Description:  A pair of GEs idle past the Diamond. The UP crew must not be ordered yet.
Photo Date:  12/27/2006  Upload Date: 12/27/2006 1:23:48 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  UP 7263(AC44CW)
Views:  182   Comments: 0
UP 7263
Title:  UP 7263
Description:  Waiting for the permission to cross the diamond, the 115 car coal train strings from New Brighton and into Shoreview.
Photo Date:  12/27/2006  Upload Date: 12/27/2006 1:25:02 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  UP 7263(AC44CW)
Views:  182   Comments: 0
WC 6941
Title:  WC 6941
Description:  A somewhat backwards picture. A WC logo with a CN noodle on the depot, and a ex CN now WC SD40-3.
Photo Date:  12/28/2006  Upload Date: 12/28/2006 3:03:45 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  WC 6941(SD40-3)
Views:  187   Comments: 0
UP 5756
Title:  UP 5756
Description:  A pair of GEs lift an empty coal train back to New Brighton in the white stuff.
Photo Date:  12/31/2006  Upload Date: 12/31/2006 6:26:16 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  UP 5756(AC44CWCTE)
Views:  177   Comments: 0
WC 6005
Title:  WC 6005
Description:  Carl and Greg are in charge of a peewee train in todays standard, 73 cars.
Photo Date:  1/3/2007  Upload Date: 1/3/2007 6:59:37 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  WC 6005(SD40-2)
Views:  211   Comments: 0
WC 6005
Title:  WC 6005
Description:  Just about to blow past New Brighton Blvd, WC A406 is leaving town with 3 engines displaying the main pieces of CN.
Photo Date:  1/3/2007  Upload Date: 1/3/2007 7:00:05 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WC 6005(SD40-2)
Views:  212   Comments: 0
WC 3002
Title:  WC 3002
Description:  Same consist as Wednesday, but switched the WC 6005 with the 3002! Im fine with that!
Photo Date:  1/5/2007  Upload Date: 1/5/2007 1:39:33 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WC 3002(GP40)
Views:  278   Comments: 0
WC 3002
Title:  WC 3002
Description:  Three EMDs come together to pull the A406 out of town. 3002 is ex WP 3519.
Photo Date:  1/5/2007  Upload Date: 1/5/2007 1:40:14 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  WC 3002(GP40)
Views:  337   Comments: 0
IC 6254
Title:  IC 6254
Description:  A view that will be common now, for as long as SD50Fs and IC SD40-2s are around. No SD45s anymore.
Photo Date:  1/13/2007  Upload Date: 1/13/2007 11:20:33 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  IC 6254(SD40-3)
Views:  199   Comments: 0
IC 6254
Title:  IC 6254
Description:  A pair of SD40-3s, both ex BN, assist a CN SD50F on the R91681-13. It was preeeeetty cold!
Photo Date:  1/13/2007  Upload Date: 1/13/2007 11:21:18 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  IC 6254(SD40-3)
Views:  182   Comments: 0
UP 2900
Title:  UP 2900
Description:  A thing that many fans of the UP miss on the mainlines, 4 SD40-2 models lead the Coal Load up from Broadway Ave, and are crossing the CP at New Brighton.
Photo Date:  1/13/2007  Upload Date: 1/13/2007 11:22:07 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  UP 2900(SD40T-2)
Views:  252   Comments: 0
UP 8126
Title:  UP 8126
Description:  A grungy UP leader is just about to take off towards Weston. They wont get very far though, the A406 only left about 30 minutes after this was taken.
Photo Date:  1/13/2007  Upload Date: 1/13/2007 11:23:15 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  UP 8126(SD9043MAC)
Views:  191   Comments: 0
IC 6067
Title:  IC 6067
Description:  A deathstar leads a grey ghost and a CN SD75I on the transfer today.
Photo Date:  1/14/2007  Upload Date: 1/14/2007 3:23:31 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  IC 6067(SD40-2R)
Views:  216   Comments: 0
IC 6067
Title:  IC 6067
Description:  An IC leads two others on the R916.
Photo Date:  1/14/2007  Upload Date: 1/14/2007 3:24:06 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  IC 6067(SD40-2R)
Views:  381   Comments: 0
UP 5129
Title:  UP 5129
Description:  UP 5129 leads a very very rare WC SD45 *only 3 left as of today* and a CN SD40-2LW on the transfer.
Photo Date:  1/21/2007  Upload Date: 1/21/2007 6:00:56 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 5129(SD70M)
Views:  189   Comments: 1
Sitting in the snow...
Title:  Sitting in the snow...
Description:  ...with very little time to live on, WC 7531 soaks up the surroundings of New Brighton, as this may very well be the last time it runs on the WC Transfer...
Photo Date:  1/21/2007  Upload Date: 1/21/2007 6:01:30 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WC 7531(SD45)
Views:  303   Comments: 1
The Last Time
Title:  The Last Time
Description:  An engine I travelled 200 miles to see, comes to me on A405. Only 3 left now, so I definately cherished every second around this engine!
Photo Date:  1/21/2007  Upload Date: 1/21/2007 6:02:05 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WC 7531(SD45)
Views:  458   Comments: 2
IC 6137
Title:  IC 6137
Description:  A pair of IC units and a WC are in charge on todays R916.
Photo Date:  1/26/2007  Upload Date: 1/26/2007 5:35:55 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  IC 6137(SD40-2)
Views:  211   Comments: 1
MNNR 48
Title:  MNNR 48
Description:  What a surprise, the 48 on the Belt Job. It seems to live on this job.
Photo Date:  1/26/2007  Upload Date: 1/26/2007 5:36:36 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNNR 48(B30-7)
Views:  380   Comments: 0
IC 6054
Title:  IC 6054
Description:  An old SD40 idles at New Brighton. This unit wont make it all the way to Stevens Point, its to be set out at New Richmond on 406.
Photo Date:  1/27/2007  Upload Date: 1/27/2007 6:22:25 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  IC 6054(SD40-2R)
Views:  186   Comments: 0
WC 2500
Title:  WC 2500
Description:  Back at New Brighton, the 2500 will lead A406 east.
Photo Date:  1/27/2007  Upload Date: 1/27/2007 6:21:51 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WC 2500(SD35)
Views:  348   Comments: 1
IC 6254
Title:  IC 6254
Description:  An IC leads 2 CN EMDs towards Northtown. This was a scene that was once daily, as back in the WC days, there were 2 transfers. This is what it looks like now.
Photo Date:  2/10/2007  Upload Date: 2/10/2007 2:26:54 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  IC 6254(SD40-3)
Views:  252   Comments: 1
IC 1019
Title:  IC 1019
Description:  Only the second IC SD70 Ive ever seen, leads a CN SD75I on the transfer this morning.
Photo Date:  2/11/2007  Upload Date: 2/11/2007 4:58:57 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  IC 1019(SD70)
Views:  314   Comments: 1


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