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10/20/2018
 
 
 
 
 
By:Greg Smith
Dates:5/20/1972 - 5/20/1972
Album Info:Pictures from an air trip over the Twin Cities area to photograph rail yards.
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BN (NP) Northtown hump under construction
Title:  BN (NP) Northtown hump under construction
Description:  view is looking east at what is now the "R" yard
Photo Date:  5/20/1972  Upload Date: 4/30/2007 10:09:16 PM
Location:  Fridley, MN
Author:  Greg Smith
Categories:  Yard
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BN (NP) "R" yard
Title:  BN (NP) "R" yard
Description:  looking N.E. over FMC Northern Pump
Photo Date:  5/20/1972  Upload Date: 4/30/2007 10:13:31 PM
Location:  Fridley, MN
Author:  Greg Smith
Categories:  Yard
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Old NP Northtown shops and new BN hump under construction
Title:  Old NP Northtown shops and new BN hump under construction
Description:  Soo Shoreham in the background
Photo Date:  5/20/1972  Upload Date: 4/30/2007 10:15:29 PM
Location:  Fridley, MN
Author:  Greg Smith
Categories:  Yard
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BN Northtown "bowl" under construction
Title:  BN Northtown "bowl" under construction
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/20/1972  Upload Date: 4/30/2007 10:16:42 PM
Location:  Fridley, MN
Author:  Greg Smith
Categories:  Yard
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BN Northtown "T" yard and Shoreham
Title:  BN Northtown "T" yard and Shoreham
Description:  looking S.E.
Photo Date:  5/20/1972  Upload Date: 4/30/2007 10:17:42 PM
Location:  Fridley, MN
Author:  Greg Smith
Categories:  Yard
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Another view of the "T" yard and Shoreham
Title:  Another view of the "T" yard and Shoreham
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/20/1972  Upload Date: 4/30/2007 10:18:35 PM
Location:  Fridley, MN
Author:  Greg Smith
Categories:  Yard
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BN Northtown construction
Title:  BN Northtown construction
Description:  bowl tracks
Photo Date:  5/20/1972  Upload Date: 4/30/2007 10:37:23 PM
Location:  Fridley, MN
Author:  Greg Smith
Categories:  Yard
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Views:  726   Comments: 0
Soo Line Shoreham yard
Title:  Soo Line Shoreham yard
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/20/1972  Upload Date: 4/30/2007 10:48:14 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Greg Smith
Categories:  Yard
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Looking North on Central Av
Title:  Looking North on Central Av
Description:  Soo Line industries
Photo Date:  5/20/1972  Upload Date: 4/30/2007 10:49:30 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Greg Smith
Categories:  Yard
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Views:  1345   Comments: 3
Soo Line Shoreham
Title:  Soo Line Shoreham
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/20/1972  Upload Date: 4/30/2007 10:50:31 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Greg Smith
Categories:  Yard
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Views:  1294   Comments: 0
Soo Line Shoreham
Title:  Soo Line Shoreham
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/20/1972  Upload Date: 4/30/2007 10:51:47 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Greg Smith
Categories:  Yard
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Views:  722   Comments: 0
BN "R" yard
Title:  BN "R" yard
Description:  looking N.W., note the airstrip just south of I-694
Photo Date:  5/20/1972  Upload Date: 4/30/2007 10:53:37 PM
Location:  Fridley, MN
Author:  Greg Smith
Categories:  Yard
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Views:  629   Comments: 0
Milwaukee Road Pigs Eye yard
Title:  Milwaukee Road Pigs Eye yard
Description:  looking south on US 61
Photo Date:  5/20/1972  Upload Date: 4/30/2007 11:14:50 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Greg Smith
Categories:  Yard
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Views:  799   Comments: 0
Division St looking west
Title:  Division St looking west
Description:  NP coachyard on the right and Milwaukee Road "old yard" on the left
Photo Date:  5/20/1972  Upload Date: 4/30/2007 11:16:50 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Greg Smith
Categories:  Yard
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Views:  781   Comments: 0
Milwaukee Road Pigs Eye humpyard
Title:  Milwaukee Road Pigs Eye humpyard
Description:  looking south
Photo Date:  5/20/1972  Upload Date: 4/30/2007 11:18:28 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Greg Smith
Categories:  Yard
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Views:  708   Comments: 0
Milwaukee Road Pigs Eye yard
Title:  Milwaukee Road Pigs Eye yard
Description:  foot bridge got demolished in wreck
Photo Date:  5/20/1972  Upload Date: 4/30/2007 11:19:41 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Greg Smith
Categories:  Yard
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Views:  736   Comments: 0
BN (CB&Q) Daytons Bluff roundhouse
Title:  BN (CB&Q) Daytons Bluff roundhouse
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/20/1972  Upload Date: 4/30/2007 11:20:42 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Greg Smith
Categories:  Yard
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Pigs Eye on the left and the Bluff on the right.
Title:  Pigs Eye on the left and the Bluff on the right.
Description:  Mains go down the middle.Looking west
Photo Date:  5/20/1972  Upload Date: 4/30/2007 11:22:35 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Greg Smith
Categories:  Yard
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Pig's Eye and Dayton's Bluff yard
Title:  Pig's Eye and Dayton's Bluff yard
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/20/1972  Upload Date: 5/2/2007 9:57:04 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Greg Smith
Categories:  Yard
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Views:  402   Comments: 0
Milw / BN joint trackage
Title:  Milw / BN joint trackage
Description:  looking south along Hwy 61 from Oakland tower
Photo Date:  5/20/1972  Upload Date: 5/2/2007 10:03:07 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Greg Smith
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West (north) end of Daytons Bluff yard and Hoffman tower
Title:  West (north) end of Daytons Bluff yard and Hoffman tower
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/20/1972  Upload Date: 5/2/2007 10:04:27 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Greg Smith
Categories:  Yard
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Views:  554   Comments: 0
CB&Q Daytons Bluff roundhouse
Title:  CB&Q Daytons Bluff roundhouse
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/20/1972  Upload Date: 5/2/2007 10:05:32 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Greg Smith
Categories:  Yard
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Views:  658   Comments: 0
CB&Q Daytons Bluff roundhouse
Title:  CB&Q Daytons Bluff roundhouse
Description:  Milwaukee Road roundhouse on top of photo
Photo Date:  5/20/1972  Upload Date: 5/2/2007 10:06:56 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Greg Smith
Categories:  Yard
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Views:  936   Comments: 0
Division St and wye at St Paul Union Depot
Title:  Division St and wye at St Paul Union Depot
Description:  NP comm. yard at bottom
Photo Date:  5/20/1972  Upload Date: 5/2/2007 10:08:16 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Greg Smith
Categories:  Yard
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Views:  1349   Comments: 1
St Paul
Title:  St Paul
Description:  Skaley on the bottom in the trees, GN NP mains to Westminster and Soo 7th st yard
Photo Date:  5/20/1972  Upload Date: 5/2/2007 10:09:41 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Greg Smith
Categories:  Yard
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Views:  1098   Comments: 0
Looking west on the GN mains at Jackson St
Title:  Looking west on the GN mains at Jackson St
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/20/1972  Upload Date: 5/2/2007 10:10:28 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Greg Smith
Categories:  Yard
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passenger cars stored in NP Mississippi St yard
Title:  passenger cars stored in NP Mississippi St yard
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/20/1972  Upload Date: 5/2/2007 10:11:35 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Greg Smith
Categories:  Yard
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Views:  815   Comments: 0
NP Mississippi St shops
Title:  NP Mississippi St shops
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/20/1972  Upload Date: 5/2/2007 10:12:33 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Greg Smith
Categories:  Yard
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Views:  986   Comments: 0
Another view of NP Mississippi shops and CNW East St Paul
Title:  Another view of NP Mississippi shops and CNW East St Paul
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/20/1972  Upload Date: 5/2/2007 10:13:52 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Greg Smith
Categories:  Yard
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Views:  743   Comments: 0
GN Dale St shops
Title:  GN Dale St shops
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/20/1972  Upload Date: 5/2/2007 10:23:31 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Greg Smith
Categories:  Yard
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Views:  955   Comments: 1
Koppers Coke
Title:  Koppers Coke
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/20/1972  Upload Date: 5/2/2007 10:26:42 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Greg Smith
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NP Como shops, Koppers coke and old Midway stadium
Title:  NP Como shops, Koppers coke and old Midway stadium
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/20/1972  Upload Date: 5/2/2007 10:28:08 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Greg Smith
Categories:  Yard
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GN midway yard what is now BNSF Hub terminal
Title:  GN midway yard what is now BNSF Hub terminal
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/20/1972  Upload Date: 5/2/2007 10:28:58 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Greg Smith
Categories:  Yard
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Views:  845   Comments: 0
NP Como Shops and Koppers Coke
Title:  NP Como Shops and Koppers Coke
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/20/1972  Upload Date: 5/2/2007 10:29:54 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Greg Smith
Categories:  Yard
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Views:  699   Comments: 0
Minnesota Transfer midway yard
Title:  Minnesota Transfer midway yard
Description:  site of present day Amtrak depot
Photo Date:  5/20/1972  Upload Date: 5/2/2007 10:30:52 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Greg Smith
Categories:  Yard
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Views:  512   Comments: 0
280 and Kasota
Title:  280 and Kasota
Description:  0GN union yard and CNW East Minneapolis
Photo Date:  5/20/1972  Upload Date: 5/2/2007 10:32:04 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Greg Smith
Categories:  Yard
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Views:  750   Comments: 0
Another view of GN union yard
Title:  Another view of GN union yard
Description:  view is looking west towards the U of M
Photo Date:  5/20/1972  Upload Date: 5/2/2007 10:33:23 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Greg Smith
Categories:  Yard
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Views:  725   Comments: 0
U of M campus
Title:  U of M campus
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/20/1972  Upload Date: 5/2/2007 10:34:21 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Greg Smith
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Views:  504   Comments: 0
Minneapolis Jct (in the wye)
Title:  Minneapolis Jct (in the wye)
Description:  NP "B" line in the foreground, view is looking south
Photo Date:  5/20/1972  Upload Date: 5/2/2007 10:36:02 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Greg Smith
Categories:  Yard
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Views:  1027   Comments: 2
U of M campus
Title:  U of M campus
Description:  GN passenger mains are on top heading for the Stone Arch bridge
Photo Date:  5/20/1972  Upload Date: 5/2/2007 10:37:21 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Greg Smith
Categories:  Yard
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Views:  621   Comments: 0
Looking east towards 280
Title:  Looking east towards 280
Description:  GN union yard and CNW East Minneapolis on right, NP Park yard on left. The Minnesota Transfer yard is on the top of the photo
Photo Date:  5/20/1972  Upload Date: 5/2/2007 10:39:02 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Greg Smith
Categories:  Yard
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Views:  787   Comments: 0
GN Minneapolis Junction looking north
Title:  GN Minneapolis Junction looking north
Description:  present home of 261
Photo Date:  5/20/1972  Upload Date: 5/2/2007 10:43:04 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Greg Smith
Categories:  Yard
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Views:  1068   Comments: 0
Nicollet Island
Title:  Nicollet Island
Description:  looking west on the Wilmar line
Photo Date:  5/20/1972  Upload Date: 7/19/2007 9:45:16 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Greg Smith
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Views:  598   Comments: 2
GN stone arch bridge
Title:  GN stone arch bridge
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/20/1972  Upload Date: 7/19/2007 9:46:18 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Greg Smith
Categories:  Yard
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Views:  673   Comments: 0
Downtown Minneapolis
Title:  Downtown Minneapolis
Description:  GN station on bottom right, Milwaukee Road depot on bottom left
Photo Date:  5/20/1972  Upload Date: 7/19/2007 9:47:37 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Greg Smith
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Views:  887   Comments: 3
GN stone arch bridge
Title:  GN stone arch bridge
Description:  Railway transfer yard on the left and the Milwaukee Road depot shed in middle right
Photo Date:  5/20/1972  Upload Date: 7/19/2007 9:49:41 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Greg Smith
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Views:  664   Comments: 1
Milwaukee Road in South Minneapolis
Title:  Milwaukee Road in South Minneapolis
Description:  looking SE along Hiawatha Av.. I35 under construction. Metro dome now sits in the middle of all this.
Photo Date:  5/20/1972  Upload Date: 7/19/2007 9:52:09 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Greg Smith
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Views:  780   Comments: 1
GN stone arch
Title:  GN stone arch
Description:  sorry about the angle, we were banking left
Photo Date:  5/20/1972  Upload Date: 7/19/2007 9:53:14 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Greg Smith
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Views:  643   Comments: 0
Downtown Minneapolis
Title:  Downtown Minneapolis
Description:  Milwaukee Road depot on bottom right.
Photo Date:  5/20/1972  Upload Date: 7/19/2007 9:54:37 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Greg Smith
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Downtown Minneapolis IDS and Foshay towers
Title:  Downtown Minneapolis IDS and Foshay towers
Description:  Veteran residents will remember the NW bank "weather ball" just to the right of the IDS tower
Photo Date:  5/20/1972  Upload Date: 7/19/2007 9:57:17 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Greg Smith
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