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By:SDfourD Photography
Dates:4/18/2010 - 10/27/2007
Album Info:This album is the second installment of the WC Transfer in Minneapolis. It contains shots while the WC is battling the Highline,heading to interchanges,and climbing Shoreham Hill.
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CN 5266
Title:  CN 5266
Description:  With the sun slowly rising, the numberboards glow with orange while Charlie waits for the CP MN Dispatcher to give them a track into Shoreham.
Photo Date:  10/27/2007  Upload Date: 10/27/2007 7:18:57 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CN 5266(SD40-2W)
Views:  241   Comments: 0
GTW 5938
Title:  GTW 5938
Description:  Starting at the same street that I started the 2005 album with, GTW 5938 leads two CN units up the hill with Charlie in charge. Follow this album for another year or two of changes on the old WC.
Photo Date:  10/27/2007  Upload Date: 10/27/2007 7:11:05 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  GTW 5938(SD40-3)
Views:  302   Comments: 0
IC 6135
Title:  IC 6135
Description:  A pretty good looking consist crests the hill out of Camden with the standard cab EMD leading.
Photo Date:  11/2/2007  Upload Date: 11/2/2007 8:48:25 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  IC 6135(SD40-2)
Views:  235   Comments: 0
GTW 5938
Title:  GTW 5938
Description:  A roster shot of the SD40-3 at Foley Wye.
Photo Date:  11/3/2007  Upload Date: 11/3/2007 9:01:39 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  GTW 5938(SD40-3)
Views:  424   Comments: 0
GCFX 6072
Title:  GCFX 6072
Description:  A four unit consist squeels around the wye with the best one trailing.
Photo Date:  11/17/2007  Upload Date: 11/18/2007 4:28:43 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  GCFX 6072(SD40-3)
Views:  217   Comments: 0
IC 6250
Title:  IC 6250
Description:  IC 6250 winds around the wye in light snow, on the way to Northtown.
Photo Date:  11/17/2007  Upload Date: 11/18/2007 4:29:27 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  IC 6250(SD40-3)
Views:  348   Comments: 1
GCFX 6072
Title:  GCFX 6072
Description:  With about half of the SD40-3s down in Markham, its back to the beginning almost with a true GCFX leading.
Photo Date:  11/22/2007  Upload Date: 11/23/2007 5:21:03 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  GCFX 6072(SD40-3)
Views:  272   Comments: 0
CN 2587
Title:  CN 2587
Description:  Another day of horrible conditions.....
Photo Date:  11/24/2007  Upload Date: 11/24/2007 1:40:29 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CN 2587(C44-9W)
Views:  301   Comments: 0
CN 8004
Title:  CN 8004
Description:  Charlie slows before Stinson with a relatively new SD70M-2 leading the CN 5680 and the IC 6010.
Photo Date:  12/8/2007  Upload Date: 12/9/2007 10:09:59 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CN 8004(SD70M-2)
Views:  304   Comments: 1
IC 1039
Title:  IC 1039
Description:  The IC back in tow, but leading this time.
Photo Date:  12/17/2007  Upload Date: 12/23/2007 12:01:03 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  IC 1039(SD70)
Views:  284   Comments: 1
CN 5270
Title:  CN 5270
Description:  Charlie brings the train up to Stinson for a moment, then off they'll go off towards Northtown.
Photo Date:  12/17/2007  Upload Date: 12/23/2007 12:01:37 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CN 5270(SD40-2W)
Views:  215   Comments: 0
UP 6532
Title:  UP 6532
Description:  The carcass of CN is evident as they continue to starve themselves of power. Two UP units were stripped from a coal empty, and now find themselves working the WC transfer this evening.
Photo Date:  12/22/2007  Upload Date: 12/23/2007 12:02:09 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  UP 6532(AC44CW)
Views:  221   Comments: 0
UP 6532
Title:  UP 6532
Description:  A short cut for Humboldt (all for the graniel industry except a stray gondola) is led by two UP units from an empty coal train.
Photo Date:  12/22/2007  Upload Date: 12/23/2007 12:02:41 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  UP 6532(AC44CW)
Views:  172   Comments: 0
Northtown Transfer
Title:  Northtown Transfer
Description:  An SD50F/AC44W combo roll towards Northtown with the second transfer, clearing the snow from the rails.
Photo Date:  12/26/2007  Upload Date: 12/27/2007 1:32:44 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CN 5417(SD50F)
Views:  189   Comments: 0
CN 2228
Title:  CN 2228
Description:  The Humboldt Transfer clears the gates at Stinson and continues up to New Brighton where they will finish up.
Photo Date:  12/26/2007  Upload Date: 12/27/2007 1:33:20 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CN 2228(ES44DC)
Views:  208   Comments: 0
CN 9542
Title:  CN 9542
Description:  Two CNs bracket a UP SD9043MAC on the WC.
Photo Date:  1/2/2008  Upload Date: 1/4/2008 7:11:34 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CN 9542(GP40-2LW)
Views:  211   Comments: 1
CN 9542
Title:  CN 9542
Description:  A Geep leads two 6 axles towards New Brighton with a healthy train out of Humboldt this morning.
Photo Date:  1/4/2008  Upload Date: 1/4/2008 7:12:14 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CN 9542(GP40-2LW)
Views:  195   Comments: 1
IC 1037
Title:  IC 1037
Description:  A nice pair of black IC units in utterly disgusting weather....
Photo Date:  1/5/2008  Upload Date: 1/6/2008 2:02:51 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  IC 1037(SD70)
Views:  259   Comments: 0
IC 6128
Title:  IC 6128
Description:  Two Black and White IC units blast by the switch after departing Humboldt.
Photo Date:  1/5/2008  Upload Date: 1/6/2008 2:04:54 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  IC 6128(SD40-2)
Views:  299   Comments: 1
IC 6128
Title:  IC 6128
Description:  A rare black IC 61XX leads the 1037 up the hill on the WC Transfer.
Photo Date:  1/5/2008  Upload Date: 1/6/2008 2:05:25 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  IC 6128(SD40-2)
Views:  273   Comments: 0
R916
Title:  R916
Description:  One of those days where everything goes your way. Heres a lashup for ya! IC 1037,WC 3026,IC 6010, and the Genset, NREX 2009.
Photo Date:  1/12/2008  Upload Date: 1/13/2008 12:41:21 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  IC 1037(SD70)
Views:  273   Comments: 0
NREX 2009
Title:  NREX 2009
Description:  The NREX 2009 finds its way on the WC transfer, and will be set out at Humboldt for the CP.
Photo Date:  1/12/2008  Upload Date: 1/13/2008 12:42:03 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  NREX 2009(3GS21B)
Views:  375   Comments: 0
IC 6010
Title:  IC 6010
Description:  Two ICs bracket the WC Map unit at Humboldt.
Photo Date:  1/12/2008  Upload Date: 1/13/2008 12:42:42 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  IC 6010(SD40-2R)
Views:  176   Comments: 0
IC 6010
Title:  IC 6010
Description:  The WC Transfer manuevers Lyndale Ave and the Freeway after leaving Humboldt.
Photo Date:  1/12/2008  Upload Date: 1/13/2008 12:43:22 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  IC 6010(SD40-2R)
Views:  256   Comments: 0
1960s!
Title:  1960s!
Description:  Not the most common lashup, but you can get lucky! Three vintage SD40s *now rebuilt* ride up the hill in near below zero weather.
Photo Date:  1/20/2008  Upload Date: 1/26/2008 5:56:05 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  IC 6051(SD40-2R)
Views:  164   Comments: 1
IC 6051
Title:  IC 6051
Description:  One...Two...Three... Yup, three original SD40s (and one SD40A) run the WC up to New Brighton with a decent sized train out of Northtown.
Photo Date:  1/20/2008  Upload Date: 1/26/2008 5:56:45 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  IC 6051(SD40-2R)
Views:  176   Comments: 0
IC 6000
Title:  IC 6000
Description:  Nice to add the class unit to the roster. Not in real bad company either!
Photo Date:  1/20/2008  Upload Date: 1/26/2008 5:58:17 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  IC 6000(SD40-2R)
Views:  227   Comments: 0
CN 2243
Title:  CN 2243
Description:  Just before sunset, the WC crests the hill with a GEVO and an IC SD40-2 in -17 degree windchill.
Photo Date:  1/23/2008  Upload Date: 1/26/2008 5:59:07 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CN 2243(ES44DC)
Views:  231   Comments: 4
WC 6005
Title:  WC 6005
Description:  The WC Transfer sits at the North End of the loop track at Shoreham with air troubles. 6000 feet of windmills trail.
Photo Date:  1/27/2008  Upload Date: 1/28/2008 9:07:24 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  WC 6005(SD40-2)
Views:  246   Comments: 0
GTW 5946
Title:  GTW 5946
Description:  A nice looking SD40-3 leads a CN C44-9W on the transfer in light snow.
Photo Date:  2/4/2008  Upload Date: 2/9/2008 7:28:06 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  GTW 5946(SD40-3)
Views:  193   Comments: 0
BNSF 5230
Title:  BNSF 5230
Description:  Two BNSF GEs are in charge of the WC Transfer this afternoon.
Photo Date:  2/12/2008  Upload Date: 2/17/2008 1:10:28 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 5230(C44-9W)
Views:  194   Comments: 0
IC 1035
Title:  IC 1035
Description:  A pair of 70s roll westward with a rather large cut for the BN.
Photo Date:  2/15/2008  Upload Date: 2/17/2008 1:11:00 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  IC 1035(SD70)
Views:  201   Comments: 0
CN 2202
Title:  CN 2202
Description:  The WC is on its last leg until reaching New Brighton to tie up for the day.
Photo Date:  3/12/2008  Upload Date: 3/15/2008 10:01:39 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CN 2202(C44-9W)
Views:  311   Comments: 2
CN 8014
Title:  CN 8014
Description:  New power is no longer a rarity on the Transfer. Today the 8015 leads the 8014 up to New Brighton. This consist was pretty neat, with sister units and all.
Photo Date:  3/13/2008  Upload Date: 3/15/2008 10:01:54 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CN 8014(SD70M-2)
Views:  197   Comments: 1
IC 1026
Title:  IC 1026
Description:  Two IC's bowl up the hill with a short train out of Northtown.
Photo Date:  3/21/2008  Upload Date: 3/22/2008 3:37:43 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  IC 1026(SD70)
Views:  218   Comments: 0
IC 6013
Title:  IC 6013
Description:  Last time I saw this unit in 2006, it had its white striping. Now its yellow all over, even on the steps!
Photo Date:  3/21/2008  Upload Date: 3/22/2008 3:38:32 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  IC 6013(SD40-2R)
Views:  208   Comments: 0
IC 1026
Title:  IC 1026
Description:  After catching him first at Johnson St, Foamer Hildebrandt and I shoot him up at MP3, at McCallister St.
Photo Date:  3/21/2008  Upload Date: 3/22/2008 3:39:12 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  IC 1026(SD70)
Views:  217   Comments: 0
WC 3002
Title:  WC 3002
Description:  WC 3002 pops down to New Brighton to visit again. Its been awhile since Ive seen WC maroon.
Photo Date:  3/29/2008  Upload Date: 3/29/2008 1:08:08 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  WC 3002(GP40)
Views:  222   Comments: 1
CN 5242
Title:  CN 5242
Description:  This unit got a few things done at Paducah about a month ago. Course', no paint though.
Photo Date:  3/29/2008  Upload Date: 3/29/2008 1:08:32 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CN 5242(SD40-2W)
Views:  339   Comments: 0
CDAC 451
Title:  CDAC 451
Description:  The WC Transfer brings this little critter into town this morning, and this unit will got to the CP, then the ICE for some work. I wish they didn't cut the nose like that though....
Photo Date:  3/29/2008  Upload Date: 3/29/2008 1:09:00 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CDAC 451(F40PHR)
Views:  561   Comments: 3
IC 1029
Title:  IC 1029
Description:  Check...Im getting more of these IC SD70s in a year than I have my whole life. A nice all black consist heads up to the Highline after picking up at Humboldt.
Photo Date:  4/14/2008  Upload Date: 4/14/2008 2:09:46 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  IC 1029(SD70)
Views:  266   Comments: 0
IC 6054
Title:  IC 6054
Description:  A nice looking WC Transfer heads into the Loop at Shoreham for its next move into Northtown.
Photo Date:  4/14/2008  Upload Date: 4/14/2008 2:09:58 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  IC 6054(SD40-2R)
Views:  226   Comments: 0
IC 1029
Title:  IC 1029
Description:  With only a few stacks, and not much more general manifest, this was an easy climb for Charlie.
Photo Date:  4/14/2008  Upload Date: 4/14/2008 2:10:11 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  IC 1029(SD70)
Views:  336   Comments: 0
CN 5510
Title:  CN 5510
Description:  Holding at the Parkway, waiting for a light into Northtown.
Photo Date:  5/3/2008  Upload Date: 5/3/2008 3:20:26 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CN 5510(SD60F)
Views:  195   Comments: 0
IC 6011
Title:  IC 6011
Description:  The WC sports some nice power today! IC 1035 and 6052 are the trailing units.
Photo Date:  5/4/2008  Upload Date: 5/4/2008 4:09:29 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  IC 6011(SD40-2R)
Views:  112   Comments: 0
CN 5774
Title:  CN 5774
Description:  The WC comes up the hill with a pair of CN units, passing the new spans over Northtown.
Photo Date:  5/18/2008  Upload Date: 5/20/2008 6:45:08 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CN 5774(SD75I)
Views:  139   Comments: 0
CN 2451
Title:  CN 2451
Description:  Josh kicks up dust as the WC enters the Shoreham loop with a cut for the BN.
Photo Date:  5/18/2008  Upload Date: 5/20/2008 6:45:35 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CN 2451(C40-8M)
Views:  157   Comments: 0
CN 2552
Title:  CN 2552
Description:  A pair of 9's and three cars pass Foley.
Photo Date:  5/24/2008  Upload Date: 5/24/2008 2:36:27 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CN 2552(C44-9W)
Views:  187   Comments: 0
IC 1032
Title:  IC 1032
Description:  Coming up to the highline. Shot taken from University, a great place to shoot from.
Photo Date:  5/26/2008  Upload Date: 5/26/2008 2:33:22 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  IC 1032(SD70)
Views:  260   Comments: 0
IC 1032
Title:  IC 1032
Description:  Charlie lets them go while heading back to New Brighton. The sound was reminiscent to days when there were WC's still to be found.
Photo Date:  5/26/2008  Upload Date: 5/26/2008 2:33:41 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  IC 1032(SD70)
Views:  210   Comments: 0


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