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By:SDfourD Photography
Dates:8/18/2009 - 6/5/2009
Album Info:BNSF's ex BN Yard in Minneapolis/Fridley hosts the WC Transfer,SOO,UP, and Amtrak.
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AMTK 182
Title:  AMTK 182
Description:  Amtrak passes by the lines of stored SD75M's and SD75I's. Ironically, the scheme that is sitting dormant here was designed exclusively for passenger engines. As we all know, they revived it two decades ago as well for the Super Fleet.
Photo Date:  6/5/2009  Upload Date: 6/5/2009 2:29:42 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  AMTK 182(P42DC)
Views:  200   Comments: 0
KCS 4579
Title:  KCS 4579
Description:  In the middle of the consist on the H-CSXPAS.
Photo Date:  6/5/2009  Upload Date: 6/5/2009 2:30:28 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  KCS 4579(AC44CW)
Views:  172   Comments: 0
BNSF 1927
Title:  BNSF 1927
Description:  The former 7128 has been renumbered now as well.
Photo Date:  6/5/2009  Upload Date: 6/5/2009 2:31:00 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 1927(SD40-2)
Views:  303   Comments: 1
BNSF 3701
Title:  BNSF 3701
Description:  A little out of place in the sea of SD75's, the 3701 is not immune to storage.
Photo Date:  6/10/2009  Upload Date: 6/10/2009 12:55:28 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 3701(MP15DC)
Views:  308   Comments: 0
AMTK 152
Title:  AMTK 152
Description:  Cruisin through the plant at 35th, AMTK 152 leads the charge this morning.
Photo Date:  6/12/2009  Upload Date: 6/13/2009 9:33:41 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  AMTK 152(P42DC)
Views:  101   Comments: 0
9999
Title:  9999
Description:  The highest number on the BNSF locomotive roster plies this SD70MAC on its way Westward on a COLX coal empty.
Photo Date:  6/12/2009  Upload Date: 6/13/2009 9:34:15 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 9999(SD70MAC)
Views:  514   Comments: 2
BNSF 1532
Title:  BNSF 1532
Description:  A neat lashup sits on one of the few transfer tracks left for actual movements, many have been used to store engines as of late.
Photo Date:  6/12/2009  Upload Date: 6/13/2009 9:34:44 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 1532(GP28M)
Views:  286   Comments: 1
BNSF 3158
Title:  BNSF 3158
Description:  The 3158 idles the morning away waiting for a lineup out of the T Yard. The last time I saw this unit was in 2006 on a Stack train, boy have times changed fast....
Photo Date:  6/12/2009  Upload Date: 6/13/2009 9:35:08 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 3158(GP50)
Views:  208   Comments: 1
CSXT 7530
Title:  CSXT 7530
Description:  Two CSX GE's head up the H-CSXPAS today. Right after this shot it started to pour, but It was worth it to shoot this Dash 8.
Photo Date:  6/18/2009  Upload Date: 6/18/2009 3:41:06 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CSX 7530(C40-8)
Views:  176   Comments: 0
BNSF 7334
Title:  BNSF 7334
Description:  Off the CSX at Chicago, this will be heading back down to Chicago, but this time on revenue time.
Photo Date:  6/20/2009  Upload Date: 6/21/2009 6:06:56 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 7334(ES44DC)
Views:  163   Comments: 0
BNSF 7333
Title:  BNSF 7333
Description:  Brand freakin spankin new. Enough verbage there?
Photo Date:  6/20/2009  Upload Date: 6/21/2009 6:09:34 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 7333(ES44DC)
Views:  222   Comments: 1
BNSF 7336
Title:  BNSF 7336
Description:  On my first trip to Blue Island in Chicago, I saw these units head towards Cicero on the CSX. Kind of neat to find them here.
Photo Date:  6/20/2009  Upload Date: 6/21/2009 6:07:40 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 7336(ES44DC)
Views:  157   Comments: 0
BNSF 7335
Title:  BNSF 7335
Description:  I sure wish this was still the time when this number series was held by an SD40-2.....
Photo Date:  6/20/2009  Upload Date: 6/21/2009 6:08:20 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 7335(ES44DC)
Views:  216   Comments: 0
Conrail
Title:  Conrail
Description:  Thanks to the hump this was the only type of shot allowed with my 50mm lens on.
Photo Date:  6/22/2009  Upload Date: 6/22/2009 7:58:39 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  NS 6709(SD60)
Views:  174   Comments: 0
CP-BN
Title:  CP-BN
Description:  Two Dueces today.
Photo Date:  6/22/2009  Upload Date: 6/22/2009 7:59:25 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CP 6053(SD40-2)
Views:  196   Comments: 0
CSXT 8587
Title:  CSXT 8587
Description:  Going into the ready tracks in all its YN3 goodness.
Photo Date:  6/22/2009  Upload Date: 6/22/2009 7:59:58 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CSX 8587(SD50)
Views:  133   Comments: 3
H-NTWGAL
Title:  H-NTWGAL
Description:  A perfect GAL departs early in the afternoon under stifling heat with a great consist. Its always exciting to see this! How many more?
Photo Date:  6/23/2009  Upload Date: 6/23/2009 6:04:21 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CSX 388(AC44CW)
Views:  207   Comments: 0
CSXT 8084
Title:  CSXT 8084
Description:  Long time no see! I shot this unit two years ago, but with a Santa Fe SD40-2 snoot leading.
Photo Date:  6/23/2009  Upload Date: 6/23/2009 6:04:57 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CSX 8084(SD40-2)
Views:  157   Comments: 0
CSXT 8587
Title:  CSXT 8587
Description:  Leaving for home.
Photo Date:  6/23/2009  Upload Date: 6/23/2009 6:08:32 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CSX 8587(SD50)
Views:  137   Comments: 0
CSX 8084
Title:  CSX 8084
Description:  Looking weathered, but still running for now. The engineer had to restart this engine after it shutdown. Keep on runnin'!
Photo Date:  6/23/2009  Upload Date: 6/23/2009 6:09:43 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CSX 8084(SD40-2)
Views:  190   Comments: 0
H-NTWGAL
Title:  H-NTWGAL
Description:  Two days in a row the Galesburg has CSX motors! Not a bad consist here at all!
Photo Date:  6/24/2009  Upload Date: 6/25/2009 1:49:20 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CSX 27(AC44CW)
Views:  201   Comments: 0
H-NTWGAL
Title:  H-NTWGAL
Description:  Heading towards Saint Paul behind two YN2 CSX units.
Photo Date:  6/24/2009  Upload Date: 6/25/2009 1:50:48 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CSX 27(AC44CW)
Views:  155   Comments: 0
CSXT 8091
Title:  CSXT 8091
Description:  While the day itself was miserable, nothing can be too bad when you are able to shoot SD40-2's on mainline trains nowadays.
Photo Date:  6/24/2009  Upload Date: 6/25/2009 1:51:43 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CSX 8091(SD40-2)
Views:  126   Comments: 0
Seeya!
Title:  Seeya!
Description:  My last look at this old warrior.
Photo Date:  6/24/2009  Upload Date: 6/25/2009 1:53:05 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CSX 8091(SD40-2)
Views:  72   Comments: 0
M-NTWKCK
Title:  M-NTWKCK
Description:  About the only reason I even go to Northtown anymore is because of foriegn power. Two days of CSX power on the Galesburg, and today two NS units on the KCK.
Photo Date:  6/25/2009  Upload Date: 6/27/2009 3:22:39 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  NS 9618(C40-9W)
Views:  161   Comments: 0
NS 2566
Title:  NS 2566
Description:  Next time I think the hostlers should have this unit lead!
Photo Date:  6/25/2009  Upload Date: 6/27/2009 3:23:09 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  NS 2566(SD70)
Views:  139   Comments: 0
BNSF 2284
Title:  BNSF 2284
Description:  The Hinckley local waits for a crew in the T yard. Just the usual set of geeps, but I knew that I needed to shoot a pair of BN Green's while I still can.
Photo Date:  6/26/2009  Upload Date: 6/27/2009 3:27:22 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 2284(GP38-2)
Views:  139   Comments: 0
UP 7222
Title:  UP 7222
Description:  An empty coal train with great hoppers throttles through 35th with four UP GE's.
Photo Date:  6/26/2009  Upload Date: 6/27/2009 3:27:58 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  UP 7222(AC44CW)
Views:  159   Comments: 2
CSXT 5491
Title:  CSXT 5491
Description:  Well, its not an SD40-2 or a C40-8, but it is in YN3 and thankfully isn't an AC44 or a Dash 8W!
Photo Date:  6/26/2009  Upload Date: 6/27/2009 3:28:28 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CSX 5491(ES44DC)
Views:  164   Comments: 1
You Can Run...
Title:  You Can Run...
Description:  But you cant stay away from my lens! This engine was in Barr Yard when I visited earlier in June, but It dissapeared before I was able to get a shot of it. I got to redeem myself today!
Photo Date:  6/29/2009  Upload Date: 6/29/2009 5:41:26 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CSX 8152(SD40-2)
Views:  175   Comments: 1
H-NTWGAL
Title:  H-NTWGAL
Description:  Todays Galesburg is a nice surprise! A CSXT C40-8W in CR Blue leads a pair of NS SD70's.
Photo Date:  7/5/2009  Upload Date: 7/6/2009 6:32:00 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CSX 7303(C40-8W)
Views:  142   Comments: 0
CSXT 7303
Title:  CSXT 7303
Description:  A roster of the old girl. Notice the damage above the engineer's side window. Another reason for Conrail fans to like the CSX more is that the red marker lights are intact and there is no ugly white or black number patch.
Photo Date:  7/5/2009  Upload Date: 7/6/2009 6:32:35 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CSX 7303(C40-8W)
Views:  183   Comments: 1
NS 2518
Title:  NS 2518
Description:  The first SD70.
Photo Date:  7/5/2009  Upload Date: 7/6/2009 6:37:38 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  NS 2518(SD70)
Views:  126   Comments: 0
NS 2544
Title:  NS 2544
Description:  Quite the shoddy looking SD70, but an SD70 no less.
Photo Date:  7/5/2009  Upload Date: 7/6/2009 6:38:24 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  NS 2544(SD70)
Views:  203   Comments: 0
BNSF 2735
Title:  BNSF 2735
Description:  A very nice looking BN Green Geep heads up a set of former SFLC cars on the mainline past 44th.
Photo Date:  7/7/2009  Upload Date: 7/10/2009 10:39:40 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 2735(GP39-2)
Views:  114   Comments: 1
BNSF 1783
Title:  BNSF 1783
Description:  I remember only a year ago when these were thick around the shops here. Now when you see one sitting here its a surprise!
Photo Date:  7/8/2009  Upload Date: 7/10/2009 10:40:24 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 1783(SD40-2)
Views:  223   Comments: 0
BNSF 2866
Title:  BNSF 2866
Description:  Three Santa Fe geeps, the Hustle Muscle, and the BNSF 3158 trundle through the shops.
Photo Date:  7/8/2009  Upload Date: 7/10/2009 10:40:54 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 2866(GP39-2)
Views:  213   Comments: 0
BNSF 2792
Title:  BNSF 2792
Description:  In the middle of its fellow brothers.
Photo Date:  7/8/2009  Upload Date: 7/10/2009 10:41:22 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 2792(GP39-2)
Views:  147   Comments: 0
GN 400
Title:  GN 400
Description:  GNHRS' baby is shown on its former home turf here at Northtown.
Photo Date:  7/8/2009  Upload Date: 7/10/2009 10:41:50 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  GN 400(SD45)
Views:  1028   Comments: 3
CSXT 5391
Title:  CSXT 5391
Description:  The power off the H-BRCNTW heads back to the house. Two foriegn road GEVO's for power, they looked nice together.
Photo Date:  7/8/2009  Upload Date: 7/10/2009 10:42:32 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CSX 5391(ES44DC)
Views:  104   Comments: 0
BN-CP
Title:  BN-CP
Description:  Hell, why not. The last time the BN had this transfer (the CP and BN switch off every 3 months) they had the Swoosh'd 7888 for leader, and now the swoosh'd 6885 is the leader. Welcome to the return of the BNSF SD40-2's, if only for a few months!
Photo Date:  7/8/2009  Upload Date: 7/10/2009 10:43:03 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 6885(SD40-2)
Views:  151   Comments: 0
BNSF 8018
Title:  BNSF 8018
Description:  Trailing for now, but on the return trip it will get its chance to strut its stuff leading.
Photo Date:  7/8/2009  Upload Date: 7/10/2009 10:43:51 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 8018(SD40-2)
Views:  172   Comments: 1
Not the usual suspect
Title:  Not the usual suspect
Description:  Yes, a bit out of the ordinary to see the DMIR 211 shoving into Transfer 13 to pick up its cars from the BN. The WC Transfer recieves a splash of maroon and gold yet again, but not in the form you'd think!
Photo Date:  7/8/2009  Upload Date: 7/10/2009 10:44:28 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  DMIR 211(SD38-2)
Views:  556   Comments: 1
SP 4449
Title:  SP 4449
Description:  Not really trying to do anything historic with my shot (setting up under a modern signal bridge would have been a pretty significant blunder), SP 4449 trots by the real railroad at Northtown.
Photo Date:  7/9/2009  Upload Date: 7/12/2009 1:13:58 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  SP 4449(4-8-4)
Views:  170   Comments: 0
Classy
Title:  Classy
Description:  The cars on this train were definately nice to see in person, here the last car on part of the California Zephyr set whizzes by with its nice rear logo lit up.
Photo Date:  7/9/2009  Upload Date: 7/12/2009 1:14:27 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives: 
Views:  138   Comments: 0
BN-CP
Title:  BN-CP
Description:  What I presume to be the current set for the foreseeable future, the BN-CP's three SD40-2's head towards Pigs Eye.
Photo Date:  7/11/2009  Upload Date: 7/14/2009 2:39:06 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 6885(SD40-2)
Views:  122   Comments: 0
BNSF 1783
Title:  BNSF 1783
Description:  The ugly goose of the lashup, this one being renumbered.
Photo Date:  7/11/2009  Upload Date: 7/14/2009 2:41:11 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 1783(SD40-2)
Views:  166   Comments: 1
BNSF 9749
Title:  BNSF 9749
Description:  This Alma load is treated with a Green and Cream MAC pointing the way.
Photo Date:  7/13/2009  Upload Date: 7/14/2009 2:42:04 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 9749(SD70MAC)
Views:  152   Comments: 0
H-NTWGAL
Title:  H-NTWGAL
Description:  The Gal has a pretty decent consist, and if you like CSX, a pretty good consist.
Photo Date:  7/15/2009  Upload Date: 7/17/2009 5:37:15 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  BNSF 5116(C44-9W)
Views:  157   Comments: 0
CSXT 7334
Title:  CSXT 7334
Description:  After shooting one leading only a few days back, another Conrail patch comes up to Northtown. Now I've shot all versions, CRQ patch, LMS patch, and Can Opener patch.
Photo Date:  7/15/2009  Upload Date: 7/17/2009 5:40:03 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
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Locomotives:  CSX 7334(C40-8W)
Views:  129   Comments: 0


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