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By:Douglas Hildebrandt
Dates:11/17/2009 - 2/28/2010
Album Info:Pictures from around the Twin Cities. Shots in WI will also be included from time to time.
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BNSF 4060
Title:  BNSF 4060
Description:  Third out on a Z train departing at 44th Ave Ne.
Photo Date:  11/25/2009  Upload Date: 12/2/2009 1:45:57 AM
Location:  Fridley, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
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Locomotives:  BNSF 4060(C44-9W)
Views:  188   Comments: 0
Departing under gloomy skys
Title:  Departing under gloomy skys
Description:  A Z train gets the light and departs from 44th under some gloomy skys.
Photo Date:  11/25/2009  Upload Date: 12/2/2009 1:43:36 AM
Location:  Fridley, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
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Locomotives:  BNSF 4776(C44-9W) BNSF 5116(C44-9W) BNSF 4060(C44-9W) CSX 4521(SD70MAC)
Views:  411   Comments: 0
BNSF 5116
Title:  BNSF 5116
Description:  The second C44-9W on a Z train departing Northtown on a cloudy day.
Photo Date:  11/25/2009  Upload Date: 12/2/2009 1:44:38 AM
Location:  Fridley, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
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Locomotives:  BNSF 5116(C44-9W)
Views:  142   Comments: 0
CSXT 4521
Title:  CSXT 4521
Description:  The last unit on the Z train was a nice looking YN2 SD70MAC. I really like the white roof on CSXT units.
Photo Date:  11/25/2009  Upload Date: 12/2/2009 1:46:55 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
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Locomotives:  CSX 4521(SD70MAC)
Views:  204   Comments: 0
A Modern Mixed Bag
Title:  A Modern Mixed Bag
Description:  A modern form of a mixed bag of power comes through University Ave while the sun sets. Picture taken from HD video.
Photo Date:  11/28/2009  Upload Date: 11/28/2009 10:50:33 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
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Locomotives:  BNSF 7293(ES44DC) NS 6592(SD60) NS 6693(SD60)
Views:  300   Comments: 0
CSXT 324
Title:  CSXT 324
Description:  An AC44 starts off the CSX portion of power on the lashup.
Photo Date:  11/28/2009  Upload Date: 11/28/2009 10:54:41 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
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Locomotives:  CSX 324(AC44CW)
Views:  191   Comments: 0
NS 6592
Title:  NS 6592
Description:  Second out on a BNSF train coming through University. Looks like unit was recently repainted.
Photo Date:  11/28/2009  Upload Date: 11/28/2009 10:52:12 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
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Locomotives:  NS 6592(SD60)
Views:  120   Comments: 0
NS 6693
Title:  NS 6693
Description:  The second of two NS SD60s heading out of Northtown.
Photo Date:  11/28/2009  Upload Date: 11/28/2009 10:53:35 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
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Locomotives:  NS 6693(SD60)
Views:  164   Comments: 0
Hinckley Local
Title:  Hinckley Local
Description:  The Hinckley Local comes back to Northtown with a good sized train in tow.
Photo Date:  12/1/2009  Upload Date: 12/2/2009 11:30:32 PM
Location:  Fridley, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
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Locomotives:  BNSF 1527(GP28M) BNSF 1525(GP28M)
Views:  347   Comments: 2
Former Frisco, and still alive
Title:  Former Frisco, and still alive
Description:  A former Frisco unit is still alive and well on the BNSF's roster as it moves around the shops, moving some power around.
Photo Date:  12/1/2009  Upload Date: 12/4/2009 10:21:41 PM
Location:  Fridley, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
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Locomotives:  BNSF 2288(GP38-2)
Views:  212   Comments: 0
GP35 Body
Title:  GP35 Body
Description:  A former B&O GP35 idles away at 44th with a FURX SD40-2.
Photo Date:  12/1/2009  Upload Date: 12/2/2009 11:16:58 PM
Location:  Fridley, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
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Locomotives:  BNSF 2962(GP39V)
Views:  215   Comments: 0
Moving power
Title:  Moving power
Description:  Two C44s, an ACe, and a 38-2 move lite around the diesel shops.
Photo Date:  12/1/2009  Upload Date: 12/2/2009 11:21:24 PM
Location:  Fridley, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 4147(C44-9W) BNSF 5039(C44-9W) CSX 4848(SD70ACe) BNSF 2288(GP38-2)
Views:  323   Comments: 0
BNSF 5039
Title:  BNSF 5039
Description:  Moving light powered at the diesel shops with some other power.
Photo Date:  12/1/2009  Upload Date: 12/2/2009 11:22:40 PM
Location:  Fridley, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
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Locomotives:  BNSF 5039(C44-9W)
Views:  144   Comments: 0
CSXT 4848
Title:  CSXT 4848
Description:  A CSXT SD70ACe gets some work done on it at the diesel shops.
Photo Date:  12/1/2009  Upload Date: 12/2/2009 11:28:04 PM
Location:  Fridley, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
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Locomotives:  CSX 4848(SD70ACe)
Views:  217   Comments: 4
Three FURXs
Title:  Three FURXs
Description:  Three FURXs sit dead, just north of 44th, waiting for what comes next for them.
Photo Date:  12/1/2009  Upload Date: 12/2/2009 11:25:05 PM
Location:  Fridley, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
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Locomotives:  FURX 7223(SD40-2)
Views:  226   Comments: 0
FURX 8124
Title:  FURX 8124
Description:  A patched H1 SD40-2 now owned by FURX sits north of 44th, waiting for what comes next.
Photo Date:  12/1/2009  Upload Date: 12/2/2009 11:26:07 PM
Location:  Fridley, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
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Locomotives:  FURX 8124(SD40-2)
Views:  159   Comments: 0
East Coast Class 1s
Title:  East Coast Class 1s
Description:  The two major players of the east coast team up to lug a freight out of Northtown on a cloudy December day.
Photo Date:  12/2/2009  Upload Date: 12/4/2009 10:26:11 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 4527(SD70MAC) NS 9077(C40-9W)
Views:  142   Comments: 0
NS 9077
Title:  NS 9077
Description:  This unit was the second of an NS and CSX lashup that pulled up to University, and then stopped.
Photo Date:  12/2/2009  Upload Date: 12/4/2009 10:26:38 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 9077(C40-9W)
Views:  113   Comments: 0
Snow and Sun Mix
Title:  Snow and Sun Mix
Description:  A grain train departs Northtown under the mix of a snowshower and the sun trying to break out.
Photo Date:  12/4/2009  Upload Date: 12/4/2009 10:31:54 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 663(C44-9W) NS 9192(C40-9W) NS 2663(SD70M-2)
Views:  258   Comments: 0
NS SD70M-2
Title:  NS SD70M-2
Description:  The last unit out is an NS SD70M-2. I've been seeing a lot of NS power up here in recent days.
Photo Date:  12/4/2009  Upload Date: 12/4/2009 10:35:02 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 2663(SD70M-2)
Views:  92   Comments: 0
NS 9192
Title:  NS 9192
Description:  The second unit out on a grain train departing at 35th.
Photo Date:  12/4/2009  Upload Date: 12/4/2009 10:33:31 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 9192(C40-9W) FURX 8125(SD40-2)
Views:  201   Comments: 0
Heading out
Title:  Heading out
Description:  A BNSF GE leads a freight out of Northtown as it heads out onto the mainline.
Photo Date:  12/13/2009  Upload Date: 12/15/2009 1:39:19 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 4320(C44-9W) NS 2628(SD70M) BNSF 5312(C44-9W)
Views:  227   Comments: 0
BNSF 5312
Title:  BNSF 5312
Description:  Trailing out of Northtown at University Ave.
Photo Date:  12/13/2009  Upload Date: 12/15/2009 1:43:50 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
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Locomotives:  BNSF 5312(C44-9W)
Views:  146   Comments: 0
Northstar and BNSF
Title:  Northstar and BNSF
Description:  A Northstar train bound for Minneapolis blasts past a BNSF freight waiting to depart.
Photo Date:  12/13/2009  Upload Date: 12/15/2009 1:45:37 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 4320(C44-9W)
Views:  246   Comments: 0
NS 2628
Title:  NS 2628
Description:  An NS unit unit is seen between two BNSF units as it heads out of Northtown at University.
Photo Date:  12/13/2009  Upload Date: 12/15/2009 1:41:34 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 2628(SD70M)
Views:  129   Comments: 0
Super Fleet Member
Title:  Super Fleet Member
Description:  A faded member of the Santa Fes Super Fleet still earns its keep as it heads out of Northtown Yard,
Photo Date:  12/16/2009  Upload Date: 12/26/2009 10:40:23 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 683(C44-9W)
Views:  188   Comments: 0
The Santa Fe Way
Title:  The Santa Fe Way
Description:  Two units in Santa Fe garb team up with a Gevo as they depart from Northtown Yard. Seeing lashups like this make me wish I had seen the Santa Fe back in the day.
Photo Date:  12/16/2009  Upload Date: 12/26/2009 10:39:08 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 705(C44-9W) BNSF 683(C44-9W) BNSF 7583(ES44DC)
Views:  285   Comments: 1
BNSF 7583
Title:  BNSF 7583
Description:  The last of three GE units on a train departing from Northtown.
Photo Date:  12/16/2009  Upload Date: 12/26/2009 10:41:03 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
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Locomotives:  BNSF 7583(ES44DC)
Views:  158   Comments: 0
BNSF 4719
Title:  BNSF 4719
Description:  A fairly clean Warbonnet painted C44 departs Northtown Yard at University Ave on the day after Christmas.
Photo Date:  12/26/2009  Upload Date: 12/26/2009 3:28:00 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 4719(C44-9W)
Views:  161   Comments: 0
Chugging out of Northtown
Title:  Chugging out of Northtown
Description:  Three GEs bring a heavy train out onto the main on the day after Christmas.
Photo Date:  12/26/2009  Upload Date: 12/26/2009 3:23:37 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 6253(ES44AC) NS 7618(ES40DC) BNSF 4719(C44-9W)
Views:  237   Comments: 1
NS 7618
Title:  NS 7618
Description:  An NS ES40 heads out at University Ave while some light snow comes down.
Photo Date:  12/26/2009  Upload Date: 12/26/2009 3:26:21 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 7618(ES40DC)
Views:  130   Comments: 1
BNSF 4713
Title:  BNSF 4713
Description:  A Santa Fe painted Dash 9 comes through University with two other GEs.
Photo Date:  12/30/2009  Upload Date: 12/30/2009 6:10:58 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
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Locomotives:  BNSF 4713(C44-9W)
Views:  138   Comments: 0
BNSF 5861
Title:  BNSF 5861
Description:  One of the four Gevos making its way into Northtown at University Ave.
Photo Date:  12/30/2009  Upload Date: 12/30/2009 6:03:34 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 5861(ES44AC)
Views:  125   Comments: 0
BNSF 5994
Title:  BNSF 5994
Description:  Arriving at Northtown Yard while passing through University Ave.
Photo Date:  12/30/2009  Upload Date: 12/30/2009 6:04:18 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 5994(ES44AC)
Views:  141   Comments: 0
BNSF 6061
Title:  BNSF 6061
Description:  The last of four Gevos on a train arriving at Northtown Yard.
Photo Date:  12/30/2009  Upload Date: 12/30/2009 6:07:00 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 6061(ES44AC)
Views:  127   Comments: 0
BNSF power move
Title:  BNSF power move
Description:  Seven units come into Northtown at University on an overcast day.
Photo Date:  12/30/2009  Upload Date: 12/30/2009 6:02:39 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 6138(ES44AC)
Views:  197   Comments: 0
BNSF 8865
Title:  BNSF 8865
Description:  After shooting this unit six years ago in Fridley, I run into it again as it comes though University Ave with seven other units.
Photo Date:  12/30/2009  Upload Date: 12/30/2009 6:05:17 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 8865(SD70MAC)
Views:  124   Comments: 0
BNSF 9330
Title:  BNSF 9330
Description:  A nice looking ACe comes into Northtown yard.
Photo Date:  12/30/2009  Upload Date: 12/30/2009 6:08:34 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 9330(SD70ACe)
Views:  186   Comments: 0
Stacks on the Runner
Title:  Stacks on the Runner
Description:  Three C44s bring a stack train out on the North Runner on a cloudy winter afternoon.
Photo Date:  12/30/2009  Upload Date: 12/30/2009 6:17:04 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 966(C44-9W)
Views:  179   Comments: 0
Off to Willmar
Title:  Off to Willmar
Description:  A CSX phosphate train rounds the curve at Mpls Jct so it can start its trip west.
Photo Date:  1/1/2010  Upload Date: 1/1/2010 4:21:47 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 5287(ES44DC) CSX 7708(C40-8W) NS 8786(C40-9)
Views:  292   Comments: 0
CSX Phosphate Train
Title:  CSX Phosphate Train
Description:  On the first day of the decade, I was lucky enough to catch this CSX phosphate train coming by on the Union Cutoff.
Photo Date:  1/1/2010  Upload Date: 1/1/2010 4:18:12 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 5287(ES44DC) CSX 7708(C40-8W) NS 8786(C40-9)
Views:  247   Comments: 0
CSX 7708
Title:  CSX 7708
Description:  The middle unit on a phosphate train heading towards Mpls Jct.
Photo Date:  1/1/2010  Upload Date: 1/1/2010 4:18:39 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 7708(C40-8W)
Views:  176   Comments: 0
Going West
Title:  Going West
Description:  Another shot of NS 8786 as it comes by at Mpls Jct, and heads out west to Willmar.
Photo Date:  1/1/2010  Upload Date: 1/1/2010 4:23:26 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 8786(C40-9)
Views:  137   Comments: 0
NS 8786
Title:  NS 8786
Description:  The last unit of this GE trio is a nice looking standard cab NS unit.
Photo Date:  1/1/2010  Upload Date: 1/1/2010 4:20:56 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 8786(C40-9)
Views:  169   Comments: 0
GP40X
Title:  GP40X
Description:  A worn and faded former Santa Fe GP40X trails two GEs as it blasts by doing track speed.
Photo Date:  1/9/2010  Upload Date: 1/9/2010 9:23:11 PM
Location:  Coon Rapids, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 3032(GP40X)
Views:  203   Comments: 1
DPU on a Manifest
Title:  DPU on a Manifest
Description:  DPUs are now becoming more common on BNSF freights, as seen here.
Photo Date:  1/9/2010  Upload Date: 1/9/2010 9:24:04 PM
Location:  Coon Rapids, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 5404(C44-9W)
Views:  181   Comments: 1
BNSF 5502
Title:  BNSF 5502
Description:  BNSF 5502 leads a mixed freight west with a GP40X trailing. This train also had a DPU shoving on the back end.
Photo Date:  1/9/2010  Upload Date: 1/9/2010 9:21:21 PM
Location:  Coon Rapids, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 5502(C44-9W) BNSF 3032(GP40X)
Views:  233   Comments: 0
Northstar
Title:  Northstar
Description:  MNRX 606 leads todays commuter train as it comes by right on time through Coon Rapids.
Photo Date:  1/9/2010  Upload Date: 1/9/2010 9:26:43 PM
Location:  Coon Rapids, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories:  RollingStock
Locomotives: 
Views:  152   Comments: 0
Faded Warbonnet
Title:  Faded Warbonnet
Description:  A former Santa Fe unit heads out Northtown as the day starts to come to an end. This is one the better looking former ATSF units I seen in recent months.
Photo Date:  1/10/2010  Upload Date: 1/11/2010 2:33:08 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 694(C44-9W)
Views:  188   Comments: 1
H1 C44-9W
Title:  H1 C44-9W
Description:  A nice looking H1 Dash 9 trails as it departs Northtown as the sun starts to set.
Photo Date:  1/12/2010  Upload Date: 1/27/2010 11:34:03 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 1099(C44-9W)
Views:  157   Comments: 0


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