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Owner: Minnesota Commercial
Model:Alco RS27Built As:CNW 903 (RS27)
Serial Number:83604Order No:21158
Frame Number:Built:3/1962
Notes:Ex-GB&W
Other locos with this serial:  GBW 316(RS27) MNNR 316(RS27) CNW 903(RS27) WC 316(RS27)
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Alco power
Title:  Alco power
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/12/1996  Upload Date: 8/16/2017 1:22:24 AM
Location:  St. Paul, MN
Author:  Richard Gorddard
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  MNNR 314(C424) MNNR 316(RS27) MNNR 307(RS3M) MNNR 63(C424)
Views:  221   Comments: 0
Ex D&H Alcos pulls 6 other Alcos past the Amtrak Station
Title:  Ex D&H Alcos pulls 6 other Alcos past the Amtrak Station
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/21/1996  Upload Date: 4/27/2010 9:58:18 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Richard Gorddard
Categories:  Station,Action
Locomotives:  MNNR 316(RS27) MNNR 307(RS3M) MNNR 314(C424)
Views:  702   Comments: 0
MNNR 316
Title:  MNNR 316
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/1/2001  Upload Date: 1/5/2011 1:50:24 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  max linder
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNNR 316(RS27)
Views:  547   Comments: 0
MNNR 316
Title:  MNNR 316
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/5/2006  Upload Date: 12/3/2006 12:24:29 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Matt Petersen
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNNR 316(RS27)
Views:  490   Comments: 0
MNNR 316
Title:  MNNR 316
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/20/2007  Upload Date: 1/31/2007 12:09:19 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Matt Skudstad
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNNR 316(RS27)
Views:  412   Comments: 0
MNNR 316
Title:  MNNR 316
Description:  A very neat looking locomotive sits over a bridge, waiting for a light at Park Jct. You can see the WC patch coming through, and the whole GBW logo is outlined.
Photo Date:  6/26/2007  Upload Date: 6/28/2007 7:30:36 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNNR 316(RS27)
Views:  801   Comments: 1
MNNR 316
Title:  MNNR 316
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/15/2007  Upload Date: 8/8/2007 3:08:55 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Mark Muraski
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNNR 316(RS27) MNNR 318(RS27)
Views:  890   Comments: 1
Transfer moves north behind two classic Alcos
Title:  Transfer moves north behind two classic Alcos
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/15/2007  Upload Date: 4/4/2010 12:38:48 PM
Location:  Lauderdale, MN
Author:  Paul Leach
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNNR 316(RS27)
Views:  358   Comments: 0
MNNR 316
Title:  MNNR 316
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/20/2007  Upload Date: 8/30/2007 6:15:00 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Mark Muraski
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNNR 316(RS27)
Views:  350   Comments: 0
MNNR 316
Title:  MNNR 316
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/20/2007  Upload Date: 8/30/2007 6:15:53 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Mark Muraski
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNNR 316(RS27)
Views:  822   Comments: 0
MNNR 316
Title:  MNNR 316
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/20/2007  Upload Date: 8/30/2007 6:17:00 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Mark Muraski
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNNR 316(RS27)
Views:  563   Comments: 0
070827019 DPU on northbound UP coal train on MNNR near BNSF Park Junction passes one of the oldest Alcos still operating anywhere
Title:  070827019 DPU on northbound UP coal train on MNNR near BNSF Park Junction passes one of the oldest Alcos still operating anywhere
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/27/2007  Upload Date: 8/28/2007 2:28:50 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  UP 7199(AC44CW) MNNR 316(RS27)
Views:  736   Comments: 0
070827043 Southbound MNNR #27 crosses BNSF at Park Junction
Title:  070827043 Southbound MNNR #27 crosses BNSF at Park Junction
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/27/2007  Upload Date: 8/28/2007 2:31:45 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  MNNR 316(RS27)
Views:  499   Comments: 0
070904117 MNNR #316 waits at BNSF Park Junction
Title:  070904117 MNNR #316 waits at BNSF Park Junction
Description:  Diamond replacement project blocks the crossing in the distance
Photo Date:  9/4/2007  Upload Date: 9/5/2007 6:47:28 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  MNNR 316(RS27)
Views:  367   Comments: 0
070904121 MNNR #316 waits at BNSF Park Junction
Title:  070904121 MNNR #316 waits at BNSF Park Junction
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/4/2007  Upload Date: 9/5/2007 6:47:57 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  MNNR 316(RS27)
Views:  412   Comments: 0
070904125 MNNR #316 waits at BNSF Park Junction
Title:  070904125 MNNR #316 waits at BNSF Park Junction
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/4/2007  Upload Date: 9/5/2007 6:48:25 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  MNNR 316(RS27)
Views:  892   Comments: 2
070904130 MNNR #316 waits at BNSF Park Junction
Title:  070904130 MNNR #316 waits at BNSF Park Junction
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/4/2007  Upload Date: 9/5/2007 6:48:49 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  MNNR 316(RS27)
Views:  354   Comments: 0
MNNR 316
Title:  MNNR 316
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/4/2007  Upload Date: 9/13/2007 9:35:02 AM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Mark Muraski
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNNR 316(RS27)
Views:  452   Comments: 1
MNNR 316
Title:  MNNR 316
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/5/2007  Upload Date: 10/7/2007 6:54:11 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Ryan Kertis
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNNR 316(RS27)
Views:  275   Comments: 0
MNNR 316
Title:  MNNR 316
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/5/2007  Upload Date: 10/7/2007 6:53:46 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Ryan Kertis
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNNR 316(RS27)
Views:  277   Comments: 1
MNNR 316
Title:  MNNR 316
Description:  The two last ALCO RS-27's in existence are stored at the MNNR shops on a cold and sunny winter day.
Photo Date:  1/19/2008  Upload Date: 1/26/2008 3:36:32 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Jan Henning Gettkant
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNNR 316(RS27)
Views:  416   Comments: 0
MNNR 318
Title:  MNNR 318
Description:  The two last ALCO RS-27's in existence are stored at the MNNR shops on a cold and sunny winter day.
Photo Date:  1/19/2008  Upload Date: 1/26/2008 3:36:33 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Jan Henning Gettkant
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNNR 318(RS27) MNNR 316(RS27)
Views:  480   Comments: 0
MNNR 316
Title:  MNNR 316
Description:  At the Minnesota Commercial engine facility.
Photo Date:  2/11/2008  Upload Date: 2/21/2008 12:54:30 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Christopher Palmieri
Categories:  Roster,Winter,Yard
Locomotives:  MNNR 316(RS27)
Views:  436   Comments: 0
MNNR 316
Title:  MNNR 316
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/12/2008  Upload Date: 5/28/2008 1:08:25 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Jeffrey Pfeiffer
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  MNNR 316(RS27)
Views:  264   Comments: 0
MNNR 316
Title:  MNNR 316
Description:  Nice to see one of the RS27s out there smokin' it up. Notice the GE halfway back in the train.
Photo Date:  7/2/2008  Upload Date: 7/29/2008 12:52:02 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Mark Muraski
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNNR 316(RS27)
Views:  390   Comments: 0
MNNR 316
Title:  MNNR 316
Description:  This veteran loco backs its train towards St.Anthony.
Photo Date:  8/20/2008  Upload Date: 9/3/2008 7:19:09 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Mark Muraski
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNNR 316(RS27)
Views:  494   Comments: 0
MNNR 316
Title:  MNNR 316
Description:  MNNR 316 curves around a small lake in St Paul, just south of Excel Energy Drive.
Photo Date:  5/20/2009  Upload Date: 5/21/2009 1:11:21 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  David Cenci
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNNR 316(RS27)
Views:  330   Comments: 0
A true Alco!
Title:  A true Alco!
Description:  One of 2 remaining Alco RS27s owned by the commercial puts on a great show today while switching their transfer yard.
Photo Date:  7/14/2009  Upload Date: 7/18/2009 10:04:30 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Josh Dulak
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  MNNR 316(RS27)
Views:  359   Comments: 2
Putting on a show!
Title:  Putting on a show!
Description:  316 was doing what Alcos do best, making thick black smoke!
Photo Date:  7/14/2009  Upload Date: 7/18/2009 10:12:01 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Josh Dulak
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  MNNR 316(RS27)
Views:  325   Comments: 0
MNNR 316 doing its thing
Title:  MNNR 316 doing its thing
Description:  Having to pull several long cuts of tankers out of the yard and up a steep grade, the MNNR 316 is making a lot of smoke.
Photo Date:  7/14/2009  Upload Date: 7/18/2009 10:14:40 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Josh Dulak
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  MNNR 316(RS27)
Views:  309   Comments: 0
One last cut.
Title:  One last cut.
Description:  The final cut of tankers is drug forward to make a cut.
Photo Date:  7/14/2009  Upload Date: 7/18/2009 10:16:36 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Josh Dulak
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  MNNR 316(RS27)
Views:  368   Comments: 2
Done with another days work.
Title:  Done with another days work.
Description:  The RS27 has added another day to its long history of service.
Photo Date:  7/14/2009  Upload Date: 7/18/2009 10:19:52 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Josh Dulak
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  MNNR 316(RS27)
Views:  209   Comments: 1
A moment of sunlight.
Title:  A moment of sunlight.
Description:  The sun peaks though the clouds, shining down on the MNNR 316 done with a days work.
Photo Date:  7/14/2009  Upload Date: 7/18/2009 10:25:27 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Josh Dulak
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  MNNR 316(RS27)
Views:  257   Comments: 0
A Classic
Title:  A Classic
Description:  One of the two remaining RS27s moves light powered to pick up some more cars before heading off the Hennepin Line to serve other customers. Notice how its class lights are on as well.
Photo Date:  7/29/2009  Upload Date: 7/29/2009 4:11:20 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNNR 316(RS27)
Views:  211   Comments: 0
Minnesota Commercial 316
Title:  Minnesota Commercial 316
Description:  The 316 notches it up a bit to pull a string of boxcars out of one of the many spurs. Check out the GBW logo coming out on the 316s cab.
Photo Date:  7/29/2009  Upload Date: 7/29/2009 4:16:49 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNNR 316(RS27)
Views:  228   Comments: 0
Shoving down and smoking
Title:  Shoving down and smoking
Description:  The Hennepin Job shoves down one of the many spurs along the line and smokes it up a bit.
Photo Date:  7/29/2009  Upload Date: 7/29/2009 4:06:52 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNNR 316(RS27)
Views:  237   Comments: 0
MNNR 316
Title:  MNNR 316
Description:  Adding cars to number 8 before going about its own work today.
Photo Date:  8/6/2009  Upload Date: 8/7/2009 12:17:23 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNNR 316(RS27)
Views:  235   Comments: 0
MNNR 316
Title:  MNNR 316
Description:  One of my favorite shots of the chase, just because of the deep feeling and texture that this shot represents. The deep sky color with a few stray clouds, and the wide angle encompasses the feeling of the interesection. Maybe a bit too artsy, I dunno.
Photo Date:  8/6/2009  Upload Date: 8/7/2009 9:30:51 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNNR 316(RS27)
Views:  279   Comments: 0
MNNR 316
Title:  MNNR 316
Description:  Trackage that would fool you into thinking it was exempt is greeted by the 316, bellowing smoke and flying the Red, White, and Blue! A CSX step sticker also adds a nice touch (where did they find that?).
Photo Date:  8/6/2009  Upload Date: 8/7/2009 9:32:05 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNNR 316(RS27)
Views:  321   Comments: 0
Classic meets Classic
Title:  Classic meets Classic
Description:  Meeting a nice set of classic grade crossing signals, 316 heads further West down the Hennepin.
Photo Date:  8/6/2009  Upload Date: 8/7/2009 9:32:50 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNNR 316(RS27)
Views:  369   Comments: 0
End of the line
Title:  End of the line
Description:  The RS27 heads into the industry to deliver one, and pickup three. There is only room for one engine and one car on this "lead", so it will have to be one at a time.
Photo Date:  8/6/2009  Upload Date: 8/7/2009 9:33:56 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNNR 316(RS27)
Views:  269   Comments: 0
Industrial railroading
Title:  Industrial railroading
Description:  I guess nothing is straight in this shot? I lined up with the building on the left, which would mean that nearly everything in this shot is leaning to the left....
Photo Date:  8/6/2009  Upload Date: 8/7/2009 9:34:44 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNNR 316(RS27)
Views:  280   Comments: 1
1992?
Title:  1992?
Description:  Well, if it weren't for that CSX step sticker(which most of the time I love) you'd never be able to tell this was 2009, or even MNNR for that matter. Notice the powerline shadows in the smoke.
Photo Date:  8/6/2009  Upload Date: 8/7/2009 9:35:43 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNNR 316(RS27)
Views:  652   Comments: 4
MNNR 316
Title:  MNNR 316
Description:  Hopefully that sign won't be pertaining to the 316 anytime soon!
Photo Date:  8/6/2009  Upload Date: 8/7/2009 9:36:37 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNNR 316(RS27)
Views:  292   Comments: 1
MNNR 316
Title:  MNNR 316
Description:  Yup, thats a train buddy! I realize how these big red objects can be hard to see.
Photo Date:  8/6/2009  Upload Date: 8/7/2009 9:37:11 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNNR 316(RS27)
Views:  328   Comments: 3
Timewarp
Title:  Timewarp
Description:  What a refreshing (if you don't get caught in that smoke!) thing to document, as if time stood still for a good ten years. With the whole world changing drastically, its nice to be able to shoot a scene like this, although the ozone probably isn't extremely thrilled about this. Flags, Classic engineer pose, no ditchlights, and a nice mix of light effects (classlights, gumball), plus the ALCo patented smoke.
Photo Date:  8/6/2009  Upload Date: 8/7/2009 9:38:51 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNNR 316(RS27)
Views:  453   Comments: 1
Meet on the Commercial
Title:  Meet on the Commercial
Description:  With the 316 on the main, the 2002 took the siding to get around the 316 so it could head back to the Commercials yard.
Photo Date:  8/20/2009  Upload Date: 8/20/2009 3:57:46 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNNR 316(RS27) MNNR 2002(B23-7)
Views:  349   Comments: 0
Spotting Tanks
Title:  Spotting Tanks
Description:  The 316 spots some tank cars along the line as it the rain keeps coming down.
Photo Date:  8/20/2009  Upload Date: 8/20/2009 3:56:03 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNNR 316(RS27)
Views:  190   Comments: 0
MNNR 316
Title:  MNNR 316
Description:  After getting in the clear, the 316 waits for the Belt Job to pass by before doing some more work.
Photo Date:  8/20/2009  Upload Date: 8/20/2009 3:56:22 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNNR 316(RS27)
Views:  770   Comments: 1
Working hard Alco style
Title:  Working hard Alco style
Description:  The 316 digs in and really smokes it up as it shoves up grade so it can pick up a single boxcar.
Photo Date:  8/20/2009  Upload Date: 8/20/2009 3:59:25 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNNR 316(RS27)
Views:  607   Comments: 3


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