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Mitch Wahlsten's Collection
 
8/18/2017
 
 
 
 
 
By:Mitch Wahlsten
Dates:1/1/2003 - 12/31/2010
Album Info:Pictures taken in and around an approximate 30 mile radius of Fargo, ND and Moorhead, MN
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BNSF 741
Title:  BNSF 741
Description:  Westbound through the Red River Valley of eastern North Dakota
Photo Date:  6/5/2004  Upload Date: 6/8/2006 4:27:28 PM
Location:  Casselton, ND
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  BNSF 741(C44-9W)
Views:  298   Comments: 0
BNSF 8916
Title:  BNSF 8916
Description:  An empty coal train moves slowly across the diamonds in Moorhead as a track inspector (whose truck is on the right) waits to work on them
Photo Date:  2/4/2006  Upload Date: 6/6/2006 7:53:27 PM
Location:  Moorhead, MN
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  BNSF 8916(SD70MAC)
Views:  175   Comments: 0
BNSF 5076
Title:  BNSF 5076
Description:  A Z-train rounds the curve coming into Hawley (note that the second unit is the BN 9670, an SD70MAC - a rare locomotive breed for a Z train)
Photo Date:  2/4/2006  Upload Date: 6/6/2006 7:54:28 PM
Location:  Hawley, MN
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  BNSF 5076(C44-9W)
Views:  144   Comments: 0
BNSF 7764
Title:  BNSF 7764
Description:  A BNSF and NS locomotive team up to take this merchandise train west. The cloud in the background is from all the snow this train is kicking up.
Photo Date:  2/4/2006  Upload Date: 6/8/2006 4:14:47 PM
Location:  Hawley, MN
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  BNSF 7764(ES44DC)
Views:  176   Comments: 1
BNSF 8072
Title:  BNSF 8072
Description:  A couple of oldies lead this stack train to the Dilworth yard for a crew change
Photo Date:  2/5/2006  Upload Date: 6/8/2006 4:14:46 PM
Location:  Fargo, ND
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  BNSF 8072(SD40-2) CN 5416(SD50F)
Views:  324   Comments: 1
MNN 1463
Title:  MNN 1463
Description:  Four geeps beloning to the Otter Tail Valley Railroad (but still lettered for Minnesota Northern Railroad) wait in BNSF's Fargo yard for their chance to haul a loaded coal train south onto their own track
Photo Date:  4/8/2006  Upload Date: 6/8/2006 6:47:08 PM
Location:  Fargo, ND
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  MNN 1463(GP9)
Views:  385   Comments: 1
BNSF 968
Title:  BNSF 968
Description:  A rather short merchandise train travels west through the Red River Valley of eastern North Dakota. Note that you can see the entire train in this picture.
Photo Date:  4/8/2006  Upload Date: 6/8/2006 4:14:45 PM
Location:  Casselton, ND
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  BNSF 968(C44-9W)
Views:  183   Comments: 0
BNSF 3135
Title:  BNSF 3135
Description:  The M-DILLAU (Regular Manifest-Dilworth, MN to Laural, MT) passes under the signal bridge marking the beginning of the Jamestown Subdivision
Photo Date:  4/8/2006  Upload Date: 6/8/2006 4:14:44 PM
Location:  Casselton, ND
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  BNSF 3135(GP50)
Views:  254   Comments: 0
Swollen Red River 2006
Title:  Swollen Red River 2006
Description:  A train passes over the very swollen Red River between Fargo and Moorhead. At the time this photo was taken, the level of the river was 34.28 feet, down from the crest of 37.18 feet, which was the 5th highest level in history.
Photo Date:  4/8/2006  Upload Date: 6/8/2006 6:47:12 PM
Location:  Moorhead, MN
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  BNSF 4672(C44-9W) BNSF 6350(SD40-2)
Views:  188   Comments: 1
BNSF 7744
Title:  BNSF 7744
Description:  A westbound Z train with a new GEVO in the lead passes through Moorhead
Photo Date:  4/8/2006  Upload Date: 6/8/2006 6:47:11 PM
Location:  Moorhead, MN
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  BNSF 7744(ES44DC)
Views:  205   Comments: 0
EMD 9040
Title:  EMD 9040
Description:  After cresting at 37.18 feet, the 5th highest level in history, the level of the Red River when I took this photo was 34.28 feet.
Photo Date:  4/8/2006  Upload Date: 6/8/2006 4:14:45 PM
Location:  Fargo, ND
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  EMDX 9040(SD60) BNSF 6894(SD40-2)
Views:  401   Comments: 1
UP 7251
Title:  UP 7251
Description:  A general merchandise train with a UP and an ex-Conrail locomotive heads through the small town of Kent on BNSF's Moorhead Subdivision
Photo Date:  4/8/2006  Upload Date: 6/8/2006 6:47:10 PM
Location:  Kent, MN
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  UP 7251(AC44CW)
Views:  155   Comments: 0
NS 8967
Title:  NS 8967
Description:  A couple of thoroughbreds lead a unit grain train over a bridge in Moorhead still wearing the "sky blue" paint of its former owner
Photo Date:  4/9/2006  Upload Date: 6/8/2006 6:47:09 PM
Location:  Moorhead, MN
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  NS 8967(C40-9W) NS 2697(SD70M-2)
Views:  242   Comments: 0
NS 8967
Title:  NS 8967
Description:  A unit grain train with two thoroughbreds passes east through Glyndon
Photo Date:  4/9/2006  Upload Date: 6/8/2006 6:47:08 PM
Location:  Glyndon, MN
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  NS 8967(C40-9W)
Views:  168   Comments: 0
CSX 4772
Title:  CSX 4772
Description:  The westbound CSX-Pasco, WA merchandise train crosses over to main 2 in Hawley to let a Z-train behind it on main 1 pass by. Notice that this is technically a "CSY" locomotive.
Photo Date:  11/22/2006  Upload Date: 11/26/2006 11:02:19 AM
Location:  Hawley, MN
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  CSX 4772(SD70MAC)
Views:  139   Comments: 0
BNSF 935
Title:  BNSF 935
Description:  A rather rare breed of GE (on the BNSF) brings a Z-train west through a barren countryside standing ready for winter and snow to arrive.
Photo Date:  11/22/2006  Upload Date: 11/26/2006 11:02:18 AM
Location:  Hawley, MN
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  BNSF 935(C41-8W)
Views:  145   Comments: 0
BNSF 9269
Title:  BNSF 9269
Description:  With a 9-unit consist that should appeal to any EMD fan, a westbound empty coal train from Superior, WI heads through western Minnesota. Models represented here include 2 SD60Ms, 2 SD60s, 2 SD40-2s, 1 SD70MAC, 1 SD75M, and 1 SD9043MAC
Photo Date:  11/22/2006  Upload Date: 11/26/2006 11:02:21 AM
Location:  Hawley, MN
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  BNSF 9269(SD60M) BNSF 9882(SD70MAC) BNSF 8205(SD75M) EMDX 9022(SD60) EMDX 9090(SD60) CEFX 123(SD9043MAC) BNSF 9292(SD60M)
Views:  1004   Comments: 3
BNSF 9233
Title:  BNSF 9233
Description:  With a consist that could have come straight out of the later days of the BN, a westbound empty coal train passes through Moorhead under ominous looking skies.
Photo Date:  11/26/2006  Upload Date: 11/29/2006 7:11:33 PM
Location:  Moorhead, MN
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  BNSF 9233(SD60M)
Views:  141   Comments: 0
BNSF 7832
Title:  BNSF 7832
Description:  A vehicle train moves past one of the many fields in the Red River Valley being prepared for the summer growing season.
Photo Date:  5/10/2007  Upload Date: 5/19/2007 4:13:01 AM
Location:  Wheatland, ND
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  BNSF 7832(SD40-2) BNSF 517(B40-8W)
Views:  176   Comments: 1
BNSF 9243
Title:  BNSF 9243
Description:  All three variants of the SD60 operated on BNSF rails are lined up elephant style and doing what they love: taking an empty coal train back to the mines. The third locomotive is the famed "Great Pumpkin," the BNSF 9297.
Photo Date:  5/10/2007  Upload Date: 5/19/2007 4:13:00 AM
Location:  Casselton, ND
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  BNSF 9243(SD60M) EMDX 9008(SD60) BNSF 9297(SD60M)
Views:  339   Comments: 0
BNSF 4666
Title:  BNSF 4666
Description:  The H-NTWPAS doesn't have much daylight left as it races west through the trench at Hawley and toward the yard in Dilworth
Photo Date:  8/31/2007  Upload Date: 9/2/2007 8:33:03 PM
Location:  Hawley, MN
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  BNSF 4666(C44-9W)
Views:  152   Comments: 0
BNSF 5987
Title:  BNSF 5987
Description:  An empty coal train from Superior, WI heads west above Interstate 29 in the western edge of Fargo
Photo Date:  8/31/2007  Upload Date: 9/2/2007 8:33:04 PM
Location:  Fargo, ND
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  BNSF 5987(ES44AC)
Views:  172   Comments: 0
Wadena Local
Title:  Wadena Local
Description:  After spending most of the day doing work in nearly every city on the Staples Subdivision west of Wadena, the Wadena Local is nearing its home terminal of Dilworth with a nice mix of 19 cars, including six containers.
Photo Date:  8/31/2007  Upload Date: 9/3/2007 10:57:53 AM
Location:  Glyndon, MN
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  EMDX 799(GP38-2)
Views:  150   Comments: 1
Wadena Local
Title:  Wadena Local
Description:  The Labor Day version of the Wadena Local has 5 cars and is rushing through Glyndon with nowhere to go, as its home terminal of Dilworth about 4 miles away has no room for it at the moment.
Photo Date:  9/3/2007  Upload Date: 9/4/2007 11:52:21 PM
Location:  Glyndon, MN
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  BNSF 2300(GP38-2) BNSF 1594(GP28P) BNSF 1505(GP28M)
Views:  305   Comments: 1
KCS 4601
Title:  KCS 4601
Description:  A KCS visitor is about to go across the first road crossing in Minnesota after going across the Red River just a few seconds earlier. The locomotive's stay in the state was short lived, however, as it was put on the H-LAUDIL's counterpart H-DILLAU a few hours later and sent back west.
Photo Date:  10/28/2007  Upload Date: 7/18/2008 3:04:42 AM
Location:  Moorhead, MN
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  KCS 4601(AC44CW)
Views:  153   Comments: 0
BNSF 9793
Title:  BNSF 9793
Description:  One of the first coal loads destined to MERC in Superior, WI following the terminal's annual mid-January maintenance shutdown splits the signals at East Dilworth, the westernmost terminus of the Staples Sub and the end point for the yard limits surrounding the Dilworth, MN yard.
Photo Date:  2/3/2008  Upload Date: 7/18/2008 3:42:25 AM
Location:  Glyndon, MN
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Views:  79   Comments: 0
AMTK 86
Title:  AMTK 86
Description:  Due to an avalanche risk and having to bus passengers between Whitefish, MT and Havre, MT the long way through Missoula, MT, the eastbound Empire Builder is running about 11 hours late as it comes through Harwood, about 9 miles away from the train's next stop in Fargo, ND.
Photo Date:  2/3/2008  Upload Date: 7/18/2008 3:55:30 AM
Location:  Harwood, ND
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  AMTK 86(P42DC)
Views:  195   Comments: 1
Sunset
Title:  Sunset
Description:  The setting sun bathes the containers of a Z train in a brilliant golden hue as the train races to the crew change point at the Dilworth yard a few miles away.
Photo Date:  2/29/2008  Upload Date: 7/18/2008 3:42:27 AM
Location:  Glyndon, MN
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Views:  109   Comments: 1
Sunset
Title:  Sunset
Description:  The setting sun bathes the containers of a Z train in a brilliant golden hue as the train races to the crew change point at the Dilworth yard a few miles away.
Photo Date:  2/29/2008  Upload Date: 7/18/2008 3:42:27 AM
Location:  Glyndon, MN
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Views:  71   Comments: 0


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