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8/20/2017
 
 
 
 
  Viewing the last 200 photos I selected as my favorite Pictures.
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BNSF 8227
Title:  BNSF 8227
Description:  The Northtown to Grand Forks manifest train comes "home" under snowy conditions and with an unusual consist: an ex-Santa Fe SD75M, an ex-BN SW1000, and a Ferromex SD40-2. The pigeons were sitting on top of grain car to the right of the locomotive before getting spooked.
Photo Date:  3/1/2007  Upload Date: 3/11/2007 7:47:53 PM
Location:  Grand Forks, ND
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  BNSF 8227(SD75M)
Views:  219   Comments: 2
BNSF 5904
Title:  BNSF 5904
Description:  Pillager's existence as a station dangles in the wind as a Superior, WI bound coal train passes through
Photo Date:  1/8/2007  Upload Date: 2/9/2007 9:42:27 PM
Location:  Pillager, MN
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  BNSF 5904(ES44AC)
Views:  177   Comments: 0
EMDX 758
Title:  EMDX 758
Description:  An 8-car Mayville Local has just entered track 22 at the west end of the Grand Forks yard and will be proceeding to the former roundhouse, where the locomotives will be detached and stored for another day of use.
Photo Date:  2/7/2007  Upload Date: 2/9/2007 9:39:59 PM
Location:  Grand Forks, ND
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  EMDX 758(GP38-2)
Views:  180   Comments: 1
BNSF 9291
Title:  BNSF 9291
Description:  Coal empties from Crystal Sugar's coal stockpile in Ardoch take the "passenger main" in Grand Forks' yard and cruise past the University of North Dakota's water tower and heating plant. With a temperature at the time of -20F (-29C), Grand Forks is in the midst of its 116th consecutive hour below 0F.
Photo Date:  2/7/2007  Upload Date: 2/9/2007 9:39:58 PM
Location:  Grand Forks, ND
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  BNSF 9291(SD60M)
Views:  2475   Comments: 34
CP 8792
Title:  CP 8792
Description:  A short priority freight train bound for Winnipeg is just a mile away from Eden Valley as it continues west. The entire train can be seen in this photo.
Photo Date:  1/6/2007  Upload Date: 1/7/2007 1:04:11 AM
Location:  Eden Valley, MN
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  CP 8792(ES44AC)
Views:  144   Comments: 0
BNSF 8081
Title:  BNSF 8081
Description:  A southbound empty grain train negotiates the Kettle River bridge on the outskirts of Sandstone.
Photo Date:  11/11/2006  Upload Date: 11/29/2006 7:10:46 PM
Location:  Sandstone, MN
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  BNSF 8081(SD40-2) NREX 5732(SD40-2) EMDX 9040(SD60)
Views:  327   Comments: 2
BNSF 9233
Title:  BNSF 9233
Description:  A northbound grain train passes through the town of Askov, which, as the name on the side of the elevator suggests, is a highly Norwegian community.
Photo Date:  11/11/2006  Upload Date: 11/29/2006 7:09:53 PM
Location:  Askov, MN
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  BNSF 9233(SD60M)
Views:  213   Comments: 0
BNSF 7700
Title:  BNSF 7700
Description:  A near "earthworm" of a unit grain train ascends the small hill leading out of the central Minnesota town of Randall. The train evidently got snowed on as it was heading through Montana and North Dakota.
Photo Date:  11/25/2006  Upload Date: 11/26/2006 11:02:14 AM
Location:  Randall, MN
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  BNSF 7700(ES44DC)
Views:  259   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
CN 5350
Title:  CN 5350
Description:  A long manifest train passes over the Assiniboine River as it winds its way through the heart of downtown Winnipeg.
Photo Date:  10/8/2006  Upload Date: 10/27/2006 11:09:33 AM
Location:  Winnipeg, MB
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  CN 5350(SD40-2W) CN 2437(C40-8M)
Views:  428   Comments: 0
BNSF 2873
Title:  BNSF 2873
Description:  The Drayton Local, today hauling 11 grain cars, proceeds under the University of North Dakota's "hamster tube" en route to the Grand Forks yard.
Photo Date:  9/9/2006  Upload Date: 9/23/2006 5:59:52 PM
Location:  Grand Forks, ND
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  BNSF 2873(GP39M)
Views:  167   Comments: 0
New ES44AC & SD70ACe
Title:  New ES44AC & SD70ACe
Description:  Those who enjoy the latest power from GE and EMD should head to Alliance. Both ES44ACs and SD70ACes were very common locomotive models on the BNSF in the Nebraska panhandle.
Photo Date:  7/22/2006  Upload Date: 8/7/2006 11:43:30 AM
Location:  Alliance, NE
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  BNSF 9379(SD70ACe) BNSF 5873(ES44AC)
Views:  521   Comments: 1
BNSF 5873
Title:  BNSF 5873
Description:  A coal train led by a new GEVO is only minutes away from being released from the yard and taken east through the sand hills of Nebraska.
Photo Date:  7/22/2006  Upload Date: 8/7/2006 11:43:26 AM
Location:  Alliance, NE
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  BNSF 5873(ES44AC)
Views:  216   Comments: 0
BNSF 5916
Title:  BNSF 5916
Description:  A westbound empty coal train takes the siding at East Stokes as it passes through what was once a massive tunnel. The BNSF demolished the tunnel and created the trench in 1998 in order to lengthen the siding. To read the informational placard regarding the trench and former tunnel, see http://mwmnp.rrpicturearchives.net/showPicture.aspx?id=461538
Photo Date:  7/21/2006  Upload Date: 8/7/2006 11:43:21 AM
Location:  Guernsey, WY
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  BNSF 5916(ES44AC)
Views:  297   Comments: 0
EMD 9083
Title:  EMD 9083
Description:  In a scene the horses have probably seen countless times, a coal train with 6 locomotives (2 helpers on the rear) slowly begins going downhill after reaching the summit just outside of Parkman.
Photo Date:  7/20/2006  Upload Date: 8/7/2006 11:43:20 AM
Location:  Parkman, WY
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  EMDX 9083(SD60)
Views:  478   Comments: 2
BNSF 8847
Title:  BNSF 8847
Description:  To the right of this coal train bound for Superior, WI is the Little Missouri River. The bridge going over it belongs to Interstate 94.
Photo Date:  7/18/2006  Upload Date: 7/28/2006 4:52:24 PM
Location:  Medora, ND
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  BNSF 8847(SD70MAC)
Views:  557   Comments: 2
BNSF 7646
Title:  BNSF 7646
Description:  A manifest train moves east with the North Dakota badlands in the background
Photo Date:  7/18/2006  Upload Date: 7/28/2006 4:52:22 PM
Location:  Medora, ND
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  BNSF 7646(ES44DC)
Views:  244   Comments: 1
BNSF 9372
Title:  BNSF 9372
Description:  A brand new SD70ACe leads a coal train east through the wheat fields of western North Dakota
Photo Date:  7/17/2006  Upload Date: 7/28/2006 4:52:18 PM
Location:  Gladstone, ND
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  BNSF 9372(SD70ACe) TFM 1600(SD70MAC) BNSF 9910(SD70MAC)
Views:  517   Comments: 0
BNSF 4406
Title:  BNSF 4406
Description:  A manifest train passes by the wheat fields and hills just east of Gladstone.
Photo Date:  7/17/2006  Upload Date: 7/28/2006 4:52:17 PM
Location:  Gladstone, ND
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  BNSF 4406(C44-9W) BNSF 5125(C44-9W)
Views:  193   Comments: 0
Dickinson Local
Title:  Dickinson Local
Description:  Upon leaving the Dickinson yard, today's Dickinson local had only two cars: a boxcar for the brick factory in Hebron and a goldola for scrap metal at station sign Eagle Nest
Photo Date:  7/17/2006  Upload Date: 7/28/2006 4:52:16 PM
Location:  Gladstone, ND
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  BNSF 2288(GP38-2) BNSF 2116(GP38AC)
Views:  274   Comments: 1
AGPX 6152
Title:  AGPX 6152
Description:  A weary veteran of the BN (and the CB&Q before 1970), the 6152 now works at the AGP grain facility in Berea
Photo Date:  7/16/2006  Upload Date: 7/28/2006 4:52:14 PM
Location:  Berea, ND
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  AGPX 6152(SD9)
Views:  269   Comments: 0
BNSF 9258
Title:  BNSF 9258
Description:  Three EMDs head west elephant style through central Minnesota with an empty coal train. The lead locomotive is one of a few ex-BN SD60Ms painted orange and the second locomotive is one of a few ex-BN SD60Ms still lettered for the BN.
Photo Date:  6/19/2006  Upload Date: 6/20/2006 11:55:40 AM
Location:  Staples, MN
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  BNSF 9258(SD60M) BN 9208(SD60M)
Views:  331   Comments: 0
BNSF 9297
Title:  BNSF 9297
Description:  The infamous BNSF 9297 leads an eastbound loaded coal train through central Minnesota
Photo Date:  3/25/2005  Upload Date: 6/8/2006 4:30:17 PM
Location:  Sauk Rapids, MN
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  BNSF 9297(SD60M)
Views:  478   Comments: 0
Just Before Sunset
Title:  Just Before Sunset
Description:  An eastbound train is about to pass the Amtrak depot in Staples with less than 20 minutes until sunset
Photo Date:  4/3/2004  Upload Date: 6/8/2006 4:30:15 PM
Location:  Staples, MN
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives: 
Views:  130   Comments: 1
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 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
RRV&W Main Line
Title:  RRV&W Main Line
Description:  The Red River Valley & Western Railroad's main line exits the sleepy town of New Rockford and continues on into the North Dakota prairie
Photo Date:  6/10/2005  Upload Date: 6/6/2006 8:00:39 PM
Location:  New Rockford, ND
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives: 
Views:  221   Comments: 1
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
BN 9208
Title:  BN 9208
Description:  The BN 9208 heads into the siding at Hillsboro to meet another coal train heading north toward Grand Forks
Photo Date:  11/11/2005  Upload Date: 6/6/2006 6:26:41 PM
Location:  Hillsboro, ND
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  BN 9208(SD60M)
Views:  239   Comments: 0
ILSX 1391
Title:  ILSX 1391
Description:  The ILSX 1391, belonging to the newly formed Dakota Northern Railroad, sits by its lonesome on the main track in the railroad's home town of Grafton
Photo Date:  5/11/2006  Upload Date: 6/6/2006 6:14:52 PM
Location:  Grafton, ND
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  ILSX 1391(GP10)
Views:  261   Comments: 1
BNSF 8238
Title:  BNSF 8238
Description:  A coal train heading to Superior, WI passes along the curve in Brainerd
Photo Date:  6/3/2006  Upload Date: 6/6/2006 5:51:00 PM
Location:  Brainerd, MN
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  BNSF 8238(SD75M)
Views:  215   Comments: 3
BNSF 1537 Street Running
Title:  BNSF 1537 Street Running
Description:  In a classic scene in Brainerd, the thrice-weekly Brainerd Local takes a run down First Avenue NE on its way to the city's paper mill
Photo Date:  6/2/2006  Upload Date: 6/6/2006 5:54:17 PM
Location:  Brainerd, MN
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  BNSF 1537(GP28M)
Views:  444   Comments: 4
BNSF 9293
Title:  BNSF 9293
Description:  In a scene straight out of 1992 or 1993...a dual-window SD60M leads an empty coal train west through Brainerd. The stucture in the background is the city's historical water tower, otherwise known as "Paul Bunyan's flashlight."
Photo Date:  4/14/2006  Upload Date: 5/27/2006 2:20:12 PM
Location:  Brainerd, MN
Author:  Mitch Wahlsten
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Locomotives:  BNSF 9293(SD60M)
Views:  414   Comments: 1


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