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11/13/2018
 
 
 
 
 
By:Robert Ball
Dates:3/18/2006 - 12/24/2018
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Short line Tower
Title:  Short line Tower
Description:  Date Approximate
Photo Date:  7/24/1981  Upload Date: 10/16/2010 6:59:38 PM
Location:  Des Moines, IA
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CNW 1305(MP15DC)
Views:  595   Comments: 1
BN ET-2
Title:  BN ET-2
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/18/1981  Upload Date: 4/13/2007 1:45:05 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BN ET-2(Yard Slug)
Views:  1554   Comments: 1
NP 328
Title:  NP 328
Description:  Scanned from a slide. Date approx. Engineer Johnny Winter takes MTM's ten wheeler #328 east to Hudson on an early excursion. The consist has an auxiliary water tender, triple combine #1102, coaches #1096 and #1097 (in primer) and a PV that may be the Gritty Palace
Photo Date:  5/24/1982  Upload Date: 1/11/2010 1:10:08 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NP 328(4-6-0)
Views:  923   Comments: 0
BN 1101
Title:  BN 1101
Description:  At 34th Ave
Photo Date:  11/18/1982  Upload Date: 4/14/2007 10:32:49 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BN 1101(SL-136) BN 1100(SL-136)
Views:  2126   Comments: 5
BN 6729
Title:  BN 6729
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/10/1984  Upload Date: 7/13/2006 10:01:34 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BN 6729(SD40-2)
Views:  576   Comments: 2
BN 5
Title:  BN 5
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/18/1984  Upload Date: 7/13/2006 9:33:59 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BN 5(NW2R)
Views:  1018   Comments: 4
AMTK 370
Title:  AMTK 370
Description:  The Empire Builder at Oakland is 7 hours late and it's 15 below zero. (scanned slide)
Photo Date:  1/18/1985  Upload Date: 1/18/2008 11:59:28 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 370(F40PHR)
Views:  493   Comments: 1
AMTK 364
Title:  AMTK 364
Description:  Amtrak's #8, The Empire Builder, is about 7 hours late due mostly to the below zero temperatures. The operator was someone I had talked to before taking the shot and he asked if I would send him a copy (which I did). You can see him in the window. The train seemed to be going very fast as it went by. As can be seen, the signal on the left has been passed but still hasn't fallen.
Photo Date:  1/18/1985  Upload Date: 4/18/2008 8:47:12 PM
Location:  Newport, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 364(F40PHR)
Views:  1021   Comments: 10
SOO 375
Title:  SOO 375
Description:  Soo/CNW Transfer at "Hole in the wall"
Photo Date:  1/18/1985  Upload Date: 11/10/2007 7:38:14 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 375(GP7)
Views:  1583   Comments: 7
MNVA 306
Title:  MNVA 306
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/18/1985  Upload Date: 6/18/2006 12:26:10 AM
Location:  Saint Louis Park, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNVA 306(GP9)
Views:  1641   Comments: 7
LSTT 105
Title:  LSTT 105
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/18/1985  Upload Date: 4/13/2007 1:56:47 PM
Location:  Superior, WI
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories: 
Locomotives:  LSTT 105(SW1200) LSTT 104(NW2)
Views:  710   Comments: 0
MNVA 291
Title:  MNVA 291
Description:  MNVA still had rights over the Milw to interchange at Cedar. The bridge overhead is the MN&S
Photo Date:  1/11/1986  Upload Date: 6/26/2006 8:21:41 PM
Location:  Saint Louis Park, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNVA 291(GP9)
Views:  699   Comments: 2
MILW 584
Title:  MILW 584
Description:  Nine SDL-39s at SOO Shoreham Shops
Photo Date:  6/18/1986  Upload Date: 12/30/2008 10:06:51 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MILW 584(SDL39)
Views:  644   Comments: 1
DWP 5908
Title:  DWP 5908
Description:  Pokegama Yard
Photo Date:  7/16/1986  Upload Date: 7/19/2006 8:30:47 PM
Location:  Superior, WI
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories: 
Locomotives:  DWP 5908(SD40)
Views:  572   Comments: 3
DWP 5850
Title:  DWP 5850
Description:  Pokegama Yard
Photo Date:  7/18/1986  Upload Date: 12/30/2008 10:06:27 PM
Location:  Oliver, WI
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories: 
Locomotives:  DWP 5850(GP38-2)
Views:  861   Comments: 5
C&NW - SOO transfer
Title:  C&NW - SOO transfer
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/8/1986  Upload Date: 8/18/2012 3:47:15 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CNW 6641(SD18M)
Views:  196   Comments: 1
SOO 2201-A
Title:  SOO 2201-A
Description:  At Shoreham Shops- Lighting, Steve Glischinski
Photo Date:  9/18/1986  Upload Date: 2/15/2007 10:28:02 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 2201A(F7A) SOO 500A(FP7A)
Views:  1459   Comments: 2
DAKR 81A
Title:  DAKR 81A
Description:  The Minnetonka Zephyr at the Spring Park Depot. Lighting Steve Glischinski
Photo Date:  1/31/1987  Upload Date: 6/11/2007 1:02:57 AM
Location:  Spring Park, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories: 
Locomotives:  DAKR 81A(F3A)
Views:  778   Comments: 5
AMTK 451
Title:  AMTK 451
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/18/1987  Upload Date: 2/2/2008 7:14:40 PM
Location:  Lake City, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 451(F69PH-AC)
Views:  1414   Comments: 6
DAKR 81C
Title:  DAKR 81C
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/18/1987  Upload Date: 12/6/2006 10:56:00 PM
Location:  Waconia, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories: 
Locomotives:  DAKR 81C(F7A)
Views:  883   Comments: 6
MNVA 291
Title:  MNVA 291
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/18/1987  Upload Date: 12/6/2006 10:48:02 PM
Location:  Saint Louis Park, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNVA 291(GP9)
Views:  1010   Comments: 8
Jordan Spreader
Title:  Jordan Spreader
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/18/1987  Upload Date: 12/6/2006 11:01:03 PM
Location:  Silver Lake, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  594   Comments: 1
MILW 495
Title:  MILW 495
Description:  MN&S job crossing over BN Willmar Line
Photo Date:  4/7/1987  Upload Date: 12/1/2006 8:56:31 PM
Location:  Saint Louis Park, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MILW 495(MP15AC)
Views:  710   Comments: 4
MNS 31
Title:  MNS 31
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/18/1987  Upload Date: 4/1/2007 8:31:58 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNS 31(SW1200)
Views:  490   Comments: 0
MNVA 306
Title:  MNVA 306
Description:  Minnesota Valley GP-9 passes the fixed approach signal for Norwood connection to the Milwaukee as it heads west at 5-10MPH
Photo Date:  6/24/1987  Upload Date: 1/11/2010 1:10:26 PM
Location:  Hamburg, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNVA 306(GP9)
Views:  864   Comments: 5
MILW 2023
Title:  MILW 2023
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/1/1987  Upload Date: 6/19/2006 12:12:53 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MILW 2023(GP40)
Views:  538   Comments: 0
DAKR 81A
Title:  DAKR 81A
Description:  Owner and engineer Jerry Ross takes one load of lumber west from the BN connection at Wayzata through the front yards of Minnetonka Beach residents.
Photo Date:  7/24/1987  Upload Date: 3/24/2006 11:41:19 AM
Location:  Minnetonka Beach, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories: 
Locomotives:  DAKR 81A(F3A)
Views:  855   Comments: 1
EMDX 9078
Title:  EMDX 9078
Description:  Date approx. AT-261 Coal empties headed west on Willmar sub At University Ave
Photo Date:  7/24/1987  Upload Date: 12/6/2009 11:51:33 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  EMDX 9078(SD60)
Views:  589   Comments: 8
EMDX 9069
Title:  EMDX 9069
Description:  AT-261 Coal empties at University Ave. Date Approx.
Photo Date:  12/24/1987  Upload Date: 12/6/2009 11:55:22 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories: 
Locomotives:  EMDX 9069(SD60)
Views:  306   Comments: 3
Jordan Spreader
Title:  Jordan Spreader
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/24/1988  Upload Date: 1/8/2010 4:17:08 PM
Location:  Lester Prairie, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories:  Winter,Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  321   Comments: 1
BN 5592
Title:  BN 5592
Description:  Westbound coal empties AT-261 pass beneath the MN&S bridge
Photo Date:  1/24/1988  Upload Date: 2/17/2009 10:20:42 PM
Location:  Saint Louis Park, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories:  Bridge,Winter,Action
Locomotives:  BN 5592(C30-7)
Views:  286   Comments: 0
BN 8300
Title:  BN 8300
Description: 
Photo Date:  2/2/1988  Upload Date: 12/21/2009 6:41:15 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BN 8300(SD60)
Views:  1905   Comments: 4
BN 2244
Title:  BN 2244
Description:  Coon Creek
Photo Date:  3/18/1988  Upload Date: 2/22/2008 9:42:30 PM
Location:  Fridley, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BN 2244(GP30)
Views:  511   Comments: 1
BN 5366
Title:  BN 5366
Description:  Coal loads to Wisconsin Power at Hoffman Ave
Photo Date:  5/18/1988  Upload Date: 12/21/2009 6:48:46 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BN 5366(U30C)
Views:  683   Comments: 5
F7 81A
Title:  F7 81A
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/18/1988  Upload Date: 7/13/2006 7:52:33 PM
Location:  Lester Prairie, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories: 
Locomotives:  DAKR 81A(F3A)
Views:  1191   Comments: 3
BN 1426
Title:  BN 1426
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/21/1988  Upload Date: 12/21/2009 6:45:05 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BN 1426(GP10)
Views:  295   Comments: 1
BN 1418
Title:  BN 1418
Description:  BN 1418 leads train #809 west at East Delano
Photo Date:  7/24/1988  Upload Date: 1/30/2010 2:12:54 PM
Location:  Delano, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  BN 1418(GP10)
Views:  359   Comments: 4
AMTK 407
Title:  AMTK 407
Description:  #8 At University Ave in NE Mpls.
Photo Date:  8/10/1988  Upload Date: 7/5/2006 4:17:56 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 407(F40PHR)
Views:  586   Comments: 1
GATX 1244
Title:  GATX 1244
Description:  BN Train #809 (Date Approximate)
Photo Date:  8/24/1988  Upload Date: 2/20/2009 5:48:14 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  GATX 1244(SD38-2)
Views:  329   Comments: 2
BN 5129
Title:  BN 5129
Description:  Coal Loads at 5th street N.E. Mpls.
Photo Date:  9/1/1988  Upload Date: 6/26/2006 9:52:43 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BN 5129(C30-7)
Views:  502   Comments: 1
OTVR 181
Title:  OTVR 181
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/11/1988  Upload Date: 7/19/2006 8:32:11 PM
Location:  Alexandria, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories: 
Locomotives:  OTVR 181(GP18)
Views:  1710   Comments: 3
BN 1868
Title:  BN 1868
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/18/1989  Upload Date: 4/13/2007 1:45:32 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BN 1868(GP9)
Views:  367   Comments: 0
LMX 8508
Title:  LMX 8508
Description:  Date approximate Westbound #1 at University with Boeing car. BN #810 on the right from Willmar MN
Photo Date:  5/24/1989  Upload Date: 12/6/2009 5:19:13 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  LMX 8508(B39-8E)
Views:  326   Comments: 2
LSTT 105
Title:  LSTT 105
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/1/1989  Upload Date: 4/13/2007 1:46:01 PM
Location:  Stillwater, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories: 
Locomotives:  LSTT 105(SW1200)
Views:  692   Comments: 0
BN 3063
Title:  BN 3063
Description:  Business Special at Park Junction
Photo Date:  6/16/1989  Upload Date: 2/22/2008 9:35:21 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BN 3063(GP40-2)
Views:  371   Comments: 1
BN 3063
Title:  BN 3063
Description:  BN executive train at Dayton's Bluff
Photo Date:  6/16/1989  Upload Date: 8/27/2008 6:05:12 PM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BN 3063(GP40-2)
Views:  443   Comments: 3
BN 6119
Title:  BN 6119
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/24/1989  Upload Date: 12/21/2009 6:47:03 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BN 6119(SD9)
Views:  230   Comments: 0
AMTK 363
Title:  AMTK 363
Description:  #8 Amtrak's Empire Builder near Duke. This was one of my favorite places to shoot #8. This is scanned from a slide. One of many shots I took here of the "Builder". Since "9-11" haven't been able to get back here because of security around the Nuclear Plant which is about 500' to the right.
Photo Date:  7/18/1989  Upload Date: 3/30/2008 10:14:35 PM
Location:  Red Wing, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 363(F40PHR)
Views:  399   Comments: 1
SOO 700
Title:  SOO 700
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/24/1989  Upload Date: 9/18/2011 10:03:30 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  SOO 700(GP30)
Views:  499   Comments: 1
Amtrak #8
Title:  Amtrak #8
Description:  The Empire Builder=date approx
Photo Date:  8/24/1989  Upload Date: 9/18/2011 6:29:48 PM
Location:  Stroms, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories:  Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  AMTK 365(F40PHR)
Views:  344   Comments: 1


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