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Robert Ball's Collection
 
12/17/2017
 
 
 
 
  Viewing the last 200 photos I selected as my favorite Pictures.
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UP colorful leasers
Title:  UP colorful leasers
Description:  Local power at Randolph Ave
Photo Date:  11/1/2015  Upload Date: 11/4/2015 11:33:06 PM
Location:  St Paul, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories:  Night
Locomotives:  GMTX 2265(GP38-2)
Views:  106   Comments: 0
NLR 1411
Title:  NLR 1411
Description:  GP 10 and GP 16 classics at Rockville MN
Photo Date:  12/1/2016  Upload Date: 10/25/2015 11:38:34 PM
Location:  Rockville, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories:  Night
Locomotives:  NLR 1411(GP10) NLR 1610(GP16)
Views:  167   Comments: 1
RCP&E at Rollingstone Creek
Title:  RCP&E at Rollingstone Creek
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/30/2015  Upload Date: 10/6/2015 12:51:20 PM
Location:  Goodview, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  RCPE 3430(SD40-2)
Views:  412   Comments: 3
GMTX 2124
Title:  GMTX 2124
Description:  Auto racks at Western Ave
Photo Date:  1/26/2015  Upload Date: 1/30/2015 6:35:26 PM
Location:  St Paul, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories:  Night
Locomotives:  GMTX 2124(GP38-2)
Views:  189   Comments: 5
Heritage units
Title:  Heritage units
Description:  2 Norfolk Southern Heritage units head up oil empties headed west through St Paul.
Photo Date:  10/10/2013  Upload Date: 10/15/2013 5:25:21 PM
Location:  St Paul, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 1067(SD70ACe) NS 1069(SD70ACe)
Views:  193   Comments: 0
NS heritage  engine 8103
Title:  NS heritage engine 8103
Description:  Engine 8103 at East Minneapolis yard
Photo Date:  9/22/2013  Upload Date: 9/24/2013 7:27:52 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories:  Night
Locomotives:  NS 8103(ES44AC)
Views:  225   Comments: 4
Northstar Commuter  512
Title:  Northstar Commuter 512
Description:  Former UTAX 12 has a "wrap" over the old paint scheme.
Photo Date:  5/15/2013  Upload Date: 5/16/2013 5:47:29 PM
Location:  Big Lake, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories:  Night,Passenger
Locomotives:  MNRX 512(MP36PH-3C)
Views:  236   Comments: 1
Milwaukee Road 261
Title:  Milwaukee Road 261
Description:  The first passenger run of the 261 after rebuild. Shown here at Interstate as they head to Duluth for an overnight.
Photo Date:  5/11/2013  Upload Date: 5/11/2013 6:23:44 PM
Location:  Fridley, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories:  Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  MILW 261(4-8-4)
Views:  288   Comments: 2
KCS 4809
Title:  KCS 4809
Description:  Westbound at Union Jct
Photo Date:  5/5/2013  Upload Date: 5/6/2013 6:06:11 PM
Location:  St Paul, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  KCS 4809(ES44AC)
Views:  216   Comments: 1
GP 20C ECO trio on H20
Title:  GP 20C ECO trio on H20
Description:  New power lash-up on H20 local. They're listed as GP 22 ECOs and a GP 20 but I think they're all GP20C ECOs.
Photo Date:  3/6/2013  Upload Date: 3/7/2013 5:43:22 PM
Location:  Maple Springs, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories:  Winter,Action
Locomotives:  CP 2212(GP20C-ECO) CP 2213(GP20C-ECO) CP 2207(GP20C-ECO)
Views:  376   Comments: 5
St Croix Valley Railroad
Title:  St Croix Valley Railroad
Description:  At the Rush City Depot
Photo Date:  2/16/2013  Upload Date: 2/18/2013 5:26:36 PM
Location:  Rush City, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories:  Winter,Night
Locomotives:  SCXY 1363(GP9)
Views:  183   Comments: 1
St Croix Valley Railroad
Title:  St Croix Valley Railroad
Description:  SCXY 1352 at Rush City MN
Photo Date:  2/16/2013  Upload Date: 2/18/2013 5:22:53 PM
Location:  Rush City, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories:  Night
Locomotives:  SCXY 1352(GP8)
Views:  182   Comments: 2
West bound empty tankers
Title:  West bound empty tankers
Description:  NS power and brand new tank cars at University Ave
Photo Date:  2/15/2013  Upload Date: 2/16/2013 12:49:22 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories:  Winter,Action
Locomotives:  NS 1057(SD70ACe) NS 1038(SD70ACe)
Views:  244   Comments: 1
CP 2209 and CP 2204 at Humboldt
Title:  CP 2209 and CP 2204 at Humboldt
Description:  GP 20Cs are the transfer 1 power headed east to Shoreham
Photo Date:  2/14/2013  Upload Date: 2/14/2013 5:52:36 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CP 2209(GP20C-ECO)
Views:  283   Comments: 6
Dakota Southern
Title:  Dakota Southern
Description:  At Mitchell SD on a very cold night.
Photo Date:  12/26/2012  Upload Date: 12/29/2012 3:21:28 PM
Location:  Mitchell, SD
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories:  Night
Locomotives:  DSRC 512(SD7)
Views:  548   Comments: 1
CP/UP Transfer
Title:  CP/UP Transfer
Description:  At Chestnut St in St Paul, SD-60 leads transfer to UP at Western Ave.
Photo Date:  12/24/2012  Upload Date: 12/25/2012 4:32:49 PM
Location:  St Paul, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CP 6243(SD60)
Views:  210   Comments: 3
BNSF Northtown
Title:  BNSF Northtown
Description:  SD 75M at Northtown. On the property with permission.
Photo Date:  12/3/2012  Upload Date: 12/4/2012 9:28:23 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories:  Night
Locomotives:  BNSF 8257(SD75M)
Views:  266   Comments: 2
At the D&I shops
Title:  At the D&I shops
Description:  At the Dell Rapids D&I shops. On the property with permission.
Photo Date:  11/6/2012  Upload Date: 11/8/2012 10:42:21 AM
Location:  Dell Rapids, SD
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories:  Roster,Night
Locomotives:  DAIR 4027(SD39)
Views:  282   Comments: 1
D&I 4028
Title:  D&I 4028
Description:  Empty rock train crossing the Big Sioux River in Sioux Falls SD
Photo Date:  11/6/2012  Upload Date: 11/8/2012 10:34:46 AM
Location:  Sioux Falls, SD
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories:  Bridge
Locomotives:  DAIR 4028(SD39)
Views:  349   Comments: 5
UP 8195
Title:  UP 8195
Description:  Ten engines leading grain train across the Mississippi on the Roberts Street Bridge.
Photo Date:  10/15/2012  Upload Date: 10/15/2012 9:02:00 PM
Location:  St Paul, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories:  Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  UP 8195(SD9043MAC)
Views:  242   Comments: 3
CP 4609
Title:  CP 4609
Description:  Local freight at Lake City MN
Photo Date:  10/12/2012  Upload Date: 10/14/2012 2:00:37 PM
Location:  Lake City, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CP 4609(GP40)
Views:  207   Comments: 2
INRD Coke train
Title:  INRD Coke train
Description:  Empty Coke train at Lake City
Photo Date:  10/12/2012  Upload Date: 10/14/2012 1:55:42 PM
Location:  Lake City, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  INRD 9004(SD9043MAC)
Views:  599   Comments: 3
MILW 261
Title:  MILW 261
Description:  The 4-8-4 is fired up after a four year overhaul.
Photo Date:  9/29/2012  Upload Date: 10/1/2012 8:53:34 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories:  Night,Steam
Locomotives:  MILW 261(4-8-4)
Views:  741   Comments: 1
CP 8805
Title:  CP 8805
Description:  Crossing the Mississippi River at Camden
Photo Date:  9/9/2012  Upload Date: 9/9/2012 9:33:17 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories:  Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  CP 8805(ES44AC)
Views:  271   Comments: 1
GN 400
Title:  GN 400
Description:  "Hustle Mustle" at Minneapolis Jct.
Photo Date:  8/23/2012  Upload Date: 8/25/2012 9:32:13 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories:  Night
Locomotives:  GN 400(SD45)
Views:  388   Comments: 4
Dakota, Missouri Valley and Western
Title:  Dakota, Missouri Valley and Western
Description:  Shoving corn loads into Ethanol plant at Falkirk ND. Plant in the background is the Great River Energy Coal Creek 1,100 megawatt station.
Photo Date:  7/19/2012  Upload Date: 7/21/2012 2:21:58 PM
Location:  Falkirk, ND
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  DMVW 3136(SD40-3)
Views:  385   Comments: 2
DMV&W
Title:  DMV&W
Description:  Heading north to Max ND to interchange with the CP.
Photo Date:  7/19/2012  Upload Date: 7/21/2012 2:25:05 PM
Location:  Coleharbor, ND
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  DMVW 3136(SD40-3)
Views:  363   Comments: 2
BNSF 9358
Title:  BNSF 9358
Description:  Coal emties headed west with BNSF DPU
Photo Date:  7/19/2012  Upload Date: 7/21/2012 2:29:50 PM
Location:  Sanborn, ND
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 9358(SD70ACe)
Views:  290   Comments: 1
Amtrak #8
Title:  Amtrak #8
Description:  Dash 8 leads a late Empire Builder as it heads down Short Line hill in St Paul MN
Photo Date:  7/14/2012  Upload Date: 7/16/2012 10:24:10 PM
Location:  St Paul, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories:  Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  AMTK 507(B32-8WH)
Views:  247   Comments: 2
Amtrak #8
Title:  Amtrak #8
Description:  The Empie Builder on main 1 heads east at Red Rock with a BNSF and a Heritage engine
Photo Date:  7/2/2012  Upload Date: 7/4/2012 2:49:30 PM
Location:  Newport, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories:  Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 5073(C44-9W) AMTK 184(P42DC)
Views:  276   Comments: 2
Amtrak #8
Title:  Amtrak #8
Description:  The Empire Builder at University Ave
Photo Date:  6/22/2012  Upload Date: 6/22/2012 8:03:11 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories:  Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  AMTK 57(P42DC)
Views:  203   Comments: 2
Amtrak #8
Title:  Amtrak #8
Description:  Amtrak Heritage Engine #66 leads a 3 hour late Empire Builder at University Ave
Photo Date:  6/3/2012  Upload Date: 6/4/2012 8:55:41 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories:  Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  AMTK 66(P42DC)
Views:  263   Comments: 1
Amtrak #8
Title:  Amtrak #8
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/22/2012  Upload Date: 5/25/2012 10:26:19 PM
Location:  St Paul, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories:  Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  AMTK 58(P42DC)
Views:  202   Comments: 0
Minnesota Commercial Roundhouse
Title:  Minnesota Commercial Roundhouse
Description:  Power at the roundhouse
Photo Date:  5/23/2012  Upload Date: 5/25/2012 10:23:34 PM
Location:  St Paul, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories:  Night
Locomotives:  MNNR 48(B30-7)
Views:  230   Comments: 0
St Croix Valley
Title:  St Croix Valley
Description:  Switching the Mill at Rush City
Photo Date:  4/20/2012  Upload Date: 4/21/2012 3:10:34 PM
Location:  Rush City, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  SCXY 1363(GP9) SCXY 1352(GP8)
Views:  232   Comments: 1
St Croix Valley at Pine City MN
Title:  St Croix Valley at Pine City MN
Description:  Crossing the Snake River at Pine City MN
Photo Date:  4/20/2012  Upload Date: 4/21/2012 2:56:48 PM
Location:  Pine City, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories:  Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  SCXY 1363(GP9) SCXY 1352(GP8)
Views:  285   Comments: 2
Indiana Rail 9011
Title:  Indiana Rail 9011
Description:  Coke train crosses the Mississippi at Robert St heading to Roseport MN
Photo Date:  4/8/2012  Upload Date: 4/9/2012 10:57:11 AM
Location:  St Paul, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories:  Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  INRD 9011(SD9043MAC)
Views:  284   Comments: 2
CP  Train 580
Title:  CP Train 580
Description:  Matched GP 38-2s
Photo Date:  4/6/2012  Upload Date: 4/7/2012 11:39:44 AM
Location:  Reads Landing, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CP 4522(GP38-2) CP 4524(GP38-2) CP 4526(GP38-2)
Views:  236   Comments: 4
Amtrak #8
Title:  Amtrak #8
Description:  The Empire Builder
Photo Date:  4/6/2012  Upload Date: 4/7/2012 11:36:22 AM
Location:  Maple Springs, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories:  Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  AMTK 7(P42DC)
Views:  188   Comments: 0
Title: 
Description:  Soo/CP SD-60s with Coke train- Thanks to Jim Matuska for the use of his pick-up to stand on.
Photo Date:  4/6/2012  Upload Date: 4/7/2012 11:33:23 AM
Location:  Minnesota City, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  SOO 6022(SD60)
Views:  207   Comments: 2
Heritage Unit #156
Title:  Heritage Unit #156
Description:  On the point of #7 at Midway Depot
Photo Date:  3/30/2012  Upload Date: 3/31/2012 5:56:01 PM
Location:  St Paul, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories:  RollingStock,Night
Locomotives:  AMTK 156(P42DC)
Views:  189   Comments: 0
Paducah and Louisville grain elevator power
Title:  Paducah and Louisville grain elevator power
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/15/2012  Upload Date: 3/23/2012 5:53:23 PM
Location:  Minot, ND
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories:  Night
Locomotives:  PL (UNKNOWN)
Views:  258   Comments: 2
UP 393
Title:  UP 393
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/10/2012  Upload Date: 3/23/2012 5:48:45 PM
Location:  St Paul, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 393(GP38-2)
Views:  802   Comments: 9
Title: 
Description:  It wasn't on the point, but still had to shoot it.
Photo Date:  2/3/2012  Upload Date: 2/4/2012 1:10:07 AM
Location:  St Paul, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories:  Night
Locomotives:  KCS 4773(ES44AC)
Views:  313   Comments: 1
MNNR 50
Title:  MNNR 50
Description:  The weekly sand train at Lexington Ave
Photo Date:  1/10/2012  Upload Date: 1/11/2012 12:58:05 AM
Location:  St Paul, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  MNNR 50(SF30C)
Views:  559   Comments: 7
The Ford Hauler
Title:  The Ford Hauler
Description:  Taking out the last of the rolling stock at the closed Ford plant in St Paul MN
Photo Date:  1/6/2012  Upload Date: 1/9/2012 11:30:28 PM
Location:  St Paul, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories:  Night
Locomotives:  SOO 4444(GP38-2)
Views:  303   Comments: 3
Sand train
Title:  Sand train
Description:  Loaded sand train at Division St winds down Great Northern Hill
Photo Date:  11/29/2011  Upload Date: 11/30/2011 12:46:44 PM
Location:  St Paul, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  MNNR 50(SF30C) MNNR 56(C30-7)
Views:  354   Comments: 3
SOO 2500
Title:  SOO 2500
Description:  At Steve Glischinski's railfan weekend in Duluth MN. Note the Griswold signal.
Photo Date:  9/7/2011  Upload Date: 9/28/2011 5:28:19 PM
Location:  Duluth, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories:  Night
Locomotives:  SOO 2500(FP7A)
Views:  439   Comments: 1
BNSF 6748
Title:  BNSF 6748
Description:  14 hour late Empire Builder at Midway depot St Paul MN
Photo Date:  9/19/2011  Upload Date: 9/28/2011 5:24:35 PM
Location:  St Paul, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories:  Night,Passenger
Locomotives:  BNSF 6748(ES44C4)
Views:  335   Comments: 3
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:  454   Comments: 1


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