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Brainerd Sub Flashback: Four Years Ago Today

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Going through some old digital photos, I noticed I took quite a few in April 2007. Back then I lived out in McGregor on BNSF's Brainerd Sub. Happened to come across two trains that were taken exactly four years ago today.

First the Brainerd Local in the street.

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And a westbound coal empty with lots of DC power. The SD60-types and 75s were the backbone of the coal fleet for much of my time out on the Brainerd (2001-2008). By the time we moved to the Twin Ports in the Summer of 2008, much of the DC power was gone. Now I think I all you ever see are GEVOs and MACs set up in DPU style.

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As I move my "older" Brainerd Sub. stuff to Flickr I will post more links on OMR as I don't get a chance to post to the list much these days.

Kevin Madsen
Superior, WI