BNSF Wayzata sub: Volume one

Eastbound BNSF coal train Long Lake 4 7 2013
Here comes an eastbound BNSF coal train on the Wayzata sub about to pass under Brown Road in Long Lake. Motive power on the head end is BNSF 5785(ES44AC) and BNSF 9256(SD70ACe). Photo taken by Tony Held on 4-7-2013.
BNSF eastbound coal train almost stopped for red signal Long Lake 4 7 2013
A going-away view from Brown Road of an eastbound Wayzata sub coal train as it prepares to come to a stop for a red signal. Photo taken by Tony Held on 4-7-2013.
DPU unit on now moving again eastbound coal train Long Lake 4 7 2013
Cleared now by dispatch to move ahead, BNSF 9307(SD70ACe) brings up the coal train’s hind end as the DPU unit. Photo taken by Tony Held on 4-7-2013.
BNSF ES44DC 7866 and NS dash nine 9401 with eastbound train L Lake 4 28 2013
Eastbound thunder! Here comes a mixed merchandise job with a mix of BNSF (ES44DC 7866) and NS (C40-9W 9401) splitting the signals at the western end of the siding that stretches from eastern Long Lake into western Wayzata on this stretch of the Wayzata sub. Photo taken by Tony Held on 4-28-2013.
Close up of BNSD 7866 and NS 9401 Long Lake 4 28 2013
An “in your face” shot of BNSF 7866 and NS 9401 as the crew aboard the 7866 wheels a mixed merchandise job through Long Lake. Photo taken by Tony Held on 4-28-2013.
Interesting gondola loads in eastbound BNSF freight Long Lake 4 28 2013
The same train that had the motive power pictured above had these interesting loads of pipe riding in some gondolas like these two pictured here. Photo taken by Tony Held on 4-28-2013.
Rail equipped flatcar in eastbound freight consist Long Lake 4 28 2013
The same freight that had the mixed BNSF/NS power pictured above had several MOW flats in the long consist hanging off the rear coupler of the NS unit. Photo taken by Tony Held on 4-28-2013.
Work equipment in BNSF gondola in eastbound freight consist Long Lake 4 28 2013
This same train with the BNSF/NS power also had what I am informed is a Herzog Cartopper riding in an old ex-BN gondola; this thing is used for unloading ties. Photo taken by Tony Held on 4-28-2013.
Slow order boards on BNSF at siding Long Lake 4 28 2013
A stretch of the Wayzata sub in Long Lake has these slow order boards staked down beside them. Another pair can be found over in Wayzata. Photo taken by Tony Held on 4-28-2013.
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Here is an eastbound grain train taking the hole in Long Lake. Lead units are a pair of UP units – UP 8319 (SD70ACe) and UP 4001 (SD70M); BNSF 5375(C44-9W) brings up the rear. Photo taken by Tony Held on 4-28-2013.
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A going-away shot of the same three units on this eastbound grain job as they “take the hole” at Long Lake for a two hour long wait for a westbound to pass. Photo taken by Tony Held on 4-28-2013.
Eastbound BNSF freight with BNSF and NS power Long Lake 4 30 2013
Another eastbound BNSF freight splits the signals at the Long Lake end of the Wayzata/Long Lake siding. Motive power is BNSF 5195 (C44-9W) and NS 7596(ES40DC). Photo taken by Tony Held on 4-30-2013.
BNSF dash nine 5195 and NS ES40DC 7596 with eastbound freight Long Lk 4 30 2013
The same two units as they rumble by the main track slow order board. BNSF and NS sure like to run Thoroughbreds over BNSF rails! Photo taken by Tony Held on 4-30-2013.