Minnesota Commercial photos: volume three

MNNR B30 7 54 about to go by Amtrak Midway to couple onto other end of hopper cut 10 29 2011
Here comes MNNR B30-7 54. The unit is about to pass Amtrak Midway in the middle of a switching move. Unit had just brought in a cut of hoppers from the Hiawatha Switching District along the former Milwaukee Road line in Southeast Minneapolis. It will soon shove them into the yard. Photo taken by Tony Held on 10-29-2011.
MNNR B30 7 54 passing Amtrak Midway to shove covered hoppers into yard 10 29 2011
Now the 53 is passing the passenger platforms at Amtrak Midway. The guy riding on the front steps returned my polite greeting as they passed. That dude was a credit to his company. Photo taken by Tony Held on 10-29-2011.
MNNR B30 7 54 pulling up with cut of hoppers by Amtrak Midway 10 29 2011
Here is the 54 as the crew pull up to Amtrak Midway with a cut of hoppers from the MNNR-operated ex-Milwaukee Road line along Hiawatha Avenue in Southeast Minneapolis. Photo taken by Tony Held on 10-29-2011.
MNNR B 23 7 1978 at Cleveland Ave roundhouse St Paul 10 29 2011
MNNR B23-7 reposes beneath a blue late October sky at the Cleveland Ave roundhouse. Photo taken by Tony Held on 10-29-2011.
MNNR B23 7 40 at Cleveland Ave sand tower St Paul 10 29 2011
MNNR B23-7 40 sits beneath the sand tower at the MNNR roundhouse. Photo taken by Tony Held on 10-29-2011.
B30 7 54 back at MNNR Cleveland Ave roundhouse St Paul 10 29 2011
And here is MNNR 54 back at the roundhouse after shoving its train up into the yard from Amtrak Midway. Photo taken by Tony Held on 10-29-2011.
MNNR C30 7 55 at Cleveland Avenue roundhouse St Paul 10 29 2011
MNNR C30-7 at rest in a line of engines at the roundhouse that includes M636 71. Photo taken by Tony Held on 10-29-2011.
MNNR C36 7 59 at Cleveland Ave roundhouse St Paul 10 29 2011
MNNR C36-7 at the roundhouse. Photo taken by Tony Held on 10-29-2011.
MNNR M420 35 at Cleveland Ave roundhouse St Paul 10 29 2011
MNNR M420 35 at the Cleveland Ave roundhouse. Picture was taken via the zoom lens feature on my point-and-shoot Olympus. Photo taken by Tony Held on 10-29-2011.
MNNR SF30 B 42 at Cleveland Ave roundhouse St Paul 10 29 2011
MNNR’s SF30-B 42 as it looked before repainting; here it is sitting at the roundhouse (natch.) Photo taken by Tony Held on 10-29-2011.
Quick renumber patch on MNNR 42 10 29 2011
A close-up of the yellow patch MNNR used to re-number the 42 with. Photo taken by Tony Held on 10-29-2011.