Across the Fraser River from Boston Bar snow falls as a CP intermodal train heads west out of North Bend. Elephant style SD40-2s led by CP 5820 wait their turn to get on the head end of an outboun... (more)
Having brought Autoracks from the Toyota plant at Ingersoll, 6508 and 1401 simmer in the sun awaiting their next turn of duty.
Memorial Day Weekend 1975 gave me the opportunity to visit Vancouver Island for the first time. Our ferry landed in Nanaimo, and presented me with an opportunity to see CP Rail colors for the firs... (more)
The day gets started at Ashcroft, BC for CP's local crew. They will do some switching here in the yard before heading east to switch industries east of town. No more are the days of SD40-2s in act... (more)
3 EMD SD40T-2's now owned by NPR at CP's Thief River Falls yard.
It's a hot and humid morning at the ex-Milwaukee Road hump yard near downtown St. Paul as two Canadian Pacific SD40-2's pull another cut of cars forward to prepare them for shoving back over the h... (more)
C630M No. 4507 waits for its next assignment as it idles in the yard.
Once all too common, the SD's have been regulated to local and switcher duty on lines west of Calgary. CP bases a -2 and a caboose in Ashcroft, BC servcing the local tie plant and copper ore dump... (more)
The green grass and blue sky set off the newly painted Alco RS-2. It was as if the railroad was welcoming me to the Northeast kingdom as I made a stopoff on my way to Canada to visit My aunt. Thi... (more)
CP power sits in the yard at Sault Ste. Marie awaiting the next days' assignment. Soon the classic CP power will be gone and replaced by Huron Central GP9's and SD45's.
WB Freight snakes through the yard
Note the Baldwin switchers in the distance at this CP water-front yard.
Built in 1926, this flatcar is still in service supporting the Car Dept. on the CP.