The new kids on the block. CN has been looking to replace their aging EMD fleet in the ore pool and this seems to be their solution. These ex-C&NW C40-8s have been modified with straight air cont... (more)
Change on the Range. CN is in the process of replacing its fleet of EMD units assigned to the former DM&IR with C40-8s of C&NW heritage. The first loaded train from Minntac to Two Harbors to be po... (more)
CN 2119 takes the switch into the Fairlane taconite plant with loads of rock from the mine.
CN 2004 heads south after delivering limestone to U.S. Steel's Minntac plant and rolls past a parked CN freight along the double track portion of the CN Missabe Sub.
A T-Bird train of taconite rock passes a parked CN freight along the CN Missabe Sub.
It's minus 25 below zero and the sun is not quite above the trees yet but a road crossing provides enough of a clearing to illuminate the head end of this T-Bird train as it makes it's way south f... (more)
Though its exterior looks weathered and worn, MEC C40-8 #7523--a former CSX unit--soldiers on for Pan Am Southern. Here, it leads ST Train RJED (Rotterdam Junction, NY to East Deerfield, MA) east... (more)
Conrail GE C40-8 6037 at Buffalo, New York.
A former Chicago & NorthWestern Railway C40-8, 8501, now the class unit on Canadian National Railway, rolls through the woods at Chestervale, Illinois. The train is the Peoria Local, operating on ... (more)
Time for some switching.
The yard crew has just thrown a switch and not heads back into Pan Am's East Deerfield Yard to start switching cars and working the hump on one of the ... (more)
CN 2008 and company lead a intermodal train east at Henry House, AB on 5/20/17
Zero dark thirty and a minus 26 degrees air temperature as the engineer pulls empties up to the signal to wait for his conductor to drive up and climb into the warm cab where they will tone up the... (more)
Canadian National 324 barrels along at track speed kicking up the newly fallen snow.
A nice treat on the CSX mainline in Erie as a standard cab C40-8 from CN leads ethanol train K653 west on a summer afternoon. Locomotives: CN 2029 C40-8CN 2609 C40-9W