A hot and muggy Sunday morning finds an empty coal train flying through the fields of the Mississippi delta, on its way back to coaling lands of southern Illinois.
The Beamer Industrial Spur job heads across the North Saskatchewan River at Beamer Junction, diverging off of the Vegreville Sub and onto the Beamer Spur in the process with 132 cars in tow.
With 52 loaded LPG tanks in tow, extra (advanced section) L514 heads back to Walker Yard behind CN SD40-2W 5263 and SD60 5484.
CN's Sturgeon Industrial Job L511 heads west on the Vegreville Sub behind 3 SD40-2Ws.
Edmonton-Ft. McMurray train L557 prepares to diverge off of the Vegreville Sub at St. Paul Junction for a run east on the Coronado Sub.
CN SD75Is 5696 and 5737 lead Calgary-Winnipeg train Q114 off of the Camrose Sub and eastward on the Wainwright Sub. The city of Edmonton's skyline can be seen in the distance.
CN SD75I 5703 and GECX C40-8W 9135 pull into Jasper for a crew change with 101 Saskatoon-Prince Rupert grain loads in tow.
CN ES44AC 2900 and GECX ES44AC 2037 bring train G847 to a stop at the west end of Jasper Yard for a crew change.
Ft. McMurray-Edmonton train L556 comes to a slow at Daugh to make a pickup and have a crew change. A Railserve switcher looks on.
CN SD60 5477 and GECX C40-8W 7354 climb up the hill towards Carvel with 101 Canora, SK - Ridley, BC grain loads.
CN 5686 & CN 8957 lead CN 149 over the Lachine Canal as this intermodal train exits the Port of Montreal.
CN 2959 leads a mixed freight across the Brunette River on a crisp February morning.
A detoured "CN M36241 27 (basically B790)" leaves Saint Paul behind. CN ES44DC 2297, IC C40-8W 2457 are pulling 118 Nutrien potash loads with CN C40-8W 2167 + IC SD70 1012 shoving on the... (more)
The Scotford, AB - Winnipeg Symington, MB "chemical" freight heads east out of Portage La Prairie
CN SD60 5487 and GECX C40-8W 9130 struggle up the hill with a heavy M303.