OSR 378+ OSR 503 shove out to west coakly to grab their autoracks.
It has not taken long to get the fresh paint job on CN 2127 looking like the average loco in the CN fleet. CN train 148 was given priority through the diamonds at Carew over the Ontario Southland... (more)
CP 5516,4733,4217 thunder through Woodstock with train 2nd-503 right near sunset on an early May evening.
CP 9778 - CP 9590 are accelerating westbound with 102 cars having just met 138 at Coakley at the east side of Woodstock.
CP 8840 - CP 9557 are about to cross HWY 2 west of Woodstock with 87 cars in tow. Ahead they have a meet at Coakley siding with 241.
In the twilight of there careers some of CP's big M-liners took on a brutal appearance. Looks can be deceiving though, and these brutes still can get up and roll as this shot of 4706,4734 blowing ... (more)
The OSR returns from the east end of Coakley on CP's Galt Sub with GM loaded autoracks interchanged to them by the CPR. They're heading westbound for the yard at Woodstock and eventually St. Thoma... (more)
CP 8769 and CP 5911 hammer the west switch at Coakley with 243's Chicago bound freight.
OSR 182 (nee CPR 8764) and GP-7 378 (nee Soo 378) are two examples of first generation power in regular service on an Ontario Short Line. They are seen here crossing the Thames River in Woodstock... (more)
The OSR has cleared the diamoned allowing CN 397 to makes its way across.
CP 8886 leads an eight unit consist, with six SD40-2's (CP 5755, StL&H 5651, CP 5749, CP 6077, CP 6071, and CP 5841), and one SD40-2f (9017). If only the ES44AC wasn't leading....
Three members of the CN family lead this CN eastbound over the diamond with the CP. St Thomas at Carew.
A nice variety of CN power pulls this CN westbound freight over CP's St. Thomas Sub. In a few short weeks the CP St.Thomas sub that this CN freight is diamonding will be turned over to the Ontario... (more)
VIA 85 the "International" is about to cross the CP St. Thomas Sub at what is now know as "Carew". The 322 has 3 Amcoach, 1 Amdinette, 2 more Amcoach and finally on the tail end is a Tempo coach.
My first encounter with CP on the St Thomas sub, as the empty Frame train also known as the Sprint Train works its way down the branchline at 25 mph. 8238 and 8237 are the set on this train... (more)