The outbound crew on train M303 has just given their pair of C40-8s a spin on the wye. Due to a b/o radio on the 2134, the (much cleaner!) 2040 will lead the train the rest of the way to Prince Ge... (more)
Approaching Hardy, CN M384 knocks down the classic searchlights with a classic second hand leader
CN C40-8s 2134 and 2040 lug a heavy M303 towards Jasper, passing Mile 231 of the Edson Sub.
After getting a heads up about this train, me and a few friends set up just north of Genoa, IL. CN 2036 is in charge of G889, a WB grain train with BCOL 4653 also in the train.
C&NW's single tracking of the main line in western Iowa had resulted in a real choke point for traffic as coal and intermodal business increased and, with the merger, UP promptly began adding a se... (more)
The local herd of elk hustle out of the way as M347's train pulls into Jasper for a crew change.
Wearing CN's 15th Anniversary of being privatized paint scheme, CN C40-8 2115 leads Gary-Prince George train M347 west.
With Pyramid Mountain looming in the distance, CN C40-8s 2120 and 2126 lift train M303 into the yard at Jasper for a crew change.
Roberts Bank-Chicago train Q116 gathers speed following A412's train east on the Edson Sub. Powering Q116 today was CN C40-8 2008, CN C44-9W 2561 and BCOL C44-9WL 4643.
M348's train waits for a new crew to come on duty as Q186's train passes on the north track.
With a wild consist on the point, M348's train trundles away from Henry House. CN C40-8 2010, BCOL C40-8M 4612 and CN C40-8M 2450 do the honours.
A lone C40-8 pulls a short and heavy Capreol to Toronto freight into Quaker
Rumbling up a grade, the Lancaster & Chester RR crew has their slug set power well in order as they haul empty grain hoppers from Circle S Feed Mill toward the NS interchange in Chester.
This week's installment of the VRS/PAR Saturday Slurry train may not be pretty, with MEC C40-8s 7627, 7585, 7635, 310 and 503, but for what the consist lacks, the sky more than makes up for! Seen... (more)
CN C40-8 2037 and C40-8W 2142 hustle Prince George-Edmonton train M348 east on the Edson Sub.