With CN ET44AC 3115 leading a monster 201 car train west at Taverna, the engineer can breath a sigh of relief as the very steep part of the Robson Sub is behind him.
The sun is rising on another northwest day. Downtown Tacoma is still quiet as the morning Union Pacific southbound Z rolls along the waterfront and approaches the 11th street Bridge.
Plenty of horsepower (and tractive effort) for this movement of a new General Electric locomotive destined for the Indian Railways.
CN 309 with a pair of ET44AC's (CN 3004 & CN 3034) bypasses a crew change at Turcot West as it heads towards Taschereau Yard where it will set off the headend TankTrain cars (usually CN 309 bypass... (more)
CN ET44AC 3068 leads train A417 west towards Jasper.
The parade of GEVOs continues as CN 3088 and 2983 lead Chicago-Montreal train Q148 through Snake on track 1 of CN's Oakville Sub.
Gary-Toronto train M394 climbs east on track 1 at Snake behind a pair of GEVOs.
With so much congestion on the WC division, CN has started to run a few train's North of the Lakes. Here a Detroit, MI - Vancouver, BC stacker speeds across the Mud River bridge. This train ended ... (more)
CN 317 pulls down the siding at Armstrong to follow hotshot Q115 out of town. The 2454 in track two will be used as the only power to lift a 72 car X31441 12 out of town later on.
With a lone GEVO upfront, Toronto to Winnipeg freight 317 slows down to enter the siding at Armstrong
SD70ACe T4 UP 3023 leads an eastbound coal load on the River subdivision.
Bound for the Wheelwright plant just a few miles south of here, 102 loads of coal head down the Bellwood approaching Goodes Street, leaving the Richmond skyline behind.
After meeting Q161 and Q003, Q409-12 with a nice new and old duo, heads south on a beautiful morning.