Three SD50Fs, formerly owned by CN, pilot an eastbound Dakota Missouri Valley & Western train across a "pothole" in the rolling North Dakota countryside east of Wishek. This trackage is former Soo... (more)
Double vision in North Dakota. A DMVW freight brings 25 grain loads towards Hankinson and will pull 110 empties back west later in the afternoon.
The eastbound DMVW freight throttle up climing out of a valley with Lake Taayer in the background. Due to higher than average rainfall, many of the valleys in North Dakota are filling up with wat... (more)
CN cowl 5409 and 2557 slam through South Range with 177 on a hot August afternoon.
As this freight trundled slowly past me, the engineer called down to me with that wonderfully friendly Canadian accent, while he pounded on the side of his SD50F, yelling out "this is a s**tbox." ... (more)
A new life, and fresh paint job, for an ex-CN unit!
Eastbound train departs Jasper in 1995. CN's SD50Fs are now retired.
The deadline at Homewood has lots of interesting things laying around like BCOL RS18's, IC SW14's, a CN SW1200RS, and CN SD50F's among others awaiting thier fate. Some of these are for sale right ... (more)
Interested in buying a couple of locomotives to recreate a scene simular to this? The CN 5457 and IC 6057 are now off the CN roster and could be yours, they are up for sale during the CN 2009 surp... (more)
One of the many retired SD50F's sit at the shops in Homewood awaiting their fate.
A member of the dying fleet of CN SD50Fs idles on Jasper's shop track.
The days are numbered for this SD50F as it works with IC 6057 at the yard while WC 1559 sits quietly.
CN 401 slowed down to 10 mph to let the 514 complete its switching at the fertilizer plant 2 miles ahead.
CN 5457 and BCOL 4610 rest in Jasper Yard's track 9 waiting for a new crew. The 5457 is on the verge of being retired.
Light engines hold clear of the diamond as the tailend of CP 116 streaks through the background. The crew waits patiently for their signal to cross the diamond and head for Neebing Yard, where the... (more)