A Canadian National freight passes through Geikie, Alberta, on September 18, 2002. Locomotives leading the train west on the Albreda Subdivision are EMD SD75I No. 5655 and EMD SD50F No. 5449.
CN 451 out of the woods and into the morning sun, approaching Huntsville after meeting a late-running 450 at Martins a couple of miles back.
A westbound empty ethanol train bound for Marcus, IA, has just left Waterloo. Here the train passes thru Mona Jct where the Osage Sub begins off the Waterloo Sub. The extra power is for an Arthur ... (more)
CN 5655 heads up a quintet of CN power on an eastbound empty grain train along the Thompson River between Basque and Black Canyon. The CP track pops out of a tunnel above the CN locos, and the CN ... (more)
A Canadian National eastbound empty grain train approaches Thompson River's Black Canyon in late afternoon sunlight. The train is paralleling the Canadian Pacific mainline just a few feet above it... (more)
With setting sun and cloud shadows emphasizing the “black” in Black Canyon, a Canadian National potash train rumbles along the Thompson River west of Ashcroft, British Columbia, on the afternoon o... (more)
CN SD75I 5655, CN C40-8 2125 and IC SD70 1004 hustle 191 cars through Redpass.
A pair of SD75's bring 368's 130 cars up the grade towards Cornwall
Led by two SD70 type units, Chicago-Robert's Bank train Q117 eases it's way up to the north track of the Edson Sub at Henry House.
Westbound train to Calgary, AB, rolls west thru the Touchwood Lakes area. This train was a normal westbound train in the afternoon with 3 units and mix of freight and stacks while I was up here. T... (more)
Westbound stacks on the CN side of the Thompson river meet a CP counterpart slogging its way eastward (and uphill) on the paralleling tracks on the far side.
After holding for the passage of the Rocky Mountaineer, a westbound mostly-stack train continues its descent of the Thompson valley on a gorgeous fall evening.