More foreign power on a CP train, as they get a classic UP SD40 rolling west in the late afternoon sun.
CP 470 rarely disappoints when it comes to the power. This day was no exception with a former high hood dash-2 leading.
With a pair of new Tier 4 units riding on point, 281 leans into the curve heading westbound under the UP's Milwaukee Sub while they accelerate out of Milwaukee.
A pair of CSX units get the call to lead the autorack express west today.
It's an all-EMD lashup on this loaded grain train into Milwaukee past Grand Ave. with an ex-SOO SD60, CP GP20C-ECO, and a SOO SD60 third out in the consist.
Loaded crude oil cans bend east at Pewaukee.
A quartet of brand new ECO units guide 281's train toward the Twin Cities with a long drag of autoracks in tow. Can you smell the fresh paint?
The 2nd CP 289 train rolls past the historic Milwaukee Road depot in Brookfield with CN power into the late afternoon sunlight.
A trio of blue and gold get the point as the day's 485 manifest rolls past the historic Brookfield depot.
With a fresh crew aboard train #800 departs Portage with loaded coke hoppers.