CN 450 stopped at Martins to lift CN 4713, the power for the local roadswitcher CN 595 to take south for weekly servicing, but for some reason elected not to and continued on south without it. I h... (more)
Still Detouring the Blockades The second long southbound detour train through here today, CN 130 brakes hard into the curve at Parkersville after about 3 straight miles downgrade from U... (more)
A trio of SD75Is lead CN 451 past Mile 138 of the Newmarket Sub while evidence of an ice storm a few days ago still clings to the trees.
Held up last night by a glowing red axle bearing just 10 miles after departing North Bay and meeting today's 451 at Trout Creek CN 450 was able to get underway again by noon today. After another s... (more)
An SD75I and a Dash 8 cowl unit lead today's 451 approaching Martins. A few years ago this sort of power was typical on the Newmarket Sub. These days it's a rare treat and pleasant change from the... (more)
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.
With word that the triple crown roadrailer service being discontinued, I made my way up to Dundas Peak after seeing Ryan Gaynor's fantastic shot from the previous day. So, here is CN Q14461 11 coa... (more)
CN 419 makes its way to Saulteaux to set off a few cars.
451 makes it's way up toward the south end of Huntsville on a sunny day in February.
Pace shot of CN 451 approaching Martins just before sunrise.
CN 451 picks away at a bit of drifting snow as it works its way up the Newmarket Sub just south of Huntsville.
We sit on the North track for two at Snider West, CN 114 blurs past on this cold winters night destined for Brampton Intermodal. Taken on CN property by a CN employee.
A sunny Saturday morning, CN 5742 and CN 4615 roll through Bayview on CN train 393. As it begins its journey across the Dundas sub and up the grade through the Niagara Escarpment.
Although the sun has yet to rise above the trees on the horizon, the fog has already lifted enough when 451 rolled through to thwart my attempt for a "fog shot". At least the fall colors... (more)
16 miles into the trip to Sarnia, we meet CN 5692 West at Brampton. Taken on CN property by a CN employee with full PPE gear on.