After waiting for 308 to come down the hill, 493, an extra freight/ballast train, makes a run at the York sub. The ballast loads would be distributed along the Kingston sub a couple days later by ... (more)
A pair of beat up toasters charges by the Lovekin siding on a sunny Sunday afternoon.
9665 and DME 6081 struggle to pull a huge 241 up the grade approaching Lovekin.
A nice surprise in the form of a W90031 23 crawls around the bend at Gerdau. The train was going into the yard to tie the train down for the afternoon and the crew would cab back to Mac Yard. From... (more)
A freshly rebuilt Geep is in charge of the Trenton Turn as it puts on a bit of a smoke show after rolling through the slow order at MP 151.3
149 rounds the classic bend at Lovekin at track speed as it heads for Brampton Intermodal Terminal and points westward.
The Oshawa Turn rolls over Cherrywood with a classic pair of 40's as the day comes to an end. I've had my fair share of shots from this location, but this is by far my favourite.
What a treat this was! After a thrilling chase along the 401 for about 30 miles, we finally got ahead of this rare movement as they had to wait for CN 376 to come down the hill. The train is CN L5... (more)
2231 leads the charge of a heavy 12,000' M30831 29
After getting a crew change and fixing SBU problems at Mac Yard, BCOL 4644 and it's train of empty multi's hustle west into the evening sun. It was nice to have finally get one of these units lead... (more)
After following M383 and X371 out of Mac Yard, it's now U701's turn to battle the grade at Knuckle Alley. 2202 is one of only a handful of CN Dash 9's equipped with marker lights on the nose.
2440 muscles 149's train up the grade at Knuckle Alley as it approaches BIT. The crew will drop the train and run light back to Mac Yard where a new crew will head to BIT with new power to continu... (more)
Two dash 8 variants run light towards BIT to grab a Bala Sub stack train.
What is probably one of the better looking P42's on VIA's roster, and also the class leader, leads a typical 55 around the 90 MPH curve at Lovekin.
383 has no problem making the grade at knuckle alley with three big units in charge.