CN operated its former RDC-1 Test Track Evaluations Systems car between the Twin Cities and Chippewa Falls, WI on Friday morning, November 10, 2023. Here it is crossing County Hwy. N east of Colfa... (more)
CN's local operating as a turn from Chippewa Falls to Cylon, WI rolls past CN Test Track Evaluation Systems car no. 1501 at Colfax, WI. CN 5452 had stopped and spotted a car of lumber while the te... (more)
Frost is covering everything as a trio of BLE tunnelmotors come down from Minntac with empty limestone side dumps as they head back to Proctor yard.
The early morning cold is everywhere as the sun comes up while BLE 900 is rolling south back to Proctor yard with steaming taconite pellets.
The Keenan switch job pulling a ballast undercutting and cleaning machine from the small yard at Mountain Iron and bringing it back to Keenan yard.
Veteran Missabe tunnelmotors pulling vintage DMIR ore cars in the winter on Minnesota's Iron Range.
CN 500 is stopped as crewmembers at the other end of the train prepare to flag a busy crossing as they prepare to shove grain cars towards Ardent Mills.
After delivering limestone to the Minorca mine, a trio of BLEs led by BLE 906 come down the CN Rainy Sub at sunset catching a few of the last rays of the day.
Heading south for Proctor yard on a nice fall afternoon with steaming taconite pellets.
Heading back to the mine to reload on a nice fall morning. Both of these units are now headed for an unknown fate after having been removed from the CN ore pool and likely retired.
The local from Ranier to Proctor swings off the CN Rainy Sub at Shelton Jct getting on the CN Missabe Sub with a stop to do planned work at Keenan yard before going on to Proctor yard.
That afternoon glow before the sun dips behind the horizon. The sun has now set for trailing unit CN 2131 having been placed in the deadline at Proctor and will head south for disposition while t... (more)
CN 4727 & CN 4134 are above the eastern end of the Lachine Canal as they shove cars into the Port of Montreal.
CN 5262 leads a 8:18 late City of New Orleans into Chicago as it pulls past 21st Street interlocking where it'll shove back into Chicago Union Station.
After shoving in caboose first, the GTW caboose has ben set off at right and the power shoves cars into the Port of Montreal.