The spectacular trestle bridge in Parry Sound - 150 miles north of Toronto - is the setting for this southbound freight.
The CP right-of-way is the perfect place to view the opposition. A Dash 9 and SD60F are heading towards Montreal with a 149-car maifest!
Two BNSF MACs power over the summit at Palmer Lake with another dose of southbound coal. Four pushers are on the back helping out.
West Midlands local services are operated using Class 323 units, owned by Porterbrook Leasing.
Two newly-painted ex-GTW units are about to hit the 'Main Street of the Mid-West' with merchandise.
The morning's empties are passing under the silos at Black Mesa to be refilled with coal bound for Page. The fourth unit in the lash-up is a former Nacional de Mexico machine.
A brace of Oakway SD60s bracket a pair of 'whiteface' SD60Ms with a consignment of black diamonds fresh out of the Powder River Basin.
A quartet of GE electrics are about to cross route 98 with an empty coal train heading back to the Black Mesa loadout.
Amtrak Genesis units 135 & 187 kick up dust as they cross under the NS with the eastbound Capitol Limited