CP 435 with its 51 car consist winds its way down Neys Hill splicing a block signal for the next siding Middleton. The Trans Canada Highway is the road which follows the railway tracks. Note the i... (more)
eastbound over the Little Pic
Not to many trains are able to maintain track speed up Neys Hill
CP #108 climbs Neys Hill at about 15mph with its 7000ft intermodal. There are very few places around here where you are able to see both ends of a long train.
CP #119-CP 9644, 9546, 2 h/e intermodal, mixed, intermodal, mixed-300 axles @ 8:20 twists through the sharp curve at Neys, crossing the Little Pic River and now towards the shores of Lake Superior
eastbound up Neys Hill at about 15mph
CP #435 with SD40-2's CP 5987, 5581, 5675, 5924 & 5903 use their dynamic brakes while descending Neys Hill. Now they are about to cross over the Little Pic River.
CP 202 rounds the corner out of Middleton siding and is on the shores of Lake Superior.
CP #103-CP 9510, 9801, 7 h/e autoracks, intermodal @ 08:55 ~ 7877ft (6998tons) - 92 lds decends the large Neys Hill and is now on the shores of Lake Superior.
Sliding through the curve like a snake
A eastbound comes onto the trestle over the Little Pic River. If you look close, you can see the sign for end heavy grade. This train is starting the climb of the 1.4% Neys hill.
Looking down from the picnic area of CP 202 crossing the Little Pic River
a 9000 ton grain train slowly climbs Neys Hill
Eastbound autoracks twist through Neys Provincial Park