Within the first few months of the VIA takeover of passenger services (jan 12, 1977), CN and CP's power continued to haul Canada's passenger trains. CN 6790 arrives from Montreal with an A-B-A s... (more)
It' s a hot, humid afternoon in Canada's steel city as TH and B 73 idles on the shop track accompanied by CP RS18 8768 and TH and B NW2 53 on the turntable whiskers awaiting their next call to w... (more)
Sitting ready for dispatch to a westbound train, CN FPA4 and FPB4 sit outside the Spadina shops.
Fresh out of the paint shop, brand new CN 5509 shows off her colours on the back lot of GM Diesel Division in London.
Extra CP 4249 West heads to Hamilton Ontario on its daily run assisted by a Penn Central GP9B and an RS-11. Running between GO Trains during the commuter rush, the Starlight crew pushes the power... (more)
CN SW1200RS with typically coupled caboose (van) goes into the team track at Clarkson to lift empties. This pairing was commonly seen wherein the caboose was rarely uncoupled while switching the y... (more)
Clearly a passenger unit has died somewhere as CN 1229 an SW1200RS does it's best to hustle passengers to Toronto at track speed with a 4 car train. There was no steam generator in the consist. ... (more)
ON a late winter afternoon, a pair of RS11's and an SW1200RS lead the CP Starlight through Clarkson enroute to Hamilton Ontario. The SW1200 was likely destined for TH&B's Aberdeen Yard in tow.
Lineup of ALCo and MLW S2s and S4s await dispatch to their respective local and industrial jobs at the Lambton Yard shop tracks. Lambton Shops were, at this point was primarily used for Toronto/... (more)
CN 368 charges eastbound passing CN 149 on the Kingston Sub at MP 191.5 with 2 former CSX SD70's in tow destined for the Roberval and Saguenay numbered RS80 and RS82.
A pair of CN ET44AC's and an ex-BC Rail Dash 8-40CM lead train CN 149 as a combined 2-train VIA passes on Track 3. As a standard VIA practice, the train will be split at Brockville, with the tail... (more)
Four BM&LP E60's lead an empty coal to Black Mesa across the Navajo reservation at Kaibito, AZ.