CN's first unit with a desktop control stand, and the first of the "Draper Taper's". It was so popular, it was often a trailing unit, as it's matschalled here. Still, it would be a nice change to ... (more)
In a rare scene, a very late number 2 arrives in Toronto as Number 1 is about to depart for Vancouver. CN GP9's and an 2 ALCO S13's are also about to head west in this never to be repeated scene.
Two SD40-2's are westbound north of Lytton beside the Thompson River with grain and sulpher loads.
Sunrise is a wonderful time.
A little training going on with 3 up front as 155 races for London with a huge train.
Kicking up the dust during the charge home
Milton Yard before the action starts
You get a good look at the profile of the Hornby Dip as GO's second Toronto run of the day climbs the hill. In the background, you can see the next train backing out of Milton Yard towards the sta... (more)
Brand new and charging into the Hornby Dip
Shortly after sunrise, 9614 and SD40-2 6044 lead an eastbound past the Milton GO yard where two new MPI units await the days work.
It is amazing how time can stand still..the train frozen while the background rushes by, or the agonizing feeling of watching your camera slip from your hands just after this moment was caught.
10 seconds before you couldn't see it.
Another day comes to an end