On June 21st, 2020, the SD40-2F made its grand return to the midwest, in the form of CP 143 (CSX Q165). Up until this day, no one ever expected a CM&Q SD40-2F to venture out to the midwest.
Canadian Pacific train 143 (Montreal, QC - Buffalo, NY) has a pair of Central Maine and Quebec EMD SD40-2F's leading a GE AC44CM rebuild and CP 7023 the Air Force Heritage unit, providing for an u... (more)
CSX Q165 cruises over the Indiana Harbor Canal with a pair of CMQ SD40-2Fs leading. I never would’ve thought a pair of former CP red barns would make their way to the Windy City in this day and ag... (more)
Canadian Pacific intermodal 143 ended up with quite the unusual pair of lead units in the form of a pair of Central Maine & Quebec SD40-2F's as it made it's morning run into Buffalo over the CN St... (more)
253 heads north through Port Henry with a CMQ barn on the point.
Passing over the Mohawk River between Waterford and Cohoes, CP train D48 heads north from Kenwood Yard on their way back to Saratoga Springs, with CMQ 9023 on the point.
In what has been a memorable week for the D45/D48 local power, a rare blue face from northern Maine makes its inaugural run up the former D&H Colonie Sub as former CMQ 9023 leads the morning CP Sa... (more)
On a sticky summer morning, the stubborn low clouds refuse to budge as CP local D48 departs north on the west Kenwood Runner for the Colonie Subdivision. Making its inaugural appearance on this se... (more)
After having to take it slow due to CP's bridge over the St. Lawrence Seaway being raised, CP 253 with CMQ 9023 and CMQ 9022 for power is pouring it on, with the signal at Adirondack Jct showing a... (more)
Meet the new boss. Two editions of CP 251 (formerly CMQ 1) are parked just west of Farnham. The one at left arrived on Saturday evening and has CMQ 9010 leading, the one at the right arrive... (more)
Two Canadian Pacific 251's are awaiting to be dealt with by the yard crew.
At sunset, Canadian Pacific 251 is preparing to stop and tie down at the west end of Farnham.
Canadian Pacific 251 is passing through Farnham at sunset
Unexpected power. When CP completed its takeover of the CMQ last week, the last place one would have expected to see the CMQ's ex-CP barns was on Montreal-Saratoga Springs train CP 252 (whi... (more)
Two CMQ barns lead CP train 253 north out of Saratoga Springs, passing the Amtrak station as the rain begins to come down.