In an early evening arrival, CN train 383 (CSX Z247-20) has reached the South end of Stanley yard in Toledo, ending it's run from Toronto via Detroit.
Light power heads out after dropping off Saskatoon IMS to reduce length for a lift at Nakina.
Leading another cowl unit and GP9, the units muscle the train through the S-Curves and 1% grade which stretches 10 miles from Bayview Jct to Copetown.
Coming light off the wye.
The only SD60F in CN's current paint scheme leads BCOL 4653 and a hot Q111 into the tunnel at Mile 6.
M338 slowly trundles down the mainline of mid-america, crossing over and trying to contact call orders that won't answer.
Working there way West to Fort Dodge and a night or mornings sleep.
Coming past Koppers siding, this train is almost to Pokey yard, the end of the run for this crew.
The second last train to run over the Kinghorn Sub, brings a cut of 57 cars into Thunder Bay for scrap. This was also the second run of the day. Their previous trip they brought 61 cars back.
The two steel monsters prepare for battle.
CN A412 rolls through Ackerville, WI
A very late 149 rounds the curve into Bayview behind CN 5530 and UP 7812
Still in the classic "Zebra Look" a SD60F of CN is meeting another CN train going downstream in the Thompson river canyon near Drynoch.