The last active C40-8M on CN is showing its age as it smokes it up pulling to the west end of Thornton Yard. BCOL 4609 has currently been on RCL jobs in Prince George, BC for the passed while.
The brakeman is out on the nose of the last cowl still in service on CN as CN 527 works Pointe St-Charles Yard. BCOL 4609 was only on this train for a period of one week in January.
The presence of GE C40-8M no. 4609 was more than welcome on this sunny afternoon, leading CN 527 westbound through what was formerly CN's Turcot East.
After working Pointe St-Charles Yard, the last cowl unit on CN (BCOL 4609) is leading CN 527 as it heads to Taschereau Yard with a short train.
The last one. The very last active cowl on CN's roster is leading CN 527 as it awaits a meet with VIA 62 before it sets off and lifts car at Pointe St-Charles Yard. Up front are some older ... (more)
First light at Falkenburg greets the heavy snow load that's battered the Muskoka region with the lumber, trucks, and other equipment at Muskoka Timber Mills' yard still completely buried. CN's spr... (more)
With over 120 cars behind the draw bar, the last active C40-8M leads CN 417 through the Fraser Canyon on a cool spring morning. This train brought out the crowds, with railfans everywhere catching... (more)
With most of the other C40-8 fleet being retired, BCOL 4609 leads 417 west on the approached to Yale.
Last of its kind... what is believed to be now the only remaining C40-8M on CN's active roster, and definitely the only one still wearing BC Rail's red, white, and blue, is unbelievably leading in... (more)
With almost all C40-8s on CN being stored or scrapped. BCOL 4609 leads train A41751 07 west through the rock cut east of Cheam View.
One of the dash 8's that isn't extinct yet, BCOL 4609 powers train 594 as they climb the hill and will soon start their descent into Rothesay and Saint John, New Brunswick.
Edmonton to Whitecourt L 51551 05 with BCOL 4609 and CN 5381 highball through Mayerthorpe, Alberta.
L 51651 07 crosses the Sturgeon River, as they roll through downtown St. Albert with BCOL 4609 and CN 5381
U74581-21 is pulled down the the yard board and waiting to mark up with the Desk 12 RTC to get an authority to depart Gladstone.
BC RAIL 4609 looks rite at home crossing the Cheakamus River. The Red-White-Blue C40-8M was built in 1990 to battle the mountains and weather of British Columbia. The GE cowls became as synonym... (more)