CN's Budd Test Car heads down the Newmarket Sub at Parkersville after spending the day evaluating the track from Washago to North Bay.
The CN Track Evaluation Car heads south on the former IC St. Louis Division.
CN 1501 Track Inspection Vehicle sits at CP 437 waiting for NS Traffic to clear before heading to Griffith, Indiana. An eventful day for the 1501 as it had suffered an exhaust leak that was lucki... (more)
CNs Track Geometry RDC heads down the Cedar Rapids Sub just south of Manchester Iowa. The trip down to Cedar Rapids is a deadhead move and when they get to CR the crew will flip ends and inspect t... (more)
CN 1501 (track inspection/geometry vehicle) heads east, from the South Amana, IA yard to Rock Island, IL. This is the hwy 6/151 crossing facing west towards the yard. The photo was taken just minu... (more)
The CN Track Geometry Vehicle is inspecting along the Shoreline Subdivision in Detroit.
Canadian National's Budd RDC track geometry car traverses Tazewell & Peoria trackage through downtown Peoria on its way to the yard. The car came in on the Iowa Interstate and will reconnect with... (more)
Budd-built track evaluation RDC 1501 sprints along the CN Missabe Sub while inspecting tracks. Apparently it's all thumbs up.
One more thing off the bucket list! It took me 10 years to get this shot due to repeated wrong time/wrong place circumstances, so after missing it by 10 minutes again yesterday I was more ... (more)
Canadian National Budd Car 1501 is captured testing the Newport Subdivision as it enters Sutton on a warm and muggy afternoon.
CN RDC 1501 heads south past JB Tower in West Chicago.
Canadian National Test Track Evaluation Systems Budd 1501 is captured leaving the Canada/U.S border at Lacolle.
Lots of people get cranked up for the RDC test car that CN uses to do geometry testing across their system. The only reason I was excited was for my kids to see it for the 1st time. The CN usually... (more)