The ballast train approaches the north-south mainline and will continue at a slow pace until the train is safely past the residences and bar. The north-south main is the center track, while the fo... (more)
The ballast train progresses over the crossing as the conductor has climbed back on board. Th interchange is CTC controlled so switches are handled by dispatchers.
With the highway flagged and the gates lowered, CN 2835 creeps across old Hwy 10 keeping the speed under 10 mph. Point Brewing is local favorite brewed in neighboring Stevens Point, location of th... (more)
The train paused for the conductor to jump off and flag old Hwy 10. Note the gates had not yet lowered. Chet and Irenes bar has no doubt witnessed 1000s of trains at this location over the years.
CN 2835 and its crew got underway at Junction City, WI, diverging from the mainline on a tight curve between residences and a tavern. Not much clearance for those satellite dishes.
Junction City, WI is a small hamlet in the middle of the state where old US 10 parallels CN's Chicago-Duluth mainline and crosses CN's line from northern Wisconsin to New Lisbon, WI. The former wa... (more)
Deep in the land of cotton, things are changing. A sea of white has been replaced by a sea of yellow. Record flooding and continuous rain fall left many delta farmers to improvise; many planted ri... (more)
Might as well call it an X120, as train 474 approaches Berry Mills, New Brunswick, with mostly intermodal in tow.
CN ES44AC 2835 leads train A459 south on the Grande Cache Sub.
A459's train has just departed the away from home terminal crew change at Winniandy, heading south to the connection with the mainline at Swan Landing.
With an impressive 202 cars in tow, CN ES44AC 2835 makes the stiff climb south out of Winniandy leading train A459.
Grande Cache-Swan Landing train A459 has just departed the crew change point at Winniandy, heading south along the chilly shores of the Smoky River on CN's scenic Grade Cache Sub.
ES44AC 2835 approaches Mile 126 on the Edson sub with an eastbound intermodal. Trailing 2835 are ex-Oakway SD60 5473, IC SD70 1025 and repainted BC Rail Dash 8-40CMu 4615.
A westbound Canadian National manifest is crossing the Thompson River west of Ashcroft. This is the CN Ashcroft Sub just outside of Black Canyon.