Its dawn on New Years Eve, as Lloydminster-Prince Rupert loaded grain train G877 heads into Jasper.
The second of three crude oil trains in a row speeds towards Portage la Prairie behind CN SD75I 5797 and CN C40-8 2103. U757 is a KCS Jackson, MS - North Battleford (Lashburn), SK empty train.
CN SD75I 5797 idles in track 3 at Jasper with the headend portion of Q199's train.
With a colourful string of containers in tow, CN Q114 departs Armstrong
M347's train heads through some fall colour at Pedley behind CN 5797, CN 2664 and a nice WC 2003.
Before the sun rises for the day, five units lead train 332 up the grade from CN Snake.
The Arcola High Bridge sees two trains a day and is rarely photographed due to the times trains roll through. Today the westbound was running late giving time for the sun to swing around enough t... (more)
M342 thunders east, up the hill out of Joliet, powered by a CN SD75I and a CN Dash 9.
An extra yard crew switches out coal empties in the south yard at Jasper.
CN 112 departs Hornepayne passing the High School
CN 112 pulls up to 5th Avenue. Three abandonded Algoma Central passenger cars sit next to the abandoned coal silo.
CN Q112 arrives at Hornepayne with 143 platforms behind CN 5797 + IC 2464
I expected to see a consist like this at Wayne Junction, just not on the NS. Here an eastbound on the old Nickel Plate crosses CN's ex-GTW main.
Toronto to Vancouver Manifest, M301, climbs the grade just east of Jasper.