A CP ballast train with THREE SD40-2s (5878, 5871, and 6068) in THREE paint schemes fills up with "traprock" ballast at Dresser Trap Rock Inc. It has been a busy spring with this setup, as they h... (more)
CP 3GPS pulls back down from Dresser Trap Rock after losing CP 5922 to a mechanical failure. Unable to make it back to St. Paul with only two operable SD40-2s, the crew will tie down the train on ... (more)
Northbound ballast train storms into Green Island on it's way back to Wisconsin.
CP 3GPS-04 pulls down past the east leg of the wye in Dresser, in order to shove up to the quarry. Three venerable GMD built SD40-2s provide power. Unfortunately the 5922 ended up failing, and the... (more)
CP 288 passes through Norma on the New Line with a lashup straight out of 2013.
A trio of CP Rail SD40-2s leads a rock train into Davenport.
It's still raining as the Herzog rock train with three SD40-2's makes it's way toward the flooded Quad Cities. The CP has been fighting with the Mississippi river and the City of Davenport to keep... (more)
A trio of veteran Canadian Pacific SD40-2's bring a 60 car Herzog ballast train through downtown Davenport. This view shows how the CP has elevated the mainline at least 2 feet over the Gaines Str... (more)
CP 288 heads east through Libertyville, fast approaching Rondout with a crazy lash-up.
In run 8 and creating a treat for the eyes and ears, a pair of CP SD40-2's and a GP38-2 hustle 288 south past the Wepco plant in Pleasant Prairie, WI.
A little nostalgic to see these running around again... CP 288 rounds the curve at Norma on the Union Pacific with a duo of CP SD40-2's and a GP40-2 for power. A scene straight out of 2013.
CP 288 ramps it up through Des Plaines with an SD40-2 up front.
CP 5878 between Nipigon and Red Rock.
CP 5878, CITX 2794, CP 5959 pull a 43 car grain eastwards