CP 253 has more than enough power as it crosses the St. Lawrence River with CP 8917, CP 9618, CP 8608, CP 8541, CP 7043 & CP 8579.
In an unlikely meet, CP ES44AC 8917 is pulling CN train L52253 16 through the middle of Walker Yard passing ex NAR, now CN SD38-2 1652 working on the 1555 Hump Yard beltpack job.
CP ES44AC 8917 and CN SD70M-2 8948 lead a 3rd section of train L522 into Walker Yard in Edmonton.
An odd sight, paying back HPH, CP ES44AC 8917 leads Scotford-Edmonton transfer L52253 16 into the yard at Walker as an eastbound intermodal train gets set to depart.
CP ES44ACs 8917 and 8949 change crews in Kamloops before picking up a couple more engines and departing towards Blue River and ultimately Prince George. A pretty weird power set for this train!
Running about 12 hours late (making nice light for a Marathon tangent!) Montreal Hochelaga, PQ - Vancouver Coquitlam, BC picks up speed with 118 platforms. CP AC4400CW 8608 is shoving on the taile... (more)
CP 253 has a 6-pack of power (CP 8917, CP 9618, CP 8608, CP 8541, CP 7043 & CP 8579) as it approaches the island of Montreal.
The Trainmasters normally worked the transfers to Hochelaga due to the steep grade on Hochelaga Hill. Occasionally they would get other assignments, in this case a transfer to Lasalle. As the so... (more)
The Trainmaster normally assigned to Hochelaga transfers is heading to Lasalle. It is leaving St. Luc Yard and is on the Farnham Connection moving through the Wentworth Golf Course, which was own... (more)
This was a rare appearance of a Trainmaster on a Lasalle Transfer, as it moves from the Farnham Connection to the Southward Track of the Adirondack Sub.
CP had 21 Trainmasters. In the early 1970's they were found in Montreal and Trail, BC. In Montreal they typically were used on transfers from St. Luc Yard to Hochelaga because of the grade out o... (more)
CP ES44AC 8917 and UP SD60M 2357 head north through Morningside.