This photo was taken during the CP Strike in May 2012. I guess even though many workers were on strike, CP managed to get a crew together for this track evaluation train.
LK&P 3 is shown here pulling the "Sugar Cane Train" out of Puukolii station, on the return trip to Lahaina. They also stop at Kaanapali to fill the tender with water on the way. Locomotive #3 "Myr... (more)
Something not often seen: A narrow-guage steam railway running right through the middle of a prime tourist destination. One thing I have noticed is people really don't seem to "get" railroad safet... (more)
The daily Calgary to Edmonton freight today was a great quadruple-SD40 consist, with a total of 12,000HP, of which was definitely required for the long train. The line in the foreground is an indu... (more)
A nice switching consist switches one of the many industrial spurs in west Edmonton.
CN Scotford Yard... the only place in Alberta that it's almost guaranteed you'll see a trio of GMD1u's switching. They really are cool locomotives, and I've heard that unlike the city crews in Edm... (more)
CN 555 takes it's sweet time navigating the branch going deeper into industrial Red Deer. The crews call this process "going downtown". After this shot, it would drop off 3 of its tankers at the T... (more)
The Edmonton Radial Railway Society runs a streetcar service in Fort Edmonton along with the steam engine run by the Fort Edmonton Historical Association. Here's their usual streetcar #42 posing i... (more)
Fort Edmonton's steam engine crosses the streetcar tracks on the double diamond.
A bit of an unusual consist here... a GP38-2 leads 2 AC4400CWs up the grade out of Medicine Hat.
An extremely rare move, CP Work Hoadley is shown here idling, as it had been the whole rest of the day. The day after, the train would move farther to around Forshee. The Hoadley Sub has been very... (more)
After a year of inactivity, Alberta Prarie #41 is back in service for the 2011 season, as shown here heading south towards Big Valley from Stettler.
With a whopping 3 cars in tow, the CN west Edmonton local returns to Bissel after a long days work.
A CP Intermodal leans hard into the tight curve, chugging loudly as it accelerates its train out of the valley.
Steaming along, the Sugar Cane Train heads towards Puukolii Station in late afternoon.