A Roger Puta Photograph
CSXT 5207 & CSXT 416 lead a 78-car CN 327 around the wye leading from the Kingston Sub to the Valleyfield Sub in Coteau.
Something is missing this time... The last time I shot a westbound train under this signal bridge at Coteau there were 3 sets of signals for 3 sets of tracks. Since then the Ottawa Freight ... (more)
VIA 5611 slows for a station stop in Coteau, Quebec in May of 1988. I remember this shot for talking to a local who actually preferred to speak English vs. the much more common French!
A Canadian National RS-18 assists two VIA units as they struggle to get a lengthy train moving out of Coteau..
A pair of CN RS-18's switch the small yard in Coteau, Quebec in May of 1988. Even though I didn't speak French, the crew still invited me on board to ride/switch with them for almost an hour!
The other Chessie 'heritage' unit. CSXT 7765 is one of two units that CSXT has repainted and affixed a small 'Chessie System' logo on each side of the nose. Here it leads another Dash8-40CW... (more)
Leaving the Kingston sub. CN 327 has new ET44AH CSXT 3284 leading and CSXT 5101 trailing as it leaves the Kingston sub and enters the Valleyfield sub in Coteau, with the head end on the wye... (more)
Snow on the plow. CN 149 with CN 8957 & IC 2706 are westbound through Coteau on a sunny winter morning.
With the horn blaring and dimmed headlights for MOW personal ahead, Montreal-Toronto VIA Rail 63 races through Coteau.
Lending a helping hand. CN 538 (with veteran GP38-2W's CN 4795 & CN 4775 pushing) is crossing Sauvé street in Coteau as it prepares to help CN 327 with its setoff. They will back onto CN 32... (more)
Leaving the Kingston sub. AC4400CW CSXT 207 and SD50-2 CSXT 8591 lead CN 327 on the Valleyfield sub wye as they prepare to set off cars with the help of CN 538. A large part of their train ... (more)
Passing the Valleyfield sub turnout. An extremely late CN 149 is through Coteau with brand new CN 3015 leading. At right is the Valleyfield sub, which CN 327 had taken about an hour before ... (more)
A 31 year old EMD backing up. SD50-2 CSXT 8591 (built as BO 8591 in 1984) back up to CN 327's train after setting off cars on the Valleyfield sub in Coteau with the help of CN 538. When the... (more)
A fresh GE leading two older Dash9's. An extremely late CN 149 is through Coteau with brand new CN 3015 leading older Dash9-44CW's CN 2566 & BCOL 4651.