A heavy train. With 205 loaded potash cars and a train weighing close to 30,000 tons, CN B730 has just left Turcot West after changing crews. Power is 4 AC units with CN 2948 & CN 3065 and ... (more)
CN 120 has CN 3074, IC 1037, CN 2600 and DPU CN 2685 for power as it passes MP 6 of CN's Montreal Sub, with CN 149 lined on the south track. At left is where the Lachine Spur used to leave the mai... (more)
Wrapped and unwrapped P42DC's. With 17 of VIA Rail's 21 P42DC's wrapped for Canada's 150th anniversary, it's getting rarer to get a non-wrapped one leading; it's also rare to see two P42DC'... (more)
Two secondhand standard cabs up front. CN 149 is leaving the Port of Montreal with two standard cab units that CN picked up secondhand (SD60 CN 5482 & C40-8 CN 2100), with CN 2648 third. Th... (more)
Open for business again. Closed as recently as last week (and since the end of last summer), I was glad to discover that the tower that I took this shot from (controlled by Parks Canada) wa... (more)
The fourt and second to last F40 wrap. VIA 6437 is the fourth and second to last F40 to get a Canada 150 wrap. Here it pushes VIA 33 over the Lachine Canal after leaving Central Station in ... (more)
VIA 633 has unwrapped VIA 6420 leading and wrapped P42DC's VIA 905 mid-train and VIA 907 at the tail end as the 48-axle long train passes the curve at MP 6 of CN's Montreal Sub. The rear consist b... (more)
AMT 109 pushes the deadheading Adirondack past Montreal's increasingly condo-filled skyline.
Three Dash8 models. CN 149 is leaving the Port of Montreal with three different Dash8 models for power: Dash8-40CW CN 2155, Dash8-40C CN 2023 & Dash8-40CM CN 2412.
AMT 816 with AMT 1359 approaches the out of use CN swing bridge in Montreal. At left is Welllington Tower.
A class leader, wrapped. VIA 63 is passing Wellington Tower 5 minutes after leaving Central Station in Montreal. Power is class leader for VIA Rail's P42DC's (VIA 900), which is wrapped for... (more)
The race is on. Both VIA 37 and AMT 814 are scheduled to leave Montreal's Central Station at 1650 and generally can be seen heading out side by side. However VIA 37 tends to pass AMT 814 so... (more)
CN 120 has CN 3074, IC 1037, CN 2600 and DPU CN 2685 for power as it passes MP 6 of CN's Montreal Sub. At left is where the Lachine Spur used to leave the main line. This Toronto-Halifax intermoda... (more)
VIA 6405 & VIA 6426 push VIA 14 (the Ocean) past Wellington Tower about an hour and a half before its departure from Montreal's Central Station.
Into Montreal with a wrapped leader. VIA 64 is nearly into Montreal's Central Station as it crosses the Lachine Canal at CN Wellington with VIA 906 leading. VIA 906 is wrapped for Canada's ... (more)