M302 holds tight at the approach signal to Hargwen waiting for traffic ahead to clear. An interesting motive power consist of BCOL C40-8M 4624, GECX C40-8W 9129 and CN C40-8 2134 are on the point.
CN C44-9W 2599, PRLX SD75Ms 204 and 201 climb through Obed with Vancouver-Chicago train Q118. The PRLX SD75Ms (ex BNSF/ATSF) were the first of a dozen or so leased units of that type to arrive on ... (more)
CREX ES44AC 1515 brightens up the day, tipping over the Obed Summit with train Q101 in tow.
Brand new CN ES44AC 2999 leads an empty coal train through Obed, AB.
With frost clinging to pretty much everything, CN ES44AC 2926 climbs towards Hargwen with train Q108 in tow.
A loaded sand train gathers speed as it crests the hill at Obed and is about to pass under Yellowhead Highway #16.
CN ES44ACs 2987 and 2988 lead a loaded potash train under the Yellowhead Highway #16 making their maiden run to the west coast.
After the first good dump of the year at Obed Summit, CP AC4400CW 8642 and CSXT ES44AC 3043 lead CN train A412 east on CN's Edson Sub. CN appears to be power short at the moment (good thing they j... (more)
With a large cut of Moroccan phosphate on the headend, G834 kicks up some fresh powder heading east on the south track of CN's Edson Sub.
In a blinding snow storm, CN C40-8 2007 continues its trek eastward on the Edson Sub with a detouring BNSF X INBCSN9 28 grain empty.
CN SD40-2Ws 5263, 5265 and 5298 tip over Obed Summit with 84 ballast empties in tow.
Brand new CN ET44AC 3059 tips over Obed Summit leading train Q105 west.
With the grain season starting to ramp up, the 2nd of 4 G847s originating out of Edmonton on September 28 tips over Obed Summit west of Hargwen.
With the fall colour in the Obed Hills a blaze, Q199 slams the binders on, coming around the curve at Mile 170 staring at a clear to stop signal.
After meeting a pair of extended run stack trains east of Dalehurst, A417 resumes its journey to the west coast.