Portage La Prairie, MB is a special train watching location with the CN and CP transcontinental mainlines crossing each other in town and running parallel for a short distance. Here we have a west... (more)
CP 5863 and CP 6000 are seen working hard as they shunt the big CP Winnipeg Yard. CP 5863 wears the full-sized multimark, which was one of just two remaining on the active CP roster (CP 5911 was t... (more)
A CN train rounds one of the rare curves on the stretch of double track between Winnipeg and Portage la Prairie, Manitoba.
Striped. Recently repainted VLSX 5232 (an ex-CN 'straight' ex-CN SD40) shows off its nose stripes in the small Prairie Dog Central yard at Inkster Junction on a sunny morning.
The Canadian hits the rails out of Winnipeg on the first day of fall, still pulling a full summer consist of 23 cars.
One of CN's SD75I fleet leads a train over the Red river and into downtown Winnipeg. Canon Canonet, Fuji Acros 100.
Caboose on the rear. The Prairie Dog Central's 11 AM departure is getting ready to leave the station at Inkster Junction with their ex-CP caboose bringing up the rear. Steam is seen up fron... (more)
A preserved rail bus. This rail bus was built by Mack in 1922 for the Northern Pacific Railroad. It was sold to Winnipeg Hydro in 1929 and they used it until 1962 in branchline service.
This 20 ton diesel locomotive was built by Davenport Locomotive Works for Winnipeg Hydro in 1927. It was originally powered by two 125 horsepower Continental gasoline engines, replaced by two 160 ... (more)
A pioneer steam engine. Built by Baldwin Locomotive Works for Northern Pacific in 1872, this 4-4-0 steam engine was the first one to ever operate in the province of Manitoba, after it had b... (more)
CN 3032 at the head of container train 108 between Portage la Prairie and Winnipeg, Manitoba.
Crossing over at CN Diamond. CN 2938 brings up the rear of CN 101 as it crosses from the north to south track at CN Diamond. Further ahead at right the train can be seen curving as it heads... (more)
A Packard on rails. Preserved at the Winnipeg Railway Musuem (housed in Winnipeg Union Station) is this 1946 Packard which was purchased by the Greater Winnipeg Water District Railway in 19... (more)
A trio of SD40U's working the hump. A trio of SD40U's, along with a slug (CN 6015, CN 6005, CN 6012 and CN 225) pause from their hump yard duties at the east end of Symington Yard. At left ... (more)
A hump set consisting of two hump 'mother' units sandwiching two hump booster units (CN 7522, CN 523, CN 515 & CN 7511) is seen on the busy hump at Symington Yard at left. At right is another set ... (more)