My first train of 2017, CN 8803 West splitting the signals at Diamond outside Winnipeg. This is where the CP Glenboro branch line crosses the two tracks of CN's transcontinental main line.
A manifest freight train led by IC 2722 trails a cloud of snow as it rounds one of the few curves on the CN Rivers subdivision west of Winnipeg, Manitoba. There are four locomotives in the consist... (more)
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)