The daily Gary Kirk, IN to Prince George, BC lumber express heads through town with 136 spines.
Fields begin to come to life as a CP freight rolls past.
The St Paul, MN to Saskatoon Sutherland, SK freight slows through Portage to take the switch onto the Prairie North Line.
CN 403 departs Portage La Prairie after crossing the CP mainline at grade.
CP 9651 brings a mixed freight over the Floodway south of Winnipeg.
CN 2945 pulls a mixed freight with a lot of lumber on the head end.
Edmonton-Winnipeg train M318 heads through Portage la Prairie with CN SD70M-2 8817 leading the way.
An extra local from Minnedosa, MB rests in the yard at Portage la Prairie with some grain empties for an elevator east of town.
CN SD75I 5729 leads some extra tonnage from Melville, SK eastward towards Winnipeg, MB on the Rivers Sub.
VIA F40PH-3s 6455 and 6448 add a bit of colour to the prairie landscape, leading train #692 eastward on CN's Gladstone Sub.
CN C44-9W 2685 shoves hard on the rear of train Q101, cruising westward on the Rivers Sub at 60 per.
CN SD70M-2 8894 rips around the curve at Quadra, MB with train Q101 in tow. CN C44-9W 2693 can be seen a short distance back assisting remotely.
CN ES44DC 2342 leads a long and heavy Saskatoon-Winnipeg train A404 through the S curve at Quadra. Assisting the train 99 cars back is CN C44-9W 2692 operating in DP mode.
CN SD70M-2 8919 shoves hard on the rear of Q102's train, eastbound through the super-elevated curve at Quadra, MB on the Rivers Sub.
CN SD70M-2 climbs towards Stenberg on the north track of CN's Rivers Sub with train Q102 in tow.