A solo unit on 332 takes a mile long train down the first section of the hill at Copetown.
Canadian National 8860 and 2442 howl as they lead train 393 through Copetown, having just ascended the mountain grade out of Hamilton. Tucked away in the barely visible siding is TTX 130 729, a "h... (more)
CN 2601 and 2128 approach the summit of their 10 mile climb making a bare 13 MPH amid a huge winter snowstorm.
CN 331 makes the final ascent up the Dundas grade with IC 2725 on the point.
CN 331 makes the final ascent up the Dundas grade with CN 2182, a former Dash 8-40CW in ATSF paint.
CN 2601 and 2182 struggle up the remaining grade at Copetown, Ontario amid a violent snow squall.
CN 435 creeps up the tracks on a restricting signal at Copetown while VIA 76 overtakes 330 at Copetown West just a few miles ahead.
CN 2168 leads 148 through Copetown, Ontario with priority container traffic in tow.
We are greeted with exuberant smiles and waves by the three crewmembers of train 397 as it topped the hill at Copetown. Why was 397 a light engine move? We'd heard they were having problems with o... (more)
Two GEs sandwiching an SD70I are pulling hard, hauling a long 435 over the top of the Niagara Escarpment at a good pace.
An electrically interlocked derail guards a seldom used siding at Copetown, ON as CN 8802 approaches the crest of the Dundas hill.
A painfully slow climb up the escarpment and about to be scooped by a passenger train.
Symetry in an uphill race to Copetown
There is no doubt who will win this race up the Niagara Escarpment
Partner shot to Photo ID #265807 but at the opposite end of the zoom shows the consist's oddballs a little bit better. Speculation from a fellow railfan at Copetown was that the geep and slug were... (more)