The MRF backs into Keenan Yard with 12 cars and CN 5317 + BLE 902 for power
The first significant snow event of the season is well underway here on Minnesota's Iron Range. U.S. Steel's Minntac plant is still churning out the taconite pellets and the CN crews are still hau... (more)
After loading out at Fairlane, a loaded ore train speeds down the Missabe for Proctor.
A pair of Minnesota Southern SD40-2W's are tied down at Luverne, MN
A pair of Minnesota Southern SD40-2W's and first-gen GP's are tied down at Luverne, MN
After changing from W905 (work train crew) to O485 (mainline crew) at Edson, CN SD40-2Ws 5263-5265-5298 continue west on the Edson Sub with ballast empties for McAbee BC.
CN SD40-2W 5263 departs the Albreda Sub at Redpass, BC for a run down the Robson Sub with a train of ballast empties.
O485's 9000 horses scream in unison, tipping over the continental divide at Yellowhead, BC. What a sound!
A sight for sore eyes! CN SD40-2Ws 5263, 5265 and 5298 depart Jasper with a train of ballast empties.
It's been a long time since a consist like this graced the likes of the Albreda Sub. CN SD40-2Ws 5263, 5265 and 5298 muscle an empty ballast train away from Fitzwilliam after meeting a pair of eas... (more)
CN SD40-2Ws 5263, 5265 and 5298 tip over Obed Summit with 84 ballast empties in tow.
Ballast empties for reloading at the McAbee, BC pit rocket uphill between Big Eddy and Bickerdike East on CN's Edson Sub. The train is about to pass underneath highway #47.
CN 5291 hustles east with 29 CWR loads for Eastern Canada
CN SD40-2Ws 5263, 5265 and 5298 scream uphill on the Edson Sub between Galloway and Medicine Lodge with 84 Herzog ballast empties for McAbee, BC in tow. This trio was a nice change from the seemin... (more)
On the banks of the Wisconsin River, Canadian National SD40-2W 5262 switches the New Page paper mill in Stevens Point, WI.