Still climbing Christiansburg Mountain, NS 189 crawls around a curve near Friendship Rd in Shawsville, Virginia on former N&W rails.
As he sun breaks through the clouds in Shawsville, CN 8932 thunders upgrade as westbound manifest train 189 climbs Christiansburg Grade on the former Norfolk and Western.
After changing crews in Roanoke Yard, NS manifest train 189 continues its westbound journey as it curves through Wabun, Virginia on the former Norfolk and Western Railway.
Norfolk Southern Intermodal Train makes their way Southbound as they roar through Mableton, GA.
Potash loads blast through Henry House, while temperatures neared the -40C mark.
CN SD70M-2s 8901 and 8024 cruise towards Jasper on an extremely chilly, -37C morning east of Jasper.
A Canadian National freight rolls southbound under the old Arthur Road overpass just north of Slinger, Wisconsin.
An impressive lashup leads X332 through Bayview. Power is CN 8002, BNSF 5445, NS 9438, CN 2563.
CN 8864 is seen leading #301 Edmonton-Vancouver Thornton manifest south of Avola, BC - 01/09/2013
There's no denying that it's cold out, as M303 struggles towards Jasper behind a clean leader.
A late running 435 charges through Georgetown.
24,000 tons of Potash from Alwinsal, SK struggle into Jasper with the help of CN 8022, 2114 and 2668 (shoving on the rear).
The sun is setting on the last SD70M-2's. These and the 104 and 106 are the last ones active on the railway, the rest are sidelined.
Last few trips on 101 with these two as the now most of the SD70M-2's have become sidelined, only ones left running are the former Rail America units.
Three NS unit grind up the grade and around the sweeping curve at Jarrett's Tunnel in the Old Fort Loops.