LONG combined oil train. CN has been running 705's (empty oil train bound for Alberta) with a TankTrain portion at the head end quite often recently. The TankTrain portion is refined gas an... (more)
CN has been running 705's (empty oil train bound for Alberta) with a TankTrain portion at the head end quite often recently. The TankTrain portion is refined gas and diesel fuel for Maitland, ON a... (more)
170 passes through the signals at Hodges in route to a crew change at Sevier yard in Knoxville, TN.
CN train 304 rolls east along the shore of Moose Lake on Yellowhead Pass. The weather is hazy due to warm temperatures and forest fires in the area. The train is mostly forest products, and has ju... (more)
CN 360 waists no time through Longlac
CN's Winnipeg Symington, MB to NS Chicago Pullman Jct, IL freight hustles through Caramat with 132 cars. CN 2303 + CN 5464 provide the headend power ; and CN 5417 + CN 8944 assist 97 cars back.
The Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey "Blue Unit" circus train departed San Diego, California, on August 11, 2014, to begin its trip to Oakland. Power for the train was a pair of BN... (more)
Minus 30 with the wind chill, but a parade of trains pass Dayton's Bluff.
The golden glow of the rising sun highlights a westbound grain train disturbing the early morning silence at Logan, Montana. The Gallatin River is steaming nicely on this crisp summer morning alon... (more)
Eastbound coal loads roll through a short "S" curve and onto the tangent track approaching Philson. Within a few miles, the crew will hit the "hours of service" limit and die o... (more)
CSXT Q540 heads north after picking up its daily set of cars in Knoxville.
New signals are in place to replace the signal bridge a few miles north of Mojave.
What I did on my Summer vacation; redux. Waiting for the Savannah & Atlanta unit to come north from C.P.3, visitors from the North head south. Soon after, I left to battle traffic. I should have ... (more)
After clearing the red board for track work, an eastbound intermodal train slowly starts to gain speed down Ash Hill at Siberia.