On a hazy late winter morning, a westbound Canadian National freight that has just departed CN's Montreal yard is headed out of town behind a pair of MLW C630Ms.
Magic mirror on the wall
Who now is the fairest one of all
Amongst these beasts of burden who haul
Built in Schenectady and Montreal
The WNYP's Driftwood Turn passes the Em... (more)
After a series of heavy rains, the Buffalo & Pittsburgh suffered some flooding along its former Pennsylvania Railroad low-grade line near DuBois, Pennsylvania, stranding a coal train at the Lady J... (more)
The Driftwood Turn has set off its cars for the NS and is now headed back to Olean NY light engines.
CN 2021 and 2004 on train 587 at Dalhousie Junction NB. Photo aquired in trade years ago and is part of my collection. Photographer Pete Coulombe.
With fall foliage peaking, WNYP DFT rolls north into the valleys preceding Port Allegany after descending Keating Summit with just two loads and one unit online.
DFT rolls northward with just two cars along the retaining wall adjacent to the Sinnemahoning Creek.
The Driftwood Turn departs Port Allegany after spotting industry. They'll make good time to the NS with a short train.
Doing what ALCO's & MLW's do best British Columbia Railway 703 South rounds a curve south of the resort town of Whistler and the engineer puts on a little "smoke show" for the photographer.
BCR 703 North pulls into the division point of South Williams Lake Yard for a crew change during the last rays of sunshine on a fine late spring day.
Some of the big WNYP engines arrive at Hornell with a train and are about to pass the old station.
With Northumberland Strait in the background, CBNS Train 306 coasts through Havre Boucher eastbound toward Sydney NS. 1997 would be the beginning of the end for the vulnerable MLW's of the CBNS. S... (more)