Over 30 inches of snow blanketed parts of western Kansas in late December 2007. When winds combine with a snowstorm, cuts on a great plains railroad soon become full of the white stuff. Soon after... (more)
The winter of 1985 apparently wasn’t too bad, as CN plow 55501 doesn’t show too much wear since being released from the paint shop the previous December.
On January 2, 2007, a westbound Kyle plow extra derailed on a icy crossing at Kanorado, Kansas, and fortunately no one was injured in the mishap. Kyle plow MWK 06 derailed at the crossing and head... (more)
CP 401005, propelled by OSRX 6508 (FP9A) and OSRX 175 (GP9) kicking up the snow approaching Plank Line
A harsh wind blows fresh snow around Stratford, Ontario as a yard crew prepares a three unit consist to take the wedge plow out on the Guelph Subdivision.
Working west towards St Thomas, the OSR's plow extra with 1927 vintage CP plow 401005 blasts through snow west of Putnam.
Heavy Artillery. The P&W normally does its winter cleanups with light engines clearing the snow. After the Blizzard Of 2015, however, more than two feet of wind-driven snow covered... (more)
The OSR's CP plow is hitting a crossing at speed on the St Thomas line.
Looking like a classic Canadian plow train with a pair of F's and a former CP plow the OSR is clearing the line south to Tillsonburg.
1927 built CP 401005 plowing it's way to victory over the snow, OSRX 6508 (FP9A) and OSRX 175 (GP9) provide the power for this move
Tough winter day on the Kyle—26 A westbound Kyle plow extra derailed on a icy crossing at Kanorado, Kansas, on January 2, 2007, and fortunately no one was injured in the mishap. In this... (more)
Tough winter day on the Kyle—25 Officials and MofW crews have arrived at the scene of a derailed Kyle plow extra at Kanorado, Kansas, on January 2, 2007. Men help the uninjured crew out... (more)
Tough winter day on the Kyle—24 Derailed Kyle plow extra rests in the snow of a December 29-30 storm that dumped over 30 inches of the white stuff in western Kansas and eastern Colorado... (more)
Tough winter day on the Kyle—23 Plow MWK 06 drifted off the right-of-way quite a bit, taking EMD CEFX SD45T-2 No. 9282 with it, derailing trailing sister No. 9245 and leaving former San... (more)
Tough winter day on the Kyle—22 “Whoa,… whoa,… WHOA!,” rings out over the scanner as we pass the Kyle plow extra going through Kanorado, Kansas, on January 2, 2007. I look back to see p... (more)