Although the sun has yet to rise above the trees on the horizon, the fog has already lifted enough when 451 rolled through to thwart my attempt for a "fog shot". At least the fall colors... (more)
Dwarfed by fall colours. CN 369 heads south on the Lac St-Jean sub with with three head end units (CN 8884, CN 2024 and CN 2340) and two more mid-train (CN 5765 & CN 2267). It is passing th... (more)
CN 369 paralleling route 367. CN 369 heads south on the Lac St-Jean sub with with three head end units (CN 8884, CN 2024 and CN 2340) and two more mid-train (CN 5765 & CN 2267). It is passi... (more)
The Denison Turn local heads out of Ft. Dodge enroute with a meet with L572 at Denison. Here the local passes over the Union Pacific Tara Sub at Tara. This gate is only 1 of 2 gated diamonds left ... (more)
Diamonds protected by gates aren't very common in Iowa anymore. Only a couple are left, and this one at Tara is on the schedule to be updated. The CN and UP are putting in signals so the UP doesn'... (more)
CN 5279 + 7263 await their next assignment later on this day switching out grain cars
The Dubuque to Manchester turn local is slowly following M337 out of Dubuque and up Peosta Hill. Here the job passes a lane to a house along the hill. This job works all local stops between Dubuqu... (more)
The daily Waterloo, IA, to Kirk Yard, IN, manifest train is only 18 miles into the trip out of Waterloo. Today's train has an unlikely leader due to CN's AC-DC power rule. When AC power is used in... (more)
On a beautiful fall afternoon, CN 121 passed Pintendre
On a beautiful fall evening, CN 705 passed St-Charles-de-Bellechasse.
Just as the fog breaks apart, the sun is out, shinning bright on CSX train Q620 with a Canadian National ES44DC leading the way.
CN power leads westbound NS 112 across southern Indiana a beautiful autumn day.
After losing a few hours dealing with a separated train (luckily only caused by a defective knuckle pin), CN 368, the daily Toronto-Chambord freight, is back on the move and is rounding the "... (more)
Tail end and head end The tail end of CN 310 is passing the head end of CN 401, which is in the hole on the single track Drummondville Sub. Ten minutes prior to 310's passing, CN X308 hd al... (more)