A heavy pipe train creeps up to CPF464 with a matched set of GP40-2Ls; 517-514-507. This is one of many unit pipe trains forwarded to northern New England for a huge natural gas pipe line proje... (more)
Pan Am Railways plow extra heads to NMJ with the newly restored MEC Russell Plows and Pan Am 511. This has been the worst winter as far as snowfall in years.
CN roundhouse in background
CN 9677 shoves back into the yard. Due to the recent cold snap, a lot of the large trains have been reducing their length here in order to get better air pressure. A yard job was ordered up to sep... (more)
A rare GP40-2W works on an even rarer Jasper Yard job. I've been living here for 2 years now, and this is only the second yard job I've seen.
Rare eastbound daylight departure of a heavy freight from the yards in East Peoria.
Known as the Medford Turn in the WC days, L571 heads south at Abbotsford with a short four car train.
The two Geeps on a KCS pig train are about to pull forward so a BNSF Z train can couple up and tie it into its consist bound for Kansas City.
The TP&W and UP each run local manifest trains into Peoria 3 times per week on the parallel BNSF and UP lines. On this Saturday, they managed to make run at exactly the same time!
After making a good run down District 1, the NMED is nearing a crew change and some reblocking at Rigby as it rounds the curve at CPF 197 onto the Fore River Bridge at 1632.
GP40-2W 516 leads the NMED past an old MEC close clearance sign resembling a crossbuck at the west end of the Rumford Jct. passing track. The train is passing under Danville Corner Road and will ... (more)
Today's NMED glides along the shores of Maranacook Lake at 1028.
GP40-2W 516 and GP35 216 prepare to return to their train after making a setoff at Danville Jct. Note the old "Danville West" sign. Time is 1353.
The 516 and 216 lead today's "Enemy" past Leeds Jct.'s awesome MEC searchlight mast, complete with doll arm, at 1118.
The NMED crosses from Lewiston to Auburn behind GP40-2W 516 and GP35 216 (ex, NS, N&W 1328, built 3/65) at 1315.