The engineer brings his 5164 ton train of Dresser trap rock through Osceola on the westbound return trip to the Twin Cities. The engineer was friendly and gave a few blasts of the P5 horn. On the ... (more)
I caught wind of a Dresser turn departing Humboldt late this morning, so I figured the light would be pretty good by the time the train was loaded and headed back west. After being loaded at the q... (more)
The view from Sikhist park is perfect to watch this westbound stack train on the CN Ashcroft Sub.
A straight shot rocket northbound from VIT, CP 8880 N is making good time on the Parry Sound Sub, it was a challenge to get the Canadian flag to present it's full glory with the breeze coming off ... (more)
CP 8708 leads its train east just outside of Calgary.
CP 8835 leads its train east just outside of Calgary. This train was most certainly over powered with 6 locomotives up front and one more on the tail. It only had about 20 cars too.
This CPR track maintenance crew was using every bit of available track time to gather up old ties and pile them up at Spences Bridge. This truck is deceptively powerful and able to move along at ... (more)
A westbound coal train snaking along the Thompson River near Morris on the CN Ashcroft Sub.
An EMD resurgence. CP 133 and CP 132 (the Expressway piggyback train between Montreal and Toronto) has been running with nearly 100% EMD power for at least six months now. SD30C-ECO'... (more)
The Okanagan Express ran annually in the mid to late 1980s from Vancouver to the Okanagan Valley Wine Region in British Columbia. A Roger Puta Photograph
The Okanagan Express ran annually in the mid to late 1980s from Vancouver to the Okanagan Valley Wine Region in British Columbia. A Roger Puta Photograph After I posted this I received t... (more)
A westbound Canadian Pacific manifest is moving slowly as it passes through the Skoona tunnels along the Thompson River on the CN Ashcroft Sub.
CP ES44AC 8841 leads a loaded coal train through Black Canyon.