Maroon and gold 403 was quite busy this weekend, heading up several trains.
A westbound Canadian National coal train traverses Kansas City Southern's Mexico Subdivision. This train came from a southern Illinois mine and is making it's way to a power plant down south.
The water is high. After a record amount of rainfall in April, the water level of the Lachine Canal and the St. Lawrence River is among the highest its ever been. Here CN 149 is seen crossi... (more)
Running about an hour behind the regular westbound 406, CN 2885 leads a Canpotex potash train at Passekeag, approaching Hampton, New Brunswick, in some nice late afternoon light.
My train on the left, CN L570 (ex E276 Blue Island to Oshawa mty multi's via Snider West change off and reprofile) sits on the north while westbound 271 has just crested the first of two grades on... (more)
A blood nose Canadian Northern engine leads a Southbound mixed freight train down the CNO&TP.
CN 2028 leads westbound train 406, as they round the bend on the approach to Hampton, New Brunswick, on a nice Spring afternoon.
A very lage CN 377 (179 cars) is passing MP 14 of CN's Kingston Sub with a single SD70M-2 up front and another one mid-train (CN 8880 & CN 8916).
New Sigma 150-600mm C Lens Test. I bought a new Sigma lens last week, so I wanted to test it out a bit for shooting trains. CN 2028 leads westbound train 406, as they head through the commu... (more)
New Sigma 150-600mm C Lens Test. I bought a new Sigma lens last week, so I wanted to test it out a bit for shooting trains. CN 2028 leads westbound train 406, as they approach McCullys, eas... (more)
CN heritage unit, DMIR 403, pulling 130 cars of taconite pellets down the CN Iron Range Sub at Biwabik while a track crew and CN personnel mingle by the old DMIR engine house and shop.
Heading back from Two Harbors, CN 6024 north takes the running track at Jones to meet DMIR 403 south.
CN power is fairly regular into FL thanks to ethanol trains. On occasion, they do "local" favours inbetween unit moves.