A rare visitor, NS 7337 ex-Indiana Railroad 9008 (EMD SD9043MAC), is leading CN L52921 10 (Binghamton, NY-Montreal, QC) through Montreal West.
The two motors are GE Center Cabs, 1200 hp, only 3 units were built in 1950. A Roger Puta Photograph
In the pouring rain. CN 310 ducks under highway 20 a few minutes after the sky opened up and a torrential downpour began (with me on a busy overpass!). Needless to say I did get soaked, eve... (more)
Out on the nose. Three GP9's (CN 7075, CN 7256 & CN 7229) lead a short transfer out of the Port of Montreal as they cross the Lachine Canal today at lunchtime, seconds after the sun came ou... (more)
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)
Past where the Lachine Spur started. CN 372's power (CN 8011 & CN 5679) head west on the Montreal Sub, on their way to track 29 (the only track left from what was Turcot Yard) to pick up CN... (more)
CN 3064 leads three other AC units (CN 3021, CN 2820 & CN 8100) as CN 120 rounds a curve in Ville St-Pierre. At right is a long string of empty well cars on the freight track of the Montreal Sub.
The old and the new. CN 372's power (CN 8011 & CN 5679) head east on track 29 (the only track left from what was Turcot Yard) to pick up CN 2921, which was the DPU on a grain train. At left... (more)
A long passenger train, with lots of variety. On Sundays VIA 633 always deadhdeads the consist for VIA 47 to Ottawa, leading to a long and interesting passenger train. Here VIA 633 is passi... (more)
AMT 1359 leads AMT 816 past Wellington Tower and over the Lachine Canal. At bottom left is a very small piece of track that used to be part of CN's line to the Port of Montreal.
GE locomotives built 22 years apart (ET44AC CN 3068 built in 2016 and Dash9-44CWL CN 2505 built in 1994) lead Joffre Yard-Taschereau Yard CN 401 towards Turcot West, with autoracks at the head end... (more)
A mixed consist? It almost looks as if AMT 814 has a consist of AMT multilevel cars and VIA Rail Renaissance cars as it crosses the Lachine Canal, but the VIA Rail cars visible to the left ... (more)
A rare move. Slug POM 2008 and RP20BD POM 1003 are stopped over the Lachine Canal with a short train consisting of lengths of rail on CP flatcars and loaded coil steel cars. This is a rare ... (more)
Bombardier ALP-45DP AMT 1367 pushes the 6 Bombardier multilevel cars of AMT 809 past Peel Basin on a sunny winter morning in Montreal.
22 years apart. GE locomotives built 22 years apart (ET44AC CN 3068 built in 2016 and Dash9-44CWL CN 2505 built in 1994) lead Joffre Yard-Taschereau Yard CN 401 towards Turcot West, with au... (more)