The train consisted of three Simpson units and "Flat Car Willy", carrying a forklift on a return from Mill 5 after taking 31 log cars up the hill. They were holding at the low end of Knights Sidi... (more)
Ontario Southland's daily CAMI job has completed its work at West Coakley, and with a pair of venerable ex-CP SW1200s for power, chugs over the Thames River with empties on the return to CAMI.
The 1202 is the rear end power on this outbound trip, helping another SW1200 on the head end get this log train up the hill in the woods west of Shelton. This spot is inaccessible by automobile, ... (more)
KCT's WAMX 1213 is in charge of industrial switching duties on a quiet Sunday afternoon.
The morning turn is crossing First Street in Shelton, interrupting a section crew who are busy replacing a guard rail on the wye track. Nice old speeder!
Milwaukee Road's Wauwatosa Patrol ducks in the clear behind Saz's State House on the Chudnow scrap track during a snow storm. Saz's was always one of my favorite watering holes.
This switcher was on hand in the Chicago yard.
Webb Assets Management SW1200 1214 pauses from switching moves at Columbia Falls, Montana.
A crew member observes as the OSR pulls into Beachville where it will setoff a cut of covered hoppers in the siding before continuing to the CAMI Automotive Plant with its head-end autoracks.
A pair of former Canadian Pacific switchers and their single covered hopper power through the countryside of southwestern Ontario on their way to St. Thomas.
Lunch break after a return trip to St. Thomas.
MS 73 and Kiamichi 3801 and 3803 sit in the deadline outside of the Henry St. shops with an unknown future.
Passing through Ingersoll with a load of multi's for Cami.
It's surreal scenes like these that make chasing the OSR a memorable experience. Heading almost through this family's backyard in rural Ingersoll, paired ex-CP SW1200's 1244 and 1245 head back to ... (more)