Montreal, Quebec to Vancouver, BC intermodal freight #113 slows down rolling through Heron Bay with 35 per curves ahead from 60mph.
CN SD75I 5651 + IC SD70 1029 lift 168 platforms out of Armstrong on a cold morning
A pair of newer ET44AC's lift a 85 car Winnipeg, MB - Toronto, ON freight out of Armstrong. Train X317 sits in the siding for the meet, filled out with 54 "SKNX Saskatchewan" cylindrical... (more)
Priority intermodal #101 speeds across the Nipigon River bridge, the largest tributary to Lake Superior. A major $110 million (CDN) project is taking place next door on the Trans Canada Highway. T... (more)
Toronto, ON to Prince Rupert, BC stacks pull from Armstrong, the nice weather allows for snow removal/clean up
The tailend DP locomotive shoves Q102 out of town. Training on the Nordco M-214 winter "broom" takes place to the right.
A rare Montreal Taschereau, PQ - Winnipeg Transcona, MB stacker departs Armstrong for points west. With 6200ft of empty Yang Ming boxes behind the headend, and another 6100ft of baretables behind ... (more)
After a day of spreading, the work train heads light back to Heron Bay dropping the operators at Marathon on the way by.
CN Q105 pulls into Armstrong for a crew change and a meet with 302. The yard is looking good again after a dumping of snow!
An extra section of Montreal bound stacks out of the Port of Prince Rupert hustles out of Armstrong
Winnipeg to Montreal "add to plan" second section of 112 pulls through Marathon with grain, potash, and chemical traffic.
CN X317 takes the 40 per curve through Ferland
After a good dump of snow, 314 is still running on time with a good 7400' & 16000 tons of train.
Its beginning to look like Christmas! Heavy snow falls from lake effect off Lake Nipigon. Trying to keep up with it all using the regulator/broom I pause as Toronto to Vancouver 105 passes.