CP #104-CP 8758, 9536, 5 h/e tankcars, intermodal-408 axles @ 13:03 ~ 7574ft (5777tons)
CN 5607, IC 1022, GTW 4926 ease down the Niagara Escarpment with 107 cars
If you look close, the back of the SD40-2 next to CP 5870, you can see a dog chasing the locomotives.
After meeting with CP #108 at Firehill, CP #105-CP 8636, 9109, 21 h/e autoracks, intermodal-372 axles @ 15:10 passes through the township of Nipigon.
The most environmentally friendly train/cargo ; With 1 of 2 of CP's NRE genset locomotives ; 24 blades and 8 hubs/nacelles head for a new renewable wind energy project at Moosomin, Saskatchewan.
At MP 94, CP crosses over the Steel River, then through a tall rock cut and followed by the Steel Tunnel. CP #RMS-DC 1, conveyor, caboose-12 axles @ 12:00
On its last morning pulling out of the shed, we paused for a few minutes to take some photograph's. The 8700 would be on a one way trip to the CP Yard and onto its new home at the Canac Shop in St... (more)
CP #108 climbs Neys Hill at about 15mph with its 7000ft intermodal. There are very few places around here where you are able to see both ends of a long train.
OVR 430 crosses the Bala Sub
CN 8841 + CN 5351 pull across the interlocking with the OVR at Coniston
CP 2816 stops in Marathon to get greased up and take on some passengers to go to the Hemlo Gold Mines for a tour. They crew's are applying grease. She needs a grease job every 50 miles. Was fun to... (more)
CN 413 heads across the CP Parry Sound trestle
Thunder Bay is a port city, for shipping grain.
The final moment... Train 220 arrives to pick up the CANX 8700 from the now idled Marathon Pulp mill. The engine is bound for Montreal and with it goes my career on the industrial railway in town.
With no room in the yard at Marathon, in a rare event woodchips head west of Marathon. Here at Neys, the track snakes around beside the Trans Canada Highway.