These green boxcars were a common sight for CP trains in the 2000's running across the CP Ontario/Western Canada route. With increased train lengths, and cold temperatures these would recharge the... (more)
CP #115-CP 8522, 9150, 5716, 9131, 1 h/e intermodal, mixed, intermodal @ 14:00 lifts DTTX 646208 from the yard setoff as a b/o the other day.
CP 112 knocks down a medium to stop signal at the west switch of Heron Bay. This is the most easterly point North of Superior on the CP.
A long lash-up (CP #115-CEFX 1054, CP 6608, 5788, 5984, 5957, 9160, mixed, intermodal-444 axles @ 11:35) kicks up the snow as it passes through town in a blizzard!
The tie unload machine for the TE 31 & 32 gangs heads to the South leg of the wye to clear for trains.
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.
CP 108 led by a pair of ES44AC's, the leader in Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic Paint. Intresting enough, CP 108 passes through Calgary [1988 Winter Olympics] and will terminate in Montreal [1976 Su... (more)
The 4th windmill train to Minnesota, and the second of W-10 base towers makes much better time across the North Shore of Superior
A pair of SD70MAC's howl as the grind up the hill
CN Q102 heads South on the Bala crossing the OVR Cartier Sub
Shortly after joining up the siding extension to a 200ft section off the new switch, we clear for the Eastbound Canadian.
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)
CP 222 rounds the curve, 12 cars back is MPEX (GOT) 601!
Its a lazy Sunday in Marathon with not a soul about as 114 rumbles across the main drag, Peninsula Road