With the sun rising on another beautiful day, CN 473 crawls out of Moncton, heading through Berry Mills, westbound towards Joffre, PQ.
Back in 1980 I worked for an industrial instrumentation company that sometimes sent me on field trips to get customer feedback. One of our customers was Canadian National, which meant a chance to ... (more)
Canadian National M630 (C630M) is in for work at the Moncton, NB, diesel shop that maintained the large fleet of MLW power that CN assigned to the Atlantic provinces.
My people's choice shot, revisited in the summer. CN 2858 leads eastbound train 120, as they pass by the turbines approaching Amherst, Nova Scotia. Trains are massive, but are small in comparison ... (more)
Panning in black and white, westbound train 407 approaches the Old Halifax Road, approaching Salt Springs, Nova Scotia.
A side by side comparison of the old, vs new Darth Vader style signals that are being installed in various spots along the Springhill Subdivision.
A CN yard job works the hump at Harrison Yard. A few tank cars can be seen rolling through the retarders on the other side of the hump.
CN 377 is heading west on CN's Kingston Sub, with CN 5748 & 2587 for power. In the distance at left AMT 53 is heading west after making its stop at Pointe-Claire Station on CP's Vaudreuil Sub.
CN 324 with CN 2434 and very clean CN 9592 crosses the Lachine Canal, with part of Montreal's downtown skyline visible in the background.
A duo of CN GEVOs lift a heavy train laden with raw materials from the British Columbia interior up the steep mountain at Narin Falls. The grade here is 2.2% and requires all available horsepower ... (more)
CN C44-9W 2649, SD75I 5764, SD60F 5511.
CN SD75I 5695 tips over the hill at Mile 8 of the Mountain Park Sub with an empty rock train.
Edmonton-Cadomin empty rock train U725 climbs a stiff 2% or better grade on the Mountain Park Sub.
CN SD75I 5695 and C40-8 2133 have just entered the OCS controlled Mountain Park Sub at Parkhill Junction with an empty 56 car train U725 in tow.
CN C44-9W 2548 and ES44AC 2894 idle outside of the Leyland Bunkhouse while their crew takes a rest before heading back to the mine to load more coal.