This is one of those rare shots nearly twenty years in the making. In hindsight it was kinda too bad I was so rushed and exhausted from my night job to do it a little better justice. The timing... (more)
The last two blue n greys depart Kenwood Yard for the West Runner for the Colonie Sub after being delayed from switching. What a great sight to see in 2014!
A Canadian Pacific westbound freight pokes out of the very short Mink Tunnel as it rounds Mink Harbor along Lake Superior.
CSX K40801 is seen heading southbound through Ridgefield Park w/ a duo of CP GE's providing the horsepower!
A CP freight rounds the curve at University to head east. It's amazing how many trains pass this location on any given day and there are always people here "trainspotting". The foregro... (more)
CP 4107 leads the RCP into Medonte for a meet with 119.
CP 4107 leads the RCP through Mactier yard for a crew change before heading south to Toronto. The special train set was moved from the west in support of CP's sponsorship of the LPGA golf tourname... (more)
Three trains meet at North Bend. 9007 is leading an eastbound coal empty while class mate 9024 waits to leave with a westbound grain. Yet another westbound with six SD40-2 is sitting in the yard. ... (more)
One could argue if eight SD-40-2 are more than enough for a grain empty. All units were working hard however on the last mile to the summit with snowy Cathedral mountain behind.
Eight SD40-2 with SD40-2F no. 9011 leading stretch their legs during a crew change at Field. The final assault of Kicking Horse Pass lies only minutes ahead. 24000 hp should do.
A rag tag lashup of old locomotives leads westbound CP train H19 through the siding at Dresbach in low evening light looking like a model.
Memo Noted : Do Not Delay. Flying through Medonte, CP 4107 South has her train well in hand as they meet CP 119 who's pulling up to the north end of Medonte.
The soo line heritage unit rolls south on the old Nitrin sub. with a 4 man crew(engineer, conductor, and 2 students).
Rafter/Todd and the old MILW 2066.