In the twilight of there careers some of CP's big M-liners took on a brutal appearance. Looks can be deceiving though, and these brutes still can get up and roll as this shot of 4706,4734 blowing ... (more)
CP 4702,4726 are chugging right along with with a heavy 481 right at sunset on a bitter February day. We had a line up out of Cartier for the area and had covered everything possible but this trai... (more)
CP 4727 had been DIT to Winnipeg the day before, but was set out due to power problems on its train and now is waiting to be picked up by another westbound at Cartier.
A light snow is falling as the Driftwood Turn crosses Sinnemahoning Creek with three big Alcos and thirteen cars.
CN 2316 is parked among the normal GP40-2W's at Capreol. The CN MLW's were not near as common in the Sudbury area as the CP's, but could be seen on occasion.
CP 4739 was trailing on a westbound coming into Thunder Bay when it developed a problem. It was quickly set out to be towed back to St. Luc for some needed work. By the amount of burnt off paint i... (more)
Is it a coincidence?
This ominous dark cloud came out of nowhere on an otherwise bright overcast day right before the Hornell Turn passed through. It foreshadowed the crew’s trouble, as the lead engine would cut out a... (more)
Nice to see and hear three six axles on this turn. Lead unit would shortly stall and conk out by the time the crew reached Andover.
On a wonderful day to be on this old Erie Line, three big Alcos are ready to continue east for Hornell after dropping some tankers. Don't forget to visit the "Texas Hot" in town for some great ... (more)
CP 4715,4705 have come to a stop at West Williamston to wait for an eastbound to take siding so they can proceed to the west with the COFC traffic on train #503. Long after US roads had retired Bi... (more)
Two "big sixes" lead the Hornell Turn through a rural scene as they head back towards Olean.
Four CPR MLWs including a couple of spotless M636's, get an eastbound with 91 cars moving at Brownsville Jct. On this day units were 4719,4727,8787,8756.
CP 4725,4559,4721,5012,CN 3702,3698 lead an extra west past Carlton Place. The CP was short power at this time and had leased the CN RS-18's that were trailing in this consist.
CP 4727 takes a spin on the turntable as it is readied to lead train #926 east to Toronto later that night.