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.
At the time when we took this shot we had no idea of the tragedy taking place in New York City. Everyone remembers 9/11 and where they were. It is 8:50a.m. on September 11, 2001 and we are follo... (more)
Enroute to Olean, the Hornell Turn cruises alongside Andover Pond with eight cars in tow. Click here for a video.
WNYP M636 #638 rests under the sand tower at Olean, in front of the new shops, with fellow alco companions.
One of CP's behemoth M636s snuggles up to the wall of the Tecumseh Road roundhouse during the infamous Winter of Seventy-Eight. Wonder if it helped?
Trio of M-636's pulling through the loader at the Mont Wright ore mine.
With the valley ablaze in fall colors and the mountain tops shrouded in mist, light power RRPX 43 and WNYP 637, 631, and 630 make up train DFT as it crosses Sinnemahoning Creek, just north of Drif... (more)
Cresting the grade at Keating Summit, Pennsylvania, the northbound DFT's four six axles, RRPX 43, WNYP 637, 631 and 630 make easy work of their short train. RRPX 43 started life in 1970 as CN 2302... (more)
CN 415 at track speed westbound through Princeton with CN 2323 - CN 2012 - CN 2005 and 81 cars with CN van 79524.
Skirting the causeway in some nice fall color with the return train out of Hornell. Special thanks to Ben Martin for this scenic location.
Next stop Wellsville for a set off before coming into Hornell. The Big "M" 43 will have some hiccups ahead forcing the crew to get creative.
Heading east of Cuba with three reefers in tow for Friendship.