Engineer Ken Hawkins gives a wave from the 4302 as he proudly takes the first ethanol extra in four years southbound on the NECR
It had been four years until today since the VRS saw ethanol service. And I had just happened to pick the right weekend to go to Vermont! The NECR crew has just begun their trip south, and the con... (more)
A Canadian National Grain Train heads South through Prichard, MS. With CN SD70M-2 #8843 on the point
A young couple takes a break after hiking to the summit of Elys Peak in far western Duluth as CN's Proctor Transfer sprints up Steelton Hill on an unseasonably warm (70F) fall day.
P&W's newest painted unit number 4302, a former FEC SD70M-2 and three other six axles (GMTX 9059, NECR 2674, and CSOR 3771) barely power the NECR ethanol extra up Monson Hill at the CT/MA state li... (more)
CN 401 with CN 8819 & CN 2183 for power slowly approaches Turcot West, as the train will have to wait for VIA 67 to pass on the north track of CN's Montreal Sub. Not too long after getting going a... (more)
It had been four years until today since the VRS saw ethanol service. And I had just happened to pick the right weekend to go to Vermont! Here the first 45 cars come south while the rear 35 are pr... (more)
Rolling easily across the Vermont/Massachusetts, the first loaded ethanol train in over a year cruises down the old Central Vermont.
The last of the fall foliage clings to life as a loaded ethanol train works the hill into Brattleboro, VT. The ex-Florida East Coast leader, recently dressed in P&W colors, is in the capable hands... (more)
Train 135 is at the 61 Milepost on the NS Asheville District. A little spot just outside Hickory known as "Long View". Take a drive along old US 70 as it follows the line, and the name o... (more)
After passing by Fort Beausejour, New Brunswick, CN stack train Q120 crosses over to the Nova Scotia side. The New Brunswick/Nova Scotia border is located roughly where the signals are located.
With the sun playing peekaboo for the last few hours, westbound train '406' shows up, while the sun came out for about 30 seconds. Seen here, passing the community of Apohaqui, New Brunswick.
CP 147 with a rare CN leader rolls by Pushlinch. CP 8941 was in there area but no luck!
135 at 8th Avenue near downtown Hickory.
It was defiantly worth the 2 hour wait to get 119 today. He had 2 SD70's your lucky to see 1 on a fright now let alone 2. But that is slowly changing now that NS is pulling them out of storage. In... (more)