ES44DC #2250 leads Toronto, ON bound train Q102 uphill at Obed Summit.
Q102 reaches the top of Obed Hill, well in hand, led by CN ES44DC 2250.
Gary Kirk, IN - Prince George, BC freight
CN ES44DC 2250 leads a northbound core train through Iron, MN.
The beavers are warm in their lodge as a mixed freight rumbles by on a cold afternoon.
After five chases down the Thompson River Canyon to the Lytton Bridge we finally get a shot in the sun. That's how the game is played. Our reward was a BC Rail B39-8E as the second unit.
Apparently the recession in Canada was officially over today... I guess they forgot to tell CN, as M309 pulls into Jasper with only 27 cars.
A very small M309 is parked at the east end of track 3. There was no outbound crew so the inbound conductor had to roll both sides of the train by.
CN 2250 and CN 5656 lead the daily lumber train out of Jasper. Today's train is 8000' long, 15000 tons and has CN 2221 operating 95 cars back.
CN 2250 comes out of the shadows approaching Tintagel siding.
Departing Winnipeg over the temporary bridge. The footing for the old bridge are still visible in the foreground.
A CN ES44DC pokes through the flood wall, which is closed off when the river rises.