A friendly crew is at the command of the helper units out of Pokegama on this gorgeous October day. Here they are shoving train M34991 19, which has quite a few autoracks filled with the likes of ... (more)
An eastbound plow extra rolls out its final miles before arriving at Hawthorne. This engine literally sounded like and smoked like an Alco at times!
Another CN land barge rolls through Neenah late in the day.
CN 2548 and CN 5534 (too bad it wasn't leading instead!) lead C770's train east into some beautiful morning light. The train consists of a brand new NOKL coal set... and a few old CN cars.
CN 2548 and CN 5534 lead 112 empty coal buckets east along the shores of the Athabasca River.
Light engine move plows the right of way over the frozen and snow covered muskeg of northern Ontario.
Today's version of a plow extra on the CN? Not really, as this light engine move is actually Thunder Bay-Winnipeg train 437. With the port shutdown during the winter season, little to no traffic i... (more)
Q118 heads south after a delay caused by a broken rail at Duplainville.
CN 2548 brings M342's train to a halt for the Jasper crew change.
CN 2548 heads west with M359's train.
Train 331 after making lift at Parkdale Yard.
Spliting the signals at the north end of Hawthorne Siding. The train is just about to the top of the grade.
CSX SB Q620 heads into the siding to get around Q622. Q620 has C44-9WL CN #2548, GP40-2W CN #9540, SD40-2 CSXT #8807, SD50 CSXT #8597, C40-8W CSXT #7367, and GP38-2 CSXT #2794 for power.
Built in 1997, serial 50327. Weight 390,000 lbs, 4400 h-p. Westbound freight.