Fort McMurray-Edmonton train L556 passes through "downtown" Coronado.
L556's train comes to a stop at Daugh where the crew will make a pickup and get rescued.
CN SD40-2W 5339 leads train L556 past the grain elevator in Gibbons.
L556's thunders south on the Coronado Sub behind CN SD40-2Ws 5339, 5341, SD40-2 5381 and C44-9WL 2522 giving everything they've got to get the heavy 102 car train up to track speed.
With an immaculate CN SD40-2W 5339 leading the way, Edmonton bound train L556 heads south on the Coronado Subdivision.
After meeting counterpart L557 at Karensky, L556's train pulls off of the Athabasca Spur to head south on the Coronado Sub towards Edmonton.
Ft. McMurray-Edmonton train L556 comes to a slow at Daugh to make a pickup and have a crew change. A Railserve switcher looks on.
Having met counterpart train L557 at Karensky a few minutes ago, L556 gets moving south behind a great leader.
CN SD40-2Ws 5339 and 5341 join sister SD40-2 5381 and C44-9WL 2522 leading 100 loads (plus two buffers) of Reybold, DE bound sour crude oil south on the Coronado Sub crossing a small wooden trestl... (more)
Last night's very late 450 heads south through Utterson with the same power set Dan Tweedle caught at Hamilton West a few days ago. Unfortunately for me, the SD40u wasn't leadind this train.
Traces of the Missabe still exist as newcomers pound towards Proctor on a warm fall day.
During a short break in the heavy snow, the sun actually tried to shine through casting slight shadows on the white landscape as train U-717 with 140 loads of fresh steaming taconite pellets roll... (more)
"New" Missabe power thunders past the soon to be replaced searchlight signal at N. Coons. They were absolutely rolling.
Easy to spot the non ore tracks... you can see the ties!
The changing face of the Missabe... John Ryan looks on after getting his shot as a U-Tac is just about to Proctor.