Keenan Switch has just descended Minntac Hill and the conductor gives the engineer hand signs to make the cut, as they will head into Mt. Iron to grab some pulpwood cars. GT 6221 was a nice sight ... (more)
Eastbound in the Thompson River valley.
Foreign Power on the Chemical Coast - The federal gov’t mandates that refineries blend a certain amount of renewable fuels into gasoline. Because of this, the Chemical Coast Secondary is ... (more)
Money money money money....monaaaaaay! The Keenan Road Switch certainly is money for the crew. Not only did it take them 2 hours to go 5 miles, but they get a 4 man crew, unheard of in todays worl... (more)
The Keenan Road Switch finished up delivering bentonite hopers to Minntac and now work on picking up some log cars out of the small yard at Mountain Iron before heading back to Keenan Yard.
Not the leader I was hoping for, but nevertheless the Keenan Road Switch heads back to its namesake from Minntac. As a consolation, the #5626 is the class unit of CN SD75I's,
5626 is the first of 173 Fifty-Six hundred Series CN SD75I's.
Eastbound M304 is rolling thru the Touchwood area between Punnichy and Lerose. This train is 70 miles from next crew change at Melville, SK. This area around Touchwood has alot of lakes and alot o... (more)
After a long stretch of rain and clouds, the sun finally gives way to a nice foreign surprise. The train, behind all CN power, glides toward Northtown yard, thus ending its run on the Staples Sub... (more)
CN 5626 North, Q119 rolls north over the CP at Duplainville.
The class unit of CN's SD75I fleet leads train A417 up to the east end of Jasper's Yard.
Storming westbound through the station.
CSX Q620 heads south with SD75I CN #5626 and C44-9WL CN #2659 for power.