FPON! CP 8958 leads American cousin UP 5501 past Rosedale hauling a 609.
Crude oil empties slowly pull down to the signal at High Bluff for a late evening meet with two intermodals.
Loaded cans drag west as 609 emerges from downtown Milwaukee with some vintage power on point.
CP 609 rolls west thru Newtonville with CP 8563, 9714, ICE 6436.
The last train of the day is CP 609, a string of empty oil cans headed back to the midwest from Albany, NY.
CP 8563 along with ex-Holiday Train leader 9714 and ICE 6436 lead empty crude oil train 609 westbound under the historic Nichols Road bridge.
CP 609 rumbles through the sleepy hamlet of Ringold on it's way to the United States. The evening sun blankets it's golden glow over the scene as the greenery provides a nice frame for the shot. W... (more)
Because of the horrible weather National Train Day almost didn't happen for me but it wasn't a total wash out so I went for it. Here is CP 609 passing the two last historic railroad buildings left... (more)
NEW MEET LOCATION: CP Train 609--an empty crude oil train--passes old XO Tower as it heads through Mechanicville on its way north as ST Train 22K gets recrewed for its journey east to Ayer,... (more)
After catching 609 at Watervliet the chase was on. With about 2 minutes to spare I was able to capture this shot. It was nice to have Pan Am Southern 22K sitting on their main track doing a crew c... (more)
CP 609 just passed DeBeaujeu diamond few seconds ago. As you can see on right of the CP engine, the VIA #659, with EMD F40PH-3 in lead, is waiting for the signal before to cross the diamond.
I didn't even realize that I shot this earlier in the day at Grafton, but here, 8 hours later, a proper shot of 609 became tangible.
This shot pretty much sums up the frustration of shooting in the northeast lately. A huge upper level low with persistent cold air and low clouds that has been stuck in the region day after day. ... (more)
The rising sun casts a beam of light from behind a cloud bank as a westbound empty oil train waits on the main at Murray for a relief crew out of Glenwood.
CP 9665 leads CP 609 through Palgrave.