A large herd of elk are more interested in the grain and I rather than the train that is about to hit them!
The race is on!! With both trains speeding towards a crew change at Kamloops, CP's Vancouver-Toronto hotshot 100-22 is seen at left while CN's Vancouver-Edmonton M31051 21 is seen at right. They'r... (more)
CN A416 heads through some foggy swamps west of Jasper as the sunrise hits the mountain peaks.
A few hours earlier, CN Q101 smashed into the side of VIA #1 in Jasper's station track. When #1 arrived in Jasper, they left a switch open after shoving into the clear in the station track. Luckil... (more)
A pair of SD70M-2s speed east at track speed, just east of Swan Landing with M304's train.
A CWR train with one of CN's C40-8s idles at the east end of Jasper.
Winter has finally arrived in Jasper! Temperatures are hovering just above the freezing point so I'm sure it won't last very long. Nevertheless, CN 2432 and CN 2641 haul a heavy M301 into Jasper o... (more)
CN C44-9W 2566 teams up with BNSF ES44C4s 8355, 7190 and 4256 leading CN detour train F30541 05 across the Pembina River between Entwistle and Evansburg, Alberta. This is BNSF's G AVIKAL9 05 detou... (more)
A pair of SD60s lead M304's train out of the shadows onto a well lit Prairie Creek trestle.
Prince George to Edmonton train M348 crosses the Prairie Creek trestle west of Hinton, a few hours after parts of the Yellowhead County received their first snowfall of the year.
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.
One of the new kids on the block idles on Jasper's shop track. CN C40-8 2123 was set off by Q112 and would later head back west towards Vancouver on power troubled M309.
In the month of February, CN shipped many of these smaller gauge SD70Ms to Halifax to be transported by boat over to South America. Engine 736 was one of two on train M308 on this day.
Bringing up the rear of CN A404 on this day was "CN 0003", a distributed braking car. A CN container with a generator inside has been placed on an old steel coil car to assist with the a... (more)
VIA 6437, 6446, 6440, 6405 and 6448 make up the most impressive VIA train I have ever seen.