Mother nature has taken over the yard in North Conway as a short local freight prepares to leave town. DI-1/ID-2 was a turn from Dover to Intervale but usually terminated at North Conway. By thi... (more)
The last D&H southbound "Laurentian" has made its station stop and accelerates out of Port Henry. Many of the faithful rode from Montreal to Port Henry, which was the farthest south we ... (more)
The FP7 and RS-10 will be the power for Train 11, the Toronto to Sudbury section of "The Canadian". The S-series switchers will serve the CP customers in the waterfront area. Much has ... (more)
An eastbound freight drifts downgrade at Lachine and soon will enter Montreal Yard. This RS-18/GP-9/RS-18 lashup was typical of the era on CN freights despite there being many second generation u... (more)
Fresh from the Angus Shops paint booth in the CP Rail Multimark scheme this SW1200RS is pulling a long cut of cars out of the St. Luc Departure Yard. CP had 72 SW1200RS's, referred to as Branch L... (more)
Three SW1200RS's lead a westbound CN freight out of Montreal Yard and up the grade at Lachine while an eastbound heads downgrade into the yard.
Two leased EL E-8's lead "The Laurentian" southbound on the Napierville Junction Railway a mile south of the connection with the CP at Delson. In a week these units will be returned to ... (more)
A Trainmaster heads into the roundhouse for minor cosmetic surgery to repair some handrails and sheet metal that got rearranged in a sideswipe incident.
A leased B&LE F7A leads a long line of power at fuel facilities in St. Luc Yard. Once fueled and sanded the hostlers will move the units to the diesel shop, roundhouse or ready tracks. B&LE unit... (more)
The hostler is backing an FP7A and a leased BAR GP-7 into the St. Luc Yard roundhouse. St. Luc's 37 stall roundhouse was the last one built in Canada, opened in 1950 as part of CP's then new St. ... (more)
Train 904, with an interesting lashup of pooled CP and B&M power (RS-18/F7B/RS-10/RS-23), grinds up Newport Hill. 904 was one of the hottest "fast freights" on the CP, running from Wind... (more)
Train 904, with an interesting lashup of pooled CP and B&M power (RS-18/F7B/RS-10/RS-23), is crossing Province St. and pulling into the siding. 904 was one of the hottest "fast freights"... (more)
Two GP-35's, a C424 and an FA-2 have a westbound freight accelerating through the just thawed fields toward St. Clet where they will have to stop to make their mandated standing inspection. As ro... (more)
The two six-axle units are slowing their train as they head downgrade to Ballantyne where they will enter Montreal Yard.