A late-running CN 451 winds its way through Huntsville, past an empty set of tie gons on a chilly winter morning.
451's conductor rides the trailing unit to keep eyes on the trails, parks and grade crossings they will encounter as they back up to rejoin their train after setting out Huntsville traffic in the ... (more)
CN 451 winds into the south end of Huntsville Yard with a solo BCOL cowl unit for power, on a crisp February morning.
CN 451 slips into the sleeping town of Huntsville about an hour before sunrise, with icy fog lifting off the frozen surface of Hunter's Bay in the background.
A view from the beaver pond, looking up at 451 approaching the south switch at Martins. Eight and a half hours later I would catch 2222 again, this time heading south on Railroad: Canadian National RailwayLocomotive: GE ES44DCLocation: Martins, Ontario, CanadaLocomotive #: CN 2222Train ID: CN 451Photo Date: March 15, 2014
A snowmobiler taking advantage of (hopefully) one of winter's last gasps pauses a little close to the tracks for the passage of CN 450 on Old Muskoka Road in Allensville. Just 8&1/2 hours earlier ... (more)
CN 451 crosses the Little East river just north of Novar.
CN 451 with SD70M-2 8928 leading a nicely painted Dash 8 CSXT 7743 hits the Domtar Road crossing at the south end of Martins on a snowy first day of March. Not being familiar with CSX at all I wou... (more)
CN 595 waits beneath the frost-covered trees for its crew to clear the switch points at the south end of Martins Siding so they can get back on their way south after a meet with CN 451.
CN 451 passes the Newmarket Sub mile 146 marker at the south end of Huntsville Yard with 35 cars and a lone BCOL unit in charge. After setting out a single boxcar here they will continue on to Nor... (more)
CN 451 setting out one car in Huntsville Yard with a lone BCOL unit in charge. I love this paint scheme, but the dirt really shows up on it.
CN 451 glides across the Siding Lake causeway approaching Martins just after sunrise, with work ahead at Huntsville before continuing on to North Bay.
After waiting for the passage of 451, CN 595 waits some more while the south switch at Martins is chopped free of ice.
595 negotiates the curve approaching the Aspdin Road crossing at the north end of Martins Siding with the single boxcar that 451 dropped at Huntsville Yard the previous day.
Air Guitar! With one hand gripping the handrail and the other on his radio he does kinda look like he's playing air guitar don't ya think? 451's conductor rides the trailing unit to keep ey... (more)