Led by EMD SD70M-2 No. 8955, Canadian National stack train No. 104 cruises through Obed approaching Hargwen, Alberta, on July 15, 2013.
CN SD75I 5766 kicks up some fresh snow heading east on CN's Edson Sub.
Amidst a light snowfall, M304's train is hustling east on the Edson Sub creating quite the snow storm.
G834's train climbs the hill towards Obed with 5 units (the 4 trailing were dead).
CREX ES44AC 1509 shoves Q196's train east towards Obed Summit amidst some fresh snow.
CN C44-9W 2675 brings up the rear of loaded sand train S211 at the Obed Summit.
Obed Summit is usually the first place to get snow on the Edson Sub, and this year has been no different. CN SD70M-2 8902 has just about tipped over said summit with 90 loaded sand cars and C44-9W... (more)
Winter has come way too early this year in this part of the world! Temperatures are already below freezing (-5C at time of the photo) as BCOL C44-9W 4654 storms east on the Edson Sub with M310's t... (more)
M302 holds tight at the approach signal to Hargwen waiting for traffic ahead to clear. An interesting motive power consist of BCOL C40-8M 4624, GECX C40-8W 9129 and CN C40-8 2134 are on the point.
CN C44-9W 2599, PRLX SD75Ms 204 and 201 climb through Obed with Vancouver-Chicago train Q118. The PRLX SD75Ms (ex BNSF/ATSF) were the first of a dozen or so leased units of that type to arrive on ... (more)
CREX ES44AC 1515 brightens up the day, tipping over the Obed Summit with train Q101 in tow.
Brand new CN ES44AC 2999 leads an empty coal train through Obed, AB.
With frost clinging to pretty much everything, CN ES44AC 2926 climbs towards Hargwen with train Q108 in tow.
A loaded sand train gathers speed as it crests the hill at Obed and is about to pass under Yellowhead Highway #16.
CN ES44ACs 2987 and 2988 lead a loaded potash train under the Yellowhead Highway #16 making their maiden run to the west coast.