In the 1960's and 1970's CP had a chronic power shortage despite the arrival of many second generation units. At the same time the Quebec North Shore and Labrador Railway was selling off GP9's th... (more)
CN Q12111 24...daily Halifax HIT - Toronto BIT cans, was lead by GP40 widecab 9524, here we see it throttling up the grade at Beare on the York Sub. It would take #121 over an hour from this locat... (more)
Canadian Classics! A matched pair of zebra's are the power for CN's Teddy Bear Express today. The conductors in training ran light to Oshawa and back and did a few roll by inspect... (more)
369 crawls up the York Sub after a big lift at Oshawa.
Extra Toronto-Montreal traffic approaches Cherrywood on a cloudless Tuesday morning. The pair of SD40-2's was a nice surprise!
The railroad paparazzi bagged this juicy inaugural 60M's run a second time at CP Kennedy, just outside of Toronto Yard, where 241 was recrewed lickety split.
With CN 546 tucked away on an industrial lead, VIA 6412 blasts past on the main with train 57. After a GO Train clears, 546's two GP9RM's, 4130 and 4121, will get back on the main and sprint light... (more)
CP's new gensets have just about had all of their problems figured out and would make their first revenue trip later that week.
CP 116's power heads light into Toronto Yard after leaving their train at Vaughan.
A nice set of 2nd generation power departs Toronto Yard with 221's freight.
Toronto Yard's Agincourt industrial job shoves back into the yard.
CP 1152 (ex. SOO Fuel Tender 4003) and CP SD40-2s 6620 and 6619 (ex. SOO 6620 and 6619) pull a cut of cars to be shoved over Toronto Yard's hump. CP 1152 is un-powered but remotely controls the ot... (more)
CP 9815, still decked out in most of it's Holiday Train attire has just departed Toronto Yard, heading west on the Belleville Sub.
Just about to knock down the Clear to Limited (yes it's flashing) intermediate signal at Eglinton, we slow down for our station stop just beyond the signal on track 3 of the Kingston Subdivision.
The early-morning departure out of Ottawa skirts the shores of Lake Ontario in eastern Toronto as it crosses Highland Creek and climbs the 1% grade from Port Union to Scarborough Junction.