In a midst of several trains the dispatcher had to thread across the rails on this Friday afternoon, including a pair of long-distance passenger trains, the lowly patrol finds some room to roam re... (more)
The Empire Builder has just passed the x-overs known as Tamarack and is five miles from a station stop in Columbus.
The DS needs track one for opposing traffic, and the CP 6046 and SOO 6022 are offline bad ordered. That means it's up to the pair of geeps trailing to drag over 6,000 feet of train, leaving Amtra... (more)
The Builder moves at twilight into the frozen Wisconsin night.
A matched set of golden beavers leads the 281 train across Wisconsin.
My first photo of the new year, another CP one-hit wonder in the last light of the day, headed for another below zero night in Wisconsin. This is a Spaulding IL-Canada move.
After meeting a late running Amtrak #8, the ICE unit ethanol train has crossed over to main two at Tamarack headed west at sunset. CP B&B forces have temporarily shut down main one for bridge wor... (more)
A blue leader breaks up the sameness of the CP red leading the Ford Fast across Wisconsin.
The Halloween Builder blasts past in the fading light.
The last light of the day finds the red barn at the head end of CP symbol #207 as it nears Columbus.
New Years Day 2001 and this westbound makes time over the frozen tundra.
CP 8736 is tied on to the train they've come to rescue and after Amtrak 8, approaching on main 1, passes and crosses over in front of them they'll proceed east.