KCS SD40-3 6608 East brings a manifest into Vicksburg, Mississippi and across the Mississippi River in October of 2004. (Slide Scan)
2-H42 pulls through Red Rock with CP 6060-5105-5041. They went up to Humboldt light power, and brought 104 grain loads back to St. Paul. I think the entire train was for the Gavilon (Peavey) facil... (more)
The Shakopee makes their UP delivery to the Belt Yard with a neat SD40-3/SD40-2 duo. The 5105 is one of 8 SD40-3s on the CP roster, and spends most of its time working the hump in St. Paul Yard.
HLCX SD40-3 6306, a former GMD built SD40 for CN leads Q214 on CSX's Fitzgerald Sub at Montezuma, Georgia in December 2004. (Slide scan)
Three generations of power sit at Mac Yard on this hot summer evening, the SD60F's have long since been retired and now await the last trip to K&K Recycling in Pickering for scrap, the SD40-3's ha... (more)
SD40's at the hump ? You bet ! A triple set consisting of a pair of SD40-3's sandwiching a YBU-4 pull CN 305's train out of receiving yard. The YBU-4 is just dead weight and used for additional br... (more)
A surprise on the high iron, recently overhauled and repainted GTW 5949 leads a heavy 4,900 ft Capreol originated freight to Mac Yard, 0.8HPT and only doing 13 MPH on the York Subdivision grade !
After finishing up on a L58031 06 out of Brantford, I looked into my magic 8 ball and saw CN A43531 06 with a pair of grey GTW SD40-3's as sole power, here they are beginning to throttle up throug... (more)
With foreign power quite rare east of Toronto, an unexpected and welcome sight rounds the bend as WC 6944 leads UP 9233 and CN train 149 at Lovekin, Ontario. Though the WC's are not uncommon, the ... (more)
On a typically frigid Ferbruary morning, WC 6935, BNSF 794 and WC 6936 lead CN train 148 eastbound under the block signals at Paris Jct., Ontario. In less than five hours, BNSF 794 would pass here... (more)
Train M399, with 3 old school SD40-series locomotives, has the throttle to the wall coming around the broad curve at Lynden on the South track