Bakken oil can loads are a welcomed site North of the Lakes, this one travelling from Flaxton, ND - Albany, NY eases to a stop to drop off a trainmaster, and grab some java before continuing on.
CP 114 heads through Marathon with a newer GEVO at the helm
CP 222 pulls into the siding at Marathon to meet a westbound
CP 222 gets underway from Marathon after taking the siding to meet a westbound
CP 8906 + CP 8905 pull Edmonton,AB bound freight on their mayden voyage
Empty rail train destined to the bottom end of the former Ottawa Valley for rail pick up.
Intermodal hot shot 115 with priority Calgary IMS & Deltaport export traffic passes the sweet smell of fresh creosote.
The 7WHB-21 rests in the shed/back track, named for the freight shed that is long gone. As are the days of the old yard goat chugging up and down the abandoned mill leads in the foreground.
A couple of oddball painted GE's pull the 115 through the Dog Patch; The 8876 still carries the Olympic Stripe, while the 9731 was painted for a demo for Bio Fuel tests.
Detour 298 due to Souris River flooding in North Dakota
Train 222 blasts through Marathon with a colourful lashup
CP train 221 through Marathon
An eastbound stack train rolls through the plant at Marathon West
Detoured Chicago Bensenville, IL - Saskatoon Sutherland, SK freight train