On one of their first runs a beautiful matching set of C40-8W's ATSF 814, 820, 816 head eastbound through Valentine, Arizona. They were nick name the corsair's for their unique roof design for coa... (more)
A westbound Union Pacific Z train begins to climb the grade to Sand Pass in the Nevada desert.
With a random cut of empty centrebeams on the headend, IC C40-8Ws 2457 and 2456 lead hotshot Q191 towards a crew change at Jasper.
A CN standard cab leads another CN south on the KD Subdivision, about to begin the assault on Duff Mountain.
CN C40-8 2115 and SD60 5412 hustle train A412 east on the Edson Sub.
CN C40-8 2105 pulls train Q105 down to the west end of Jasper Yard for a crew change. Pyramid Mountain looks on in the distance.
X412 has just set off CN SD75I 5742 and IC C40-8W 2466 to the shops which will be used tomorrow morning on an X347 out of Jasper.
In a blinding snow storm, CN C40-8 2007 continues its trek eastward on the Edson Sub with a detouring BNSF X INBCSN9 28 grain empty.
After meeting train M301 at Hinton, CN detour train F30651 02 departs the siding. This would be the last of the sun on this day as the threatening clouds in the distance would take over shortly af... (more)
CN C40-8s 2117 and 2105 climb the stiff grade out of Gainford with a loaded grain train for Vancouver in tow.
CN C40-8 2128 (wearing CN's 15th Anniversary of being privatized logo) and BCOL C40-8M 4609 idle on the shop tracks in Jasper. Soon a crew will climb aboard and the power will be off to Obed, AB t... (more)
CN C40-8s 2117 and 2105 head west on the Edson Sub with 104 loaded grain cars for Vancouver in tow.
CN C40-8s 2130 and 2105 pull Memphis-Prince Rupert train Q197 into Jasper for a crew change.
Under threatening skies, an empty BNSF grain train detouring over CN from Vancouver, BC to Noyes, MN comes to a stop in the siding at Hinton waiting for traffic ahead to clear.
CN C40-8 2007 leads detouring BNSF grain train X INBCSN9 28 over the Prairie Creek west of Hinton, AB on CN's Edson Sub. Trailing the CN unit are BNSF 9223, 7868 and 8095.