CN 327 has repainted AC4400CW CSXT 145 & Dash8-40CW CSXT 7849 for power as it rounds the Valleyfield Sub wye at Coteau before setting and lifting cars and then heading south.
CN X321 with a pair of ES44AC's slowly approaches Coteau Yard where he will lift more cars. He is passing under a classic signal bridge just past the turnoff for the Valleyfield Sub.
Canadian National train 65, the afternoon Rapido between Montreal and Toronto, speeds west near Coteau, Quebec, behind an A-B set of FP9 cab units. The morning and afternoon Rapidos were CN's prem... (more)
CN 327 is leaving the Kingston Sub as CSXT 4693 & CSXT 3255 lead 103 cars onto the Valleyfield Sub at Coteau.
Faded power. The paint on both Dash8-40CW CSXT 7836 and GP38-2W CN 4809 has seen better days as they lead a 46-car CN 327 off the Kingston Sub and onto the Valleyfield Sub, with loaded cent... (more)
A pair YN2 AC4400CW's (CSXT 94 & CSXT 139) operating elephant style are the power on a 320-axle CN 327 which is seen passing on the Valleyfield Sub wye at Coteau.
A Roger Puta Photograph
CSXT 5207 & CSXT 416 lead a 78-car CN 327 around the wye leading from the Kingston Sub to the Valleyfield Sub in Coteau.
Something is missing this time... The last time I shot a westbound train under this signal bridge at Coteau there were 3 sets of signals for 3 sets of tracks. Since then the Ottawa Freight ... (more)
VIA 5611 slows for a station stop in Coteau, Quebec in May of 1988. I remember this shot for talking to a local who actually preferred to speak English vs. the much more common French!
A Canadian National RS-18 assists two VIA units as they struggle to get a lengthy train moving out of Coteau..
A pair of CN RS-18's switch the small yard in Coteau, Quebec in May of 1988. Even though I didn't speak French, the crew still invited me on board to ride/switch with them for almost an hour!
The other Chessie 'heritage' unit. CSXT 7765 is one of two units that CSXT has repainted and affixed a small 'Chessie System' logo on each side of the nose. Here it leads another Dash8-40CW... (more)
Leaving the Kingston sub. CN 327 has new ET44AH CSXT 3284 leading and CSXT 5101 trailing as it leaves the Kingston sub and enters the Valleyfield sub in Coteau, with the head end on the wye... (more)
Snow on the plow. CN 149 with CN 8957 & IC 2706 are westbound through Coteau on a sunny winter morning.