My last shot of the year was this CN grainer running down crossing alley in Portland.
A late 149 is crossing the Lachine Canal a bit after noon with CN 2295, CN 2283 & CN 8013 for power as it exits the Port of Montreal with intermodal traffic for Toronto and Chicago.
Blowing past the crew change shack. Normally CN 305 would stop with its head end beside the shack at bottom right in this photo to change crews at Turcot West, but here a very late CN 305 b... (more)
An eastbound Canadian National potash train crests Yellowhead Pass while passing the crossovers at Yellowhead, British Columbia, on August 5, 2016.
An eastbound Canadian National unit potash train (empty) approaches Geikie, Alberta, on August 5, 2016.
An eastbound Canadian National potash empty crests Yellowhead Pass at Yellowhead, British Columbia, on August 5, 2016.
CN ES44DC 2295 leads train A412 across the Athabasca River between Solomon and Entrance on CN's Edson Sub.
An extra manifest train from Symington Yard in Winnipeg, AB, to Memphis, TN, is in heavy dynamics as they pull up for the diamond at Duplainville due to CP traffic. These trains from Canada to the... (more)
CN 2235 leads Q116 south over the diamonds at Spaulding.
Canadian National's hottest westbound from Halifax races toward Montreal just before sunset.
A fiery sunset ends the day in Western Wisconsin near Gilman as the cows head to the barn to be milked as a priority container train heads towards Chicago.
With all of its power upfront today, Q101 flies through Ryley, AB.
A trio of CN units heads east over the DMIR Oliver bridge connecting Minnesota with Wisconsin.
Grain west of Clover Bar
CN 2295 and CN 8845 lead M300's train down the main at Gainford. Q199's train can be seen departing the siding, and the (not so) fancy Gainford hotel can be seen to the right!