At sunset, Canadian National 323 is passing by the old Grand Trunk station now used as a tourism information.
With a large cut of coke loads on the headend, Q183's train passes Mile 231 of CN's Edson Sub.
With a cut of 72 loaded coke cars up front picked up in Edmonton, Toronto-Prince Rupert train Q183 climbs towards a crew change at Jasper.
A trio of engines make the blast up Byron Hill just south of Fond du Lac with 63 ballast loads in tow.
NS 930 with CN 2512, a C44-9LW (note the 4 windows), takes charge as the sole power for the train wile rocking and rolling over a stretch of jointed rail.
With a total of 12,400 horsepower at the head end, and another 3,000 at the tail with IC 6203 pushing, this manifest makes quick work of one of the steepest grades in Wisconsin.
Woodcrest shops service tracks have a few units this warm evening. The 2512 is getting some work done to it after some touch paint was done on the nose. Woodcrest doesn't do the heavy painting lik... (more)
A pair of GEs lead an eastbound manifest through downtown Winnipeg.
CN 2512 heads South on the CN mainline as work continues on the new mainline. The old mainline will be come a siding.
CN A417 departs Jasper.
The last of the original style wide cab units on CN, very sharp looking in the late evening sun as the engineer enjoys the light breeze.