Canadian National Train #571 lifts its tonnage of empty freight cars up Pavilion Mountain. The train is on a 2.2% ascending grade. The terrain the ex BC Rail crosses in the first 300 miles from N... (more)
Train 571 is Northbound curling thru the ten degree curves that mark the start of the 2%+ grade of Kelly Lake Hill. This section of the ex. BC Rail is also referred to as the Pavillion Mountain G... (more)
As part of the massive double tracking project up Steelton Hill in Duluth, CN is building new bridge over 108th Ave West. The old bridge and track alignment can be seen in the background.
A helper set glides down Steelton Hill in western Duluth and passes by new bridge construction for double track. The track and narrow bridge the units are on will be replaced by two new bridges, t... (more)
CN 394 with 2594, 5769 and 9677 lead 112 cars through Hamilton West with fall colours in full force.
CN 2594 eases into the siding at Ruel with 97 cars to meet a 114.
CN A435 works Aldershot.
After finishing their work in Aldershot, the crew of 435 throttles up and proceeds west towards a final destination of London, ON.
CN 2594 and 2146 provide the power for today's CN 435. Pictured here, it has just finished its work at Aldershot, and is about to attempt the 1% grade of the Dundas Sub.
CN 2594 reverses into Aldershot yard to shunt cars.
CN 2594 is in charge on CN 490 as it makes its way to Flat Rock, Michigan. The third unit happens to be GTW 4917, which is still in the old Grand Trunk Western paint.
A Union Pacific 8406 EMD SD70ACe behind a Canadian National GE C44-9W. Don't see the 8406 too often, just the sixth on this site.
M347 heads north by the depot at Burlington. This train has about half of their 160 mile trip done between Chicago, IL and Fond Du Lac, WI as they past MP 72. This is ex-WC country as you can see ... (more)
The CP right-of-way is the perfect place to view the opposition. A Dash 9 and SD60F are heading towards Montreal with a 149-car maifest!
CN 2594 leads train 391 at the point.