CN's Windsor - London freight heads east behind CN GP9RM 4136 and CN GP38-2 4710.
4136 brings a cut of boxcars into the yard after servicing a local industry.
CN 595 makes its way down familiar rails to Martins amid some heavy squall activity. 4136 spent about 10 years as the power for the Huntsville roadswitcher, but only returns briefly these days to ... (more)
This is probably the busiest Aldershot gets as far as yard jobs go. From left to right: CN 554, CN 547, CN 550 all work the lower yard with 435 on the right pulling in to make a drop and lift.
CN 595 heading south to Martins with its usual Monday morning consist of 2 boxcars for the Panolam plant. Nice to see 4136 back where it's spent so much time over the past decade, temporarily fill... (more)
CN 595 approaching the north switch at Martins with its usual Monday morning consist of 2 boxcars for the Panolam plant. Nice to see 4136 back where it's spent so much time over the past decade, t... (more)
The Huntsville switcher serves industry in and around Huntsville incl. the Kimberly Clark tissue plant and the Panolam melamine board plant.
595 southbound along Stephenson Road 7 in Allensville.
595 southbound for Washago, under a few whispy clouds in an otherwise blue sky.
595 passes Siding Lake in a torrential downpour, on its way home to Huntsville from (I would hazard a guess) Stepan Chemicals at Longford Mills, south of Washago. Nice to see 4136 back home again ... (more)
Coming down the hill from the north end of Martin's Siding, now known simply as "Martins", 4136 runs in to a bit of snow as it prepares to switch the Panolam plant.
A Rare Occurrence: 4136 had just been to North Bay for some reason or other and had been wyed while there. Although it is always supposed to be returned to Huntsville pointing south it wasn... (more)
Winter Wonderland (the down side): Employees resort to using the heat from a fusee to thaw out a frozen switch lock as 4136 waits patiently.
Winter Wonderland: A few inches of fresh snow overnight still clings to the trees as 4136 pushes a couple of boxcars up the hill from Martins into the Panolam plant.
Beneath the fluffy clouds 595 rests in the yard across the main from Huntsville Station, while it's crew grabs a quick lunch. Soon the more ominous clouds visible off to the left will move in for ... (more)