At the time of my travels across Northern Ontario, word had been going around for a couple of months that Canadian National's former Algoma Central line was on borrowed time. On October 6th, a sob... (more)
Racks out of storage. In what must surely be seen as a sign of the economy slowly starting to come back to life, CN X271 with CN 8830 and CN 5684 is passing Turcot Ouest with 110 empty auto... (more)
The third of three consecutive empty crude oil trains to pass this location in the past hour and a half heads into Portage la Prairie on the south track of CN's busy Rivers Sub.
With Q10731 06 tucked away in the siding, a fresh crew is about to knock down the light at the East end of Armstrong for the 243 mile ride home.
CN 8830 one unit wonder leads a mixed of intermodal, automotive, and general freight south where it will get a new Stevens Point.
Stacks out of the harbour. CN 8830 is the lead engine as CN 149 leaves the Port of Montreal at the usual 10 MPH pace.
CN 8830 lead CN 309
The Rock Train power idles outside of the bunkhouse at Leyland where it's crew gets some rest while the train is loaded up the line.
CN SD70M-2 8830 and SD75I 5797 hustle a short and empty 44 car rock train over the roller coaster Alberta Coal Branch just west of Mercoal.
Prince George bound train M347 departs the siding at McBride after a crew change and a meet with train Q196.
An all EMD lash-up crosses the Humber Bridge in Vaughan on a beautiful post winter morning on the approach to MacMillan Yard. The GMD1 and GP38-2 were lifted from Aldershot Yard in Burlington. Don... (more)
CN 8830 rounds the curve at Bayview Junction after descending the Dundas Sub.
CN 8830 leads an eastbound off of the Dundas Sub at Bayview Junction.
CN's daily intermodal to New Orleans heads through the Mississippi countryside, not far out of Memphis.