On lease to the Orangeville Brampton Railway, CP 8249 leads the Credit Valley Explorer along the former CP Owen Sound Subdivision. This shot would be one of the rarest due to the GP9u retirements,... (more)
The Cando GP9 is in for maintenance, but the schedule still stands. The only option is to lease power from anyone who is willing to give up a unit. CP lent 8249, which lasted a week before breakin... (more)
Passing through the quiet town of Inglewood, 8249's diecast K3LR2 pierces the air warning of the trains approach to the near by grade crossing up ahead. CP 8249, a GP9u is now a dying breed, not m... (more)
After completing there run around move at Snelgrove, CP8249 heads north back to Orangeville with the Credit Valley Explorer.
With veteran engineer Wayne Thompson at the helm, the Credit Valley Explorer eases across the Forks Of The Credit bridge at 10 MPH.
CP 8249 is in the process of wying itself at Galt, Ontario.
And who said locals were boring? Canadian Pacific 541 "Ham Turn" is seen heading north on the Hamilton Subdivision with CP 8249, 8248, 5963 and DME 6088, 6422, 6069! Thanks to RP contributor Dan ... (more)
A high green awaits 8247 east. What would you give for a three or four week ride in the back seat?
5 GP9's all working, sure do make beautiful music to the ears.
Cp on the "Cow Path"
The Oshawa turn leaves for Toronto. To see more pictures Click Here
Classic CP when short of power; 5 GP9u's wheel through the crossovers at Bayview