A harsh wind blows fresh snow around Stratford, Ontario as a yard crew prepares a three unit consist to take the wedge plow out on the Guelph Subdivision.
Wards Cut..........The Great Lakes that surround North America is called the "Snowbelt;" the frigid westerly winds off Lake Huron and mother nature cause the snow on the ground to drift. Thus caus... (more)
GEXR Plow 55408, plows and busts through the snow drifts along the line between Stratford and Goderich.
It's little wonder not much more than a week prior to this shot this same plow and four engines became stuck at this location trying to clear this cut when it was drifted over to the level of the ... (more)
The "Work Plow 2303" train clears the line to Goderich during the first winter since 2001 that's required the use of plows in Ontario on GEXR and OSR.
Westbound plow extra (Plow Work LLPX 2210) pushes on towards Seaforth for a coffee break on the Goderich Sub. Power for the run LLPX 2210- RLK 4001 and HLCX 6091.