In the modern PTC era, getting foreign power to lead right now was harder to do on the BNSF in spots thru mid-2020. This loaded wind mill train has a lone CN Dash 8 for power. The 6700 foot train ... (more)
IC 2456 leads a CN southbound past the abandoned Elgin, Joliet & Eastern depot in Lake Zurich.
With all the class 1's trying to follow Hunters Railroad using newer AC power, CN still continues to run with 2nd hand DC power. Here a pair of C40's ex LMS & UP pull an extra Toronto to Winnipeg ... (more)
IC C40-8W 2456 and CN C40-8M 2425 lead Prince Rupert bound train Q199 west on the single track between Peers and Wolf Creek on CN's Edson Sub.
IC C40-8W 2456 and CN C40-8 2029 lead a shorter than normal G863 up the hill at Canoe River.
Still wearing its original LMS blue paint, IC C40-8W 2456 and CN C40-8 2012 lead Lloydminster-Vancouver train G889 west, about to knock down the approach signal to Wolf Creek at Mile 116.6 of the ... (more)
Illinois Central units in two different colors. CN 368 has Illinois Central units in two paint schemes (IC 2456 & IC 1031) as it heads through Dorval just as the sun appeared.
Traces of Conrail. The only units left on Class I's that are still in Conrail blue plaint since Conrail days are the ex-LMSX IC Dash8-40CW's on CN, which initially were leased units shared ... (more)
A ballast slot train led by IC C40-8 2456 deposits rock along the new second main track on CN's former DM&IR Steelton Hill mainline as track crews prepare to open the route for traffic in October ... (more)
IC C40-8W 2456 struggles to get Q197's 11,000 foot train back up to speed after a crew change in Jasper. At one stage, this train had a pair of these blue former LMS units, but the 2465 was set of... (more)
A single IC C40-8W struggles towards Jasper with an 11,000' Q197 from Memphis in tow. Somehow, with all of the painting going on, these former LMS units have remained more or less untouched.
6 miles down, 180 to go; 331 rolls off the Stamford Sub at CN Clifton bound for Sarnia, ON, originating in Pt. Robinson.
This former LMS C40-8W has definitely seen better days, nevertheless, still earning her keep hustling 177 grain empties back towards the prairies for another load.
CN 331 crosses over the Desjardins Canal under threatening skies with IC 2456 and BCOL 4620 leading 75 mixed cars out of Hamilton.
After a brief crew change in Jasper, Chicago-Prince Rupert train Q193 gets back on the move behind a rare pair of beaten up former LMSX C40-8Ws.