Southbound CP meets northbound BNSF at LeClaire,IA..
A trio of blue and gold get the point as the day's 485 manifest rolls past the historic Brookfield depot.
Ethanol empties from New Jersey depart Selkirk Yard in last light after a layover and crew change. The buffer plus 75 empties is lead by an ICE-DME-CP-CP consist. Trailing units are DME SD40-3 605... (more)
ICE 6448 leads DME 6055, CP 6231 and CP 5739 west past Puslinch with a 75 car unit ethanol train behind it.
ICE 6448 leads DME 6055, CP 6231 and CP 5739 into Desjardins with 75 ethanol empties.
ICE 6448 leads DME 6055, CP 6231 and CP 5739 and 75 ethanol empties into the dip before Puslinch. The Niagara Escarpment is in the background.
A colorful array of locomotives is visible in this late afternoon scene at CSXT's Selkirk Yard, as K409-08 empty ethanol train departs with ICE SD40-2 6448 leading DME SD40-3 6055, CP SD60 6231 an... (more)
Delayed for power "issues" a westbound "K" train with a colorful mix of CP EMDs finally gets going for CP-SW at Selkirk Yard near sunset. Yesterday's heavy snow is all but evaporated today thank... (more)
ICE and DME used to rule the CP Watertown sub back in the summer of 2012, but now, "Blue and Yellows", and in fact all SD40-2s have become scarce. Here a nice lashup rolls around the curves on des... (more)
589 continues its trip to Savanna, as it motors through Monroe Center.
CP 589 is rolling west out of Davis Junction, bound for Savanna.
Rockin' and rollin' down the jointed rail in Leaf River, and with the sanders going, IC&E 6448, 6423 and DM&E 6359 (Mt. Rushmore unit) thunder west, making great time towards Savanna.
K634 rolls under the vintage New York Central signal bridge in East Rochester.
K634 rolls through Bergen with an unusual assortment of power that I would end up chasing all the way to Selkirk (I had to go that way anyway, chasing a train just made the trip a lot more interes... (more)
Another day, another DME train on its way to St. Paul via the CP River Subdivision.