After recrewing the train on the east side of New Richmond, the transfer crew has L517 rolling west at track speed past the 1915 built Soo Line depot. The train is running about 12 hours off the m... (more)
A pair of elephant style NS SD70s lead CN L517 west through Ivanhoe.
It was a classic Illinois Central scene in Homewood this evening. IC SD70 1027 leads L517 under the IC era signal bridge, nearing Markham Yard.
CN SD60F 5545 is still kicking as it leads the L517 onto the Chicago Sub to begin the short trip to Markham Yard. Two of these units (that I know of) remain that aren't stored.
The CN was filled with nice lash-ups today. L517's air test is almost complete as the crew prepares to depart Markham, bound for Kirk Yard. A right at home IC SD70 leads the way, followed by a CN ... (more)
Early snow persists in western Wisconsin as L517 passes a snow-laden farm on the outskirts of New Richmond, Wisconsin on its way to Minneapolis.
Bessemer & Lake Erie SD38-2 878 leads a transfer to Kirk yard east down the old J in Dyer. Pretty neat seeing a unit from another transtar railroad leading on the J!
Bessemer and Lake Erie SD38-2 #878 is alive and well once again, as CN has brought it back to life, after sitting in the deadline at Markham Yard for several years. Here we see CN train L517, the ... (more)
Borrowed power has been all over CN this winter. Carrying over into springtime one of many NS units on CN leads L517 across the Minneapolis Sub.
CN L517 is finally about to cross into Minnesota as this sunny but cold day draws to a close.
CN L517 was parked on the New Richmond siding for nearly 7 hours today between crews. Thankfully it got underway before sunset to complete the trip to (and beyond) the west end of Minneapolis Sub.
CN L517 charges through the fresh snow at New Richmond.
Running nearly nine hours behind it's normal schedule, CN L517 rolls across Western Wisconsin on this cold clear day.
January may be over but the cold and snow isn't. Today's L517 is making it's morning voyage to Minnesota at about the normal time.
A late-running 517 crosses Wisconsin Highway 128.