Slowly making it's way into Hamilton, dynamic and train brakes is the only thing keeping 12,000 tons in check while the train operates in mountain grade territory on the Hamilton Sub.
Uphill Struggle With 12,000 tons on the drawbar, this SD70ACu is in full voice climbing Campbellville Hill straining to keep it's tonnage from stalling.
After working Lambton Yard for over an hour and change, Toronto to CSXT Frontier Yard train 246 is well under way trying to accelerate up to track speed with 12,000 tons of mix freight.
The engineer on the CP 8051 South has the train well in control on the mountain grade portion of the Hamilton Sub coming into Hamilton on this gorgeous winter day.
Peekaboo! SOO 6027 emerges from the Hunter Street tunnel in downtown Hamilton with Canadian Pacific train no. 246 from Sudbury, Ontario.
Train 246 emerges from the downtown core of Hamilton, setting off a lengthy cut in Kinnear Yard before tackling the 2% grade of the Niagara Escarpment.
Part of a dying breed, one of the few remaining SD60s in SOO livery leads train 246 over the crest of the Niagara Escarpment.
The rushing waters of the Bronte Creek at Progreston don't give much notice for trains - but the photographer was ready. Perched by the riverside expecting a southbound train, a pair of GEVOs brie... (more)
A little something out of the ordinary, CEFX 118 adds some colour as it leads a grungy AC4400 through the CTC double track with 12,000 tons of train.
CP 246 blasts through the snow covered fields of Grassie, Ontario in the last few moments of sun light.
CP 246 with 8538 and CEFX 1033 for power glides through Grassie, Ontario with multis for the United States.
CEFX 1055, HLCX 7231 and DME 6081 lead CP train 246 over the top of the escarpment at Vinemount.
CP 246 with CEFX 1032 and 8740 leading snake their way down the grade approaching Desjardins.
SD40-2 leader on a mainline freight ? I guess so, Sudbury to Buffalo train 246 is on it's downhill run from Guelph Jct and is seen here passing through Carlisle.
Entering the CTC portion of the Hamilton Subdivision at Desjardins, a pair of grubby looking AC4400's lead CP 246 into Hamilton on a clear winters day.