Well off the advertised, Amtrak #8 makes an appearance at Java East with an oddball consist that made the day worthwhile.
Plow extra running westbound into Morant's Curve.
CN 2538 was one of two units wrecked when CN Q11451-06 derailed a few miles east of Rockyford, Alberta. The train hit a washed out section of track, derailing the units and 13 head end cars. Uni... (more)
GEVO's 8817 and 8802 lead 269 south from Calgary under a chinook arch.
Any guess as to which two units have been regulars in coal service? 9776, 9544, 5696, 5980 and 5796 head 479 out of Calgary. With skies like these, how is a shiftworker like me supposed to sleep a... (more)
Today's 479 has three SD's in tow and is running a few hours off the advertised leaving Calgary. With the CP mainline shut down between Calgary and Vancouver, 479 is one of only a few regular fre... (more)
Ordinary cab, extraordinary view.
After lifting loads at Radium, the south wayfreight accelerates off into the glow of the sunrise.
A loaded coal train throttles up after having restored the west siding switch at Fernie back to normal.
A coal load grinds to a stop as an empty makes his way through the siding.
Another beautiful day, this time riding grain empties east towards Fernie.
A westbound coal train skirts the frozen shore of Lake Koocanusa.
Coal loads hold the main as grain empties head into the siding.