For the last train of the day, a rather late 407 rolls onto the Sussex sub, on the last 2 miles of his journey from Dartmouth, NS to Moncton, NB. Today sports a very big 9000ft train.
In excellent early morning light, Train 120 hustles 85 loaded cars of High Priority Domestic and Marine containers to the Port of Halifax, NS. The traffic on this train come from points west, main... (more)
The very next day, at the same spot, 402 comes barreling down the mainline, with the same power, except a WAY shorter train, of one Centerbeam car for Bathurst.
A rather large amount of grain cars are seen at Co-op grain today, while Conductor Paul, Engineman Mike, and the power switch out this customer. They are going to lift 3 empties, and set off one h... (more)
385, with an interesting array of power, resumes speed after stopping for a lift at Beachville
The Lime green engine is back as she powers VIA 15 leaving Rogersville on time. As many of my other pics from there, where is the track?!
Coming around the sweeping curve at 100MPH, VIA 40 wheels Ottawa bound passengers, with my buddy Terry Brennan riding shotgun on the conductor's side of the engine
Cruising right along at 95MPH, VIA 60 comes around the curve into Port Hope, bound for Montreal
A nice change from all the snow! Going back 4 months, M30511 skirts Lake Ontario, with Mac Yard bound tonnage rolling at 60MPH, drifting past the golf greens of Port Hope
CN YRP002-20, with CN 4772 and CN 7075 for power, is currently pumping its air, in order to do a small brake test prior to leaving for the Long Point Spur. Note the engineer giving me a wave.
CN 7250 and slug pass by "W" Tower at Taschereau Yard
CN 7020 and 4124 pause in E-Yard in the nice sunshine
CN 8817 West pauses in the sunshine, as Q12031 29 passes by, with 2 brand new ES44DCs 2288 and 2289, on their journey to Halifax
NS 9028 and sister 6721 sit in the sun, after laying over for the night, during the huge snowstorm which brought approximately another 2 feet of white stuff.
Arrêt, for the crossing, as CN 7268 and remote kin work in drawbar deep snow at locations in Taschereau Yard. This storm really hit us hard, bringing all operations to a crawl