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  1. Columbia Basin SD9

    Columbia Basin SD9

    Former DMIR SD9, NP GP9 & ATSF GP7 now working elevators in Washington state.
  2. CN Detour

    CN Detour

    CN 302 with 8826, 8855 at Mile 33 is West of Grandview 3 Miles, along with a lone Pine Tree next to the tracks with 85 cars. East.
  3. 263 Through the Ski Resort

    263 Through the Ski Resort

    Past the Okemo Ski Resort...
  4. GMRC 263 East

    GMRC 263 East

    A very nice trestle along the Green Mountain's line between Rutland and Bellows Falls, VT.
  5. EJ&E 302

    EJ&E 302

    EJ&E SW1200 302 leads a local east through Joliet. The trailing engine is EJ&E 445, a SW1001.
  6. Last Day of the EJ&E

    Last Day of the EJ&E

    EJ&E SW1200 302 switches Joliet Yard on the final day of EJ&E operations. The SW1200s will probably not last very long with CN.
  7. Driver 8

    Driver 8

    ...The Power Lines have Floaters so the Airplanes won't get snagged... CN 302 gets underway, as I attempt to leave the park.
  8. Poor patch job

    Poor patch job

  9. WC GP38-2

    WC GP38-2

    Ever since CN took over BC Rail and retired their RS18CAT fleet, WC GP38-2s had been heading west to feel the void. This one is heading back east however! I was suppose to catch it last winter on 357, but caught a blue-bird GT GP38-2 instead An ACR Geep ain't bad either - hard to believe they...
  10. Relocating


    To avoid trespassing and overgrown weeds, I decided to try shooting from a new location. Matching SD75s are always nice. It's just a shame I couldn't read the numbers.
  11. A Matching Pair

    A Matching Pair

    CN 5404 and 5409 lead the CN 302 today. Plenty of Autoracks! They took the hole for the CN 199.
  12. RARW #302

    RARW #302

    Raurs #302 in Butte, getting ready to take the Copper King express back to Anaconda.
  13. Rarus Geeps in Butte

    Rarus Geeps in Butte

    Rarus GP9 #302 & GP7 #301 head to the other end of the Copper King Express to get ready to head back to Anaconda.
  14. RARW GP7 #301 @ Butte

    RARW GP7 #301 @ Butte

    RARW #301 trails GP9 #302 at Butte as they get ready to pull the Copper King Express back towards Anaconda.
  15. Rarus Geeps at Butte

    Rarus Geeps at Butte

    RARW GP9 #302 (in the lead) & GP7 #301 make their way to the other end of the Copper King Express in order to get ready to head back to Anaconda.
  16. Rarus GP9 #302

    Rarus GP9 #302

    Rarus Railway GP9 #302 & GP7 #301 (not visible in this picture) get ready to couple up to the other end of the Copper King Express for the trip back to Anaconda. #302 is equipped with Dynamic braking & a Nathan/Airchime K5LA airhorn (not sure, but I don't think the K5 was its original horn)

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