gp38-2(w)

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  1. CN GP38-2 Quad

    CN GP38-2 Quad

    A common sight on CP (Ive seen 5 together) much rarer on CN. The lash-up will likely be cut in half @ shops to form two roadswitcher pairs. 4794 was in North Battleford working solo two weeks ago, no doubt brought in so the crews dont need to use the GMD1u yard power. Note that 4794 is in...
  2. Hostile railfan

    Hostile railfan

    It is not unusual for the Clavet wayfreight to bring the resident railfan out. No its not me, Elijah or the visiting fan reading Branchline in his car. Last winter one of these guys tripped the Derailment Alarm ~MP 190 Watrous sub, causing at least half an hour worth of delays on the mainline...
  3. CN classic

    CN classic

    Although taken today, this is the same sight one could see 30 years ago in the 1970s. CN 560 is returning home light after completing its daily switching duties on the Watrous sub. Note the primer door on 4703, the GP38-2 is showing its age.
  4. Halifax switchers

    Halifax switchers

    Today we have CN 4727+4776, a GP38-2 and a GP38-2W! Note that CN 4727 still wears the old CN paint, which is pretty rare today.
  5. CN Branchline

    CN Branchline

    CN 5370, ex-UP, exx-MP SD40-2 & CN 4792, GP38-2(W) lead a grain train on the branchline. The water in the foreground is spring runoff.
  6. Power move

    Power move

    Power move on the eastbound grain train. The units were: CN 9508, CN 9468, CN 9543 (all GP40-2L(W)'s), CN 4795 (GP38-2(W)), CN 7224 (GP9RM) and CN 271 (S-3 slug).




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