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  1. UP DPU

    UP DPU

    Someones misusing DPU capability LOL. Half the train is in the tow, the other half will be lifted down the line to form a typical '1+2' potash train, i.e.: Engine/62 hoppers/2 Engines/62 hoppers (119-125 hoppers in total) Normally this is done by two AC4400CW's up front (1 unit waiting @...
  2. cp3010


    Deep in CN territory, CP GP38AC sits in the former BC Rail yard in North Vancouver. It will be used to pull 2816 and train out to Willingdon Junction so the 2816 can lead heading into downtown Vancouver.
  3. GP38ACs!


    The GP38AC is quite possibly my favorite locomtive on the CP roster, so I was very happy when I saw two of them! The SW1200 rebuild isn't bad either.
  4. CP 3002 in Coquitlam

    CP 3002 in Coquitlam

    CPR 3002, GP38AC, comes up to a crossing along Lougheed Highway in Coquitlam,BC. 3010 is the second engine.
  5. CP 3005 in Coquitlam

    CP 3005 in Coquitlam

    CPR 3005, GP38AC, still in it's E&N green paint scheme comes up to a crossing along Lougheed Highway in Coquitlam,BC.
  6. CP 3000 in Port Moody

    CP 3000 in Port Moody

    CPR GP38AC, 3000, races westward towards Vancouver on a freight. 3006 is the second engine. Taken on June 10, 2007. The station was buit for and used by the West Coast Express. I was suppose to be taking pictures of my brother's Sea Cadet's end of the year ceremony. But, hey, it's not my...
  7. CP 3016 (GP38AC)

    CP 3016 (GP38AC)

    Finally managed a good GP38AC roster, just before the Geep left town for Wilkie, SK. This is my third catch to date. He may be wearing relatively new paint, but the primer on the roof says he's an old unit, the oldest un-rebuilt series on the CPR. In case you're wondering what's behind it...
  8. GP38AC


    Norfolk Southern high hood GP38AC #2834, one of the last ones remaining on the road, is the lead unit on today's train 350.
  9. CP 3014 GP38AC

    CP 3014 GP38AC

    Currently the GP38AC's are the oldest un-rebuild power on the CPR at 36 years old. However CP doesn't seem to recognize this, as they're being paired with the more common GP38-2's and not treated any differently. Furthermore, at least this particular unit had "AC" patched out and now...
  10. NS 2843 GP38AC & NS 2844 GP38AC

    NS 2843 GP38AC & NS 2844 GP38AC

    Consecutive numbered NS GP38AC's 2843, and 2844 pause from drilling Glenwood Yard, in Raleigh, NC.
  11. DSC0059


    NS GP38AC #2837 has seen better days as shown by this closeup view of the front end.
  12. My first GP38AC!

    My first GP38AC!

    On one of my last railfan trips before leaving Winnipeg, I managed to catch my first GP38AC, that was visiting town. Although it looks very much like the more common GP38-2's, it is quite a different machine. For starters the GP38AC series is currently the oldest unrebuild locomotive series on...
  13. CPR V72

    CPR V72

    CPR operates a daily turn (V73/V72) from it's Coquitlam yard to the Deltaport. Usually two GP38ACs are the assigned power. Today CPR SD40-2 5742, in the Expressway scheme, leads CPR GP38AC 3006 eastward on BCRC's Port Subdivision. Later it will operate on CPR's Page Sub then CN's Rawlison and...
  14. NS'S Norris Yard Service Center

    NS'S Norris Yard Service Center

    MRL SD45 344 & a NS GP38AC are sitting at NS'S Norris Yard service center in Irondale, Al. awaiting their next assignment
  15. CPR New Westminster Switcher

    CPR New Westminster Switcher

    CPR's New Wesminster Switcher, with two GP38ACs #3006, and ex-E&N #3005 approach SNS Sapperton in New Westminster, BC.
  16. NS 2837 in Industry

    NS 2837 in Industry

    NS 2837 was part of the power consist for a UP stack train heading west through the City of Industry. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to - An online railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used railroad books. Railroad pictorials, railroad history, steam locomotives, passenger trains, modern railroading. Hundreds of titles available, most at discount prices! We also have a video and children's book section. - An online model railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used books. Layout design, track plans, scenery and structure building, wiring, DCC, Tinplate, Toy Trains, Price Guides and more.

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