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  1. Fancy meeting You here!

    Fancy meeting You here!

    CN 520 rips past the Lorne Avenue crossing while CN 2515 sets off a unit on the Industrial tracks.
  2. Off To the Work

    Off To the Work

    CN 560 heads out with the CN 4798. The track crews were putting in a new switch on the main near Lorne avenue, so he had to take the siding around the site. The CN 112 was right in front of him.
  3. Fresh off the Warman sub

    Fresh off the Warman sub

    CN 450. He was already working his way to the bridge upon my arrival. Instead of working the yards, he came around he east leg of Chappel Junction and came right to me. No dobut about it, he is now routed over the Aberdeen sub north of town.
  4. Off to Calgary...

    Off to Calgary...

    There she goes. The good ol' CN 115. She should be in Calgary by late towmorrow.
  5. Off to Winnepeg, and eventually, Toronto, I suppose

    Off to Winnepeg, and eventually, Toronto, I suppose

    Here, we see one of the Watrous subdivisions many Wood trains. These trains usually are 75% centerbeam lodas, with a mix of pulpwood boxes, and even a few covered gondolas that haul copper. This was probably the best shot I got all night. I saw 114 and a manifest with Wisconcin Central 2006...
  6. Crew member climbs off BN 6926

    Crew member climbs off BN 6926

    A crew member of BN 6926 climbs off to throw the switch.
  7. KCS'S Vicksburg Sub

    KCS'S Vicksburg Sub

    KCS Light Power off of train O-HTVX is sitting at Monroe, La. awaiting their next assignment
  8. Nose Cut Off! Darn!

    Nose Cut Off! Darn!

    This would've been an okay shot if the whole loco was shown! The nose was cut off! Dang it!
  9. High speed on saltwater

    High speed on saltwater

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