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This train was topping the Blues at Kamela. As I was watching the train go by, I saw what appeared to be a hot bearing. It turned out to be an open hopper door instead. I wonder what the customer will think when his "loaded car" has a lot less load inside?
These coal hoppers have been showing up on CN through town since at least June 14th, 2008. Odd, since they have an interchange with CP. Clearly they didnt think the slogan through, as Reading & Northern is a US shortline, while I keep seeing them in Canada. Although hard to see in the...
Recently I posted a photo of a CP hi-rail truck pulling two ballast hoppers: http://tinyurl.com/29gxgb
This is CN's version of the same exercise, taken 3 years ago in Winnipeg (you can see the downtown skyline). Interstingly CP also had a PETTBONE Swingmaster at work that day, yet he wasn't the...
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