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Before being re-build, CP 5734 was part of the Moose Jaw deadline which included over 40 SD40-2s in 2009. Sadly he was in the back, so I never got good roster shots despite the unit running often before and after through Saskatoon.
The amount or RR junk: rails/ties/etc. trackside never fails to amaze me. Why does no one care? You can see the railhead of CPs Sutherland sub at the very top of the photo. These weeds are only 100ft away from a major street likely leftovers of this landscaping exercise: http://tinyurl.com/yqynut
Photo is self-explanatory - note the elevator centerpiece. Not that long ago two spurs run through, connecting CPs Sutherland sub with CNs Warman sub through the warehousing district (both now pulled up).
CP 1251 & 8821, SW1200RSu & ES44AC of 1960 and 2006 vintage respectively, are parked on a spur just outside the shops. Normally units arent parked here, unless theyre being displayed to employees families during a company picnic/BBQ.
Tired of buying junk on ebay? How about a set of disused railway tracks with a rich history and a dark future.
Originally this was the CP mainline between Regina and Prince Albert via Saskatoon still the most direct route (even by HWY) unless one avoids Saskatoon. CP didnt see much...
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 @...
After just 10 years of service the decaling is already faltering If UP takes over CP I cant see the power scene changing much, already UP & CEFX SD90MACs everywhere!
June 25th, 2008
7:44pm CP N40?, from MP 105.00 Sutherland sub 2 minutes
CP 8564-UP 8298-CP 3088-3020-CEFX 1045/hopper/CP...
July 18th, 2008
5:06pm CP N43
CP 9141-"Mount Royal" business car
He was carrying a number of dignitaries on board, not to mention the mayor of Saskatoon; likely relating to PCSs decision to expand the Cory mine (resulting in more trains). Conductor worked as a tour guide slowing...
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