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  1. CN Heavy-duty

    CN Heavy-duty

    By far the best hi-rail truck I've ever seen. He's got everything you could possibly want: - bugshield - rugged IH looks, compare to the modern IH offering, yuck: - crew HQ in the back complete with a beam lamp! He's just like a SOO SD40. - massive hi-rail set-up...
  2. 130 ton hi-rail crane

    130 ton hi-rail crane

    1988 KERSHAW CN 130861, 130 ton crane based out of Winnipeg, MB - one of two such cranes on the system (as of 2005 CN had 14 hi-rail cranes ranging from 60 to 150 tons) I assume the Sask. plates are for tax purposes LOL. I caught this monster machine at the sight of a minor derailment in...
  3. Contractor hi-rail

    Contractor hi-rail

    I was sitting in the bush waiting to hear a train on the scanner (CBNS 306), when I suddenly hear something moving on the rails. Grab my camera and this is the result. Because of this MOW convoy (there were 2 more hi-rail cars, one SRS/Sperry and CBNS's own) the train I was waiting for was...
  4. Old wooden truck

    Old wooden truck

    An old boxcar from the 1890's at the "junkyard" in Bozeman suprisingly had trucks that were almost completly made out of wood.
  5. Brand new hi-rail

    Brand new hi-rail

    Railfanning next to a MOW depot for three years I've managed to see all kinds of crazy hi-rails, so I can really appreciate it when CP throws in a brand new one. While I'm more of a fan of classic CP yellow hi-railers, the new stuff don't look that bad either. It was used on the Central street...
  6. Waiting for a W/B...

    Waiting for a W/B...

    I waited 2 hours to see a train on the CN mainline with no results. Then all of a sudden I saw a light, but it was just a hi-rail passing by... To be fair I do like the way the photo turned out.
  7. Unique Box Car Truck

    Unique Box Car Truck

    This is a truck on an old box car that was custom built by the Butte, Anaconda, & Pacific Railway. The trucks were scratch built also, in an attempt to find a replacement for the arch-bar trucks.
  8. The truck of a caboose

    The truck of a caboose

    a picture of one of the trucks under a caboose at Bozeman, Mt.
  9. A Superliner 2 Truck

    A Superliner 2 Truck

    Picture of one of the trucks under this Superliner 2 car.
  10. A Superliner 1 Truck

    A Superliner 1 Truck

    A picture of the front truck under this Superliner 1 car.
  11. CN hi-rail dump truck

    CN hi-rail dump truck

    A typical CN hi-rail dump truck - comes in a black or red liverie. Looks like an old IH model. I've only seen it once so don't know much else about it. I know CN has contractors to remove snow off the property do what they need a dump truck for is a mystery to me.


  13. CBNS hi-rail

    CBNS hi-rail

    First day railfanning new territtory and all I saw was a hi-rail... Parked by the MOW shed. All ex-CN. Note the bridge in the background.
  14. Oshkosh's finest

    Oshkosh's finest

    Oshkosh Truck is shipping trucks to the Marine Corps via the Wisconsin Central. Picture taken in 1999.
  15. another CN truck

    another CN truck

    Another CN truck at the derail
  16. Track Inspection

    Track Inspection

    Modern track inspection is ussually done in hi-rail trucks, like this one. While they look cool, they did replace the motorcars.
  17. Working on the RR

    Working on the RR

    CN pickup moving across the yard. Nothing special, it's a regular occurence, just happen to capture it.
  18. Cool truck

    Cool truck

    To date the best CN pick-up truck that I've seen. Good thing CN has plenty of them!
  19. POW!


    A UP goal drag clips a "just-a-bit-too-long" trailer in Houston, Texas. No injuries.
  20. Roadrailers


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