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  1. CN 199

    CN 199

    CN 199 coming into Portage La Prairie, Manitoba heading to CN Bloom to meet CN 314 and CN 108.
  2. VIA 693

    VIA 693

    VIA 693 coming into Portage La Prairie, Manitoba about to come off the Rivers Sub and head onto the Gladstone Sub.
  3. Lapwai Canyon trestle

    Lapwai Canyon trestle

    The first of the many Lapwai Canyon trestles blanketed in a Thanksgiving snowfall.
  4. Prairie Dog Central

    Prairie Dog Central

    PDC#3 on Father's day heading out to Grosse Isle
  5. Lawyers canyon bridge

    Lawyers canyon bridge

    Lawyers Canyon Bridge on the former Camas Prairie railroad's 2nd subdivision. This line ran from Spaulding ID (just east of Lewiston ID) to Grangeville ID, approximately 62 miles. The line has not seen trains for about 10 years and is officially abandoned. The bridge is located next to highway...
  6. Lawyers canyon bridge

    Lawyers canyon bridge

    Lawyers Canyon Bridge on the former Camas Prairie railroad's 2nd subdivision. This line ran from Spaulding ID (just east of Lewiston ID) to Grangeville ID, approximately 62 miles. The line has not seen trains for about 10 years and is officially abandoned. The bridge is located next to highway...
  7. Lawyers canyon bridge

    Lawyers canyon bridge

    Lawyers Canyon Bridge on the former Camas Prairie railroad's 2nd subdivision. This line ran from Spaulding ID (just east of Lewiston ID) to Grangeville ID, approximately 62 miles. The line has not seen trains for about 10 years and is officially abandoned. The bridge is located next to highway...
  8. Lawyers canyon bridge

    Lawyers canyon bridge

    Lawyers Canyon Bridge on the former Camas Prairie railroad's 2nd subdivision. This line ran from Spaulding ID (just east of Lewiston ID) to Grangeville ID, approximately 62 miles. The line has not seen trains for about 10 years and is officially abandoned. The bridge is located next to highway...
  9. Lawyers canyon bridge

    Lawyers canyon bridge

    Lawyers Canyon Bridge on the former Camas Prairie railroad's 2nd subdivision. This line ran from Spaulding ID (just east of Lewiston ID) to Grangeville ID, approximately 62 miles. The line has not seen trains for about 10 years and is officially abandoned. The bridge is located next to highway...
  10. VIA 6458-71 WEST

    VIA 6458-71 WEST

    Making up lost time on the last leg of the Toronto to Windsor run, VIA 6458 with train 71 hammers snow drifts at Prairie Siding Ontario on the CN's Chatham Sub. Standing trackside waiting for the half hour late 71 has left me chilled and hungry. I think I'll head over to mile's General Store for...
  11. Cross Country

    Cross Country

    I was out at the farm again, and another train came by again. It's probably the 102, but it could be the 104 or 106.
  12. Just passing through...

    Just passing through...

    ...A very Kansas-esque setting. A lone CN C44-9WL takes a manifest past I took this shot from the front yard of Chaplin's Farm Bed and Breakfast.
  13. CP 3106 - Portage Geep

    CP 3106 - Portage Geep

    Portage la Prairie is one of the best places to railfan on the Prairies, as that's where the CN & CP mainlines meet, not to mention CP's & CN's Prarie North Lines. The town itself doesn't generate much traffic however, thus there's only one unit on duty - a GP38-2, ussually CP 3106...
  14. SOO SD60s on CP 287

    SOO SD60s on CP 287

    Just what I was hoping for on this day....a low sun and a pair of SD60s.
  15. On A Sunny Day

    On A Sunny Day

    Prairie States Co-op Terminal Locomotive ... Rests in a Siding in Williston, North Dakota, U.S.A.
  16. Little Train on the Prairie

    Little Train on the Prairie

    A CSX GP15T leads the way on the jointed rail south of Bureau.
  17. Boarded up caboose

    Boarded up caboose

    Caught him on a Portage la Prairie local on June 6th, 2005 in a very intersting consist: CP 3106 (GP38-2 aka town switcher) two 60' Simplot reefers one Procor tanker, white colored and this amazing caboose, all boarded up! I've seen the local a couple times before, but never with a...
  18. Ayer Turn Flying down the Snake

    Ayer Turn Flying down the Snake

    BNSF's Ayer Turn returning to Wallula, WA. along the Snake River on UP track.
  19. CP Railnet Downriver Turn

    CP Railnet Downriver Turn

    Camas Prairie Railnet's Downriver Turn passed under the Joso Trestle.
  20. SOO grain train on PNL

    SOO grain train on PNL

    Two SOO SD60s lead a CP SD40-2 B unit on a grain train off the PNL. To compare, todays 344 has an AC4400CW leading and trailing in DPU mode yuck! Sadly all these engines are off roster now: SOO 6014 - off long-term lease, to CIT Group (CEFX lessor) in 2006 SOO 6009 off long-term lease, to...



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