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  1. CN 119 5-12-15

    CN 119 5-12-15

  2. CP 580 10-12-16

    CP 580 10-12-16

  3. CP 9712 AC4400CW

    CP 9712 AC4400CW

  4. CN 102 11-4-15

    CN 102 11-4-15

    Nothing special about this train - very common at this time. Friend just asked for pictures, so I edited them.
  5. 2009 CPR Christmas Train Welcome to Saskatchewan!

    2009 CPR Christmas Train Welcome to Saskatchewan!

    Bitterly cold temperatures were not going to stop me from seeing this year's christmas train. Every year I manage to miss it, so this year I was ready. Dispite the near below 40 weather (with the windchill of course), I stayed to watch the show, then waited to get a shot of the train departing...
  6. "Railliner Rehash" or "ModernDayliner"

    "Railliner Rehash" or "ModernDayliner"

    CN 15016, Everybody's favorite rebuilt RDC inspection car, came to Riverview. While in the area the RDC was coincidentally assigned to cover the route of VIA 680, the oldtime RDC sevice from Regina to Prince Albert, making trips over the Warman, Watrous and Craik Subdivisions in proper fashion.
  7. Nutana Tramp- now with a Geep!

    Nutana Tramp- now with a Geep!

    The yard management has been swapping around the Belt-pack GP9s, which was probably a contributing factor to this unusual consist.
  8. CN's Dark side

    CN's Dark side

    CN 5684 and SD70M-2 lead a grain train at Saskatoons Diefenbaker park. Photo was taken in Saskatoon Saskatchewan on the Watrous Subdivision. Nice crew gave me a series of honks as she went by.
  9. Open Prairie

    Open Prairie

    The tracks are only used by one train now - Saskatoon-Kindersly turn 541. CN 563 runs once in a while to serve the Conquest & Elrose subs. CN 513/4 to White Bear & Kyle still ran when this picture was taken, both subdivisions are gone now. CN 114/5 no longer utilize this route either...
  10. Trains of Recession

    Trains of Recession

    Food prices are far more reasonable, but at what expense? This economic crisis is starting to get to the railway...I'm used to seeing trains with more than 45 cars! "Ex-Con" C40-8W 2455 is the trailing unit.
  11. Poor patch job

    Poor patch job

  12. Long-lost Rail

    Long-lost Rail

    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
  13. BCOL B39-8E

    BCOL B39-8E

  14. CN Down under

    CN Down under

  15. Nutana Tramp job

    Nutana Tramp job

  16. CN coal?

    CN coal?

    Ex-Southern & Burlington Northern (both fallen flags) coal hoppers roll under CNs banner. Theres also a large chunk of ex-CP ones in the fleet on unit trains. Note the bent structure on the CNA (ex-SOU) hopper.
  17. CN Rust bucket

    CN Rust bucket

    This is not Halloween, but CNs caboose fleet will scare you any day do you still want to ride? This rider car is leading the 630 tramp back to the yard, with a GP38-2W pushing on the other end. Interestingly you can still see where the CN decal used to be in the middle. Why did CN patch...
  18. CN 402 = Big power

    CN 402 = Big power

    June 13th, 2008 From MP 189.40 Watrous sub 12:25pm CN 402, 88 cars CN 2307-8008-5610-5257-2616-5511 ES44DC/SD70M-2/SD70I/SD40-2W/Dash 9-44CW/SD60F Except for the SD50F, Dash 8-40CM & GP40-2LW, all of whom have fallen out of favour, nearly 35 years of CN mainline units are present...
  19. Cranes...

    Cranes...

  20. Time stands still

    Time stands still

    CN 1405 was working North Saskatoon solo when he died, so the 630 tramp that had been working Nutana (MP188 Watrous sub) earlier, was sent to the rescue running light. He then brought in 1405s train running in reverse with the caboose leading. Hopefully this isnt 1405s last ride, as CN doesnt...



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