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  1. Eyes of the Sentinel

    Eyes of the Sentinel

    Standing only a couple of feet tall this little CPL stands guard controlling all movements on the North Leesburg siding.
  2. Elevator Switch

    Elevator Switch

    The West Elevator switch at Redvers Sk.
  3. Routine traffic stop

    Routine traffic stop

    Like every other eastbound consist, CP 9627 stops to line the switches onto it's correct yard track.
  4. Flying the Green Flags

    Flying the Green Flags

    A snapshot of the old CN S3 that roosts at the P&H elevator in Moose Jaw. It's flying green flags, but not heading a section of anything. I think thoes are Saskatchewan Roughrider flags, actually.
  5. Be Prepared

    Be Prepared

    The Sutherland Beltpack units prepare to pull out on to Central Avenue and block some traffic!
  6. Lifting CN Watrous sub

    Lifting CN Watrous sub

    Its early morning - crews work hard to replace the switch off the Watrous sub onto the Warman sub (PNL route). As you can see clearly in the photo, the mainline is split. I think they installed an automatic turnout, so that CN 303/314 dont need to bother the yard and take a good half hour away...
  7. UP 5689 and KCS 4032 at Aikens Station KS

    UP 5689 and KCS 4032 at Aikens Station KS

    The best train of the day is the joint UP-KCS train the line is the Marysville Sub which sees the joint UP-BNSF Jeffrey Energy Center train which cut of to go to that power plant here.
  8. Trackwork - The Old Fashioned Way

    Trackwork - The Old Fashioned Way

    Several volunteer members of the Willamette Shore Trolley in Lake Oswego, Oreogn perform routine maintenance on one of the turnouts.
  9. Looking for work

    Looking for work

    Local units 4796 and 4782 had nothing left to do, and began to wander the yards. Atleast thats what they said. They were later sent to do work on the Rosetown sub.
  10. BNSF General Manifest west through North Dalles, Washington.

    BNSF General Manifest west through North Dalles, Washington.

    BNSF #3002 leads two other 4-axle power through the curve east of the East switch North Dalles to points westward in Washington state. The grain cars right behind the power were probably added to the train in Pasco to move to the Vancouver/Portland area.
  11. Wintertime Peace

    Wintertime Peace

    A fresh blanket of snow mutes the sounds of Spokane as UP's Spokane yard slumbers through the night.
  12. Spotting Tank Cars

    Spotting Tank Cars

    The Boeing Switch spots tank cars at Richmond Beach, WA
  13. Moving The Wide Cars

    Moving The Wide Cars

    The Boeing Switch gets ready to move some 24 ft wide containers. These are used to haul 777 parts from the docks in Everett, WA. A 16 ft wide container is on the left.
  14. Siding Switch

    Siding Switch

    Low angle shot of siding switch....CP Locomotive in Backround.... Bronze Effect..
  15. Throw the switch

    Throw the switch

    A young lady conductor hops out of the engine again to make sure the switch is lined for their movement. Power switch was broken and needed some manual adjusting.
  16. A Sunny Day in Northwest!

    A Sunny Day in Northwest!

    Near Houser on BNSF.
  17. T&NO Switch

    T&NO Switch

    This is the last switch on this part of the former Texas & New Orleans SP subsidiary. The track in the distance to the northwest has been pulled up.
  18. Derail Switch

    Derail Switch

    I originaly intended to take this photo just for a shot of it to ask somebody if they knew what it was but I decided I actually kind of liked the photo.
  19. "Switch Blower"

    "Switch Blower"

    CP Rail Maintenance Worker Blows Out the Switches after an April Storm Dumped a Foot of Snow on Indian Head and Surrounding Area, East Crossing Indian Head, Saskatchewan, Cdn. April 2003. As I was trying to get a different angle for this shot, I took three or four steps off the pavement and...



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