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CN 347 And 199

I shot CN 347 and CN 199 in the past few days. First, here's CN 347 heading out of Winnipeg, throwing a bit of snow.CN 8930 was the sole unit on the train, which consisted of a lot of empty centerbeam flat cars and some miscellaneous freight. I think their speed was being restricted, because I was able to leapfrog them a couple of times as they rolled along the Rivers subdivision.
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Thursday's VIA and a CN Train

Transportation / Railway & Trains : Confessions of a Train Geek (4 years ago)

I shot the Canadian at Waverley Street in Winnipeg on Thursday, July 15. It had 6419 and 6453 leading twenty cars. They met an eastbound CN train heading the other way on the south track. In between the two trains, the gates came up... Read Post

SD60 Central

Transportation / Railway & Trains : Confessions of a Train Geek (3 years ago)

I always like seeing the "older" power on CN trains. On June 4 I saw two different trains with "old" EMD SD60 units leading.First I saw this train heading into Winnipeg. I shot CN 5506 just east of the mile 10 hotbox detector. My so... Read Post

Recent VIAs

Transportation / Railway & Trains : Confessions of a Train Geek (2 years ago)

Here are a few recent VIA trains that I've seen.On April 23 I shot the Canadian rocketing out of Winnipeg. I was near Diamond but I didn't have a lot of time to get ready. I got this shot of VIA 1 but did not get the full consist, s... Read Post


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