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12/16/2017
 
 
 
 
 
By:Neil Barratt
Dates:9/30/2017 - 9/30/2017
Album Info:Lots of nice weather means lots of nice trains - with a little more variety this month - including Canadian National, Canadian Pacific, CSX, Norfolk Southern and Amtrak.
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CP 8634
Title:  CP 8634
Description:  Mid-afternoon eastbound manifest on the Wye at Brookfield.
Photo Date:  9/4/2017  Upload Date: 12/6/2017 12:07:50 PM
Location:  Stevensville, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  CP 8634(AC44CW) CP 8898(ES44AC)
Views:  29   Comments: 0
CN 2551
Title:  CN 2551
Description:  Train 531 at Ridge Road crossing.
Photo Date:  9/5/2017  Upload Date: 12/6/2017 12:09:50 PM
Location:  Welland, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  CN 2551(C44-9W) CN 8010(SD70M-2)
Views:  27   Comments: 0
CP 2264
Title:  CP 2264
Description:  Train 246 rolls onto the CN main at Brookfield enroute to CN Southern Yard - behind two crisp rebuilt GEEPS.
Photo Date:  9/5/2017  Upload Date: 12/6/2017 12:10:26 PM
Location:  Stevensville, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Scenic,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  CP 2264(GP20C-ECO) CP 3027(GP38-2)
Views:  39   Comments: 0
CP 3027
Title:  CP 3027
Description:  After running light to CN Southern Yard, CP Train 246 now rolls south out of the yard with a handful of mixed freight cars.
Photo Date:  9/5/2017  Upload Date: 12/6/2017 12:11:08 PM
Location:  Welland, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  CP 3027(GP38-2) CP 2264(GP20C-ECO)
Views:  38   Comments: 0
CP 3027
Title:  CP 3027
Description:  Another look at Train 246, running long hood forward, as it leaves CN Southern Yard.
Photo Date:  9/5/2017  Upload Date: 12/6/2017 12:11:37 PM
Location:  Welland, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Scenic,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  CP 3027(GP38-2) CP 2264(GP20C-ECO)
Views:  30   Comments: 0
CP 3027
Title:  CP 3027
Description:  One more time it's Train 246 as it crosses the Brookfield Wye after clearing the CN main.
Photo Date:  9/5/2017  Upload Date: 12/6/2017 12:12:54 PM
Location:  Stevensville, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  CP 3027(GP38-2) CP 2264(GP20C-ECO)
Views:  34   Comments: 0
AMTK 104
Title:  AMTK 104
Description:  Crisp morning scene at Garner Road crossing as The Maple Leaf heads for Niagara Falls Station.
Photo Date:  9/7/2017  Upload Date: 12/6/2017 12:13:12 PM
Location:  Niagara Falls, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Scenic,Signal,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  AMTK 104(P42DC)
Views:  35   Comments: 0
CN 8948
Title:  CN 8948
Description:  Switching action at CN Port Robinson Yard, as Train 531 readies for its scheduled 1630 departure.
Photo Date:  9/9/2017  Upload Date: 12/6/2017 12:13:29 PM
Location:  Port Robinson, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Signal,Track,Action
Locomotives:  CN 8948(SD70M-2)
Views:  27   Comments: 0
CN 8948
Title:  CN 8948
Description:  Switching action at CN Port Robinson Yard, as Train 531 readies for its scheduled 1630 departure.
Photo Date:  9/9/2017  Upload Date: 12/6/2017 12:13:38 PM
Location:  Port Robinson, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Yard,Signal,Track,Action
Locomotives:  CN 8948(SD70M-2)
Views:  23   Comments: 0
CN 2515
Title:  CN 2515
Description:  Two Dash-9s get ready to hook-up to haul Train 531 today.
Photo Date:  9/10/2017  Upload Date: 12/6/2017 12:13:49 PM
Location:  Port Robinson, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Yard,Signal,Track,Action
Locomotives:  CN 2515(C44-9WL) BCOL 4645(C44-9W)
Views:  32   Comments: 0
CN 2515
Title:  CN 2515
Description:  I watched Train 531 being put together at Port Robinson Yard, then headed a few miles south to the Shisler Road overpass for a fine late afternoon view. It won't be long before these two workhorses will become 'classics' - and deservedly so...
Photo Date:  9/10/2017  Upload Date: 12/6/2017 12:13:59 PM
Location:  Port Robinson, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 2515(C44-9WL) BCOL 4645(C44-9W)
Views:  29   Comments: 0
CN 2515
Title:  CN 2515
Description:  Big sky shot from the Shisler Road overpass of Train 531 - behind two well-chiseled Dash-9s.
Photo Date:  9/10/2017  Upload Date: 12/6/2017 12:14:12 PM
Location:  Port Robinson, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  CN 2515(C44-9WL) BCOL 4645(C44-9W)
Views:  27   Comments: 0
CN 8950
Title:  CN 8950
Description:  Old and new SD-70-2s are on the point of Train 531 today - approaching Buchner Road crossing.
Photo Date:  9/11/2017  Upload Date: 12/6/2017 12:14:24 PM
Location:  Welland, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  CN 8950(SD70M-2) CN 8009(SD70M-2)
Views:  27   Comments: 0
CN 8950
Title:  CN 8950
Description:  Big blue sky shot of Train 531 approaching Lyons Creek and the Buchner Road crossing.
Photo Date:  9/11/2017  Upload Date: 12/6/2017 12:14:41 PM
Location:  Welland, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  CN 8950(SD70M-2) CN 8009(SD70M-2)
Views:  29   Comments: 0
CN 8950
Title:  CN 8950
Description:  Even bigger blue sky shot of Train 531 crossing Lyons Creek - on a splendid early fall afternoon.
Photo Date:  9/11/2017  Upload Date: 12/6/2017 12:14:56 PM
Location:  Welland, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  CN 8950(SD70M-2) CN 8009(SD70M-2)
Views:  26   Comments: 0
CN 2022
Title:  CN 2022
Description:  Smart-looking Dash-9 handles Train 531 out of Port Robinson Yard.
Photo Date:  9/12/2017  Upload Date: 12/6/2017 12:15:06 PM
Location:  Welland, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  CN 2022(C40-8)
Views:  31   Comments: 0
GTW 126562
Title:  GTW 126562
Description:  CP on the right, CN overtop.
Photo Date:  9/12/2017  Upload Date: 12/6/2017 12:15:16 PM
Location:  Welland, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Scenic,Bridge,Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  27   Comments: 0
CN 3110
Title:  CN 3110
Description:  Train 531 is a few hours later than usual today - providing me with the opportunity to get some pics in the warm late-afternoon sunshine.
Photo Date:  9/13/2017  Upload Date: 12/6/2017 12:15:23 PM
Location:  Welland, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  CN 3110(ET44AC) CN 8920(SD70M-2) CN 2176(C40-8W)
Views:  29   Comments: 0
CN 3110
Title:  CN 3110
Description:  Train 531 is a few hours later than usual today - providing me with the opportunity to get some pics in the warm late-afternoon sunshine.
Photo Date:  9/13/2017  Upload Date: 12/6/2017 12:15:33 PM
Location:  Welland, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  CN 3110(ET44AC) CN 8920(SD70M-2) CN 2176(C40-8W)
Views:  29   Comments: 0
CN 3110
Title:  CN 3110
Description:  Big blue sky shot of Train 531 approaching Lyons Creek and the Buchner Road crossing.
Photo Date:  9/13/2017  Upload Date: 12/6/2017 12:15:44 PM
Location:  Welland, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  CN 3110(ET44AC) CN 8920(SD70M-2) CN 2176(C40-8W)
Views:  23   Comments: 0
CSX 1515
Title:  CSX 1515
Description:  Found this spot at the end of 24th Avenue and caught some CSX remote-control switching action.
Photo Date:  9/14/2017  Upload Date: 12/6/2017 12:15:55 PM
Location:  Niagara Falls, NY
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Bridge,Yard,Track,Action
Locomotives:  CSX 1515(GP15T) CSX 1508(GP15T)
Views:  24   Comments: 0
CSX 1515
Title:  CSX 1515
Description:  Found this spot at the end of 24th Avenue and caught some CSX remote-control switching action.
Photo Date:  9/14/2017  Upload Date: 12/6/2017 12:16:03 PM
Location:  Niagara Falls, NY
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Bridge,Yard,Action
Locomotives:  CSX 1515(GP15T) CSX 1508(GP15T)
Views:  28   Comments: 0
CSX 1501
Title:  CSX 1501
Description:  East view across a small chunk of the CSX Niagara Falls Yard.
Photo Date:  9/14/2017  Upload Date: 12/6/2017 12:16:11 PM
Location:  Niagara Falls, NY
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Scenic,Yard,Action
Locomotives:  CSX 1501(GP15T)
Views:  35   Comments: 0
CN 2644
Title:  CN 2644
Description:  Train 531 approaching Ridge Road crossing behind two Dash-9s.
Photo Date:  9/15/2017  Upload Date: 12/6/2017 12:16:21 PM
Location:  Welland, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  CN 2644(C44-9W) CN 2532(C44-9W)
Views:  23   Comments: 0
CN 2686
Title:  CN 2686
Description:  Roster shots of two very different power duos on CN and NS diesels switching at Fort Erie in the late afternoon sunshine.
Photo Date:  9/16/2017  Upload Date: 12/6/2017 12:16:33 PM
Location:  Fort Erie, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Scenic,Yard,Action
Locomotives:  CN 2686(C44-9W) CN 2322(ES44DC)
Views:  23   Comments: 0
NS 3394
Title:  NS 3394
Description:  There's no mistaking the classic 'picnic table size' SD front porch. (Ok, well maybe a small picnic table).
Photo Date:  9/16/2017  Upload Date: 12/6/2017 12:16:45 PM
Location:  Fort Erie, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Roster,Yard,Action
Locomotives:  NS 3394(SD40-2)
Views:  30   Comments: 0
NS 3394
Title:  NS 3394
Description:  Now that's a pretty looking EMD combo. Not a lot of chances to catch a working GEEP and an SD40 in the same shot anymore.
Photo Date:  9/16/2017  Upload Date: 12/6/2017 12:16:53 PM
Location:  Fort Erie, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Roster,Yard,Action
Locomotives:  NS 3394(SD40-2) NS 5667(GP38-2)
Views:  31   Comments: 0
CN 2649
Title:  CN 2649
Description:  Pretty scene looking Northeast from the Shisler Road overpass as Train 531 makes its daily trek to Fort Erie - then on to the USA.
Photo Date:  9/17/2017  Upload Date: 12/6/2017 12:17:04 PM
Location:  Welland, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  CN 2649(C44-9W) CN 5775(SD75I)
Views:  26   Comments: 0
CN 2649
Title:  CN 2649
Description:  Train 531 rolls through the late summer foliage at Shisler Road overpass. The tree line is actually the only indication of the CP tracks that crossed this exact location many years ago.
Photo Date:  9/17/2017  Upload Date: 12/6/2017 12:17:14 PM
Location:  Welland, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  CN 2649(C44-9W) CN 5775(SD75I)
Views:  38   Comments: 0
CN 8012
Title:  CN 8012
Description:  Train 531 approaching Buchner Road crossing.
Photo Date:  9/20/2017  Upload Date: 12/6/2017 12:17:24 PM
Location:  Welland, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  CN 8012(SD70M-2)
Views:  26   Comments: 0
CN 3051
Title:  CN 3051
Description:  Train 531 crosses over the CP Hamilton Sub on the approach to Yager Wye.
Photo Date:  9/21/2017  Upload Date: 12/6/2017 12:17:36 PM
Location:  Welland, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Scenic,Bridge,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  CN 3051(ET44AC) CN 2858(ES44AC)
Views:  27   Comments: 0
CN 3051
Title:  CN 3051
Description:  Train 531 rolls under the old signal rack Yager Wye where the main veers off to the left - splitting the very rarely used industrial spur that runs to the Port Colborne ship loading docks on Lake Erie. Today, most, if not all, of Port Colborne's train action is confined to the west side of the Welland Canal, and worked by Trillium Railways.
Photo Date:  9/21/2017  Upload Date: 12/6/2017 12:17:48 PM
Location:  Welland, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Scenic,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  CN 3051(ET44AC) CN 2858(ES44AC)
Views:  34   Comments: 0
CN 2422
Title:  CN 2422
Description:  I love the sight and sound of these Draper Taper Dash-8s hard at work.
Photo Date:  9/22/2017  Upload Date: 12/6/2017 12:17:57 PM
Location:  Welland, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Scenic,Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  CN 2422(C40-8M) CN 8908(SD70M-2)
Views:  30   Comments: 0
CN 2422
Title:  CN 2422
Description:  On a hot, humid afternoon, the crew has the front door open - probably easier getting a nice breeze through the cab - instead of trying to get the AC unit working in this 27 year-old Dash-8 - if it even has one…
Photo Date:  9/22/2017  Upload Date: 12/6/2017 12:18:07 PM
Location:  Welland, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  CN 2422(C40-8M) CN 8908(SD70M-2)
Views:  43   Comments: 0
CN 2326
Title:  CN 2326
Description:  View from the top of the rockpile at Silverthorn Court - as Train 531 rolls under the Shisler Road overpass.
Photo Date:  9/23/2017  Upload Date: 12/6/2017 12:18:16 PM
Location:  Welland, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Scenic,Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  CN 2326(ES44DC)
Views:  25   Comments: 0
CN 2326
Title:  CN 2326
Description:  Train 531 rolls under the Shisler Road overpass on the Stamford Sub.
Photo Date:  9/23/2017  Upload Date: 12/6/2017 12:18:25 PM
Location:  Welland, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Scenic,Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  CN 2326(ES44DC)
Views:  22   Comments: 0
CN 2169
Title:  CN 2169
Description:  I recently 'discovered' this good train-watching spot just south of the Shisler Road overpass on the Stamford Sub.
Photo Date:  9/24/2017  Upload Date: 12/6/2017 12:18:35 PM
Location:  Welland, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Scenic,Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  CN 2169(C40-8W) CN 5611(SD70I)
Views:  25   Comments: 0
CN 2819
Title:  CN 2819
Description:  A rare 4-locomotive power combo - and an all GE lineup no less - heads today's Train 531 out of Port Robinson.
Photo Date:  9/26/2017  Upload Date: 12/6/2017 12:18:43 PM
Location:  Welland, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Scenic,Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  CN 2819(ES44AC) CN 3097(ET44AC) CN 2644(C44-9W) CN 2639(C44-9W)
Views:  34   Comments: 0
CN 2819
Title:  CN 2819
Description:  4 locos on Train 531? Makes my day...
Photo Date:  9/26/2017  Upload Date: 12/6/2017 12:18:55 PM
Location:  Welland, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Scenic,Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  CN 2819(ES44AC) CN 3097(ET44AC) CN 2644(C44-9W) CN 2639(C44-9W)
Views:  26   Comments: 0
AMTK 85
Title:  AMTK 85
Description:  The morning Amtrak Maple Leaf approaching Portage Road overpass.
Photo Date:  9/27/2017  Upload Date: 12/6/2017 12:19:04 PM
Location:  Niagara Falls, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  AMTK 85(P42DC)
Views:  28   Comments: 0
AMTK 85
Title:  AMTK 85
Description:  Closer look at the Maple Leaf as it nears Niagara Falls station.
Photo Date:  9/27/2017  Upload Date: 12/6/2017 12:19:16 PM
Location:  Niagara Falls, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Scenic,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  AMTK 85(P42DC)
Views:  35   Comments: 0
CN 2314
Title:  CN 2314
Description:  What a fitting end to September 2017 - another beautiful early fall day and Train 531 right on schedule...
Photo Date:  9/30/2017  Upload Date: 12/6/2017 12:19:25 PM
Location:  Welland, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  CN 2314(ES44DC) CN 2284(ES44DC)
Views:  32   Comments: 0


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