Friday, December 10, 2010

Trackside Log for Friday, December 10, 2010

This morning I heard a northbound approaching town so I walked with Missy behind my house to take a look. As the train eased around the curve toward me I was impressed by how colourful the train was.

  • 0937 Fenwick - CP 255 north - CP 6021-CITX 3083-CEFX 3160-CEFX 2786-DH 7304

The Delaware & Hudson GP38-2 was a rather nice bonus. After a friendly thumbs-up from the conductor Missy and I headed back to the warmth of the indoors.

During the afternoon the snow began to fall. I left the scanner on in the background and eventually heard the Canadian Pacific Hamilton Subdivision dispatcher talking to a southbound. I took Missy over to Sumbler road for a photograph in the snow.

  • 1416 Fenwick - CP 246 south - CP 8850-CP 6047

Then we headed back home. It's a good thing I live here. Photographing Hamilton Subdivision trains certainly won't keep you busy.

Just as we were returning from our evening walk a northbound was making some noise. We watched it pass by from the back of my property.

  • 1640 Fenwick - CP 627 north - CP 5926-CITX 3098-CITX 3090-CITX 3095

Canadian Pacific is back to running the ethanol trains while either I'm not home or it's dark out.

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