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10/25/2020
 
 
 
 
 
By:Neil Barratt
Dates:4/25/2020 - 4/25/2020
Album Info:Lots of CN and Trillium Railways (ALCO) action, plus CP 'FrankenGeeps', and the majestic Dain City lift bridge over the old Welland Canal.
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CN 5796
Title:  CN 5796
Description:  Train 421 arrives at CN Port Robinson yard and lines up at the old signal rack.
Photo Date:  4/1/2020  Upload Date: 10/17/2020 2:17:19 PM
Location:  Port Robinson, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Yard,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  CN 5796(SD75I) CN 5706(SD75I) CN 3128(ET44AC)
Views:  30   Comments: 1
CN 5706
Title:  CN 5706
Description:  Train 421 arrives at Port Robinson yard, while CN 5706 hustles back into the yard.
Photo Date:  4/2/2020  Upload Date: 10/17/2020 2:17:27 PM
Location:  Port Robinson, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Yard,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  CN 5706(SD75I) CN 2580(C44-9W)
Views:  27   Comments: 1
CN 2110
Title:  CN 2110
Description:  Train 562, with a sharp-looking Dash-8 on the point, rolls a handful of freight cars towards the small Trillium Railways yard at Feeder Road.
Photo Date:  4/2/2020  Upload Date: 10/17/2020 2:17:34 PM
Location:  Port Colborne, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  CN 2110(C40-8) CN 5706(SD75I)
Views:  46   Comments: 0
CN 5706
Title:  CN 5706
Description:  After setting off cars at the Trillium Railways yard, Train 562 returns to Port Robinson yard via the CP Hamilton Sub and connector track at Brookfield.
Photo Date:  4/2/2020  Upload Date: 10/17/2020 2:17:43 PM
Location:  Port Colborne, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CN 5706(SD75I) CN 2110(C40-8)
Views:  24   Comments: 0
CN 2105
Title:  CN 2105
Description:  Train 531 heads towards the International Bridge to the USA at Fort Erie. Trailing locomotive is a very snappy Dash-8.
Photo Date:  4/2/2020  Upload Date: 10/17/2020 2:17:57 PM
Location:  Fort Erie, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Roster,Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  CN 2105(C40-8)
Views:  23   Comments: 0
CN 2580
Title:  CN 2580
Description:  On the point of Train 531 arriving at Fort Erie is this robust Dash-9.
Photo Date:  4/2/2020  Upload Date: 10/17/2020 2:18:06 PM
Location:  Fort Erie, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  CN 2580(C44-9W)
Views:  23   Comments: 0
CN 2580
Title:  CN 2580
Description:  Train 531 rolls past CN Duff yard at Fort Erie, enroute to the USA - with a 'classic' GE power duo.
Photo Date:  4/2/2020  Upload Date: 10/17/2020 2:18:18 PM
Location:  Fort Erie, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Scenic,Yard,Action
Locomotives:  CN 2580(C44-9W) CN 2105(C40-8)
Views:  22   Comments: 0
GMTX 340
Title:  GMTX 340
Description:  Trillium Railways switcher approaches the old Dain City lift bridge. On the other side of the bridge, the crew will soon lift tank cars from the local industry.
Photo Date:  4/6/2020  Upload Date: 10/17/2020 2:18:30 PM
Location:  Port Colborne, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  GMTX 340(MP15AC)
Views:  24   Comments: 0
GMTX 340
Title:  GMTX 340
Description:  Trillium Railways switcher approaches the old Dain City lift bridge.
Photo Date:  4/6/2020  Upload Date: 10/17/2020 2:18:39 PM
Location:  Port Colborne, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Roster,Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  GMTX 340(MP15AC)
Views:  25   Comments: 0
GMTX 340
Title:  GMTX 340
Description:  After catching the Trillium switcher on the west side of the canal, I had just enough time to race over to the other side and catch it as it rolled towards the local industry.
Photo Date:  4/6/2020  Upload Date: 10/17/2020 2:18:49 PM
Location:  Port Colborne, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Scenic,Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  GMTX 340(MP15AC)
Views:  25   Comments: 0
GMTX 340
Title:  GMTX 340
Description:  GMTX 340 waits for the signal before crossing the old Welland River lift bridge into Dain City industry. This bridge was made obsolete with the re-routing of the canal in the 1970s, cutting off this channel that runs straight through the city of Welland.
Photo Date:  4/6/2020  Upload Date: 10/17/2020 2:19:00 PM
Location:  Port Colborne, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Scenic,Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  GMTX 340(MP15AC)
Views:  32   Comments: 0
GMTX 340
Title:  GMTX 340
Description:  I ventured back into Port Coborne today, this time catching Trillium Railways switcher GMTX 340 hauling a string of freight cars out of the small yard near Feeder Road.
Photo Date:  4/7/2020  Upload Date: 10/17/2020 2:19:07 PM
Location:  Port Colborne, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Scenic,Yard,Action
Locomotives:  GMTX 340(MP15AC)
Views:  25   Comments: 1
GMTX 340
Title:  GMTX 340
Description:  GMTX lifts freight cars out of the Trillium Railways yard.
Photo Date:  4/7/2020  Upload Date: 10/17/2020 2:19:19 PM
Location:  Port Colborne, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Scenic,Yard,Action
Locomotives:  GMTX 340(MP15AC)
Views:  36   Comments: 1
CP 3045
Title:  CP 3045
Description:  CP/CN freight transfer, behind two Geep rebuilds, rolls east on the CN Stamford Subdivision after leaving Southern yard.
Photo Date:  4/7/2020  Upload Date: 10/17/2020 2:19:26 PM
Location:  Port Colborne, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  CP 3045(GP38-2) CP 2263(GP20C-ECO)
Views:  26   Comments: 0
CP 3045
Title:  CP 3045
Description:  CP 3045 chugs out some smoke as it heads west towards CP Welland yard.
Photo Date:  4/7/2020  Upload Date: 10/17/2020 2:19:35 PM
Location:  Port Colborne, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Scenic,Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  CP 3045(GP38-2) CP 2263(GP20C-ECO)
Views:  28   Comments: 1
CP 3045
Title:  CP 3045
Description:  Looks like the whole train is 'out for a smoke' in this scene on the CP Hamilton Subdivision. The train has just passed under the Welland Canal.
Photo Date:  4/7/2020  Upload Date: 10/17/2020 2:19:42 PM
Location:  Port Colborne, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  CP 3045(GP38-2) CP 2263(GP20C-ECO)
Views:  24   Comments: 0
CP 3045
Title:  CP 3045
Description:  Smoky duo leads today's CP/CN freight transfer under the Highway 58 overpass.
Photo Date:  4/7/2020  Upload Date: 10/17/2020 2:19:51 PM
Location:  Port Colborne, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Roster,Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  CP 3045(GP38-2) CP 2263(GP20C-ECO)
Views:  24   Comments: 0
CN 8007
Title:  CN 8007
Description:  SD70M-2 #8007 (from CN's first order of this model in 2005), and a workmate, pass recently arrived Train 421, as they head back into the yard to build Train 562.
Photo Date:  4/7/2020  Upload Date: 10/17/2020 2:20:01 PM
Location:  Port Robinson, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Yard,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  CN 8007(SD70M-2) CN 5673(SD75I)
Views:  28   Comments: 2
CP 2263
Title:  CP 2263
Description:  CP/CN freight transfer at White Road grade crossing. (Note the Norfolk and Western hopper first car out).
Photo Date:  4/10/2020  Upload Date: 10/17/2020 2:20:08 PM
Location:  Port Colborne, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  CP 2263(GP20C-ECO) CP 3045(GP38-2)
Views:  29   Comments: 2
CN 5651
Title:  CN 5651
Description:  Train 562 rolls onto the CN Stamford Subdivision at Brookfield connector track.
Photo Date:  4/10/2020  Upload Date: 10/17/2020 2:20:16 PM
Location:  Port Colborne, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Scenic,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  CN 5651(SD75I)
Views:  26   Comments: 0
CN 5651
Title:  CN 5651
Description:  Train 562 returns light from Fort Erie and CN Duff yard.
Photo Date:  4/10/2020  Upload Date: 10/17/2020 2:20:26 PM
Location:  Port Colborne, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Scenic,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  CN 5651(SD75I)
Views:  24   Comments: 0
CP 8779
Title:  CP 8779
Description:  CP Train 255 heads west on the CN Stamford Subdivision after crossing into Canada at Fort Erie.
Photo Date:  4/12/2020  Upload Date: 10/17/2020 2:20:34 PM
Location:  Port Colborne, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  CP 8779(ES44AC) CP 8158(AC4400CWM)
Views:  26   Comments: 1
TRRY 108
Title:  TRRY 108
Description:  It was a fine chase, despite the cloudy weather, as I played tag with Trillium Railways' delicious ALCO switcher that was working the old Robin Hood Mills at Port Colborne.
Photo Date:  4/17/2020  Upload Date: 10/17/2020 2:20:43 PM
Location:  Port Colborne, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  TRRY 108(S13)
Views:  25   Comments: 0
TRRY 108
Title:  TRRY 108
Description:  ALCO sold more switchers than long-haul freight and passenger locomotives. This sturdy 1950s product is still going strong in 2020!
Photo Date:  4/17/2020  Upload Date: 10/17/2020 2:20:50 PM
Location:  Port Colborne, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Roster,Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  TRRY 108(S13)
Views:  41   Comments: 1
TRRY 108
Title:  TRRY 108
Description:  #108 heads north towards the old Robin Hood Mills grain elevators.
Photo Date:  4/17/2020  Upload Date: 10/17/2020 2:20:56 PM
Location:  Port Colborne, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  TRRY 108(S13)
Views:  23   Comments: 0
Untitled
Title:  Untitled
Description:  After a short chase, I was able to catch up to #108 again just outside the Robin Hood Mills yard entrance.
Photo Date:  4/17/2020  Upload Date: 10/17/2020 2:21:04 PM
Location:  Port Colborne, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Scenic,Yard,Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  32   Comments: 1
TRRY 108
Title:  TRRY 108
Description:  #108 comes off the main and heads into the Robin Hood Mills yard at Port Colborne.
Photo Date:  4/17/2020  Upload Date: 10/17/2020 2:21:12 PM
Location:  Port Colborne, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Scenic,Yard,Action
Locomotives:  TRRY 108(S13)
Views:  27   Comments: 1
TRRY 108
Title:  TRRY 108
Description:  Last pic of TRRY 108 as it prepares to lift grain hoppers from the old Robin Hood Mills.
Photo Date:  4/17/2020  Upload Date: 10/17/2020 2:21:19 PM
Location:  Port Colborne, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Scenic,Yard,Action
Locomotives:  TRRY 108(S13)
Views:  28   Comments: 0
CN 3161
Title:  CN 3161
Description:  Train 562 prepares to depart CN Port Robinson yard.
Photo Date:  4/18/2020  Upload Date: 10/17/2020 2:21:27 PM
Location:  Port Colborne, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Scenic,Yard,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  CN 3161(ET44AC) CN 8855(SD70M-2)
Views:  26   Comments: 1
CN 3161
Title:  CN 3161
Description:  CN Train 562 heads south on the CN Stamford Subdivision, in this shot from the Schisler Road overpass.
Photo Date:  4/18/2020  Upload Date: 10/17/2020 2:21:34 PM
Location:  Welland, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  CN 3161(ET44AC) CN 8855(SD70M-2)
Views:  27   Comments: 1
CN 3161
Title:  CN 3161
Description:  CN Train 562 at Schisler Road overpass.
Photo Date:  4/18/2020  Upload Date: 10/17/2020 2:21:42 PM
Location:  Welland, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  CN 3161(ET44AC) CN 8855(SD70M-2)
Views:  22   Comments: 0
Untitled
Title:  Untitled
Description:  Big blue sky shot of CN Train 562 at Schisler Road overpass.
Photo Date:  4/18/2020  Upload Date: 10/17/2020 2:21:49 PM
Location:  Welland, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  27   Comments: 1
CN 3161
Title:  CN 3161
Description:  After exchanging freight cars at CN Southern Yard, CP/CN freight transfer heads towards the Brookfield Wye and connection to the CP Hamilton Sub.
Photo Date:  4/18/2020  Upload Date: 10/17/2020 2:21:57 PM
Location:  Port Colborne, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  CN 3161(ET44AC) CN 8855(SD70M-2)
Views:  22   Comments: 1
CN 3161
Title:  CN 3161
Description:  Train 562 on the CP Hamilton Subdivision, approaching the Trillium Railways yard near Feeder Road.
Photo Date:  4/18/2020  Upload Date: 10/17/2020 2:22:05 PM
Location:  Port Colborne, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Scenic,Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  CN 3161(ET44AC) CN 8855(SD70M-2)
Views:  23   Comments: 0
CN 3161
Title:  CN 3161
Description:  Big blue sky shot of westbound Train 562.
Photo Date:  4/18/2020  Upload Date: 10/17/2020 2:22:12 PM
Location:  Port Colborne, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  CN 3161(ET44AC) CN 8855(SD70M-2)
Views:  27   Comments: 1
CN 8868
Title:  CN 8868
Description:  Train 421 rolls into Port Robinson yard.
Photo Date:  4/19/2020  Upload Date: 10/17/2020 2:22:20 PM
Location:  Port Robinson, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Yard,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  CN 8868(SD70M-2) CN 2630(C44-9W) CN 2149(C40-8W)
Views:  21   Comments: 0
CN 8868
Title:  CN 8868
Description:  Train 421 pushes back onto the yard tracks.
Photo Date:  4/19/2020  Upload Date: 10/17/2020 2:22:27 PM
Location:  Port Robinson, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Yard,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  CN 8868(SD70M-2) CN 2630(C44-9W) CN 2149(C40-8W)
Views:  23   Comments: 0
CN 8868
Title:  CN 8868
Description:  Train 562, in the pouring rain, heads south on the rarely used Humberstone Spur to switch tankers in Port Colborne.
Photo Date:  4/19/2020  Upload Date: 10/17/2020 2:22:44 PM
Location:  Port Colborne, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  CN 8868(SD70M-2) CN 5667(SD75I)
Views:  21   Comments: 0
CN 2326
Title:  CN 2326
Description:  Train 421 arrives at Port Robinson Yard.
Photo Date:  4/20/2020  Upload Date: 10/17/2020 2:22:52 PM
Location:  Port Robinson, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Yard,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  CN 2326(ES44DC) CN 5675(SD75I) CN 2660(C44-9W)
Views:  22   Comments: 0
LTEX 1014
Title:  LTEX 1014
Description:  Yard switcher LTEX 1014 has just spotted hoppers at the loading bay of the sprawling Oxyvinals Complex.
Photo Date:  4/20/2020  Upload Date: 10/17/2020 2:23:08 PM
Location:  Welland, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Scenic,Yard,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  LTEX 1014(SW1500)
Views:  27   Comments: 1
LTEX 1014
Title:  LTEX 1014
Description:  After leaving the loading area, compact LTEX 1014 heads back into the main yard.
Photo Date:  4/20/2020  Upload Date: 10/17/2020 2:23:15 PM
Location:  Welland, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Scenic,Yard,Action
Locomotives:  LTEX 1014(SW1500)
Views:  48   Comments: 1
LTEX 1914
Title:  LTEX 1914
Description:  One more look at this fine switcher as it heads back into the Oxyvinals' yard.
Photo Date:  4/20/2020  Upload Date: 10/17/2020 2:23:23 PM
Location:  Welland, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  LTEX 1014(SW1500)
Views:  28   Comments: 1
CN 2660
Title:  CN 2660
Description:  Train 562 winds passed Train 421 at Port Robinson yard.
Photo Date:  4/21/2020  Upload Date: 10/17/2020 2:23:37 PM
Location:  Port Robinson, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Yard,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  CN 2660(C44-9W) CN 8015(SD70M-2)
Views:  27   Comments: 1
CP 8741
Title:  CP 8741
Description:  Another shot in the rain, this time of Train 247 approaching the Miller Road overpass.
Photo Date:  4/23/2020  Upload Date: 10/17/2020 2:23:52 PM
Location:  Port Colborne, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  CP 8741(ES44AC) CP 8145(AC4400CWM)
Views:  31   Comments: 1
CN 2596
Title:  CN 2596
Description:  Train 562 approaching Buchner Road grade crossing, shortly after leaving Port Robinson yard.
Photo Date:  4/25/2020  Upload Date: 10/17/2020 2:24:01 PM
Location:  Welland, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  CN 2596(C44-9W) CN 2294(ES44DC)
Views:  21   Comments: 0
CN 2596
Title:  CN 2596
Description:  Train 562 winds around the Yager Wye on the CN Stamford Subdivision.
Photo Date:  4/25/2020  Upload Date: 10/17/2020 2:24:08 PM
Location:  Port Colborne, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  CN 2596(C44-9W) CN 2294(ES44DC)
Views:  20   Comments: 0
CN 2596
Title:  CN 2596
Description:  Train 562 winds around the Yager Wye on the CN Stamford Subdivision.
Photo Date:  4/25/2020  Upload Date: 10/17/2020 2:24:17 PM
Location:  Port Colborne, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  CN 2596(C44-9W) CN 2294(ES44DC)
Views:  20   Comments: 0
CN 2596
Title:  CN 2596
Description:  Train 562 approaches its destination at the small Trillium Railways yard near Feeder Road.
Photo Date:  4/25/2020  Upload Date: 10/17/2020 2:24:25 PM
Location:  Port Colborne, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  CN 2596(C44-9W) CN 2294(ES44DC)
Views:  23   Comments: 1
CN 2596
Title:  CN 2596
Description:  Big blue sky shot of Train 562 on the CP Hamilton Subdivision, just west of the Welland Canal tunnel.
Photo Date:  4/25/2020  Upload Date: 10/17/2020 2:24:32 PM
Location:  Port Colborne, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  CN 2596(C44-9W) CN 2294(ES44DC)
Views:  20   Comments: 0
CN 2596
Title:  CN 2596
Description:  Classic Dash-9 on the point of Train 562.
Photo Date:  4/25/2020  Upload Date: 10/17/2020 2:24:40 PM
Location:  Port Colborne, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Roster,Scenic,Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  CN 2596(C44-9W)
Views:  21   Comments: 0


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