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3/5/2021
 
 
 
 
 
By:Neil Barratt
Dates:9/1/2020 - 10/31/2020
Album Info:CN, CP and Trillium Railways share the spotlight, with a sprinkle of fall colors to spruce things up a bit. Sadly, there is a more somber element to this album - my encounter with deadlines at CN Southern yard, where 28 members of the CN Dash-8 diesel family await the scrapper's torch.
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CP 8154
Title:  CP 8154
Description:  CP Train 247 westbound on the CP Hamilton Subdivision approaching the Welland Canal tunnel.
Photo Date:  9/1/2020  Upload Date: 1/26/2021 6:15:07 PM
Location:  Welland, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  CP 8154(AC4400CWM) CP 8904(ES44AC)
Views:  21   Comments: 0
CP 8154
Title:  CP 8154
Description:  Big blue sky shot of CP Train 247 at Miller Road overpass.
Photo Date:  9/1/2020  Upload Date: 1/26/2021 6:15:16 PM
Location:  Welland, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  CP 8154(AC4400CWM) CP 8904(ES44AC)
Views:  19   Comments: 0
TRRY 1859
Title:  TRRY 1859
Description:  A visit to Trillium Railways engine yard finds me face to face with their two fine 1950s vintage ALCO switchers.
Photo Date:  9/20/2020  Upload Date: 1/26/2021 6:15:26 PM
Location:  Welland, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Scenic,Yard
Locomotives:  TRRY 1859(RS18) TRRY 108(S13)
Views:  23   Comments: 1
TRRY 1859
Title:  TRRY 1859
Description:  A visit to Trillium Railways engine yard finds me face to face with their two fine 1950s vintage ALCO switchers.
Photo Date:  9/20/2020  Upload Date: 1/26/2021 6:15:35 PM
Location:  Welland, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  TRRY 1859(RS18) TRRY 108(S13)
Views:  24   Comments: 0
TRRY 1859
Title:  TRRY 1859
Description:  Sparkling!
Photo Date:  9/20/2020  Upload Date: 1/26/2021 6:15:44 PM
Location:  Welland, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Roster,Scenic,Yard
Locomotives:  TRRY 1859(RS18)
Views:  29   Comments: 0
TRRY 108
Title:  TRRY 108
Description:  Even more sparkling! Sadly, this well-seasoned Trillium Logo will soon disappear. Both ALCOs are about to be painted solid black, with fictitious Railway logo and number, for a movie shoot right here in this little engine yard.
Photo Date:  9/20/2020  Upload Date: 1/26/2021 6:15:53 PM
Location:  Welland, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Roster,Scenic,Yard
Locomotives:  TRRY 108(S13)
Views:  38   Comments: 0
Little Boy Loves Trains - and Rocks
Title:  Little Boy Loves Trains - and Rocks
Description:  Here's my grandson Xander, and here we are again at CN Robbins waiting for CP Train 247 that we picked up on the scanner. But after about an hour and no train, we had to pack it in and head for home empty-handed - except for a handful of 'Championship Rocks'.
Photo Date:  9/20/2020  Upload Date: 1/26/2021 6:16:01 PM
Location:  Welland, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Scenic,Signal
Locomotives: 
Views:  39   Comments: 0
CN 2236
Title:  CN 2236
Description:  Train 421 has arrived at Port Robinson yard, and awaits a crew change to break down the consist.
Photo Date:  10/11/2020  Upload Date: 1/26/2021 6:16:08 PM
Location:  Port Robinson, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Scenic,Yard,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  CN 2236(ES44DC) CN 2574(C44-9W)
Views:  18   Comments: 0
CN 2236
Title:  CN 2236
Description:  Train 421 has arrived at Port Robinson yard, and awaits a crew change to break down the consist.
Photo Date:  10/11/2020  Upload Date: 1/26/2021 6:16:14 PM
Location:  Welland, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Scenic,Yard,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  CN 2236(ES44DC) CN 2574(C44-9W)
Views:  19   Comments: 0
CN 2236
Title:  CN 2236
Description:  One more look at today's Train 421, just arrived, and now waiting for a crew change to become Train 562.
Photo Date:  10/11/2020  Upload Date: 1/26/2021 6:16:21 PM
Location:  Welland, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Scenic,Yard,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  CN 2236(ES44DC)
Views:  16   Comments: 0
TRRY 1859
Title:  TRRY 1859
Description:  Trillium Railways engine yard indicates some progress on installing a fuel-oil heating station for their three switchers. This is one of only a handful of pics I managed to get this year with some fall colors, in the sunshine.
Photo Date:  10/13/2020  Upload Date: 1/26/2021 6:16:28 PM
Location:  Welland, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Scenic,Yard,Action
Locomotives:  TRRY 1859(RS18) TRRY 108(S13)
Views:  38   Comments: 0
CP 3042
Title:  CP 3042
Description:  Crisp red rebuilt Geeps - CP's current pair of hard-working yard switchers - rest outside the Welland yard office.
Photo Date:  10/13/2020  Upload Date: 1/26/2021 6:16:35 PM
Location:  Welland, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Scenic,Yard,Action
Locomotives:  CP 3042(GP38-2) CP 3134(GP38-2)
Views:  30   Comments: 0
CP 3042
Title:  CP 3042
Description:  Crisp red rebuilt Geeps rest outside the Welland yard office.
Photo Date:  10/13/2020  Upload Date: 1/26/2021 6:16:41 PM
Location:  Welland, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Roster,Scenic,Yard
Locomotives:  CP 3042(GP38-2) CP 3134(GP38-2)
Views:  28   Comments: 0
CN 3245
Title:  CN 3245
Description:  CN Train 421 has arrived at Port Robinson yard with an unexpected cargo - several Dash-8 locomotives destined first for deadline storage at Southern yard, then to the scrapper…
Photo Date:  10/14/2020  Upload Date: 1/26/2021 6:16:49 PM
Location:  Port Robinson, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Scenic,Yard,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  CN 3245(ET44AC)
Views:  21   Comments: 0
CN 3245
Title:  CN 3245
Description:  CN Train 421 has arrived at Port Robinson yard with an unexpected cargo - several Dash-8 locomotives destined first for storage at Southern yard, then to the scrapper…
Photo Date:  10/14/2020  Upload Date: 1/26/2021 6:17:00 PM
Location:  Port Robinson, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Scenic,Yard,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  CN 3245(ET44AC)
Views:  17   Comments: 0
CN 3245
Title:  CN 3245
Description:  One last look at today's Train 421, waiting for a crew to break down the consist.
Photo Date:  10/14/2020  Upload Date: 1/26/2021 6:17:10 PM
Location:  Welland, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Scenic,Yard,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  CN 3245(ET44AC)
Views:  15   Comments: 0
BCOL 4614
Title:  BCOL 4614
Description:  28 Dash-8 locomotives including 19 Draper Tapers - purged from the active CN roster, wait to be scrapped at CN Southern yard. See my earlier album for more pics and details of the locomotives destined for the scrapper's torch.
Photo Date:  10/24/2020  Upload Date: 1/26/2021 6:17:20 PM
Location:  Welland, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  BCOL 4614(C40-8M)
Views:  26   Comments: 0
CN 2401
Title:  CN 2401
Description:  28 Dash-8 locomotives including 19 Draper Tapers - purged from the active CN roster, wait to be scrapped at CN Southern yard. See my earlier album for more pics and details of the locomotives destined for the scrapper's torch.
Photo Date:  10/24/2020  Upload Date: 1/26/2021 6:17:29 PM
Location:  Welland, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  CN 2401(C40-8M) CN 2419(C40-8M)
Views:  23   Comments: 0
CN 2255
Title:  CN 2255
Description:  Train 421 arrives at Port Robinson Yard.
Photo Date:  10/25/2020  Upload Date: 1/26/2021 6:17:44 PM
Location:  Port Robinson, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Scenic,Yard,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  CN 2255(ES44DC) CN 5792(SD75I) CN 8939(SD70M-2)
Views:  14   Comments: 0
CN 2255
Title:  CN 2255
Description:  Train 421 arrives at Port Robinson yard.
Photo Date:  10/25/2020  Upload Date: 1/26/2021 6:17:52 PM
Location:  Port Robinson, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Scenic,Yard,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  CN 2255(ES44DC) CN 5792(SD75I) CN 8939(SD70M-2)
Views:  13   Comments: 0
CN 2401
Title:  CN 2401
Description:  I just had to go back to CN Southern yard to pay my respects one more time to these 28 Dash-8s - waiting to be scrapped.
Photo Date:  10/28/2020  Upload Date: 1/26/2021 6:18:00 PM
Location:  Welland, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  CN 2401(C40-8M) CN 2419(C40-8M)
Views:  29   Comments: 0
CN 3049
Title:  CN 3049
Description:  After snapping pics at CN Southern yard of the 28 deadline Dash-8s, I picked up Train 531 on my scanner, and headed for the picturesque Lyon's Creek.
Photo Date:  10/28/2020  Upload Date: 1/26/2021 6:18:07 PM
Location:  Welland, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  CN 3049(ET44AC)
Views:  13   Comments: 0
CN 3049
Title:  CN 3049
Description:  After snapping pics at CN Southern yard of the 28 deadline Dash-8s, I picked up Train 531 on my scanner, and headed for the picturesque Lyon's Creek.
Photo Date:  10/28/2020  Upload Date: 1/26/2021 6:18:16 PM
Location:  Welland, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  CN 3049(ET44AC)
Views:  16   Comments: 0
CN 3049
Title:  CN 3049
Description:  After snapping pics at CN Southern yard of the 28 deadline Dash-8s, I picked up Train 531 on my scanner, and headed for the picturesque Lyon's Creek.
Photo Date:  10/28/2020  Upload Date: 1/26/2021 6:18:36 PM
Location:  Welland, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  CN 3049(ET44AC)
Views:  16   Comments: 0
CN 3049
Title:  CN 3049
Description:  After snapping pics at CN Southern yard of the 28 deadline Dash-8s, I picked up Train 531 on my scanner, and headed for the picturesque Lyon's Creek.
Photo Date:  10/28/2020  Upload Date: 1/26/2021 6:18:46 PM
Location:  Welland, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  CN 3049(ET44AC)
Views:  31   Comments: 0
AEQX 3009
Title:  AEQX 3009
Description:  Fallen flag Boston & Main hopper still piling up the miles.
Photo Date:  10/31/2020  Upload Date: 1/26/2021 6:18:55 PM
Location:  Welland, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  24   Comments: 0
CN 3092
Title:  CN 3092
Description:  Train 421 arrives at Port Robinson yard, and with a quick crew change, will become Train 562 to break down the consist.
Photo Date:  10/31/2020  Upload Date: 1/26/2021 6:19:02 PM
Location:  Port Robinson, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Yard,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  CN 3092(ET44AC) CN 2805(ES44AC)
Views:  16   Comments: 0
CN 3049
Title:  CN 3049
Description:  Train 562 is so long it reaches all the way to the Welland River bridge, before pushing back onto the yard tracks.
Photo Date:  10/31/2020  Upload Date: 1/26/2021 6:19:12 PM
Location:  Welland, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Scenic,Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  CN 3092(ET44AC)
Views:  15   Comments: 0
CN 3092
Title:  CN 3092
Description:  Last pic of the month is Train 562, against a backdrop of fall foliage.
Photo Date:  10/31/2020  Upload Date: 1/26/2021 6:19:20 PM
Location:  Welland, ON
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Scenic,Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  CN 3092(ET44AC)
Views:  29   Comments: 0


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