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By:Geoff Doane
Dates:12/23/1996 - 7/31/2018
Album Info:Pictures of CN operations in the Maritimes and the Halifax, NS area particularly.
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Oops!
Title:  Oops!
Description:  Somebody miscalculated while putting 308's power away, and ran off the end of the track, coming very close to the harbour.
Photo Date:  12/23/1996  Upload Date: 4/16/2013 9:07:10 PM
Location:  Dartmouth, NS
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Yard,Wreck
Locomotives:  CN 5065(SD40) CN 3509(M420W) CN 3551(M420W)
Views:  1353   Comments: 2
GP40-2L 9580
Title:  GP40-2L 9580
Description:  9580 prepares to lead train 109 out of Halifax Ocean Terminals as train 108 arrives on the track behind.
Photo Date:  11/23/1997  Upload Date: 9/13/2010 9:33:19 PM
Location:  Halifax, NS
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  CN 9580(GP40-2LW) CN 9558(GP40-2LW) CN 5634(SD75I)
Views:  670   Comments: 0
Scale Test Cars
Title:  Scale Test Cars
Description:  Three scale test cars are on their way to the Windsor & Hantsport, along with some loads of grain.
Photo Date:  6/17/2006  Upload Date: 7/6/2014 10:13:12 PM
Location:  Bedford Quarry, NS
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  CN 4711(GP38-2)
Views:  412   Comments: 0
Train 405
Title:  Train 405
Description:  405 heads onto the large fill at Fundy, a few miles from its destination of Gordon Yard in Moncton.
Photo Date:  10/8/2007  Upload Date: 2/29/2012 9:00:41 PM
Location:  Fundy, NB
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  CN 5786(SD75I) CN 2454(C40-8M) CN 5757(SD75I)
Views:  311   Comments: 0
CN 4728
Title:  CN 4728
Description:  A freshly painted GP38-2 leads train 503 back to the Dartmouth yard.
Photo Date:  9/4/2008  Upload Date: 12/4/2008 9:52:33 PM
Location:  Dartmouth, NS
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  CN 4728(GP38-2)
Views:  426   Comments: 0
CN 2301
Title:  CN 2301
Description:  A new ES44DC with the rectangular windshields heads up 120's power at the Halifax Intermodal Terminal
Photo Date:  10/4/2008  Upload Date: 12/4/2008 9:54:10 PM
Location:  Halifax, NS
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  CN 2301(ES44DC) CN 2526(C44-9W) CN 2559(C44-9W)
Views:  490   Comments: 0
CN 4722
Title:  CN 4722
Description:  GP38-2s 4722 and 4720 cross the Sackville River in Bedford with cars for the Windsor & Hantsport and St. Lawrence Cement.
Photo Date:  11/10/2008  Upload Date: 11/10/2008 8:53:25 PM
Location:  Bedford, NS
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 4722(GP38-2) CN 4720(GP38-2)
Views:  567   Comments: 2
CN Train 120
Title:  CN Train 120
Description:  3 "elephants" haul train 120 near mile 57 of the Bedford Sub.
Photo Date:  12/26/2008  Upload Date: 12/26/2008 8:22:20 PM
Location:  Brookfield, NS
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CN 5636(SD75I) IC 1024(SD70) CN 2421(C40-8M)
Views:  500   Comments: 0
Big Train
Title:  Big Train
Description:  5 units lead train 121 at Windsor Jct. in a rare daytime departure.
Photo Date:  1/25/2009  Upload Date: 1/25/2009 5:01:14 PM
Location:  Windsor Jct., NS
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Winter,Action
Locomotives:  CN 2273(ES44DC) CN 8863(SD70M-2) CN 2599(C44-9W) CN 8019(SD70M-2) CN 2426(C40-8M)
Views:  819   Comments: 0
CN 8821
Title:  CN 8821
Description:  8821 provides the DPU near th end of the train.
Photo Date:  1/25/2009  Upload Date: 1/25/2009 5:01:33 PM
Location:  Windsor Jct., NS
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Winter,Action
Locomotives:  CN 8821(SD70M-2)
Views:  441   Comments: 1
SD70M-2 8867
Title:  SD70M-2 8867
Description:  Brand new 8867, with a brand new snow shovel on the nose ladder, leads train 511 towards the Dartmouth Sub.
Photo Date:  2/7/2009  Upload Date: 2/19/2009 8:20:45 PM
Location:  Windsor Jct., NS
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Winter,Action
Locomotives:  CN 8867(SD70M-2)
Views:  650   Comments: 2
408 Finally Arrives
Title:  408 Finally Arrives
Description:  A very late 408 arrives in Dartmouth, just after noon, with a relief crew.
Photo Date:  2/17/2009  Upload Date: 2/19/2009 7:53:17 PM
Location:  Dartmouth, NS
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Winter,Action
Locomotives:  CN 5792(SD75I) CN 5241(SD40-2W)
Views:  424   Comments: 1
CN's first SD40-2W
Title:  CN's first SD40-2W
Description:  Missing its numberboards after a stint on the NBEC, 5241 arrives in Dartmouth on train 408.
Photo Date:  2/17/2009  Upload Date: 2/19/2009 8:04:17 PM
Location:  Dartmouth, NS
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Roster,Winter
Locomotives:  CN 5241(SD40-2W)
Views:  728   Comments: 1
CN 5792
Title:  CN 5792
Description:  This SD75I, from CN's last order, was assembled at Alsthom, in Montreal.
Photo Date:  2/17/2009  Upload Date: 2/19/2009 7:55:49 PM
Location:  Dartmouth, NS
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Roster,Winter
Locomotives:  CN 5792(SD75I)
Views:  210   Comments: 0
IC 2717
Title:  IC 2717
Description:  IC Dash-9 leads train 120 past mile 9 of the CN Bedford Sub.
Photo Date:  5/14/2009  Upload Date: 5/20/2009 9:25:46 PM
Location:  Bedford, NS
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  IC 2717(C44-9W)
Views:  419   Comments: 0
CN 8006
Title:  CN 8006
Description:  CN train 120 rolls past the East switch of the Windsor Jct. wye at 0839. Rockingham Yard is 10 miles away.
Photo Date:  5/23/2009  Upload Date: 1/25/2010 8:51:40 PM
Location:  Windsor Jct., NS
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 8006(SD70M-2) CN 2435(C40-8M)
Views:  341   Comments: 1
CN 8006
Title:  CN 8006
Description:  CN 120, with its train of double-stacks, rolls past the AEI reader in Windsor Jct.
Photo Date:  5/23/2009  Upload Date: 1/25/2010 8:50:44 PM
Location:  Windsor Jct., NS
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 8006(SD70M-2) CN 2435(C40-8M)
Views:  298   Comments: 1
Almost a Matched Set
Title:  Almost a Matched Set
Description:  3 SD70/75Is power train 120 onto the Halifax Transfer Track with a 7000+ ft. train. The same power had over 10,000 ft. of train when they left town that night as train 121
Photo Date:  8/6/2010  Upload Date: 8/6/2010 9:30:39 PM
Location:  Millview, NS
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 5612(SD70I) CN 5631(SD75I) CN 5729(SD75I)
Views:  246   Comments: 0
Splitting the Signals
Title:  Splitting the Signals
Description:  407 passes the signals at MP 29 of the Bedford Sub
Photo Date:  8/13/2010  Upload Date: 9/13/2010 7:59:56 PM
Location:  Enfield, NS
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CN 5612(SD70I) CN 4720(GP38-2) CN 5636(SD75I)
Views:  289   Comments: 0
Intermodal Train 120
Title:  Intermodal Train 120
Description:  Its almost noon, and 120 is coasting down Bedford Hill, past MP 10
Photo Date:  8/22/2010  Upload Date: 9/13/2010 7:50:01 PM
Location:  Bedford, NS
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  CN 2689(C44-9W)
Views:  232   Comments: 0
407 From The 102
Title:  407 From The 102
Description:  Junk freight 407 passes mile 29 of the Bedford Sub on its way to Truro, NS
Photo Date:  8/22/2010  Upload Date: 9/13/2010 7:55:34 PM
Location:  Enfield, NS
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  CN 5612(SD70I) CN 9450(GP40-2LW) CN 2598(C44-9W)
Views:  285   Comments: 0
Roadswitcher 507
Title:  Roadswitcher 507
Description:  507 passes the remains of two wrecked boats on the shore of Bedford Basin
Photo Date:  8/22/2010  Upload Date: 9/13/2010 7:57:37 PM
Location:  Birch Cove, NS
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  CN 4721(GP38-2) CN 9584(GP40-2LW)
Views:  360   Comments: 1
Roadswitcher 507
Title:  Roadswitcher 507
Description:  Roadswitcher job 507 returns from Windsor Jct. with an assortment of empty cars.
Photo Date:  8/22/2010  Upload Date: 9/13/2010 7:53:00 PM
Location:  Bedford, NS
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CN 9584(GP40-2LW) CN 4721(GP38-2)
Views:  323   Comments: 0
Intermodal Train 120
Title:  Intermodal Train 120
Description:  120 is rolling along the shore of the Bedford Basin, approaching Rockingham Yard
Photo Date:  8/25/2010  Upload Date: 9/13/2010 7:47:10 PM
Location:  Millview, NS
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CN 2685(C44-9W) IC 1001(SD70) IC 2701(C44-9W) CN 2689(C44-9W)
Views:  299   Comments: 1
CN 5729
Title:  CN 5729
Description:  Train 407 is on the approach to Alton, NS, on this beautiful late summer morning.
Photo Date:  9/6/2010  Upload Date: 9/10/2010 10:35:16 PM
Location:  Stewiacke, NS
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  CN 5729(SD75I)
Views:  352   Comments: 1
507 Crossing the Sackville River
Title:  507 Crossing the Sackville River
Description:  A pair of old warhorses haul cement cars up Bedford Hill on a sunny late summer morning.
Photo Date:  9/16/2010  Upload Date: 9/17/2010 9:02:46 PM
Location:  Bedford, NS
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Scenic,Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  CN 4703(GP38-2) CN 9584(GP40-2LW)
Views:  324   Comments: 0
407 crossing the Tantramar Marsh
Title:  407 crossing the Tantramar Marsh
Description:  407 is on level track, crossing the Tantramar Marsh. The rear of the train is still in Nova Scotia.
Photo Date:  9/18/2010  Upload Date: 9/19/2010 6:08:03 PM
Location:  Ft. Beausejour, NB
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  CN 5729(SD75I) CN 5648(SD75I) CN 5726(SD75I) CN 5776(SD75I)
Views:  317   Comments: 0
CN 120
Title:  CN 120
Description:  Back at track speed and only 11 more miles to Truro, NS
Photo Date:  9/18/2010  Upload Date: 9/19/2010 5:59:47 PM
Location:  Debert, NS
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CN 8008(SD70M-2) CN 8896(SD70M-2)
Views:  356   Comments: 0
On the Home Stretch
Title:  On the Home Stretch
Description:  The heavy grades are behind them as 407 rolls the final miles towards Gordon Yard in Moncton, NB
Photo Date:  9/18/2010  Upload Date: 9/19/2010 6:10:08 PM
Location:  Dieppe, NB
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CN 5729(SD75I) CN 5648(SD75I) CN 5726(SD75I) CN 5776(SD75I)
Views:  302   Comments: 0
Drag Freight
Title:  Drag Freight
Description:  407 poses on the East Mines Trestle as it starts the assault on Folly Mountain
Photo Date:  9/18/2010  Upload Date: 9/19/2010 6:01:57 PM
Location:  East Mines, NS
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Scenic,Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  CN 5729(SD75I) CN 5648(SD75I) CN 5726(SD75I) CN 5776(SD75I)
Views:  624   Comments: 4
CN Train 120
Title:  CN Train 120
Description:  Two SD70M-2s are on the head end of 120 as they pass the west end of Folly Lake siding.
Photo Date:  9/18/2010  Upload Date: 9/19/2010 5:54:54 PM
Location:  Folly Lake, NS
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Scenic,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  CN 8008(SD70M-2) CN 8896(SD70M-2)
Views:  339   Comments: 0
Dash-9 DPU
Title:  Dash-9 DPU
Description:  Working hard, half way back in the train, is this Dash-9 with CN-added DPU
Photo Date:  9/18/2010  Upload Date: 9/19/2010 5:57:19 PM
Location:  Folly Lake, NS
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Scenic,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  IC 2707(C44-9W)
Views:  276   Comments: 0
Almost Stalled
Title:  Almost Stalled
Description:  With over 10,000 tons and only two units on-line, 407 is barely moving as they climb Folly Mountain.
Photo Date:  9/18/2010  Upload Date: 9/19/2010 6:04:03 PM
Location:  Folly Mountain, NS
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  CN 5729(SD75I) CN 5648(SD75I) CN 5726(SD75I) CN 5776(SD75I)
Views:  353   Comments: 0
Putting the Train Away
Title:  Putting the Train Away
Description:  A relief crew yards 407 at Gordon Yard in Moncton.
Photo Date:  9/18/2010  Upload Date: 9/19/2010 6:11:48 PM
Location:  Moncton, NB
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  CN 5729(SD75I) CN 5648(SD75I) CN 5726(SD75I) CN 5776(SD75I)
Views:  263   Comments: 0
Back at Track Speed
Title:  Back at Track Speed
Description:  With all four units running, 407 is having no trouble staying ahead of the Ocean, two blocks back.
Photo Date:  9/18/2010  Upload Date: 9/19/2010 6:06:04 PM
Location:  Oxford Jct., NS
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CN 5729(SD75I) CN 5648(SD75I) CN 5726(SD75I) CN 5776(SD75I)
Views:  278   Comments: 0
CN Train 406
Title:  CN Train 406
Description:  CN 406, the Saint John turn from Moncton, has startled a bald eagle into flight at it rolls along the fill at Fundy.
Photo Date:  10/13/2010  Upload Date: 2/29/2012 9:02:07 PM
Location:  Fundy, NB
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  CN 2563(C44-9W) CN 2569(C44-9W)
Views:  221   Comments: 0
CN Train 406
Title:  CN Train 406
Description:  The two Dash-9s are making good time as they pass the former station site.
Photo Date:  10/13/2010  Upload Date: 2/29/2012 9:04:13 PM
Location:  Anagance, NB
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  CN 2563(C44-9W) CN 2569(C44-9W)
Views:  992   Comments: 4
CN Train 406
Title:  CN Train 406
Description:  Clouds are chasing 406, as they make their way towards Saint John.
Photo Date:  10/13/2010  Upload Date: 2/29/2012 9:05:52 PM
Location:  Bloomfield, NB
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  CN 2563(C44-9W) CN 2569(C44-9W)
Views:  282   Comments: 2
507 with a Transfer Run
Title:  507 with a Transfer Run
Description:  507 leaves Rcokingham yard with a transfer for Halifax Ocean Terminals, downtown.
Photo Date:  11/13/2010  Upload Date: 11/14/2010 9:44:19 PM
Location:  Halifax, NS
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 4121(GP9RM) CN 9584(GP40-2LW)
Views:  427   Comments: 3
SD60F
Title:  SD60F
Description:  SD60F 5520 at the Halifax Intermodal Terminal, train 120.
Photo Date:  11/13/2010  Upload Date: 11/14/2010 9:46:51 PM
Location:  Halifax, NS
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 5520(SD60F)
Views:  260   Comments: 1
Train 507
Title:  Train 507
Description:  507 returns from Kinsac siding with an assortment of mixed freight cars.
Photo Date:  11/14/2010  Upload Date: 11/14/2010 9:44:45 PM
Location:  Birch Cove, NS
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 4121(GP9RM) CN 4806(GP38-2W)
Views:  333   Comments: 1
Train 507
Title:  Train 507
Description:  507 rounds the curve near mile 7 of the Halifax Transfer Track with cars from Kinsac.
Photo Date:  11/14/2010  Upload Date: 11/14/2010 9:46:17 PM
Location:  Birch Cove, NS
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Roster,Scenic
Locomotives:  CN 4121(GP9RM) CN 4806(GP38-2W)
Views:  668   Comments: 8
Solid SD70M-2s
Title:  Solid SD70M-2s
Description:  A matched set of SD70M-2s wheels 120 along the transfer track towards Rockingham Yard on a crisp morning.
Photo Date:  11/28/2010  Upload Date: 11/28/2010 9:59:28 PM
Location:  Birch Cove, NS
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 8841(SD70M-2) CN 8851(SD70M-2) CN 8866(SD70M-2) CN 8916(SD70M-2)
Views:  576   Comments: 3
Cement Cars from Bedford Quarry
Title:  Cement Cars from Bedford Quarry
Description:  There is frost on the ties as 507 rounds the curve at Moirs Mills near mile 9 of the Bedford Sub.
Photo Date:  11/28/2010  Upload Date: 11/28/2010 10:00:40 PM
Location:  Bedford, NS
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 4121(GP9RM) CN 9584(GP40-2LW)
Views:  392   Comments: 2
CN Train 120
Title:  CN Train 120
Description:  CN 120 finds a patch of sunlight on an otherwise cloudy day as they grind past the siding at Folly Lake.
Photo Date:  3/18/2011  Upload Date: 4/6/2011 10:16:45 PM
Location:  Folly Lake, NS
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Scenic,Winter,Action
Locomotives:  CN 8960(SD70M-2)
Views:  255   Comments: 3
Land Barge
Title:  Land Barge
Description:  Train 120 is at track speed on the approach to Milford, NS
Photo Date:  3/18/2011  Upload Date: 4/6/2011 10:17:55 PM
Location:  Shubenacadie, NS
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  CN 8960(SD70M-2)
Views:  290   Comments: 2
Export Locomotives
Title:  Export Locomotives
Description:  SD60F 5524 hauls train 316 and five JT42CWRM export locomotives towards Halifax, NS.
Photo Date:  3/18/2011  Upload Date: 4/6/2011 10:17:25 PM
Location:  Folly Lake, NS
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Scenic,Winter,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  CN 5524(SD60F)
Views:  422   Comments: 0
407 Climbs Towards the Summit
Title:  407 Climbs Towards the Summit
Description:  A heavy 407 climbs the main line at Springhill Jct. They will meet VIA 14 at the west end, and VIA 15 is right behind them.
Photo Date:  3/18/2011  Upload Date: 4/6/2011 10:18:32 PM
Location:  Springhill Jct., NS
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Winter,Action
Locomotives:  CN 8961(SD70M-2) CN 2314(ES44DC)
Views:  379   Comments: 1
Rolling Past The Station
Title:  Rolling Past The Station
Description:  407 won't be making a stop here, but the Ocean is only 15 minutes behind.
Photo Date:  3/18/2011  Upload Date: 4/6/2011 10:19:03 PM
Location:  Sackville, NB
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Station,Action
Locomotives:  CN 8961(SD70M-2) CN 2314(ES44DC)
Views:  261   Comments: 0
CN 120
Title:  CN 120
Description:  120 passes mile 15 of the Bedford Sub
Photo Date:  3/27/2011  Upload Date: 3/29/2011 9:30:36 PM
Location:  Windsor Jct., NS
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CN 8911(SD70M-2) CN 5774(SD75I) CN 5763(SD75I) CN 2436(C40-8M)
Views:  269   Comments: 0


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