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2/26/2020
 
 
 
 
 
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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Train 407 at East Shubenacadie
Title:  Train 407 at East Shubenacadie
Description:  ex-CNW Dash-8 leads a trio of GEs towards Truro on a sunny spring morning.
Photo Date:  4/5/2015  Upload Date: 4/7/2015 7:59:02 PM
Location:  Shubenacadie, NS
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Winter,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  CN 2129(C40-8) CN 2147(C40-8W) CN 2607(C44-9W)
Views:  131   Comments: 1
407 Arriving in Truro
Title:  407 Arriving in Truro
Description:  407 hauls slowly past the Truro VIA station before backing into the yard to pick up local and CBNS traffic.
Photo Date:  4/5/2015  Upload Date: 4/7/2015 8:00:46 PM
Location:  Truro, NS
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Winter,Action
Locomotives:  CN 2129(C40-8) CN 2147(C40-8W) CN 2607(C44-9W)
Views:  158   Comments: 0
Dropping Down From Springhill Jct.
Title:  Dropping Down From Springhill Jct.
Description:  All four locomotives are in dynamic braking as 120 descends towards the mile 53 detector on the Springill Sub.
Photo Date:  4/5/2015  Upload Date: 4/7/2015 8:00:08 PM
Location:  Saltsprings, NS
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Scenic,Winter,Action
Locomotives:  CN 5521(SD60F)
Views:  86   Comments: 1
Reaching the Summit
Title:  Reaching the Summit
Description:  With plenty of power, 120 was actually moving quite well as they reached Folly Lake, at mile 25 of the Springhill Sub.
Photo Date:  4/5/2015  Upload Date: 4/7/2015 8:01:23 PM
Location:  Folly Lake, NS
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Scenic,Winter,Action
Locomotives:  CN 5521(SD60F) CN 2162(C40-8W) CN 5558(SD60F) CN 5508(SD60F)
Views:  137   Comments: 0
Last Rays of Light on Easter Sunday
Title:  Last Rays of Light on Easter Sunday
Description:  A pir of SD60Fs for train 121 leave the shop to pick up their train in Rockingham. They will make an overnight trip to Moncton, NB
Photo Date:  4/5/2015  Upload Date: 4/7/2015 8:02:08 PM
Location:  Rockingham Yard, NS
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Winter,Yard,Action
Locomotives:  CN 5521(SD60F) CN 5508(SD60F)
Views:  82   Comments: 0
CN Train 120
Title:  CN Train 120
Description:  CN's daily Halifax intermodal train rumbles through the interlocking at Windsor Jct. at 08:35 on a sunny Spring morning.
Photo Date:  5/15/2015  Upload Date: 5/15/2015 9:35:47 PM
Location:  Windsor Jct., NS
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Signal,Action
Locomotives:  CN 8959(SD70M-2)
Views:  107   Comments: 0
CN Train 120
Title:  CN Train 120
Description:  framed between the signals at the junction, 120 will shortly begin the descent to Rockingham Yard.
Photo Date:  5/15/2015  Upload Date: 5/15/2015 9:36:37 PM
Location:  Windsor Jct., NS
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Signal,Action
Locomotives:  CN 8959(SD70M-2) CN 2652(C44-9W) CN 2171(C40-8W)
Views:  102   Comments: 1
Manifest Train 407
Title:  Manifest Train 407
Description:  Daily "junk" train 407 hauls by one of the few remaining 3-aspect signals on the Springhill Sub, and onto the Tantramar Marsh
Photo Date:  10/28/2015  Upload Date: 11/12/2015 8:23:16 PM
Location:  Amherst, NS
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Signal,Action
Locomotives:  CN 2530(C44-9W) CN 2175(C40-8W) CN 2256(ES44DC)
Views:  108   Comments: 1
Intermodal Train 120
Title:  Intermodal Train 120
Description:  120 sports a couple ET44AC locomotives as they split the fall foliage on the way to Rockingham Yard.
Photo Date:  10/31/2015  Upload Date: 11/12/2015 8:23:46 PM
Location:  Birch Cove, NS
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  CN 3024(ET44AC) CN 2945(ES44AC) CN 3011(ET44AC)
Views:  239   Comments: 3
Wrapped Around the Cove
Title:  Wrapped Around the Cove
Description:  3 AC GEs ease 120 along the Transfer track and around Birch Cove on the way to Rockingham Yard
Photo Date:  10/31/2015  Upload Date: 11/12/2015 8:24:23 PM
Location:  Birch Cove, NS
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  CN 3024(ET44AC) CN 2945(ES44AC) CN 3011(ET44AC)
Views:  232   Comments: 1
Yarding Train 120
Title:  Yarding Train 120
Description:  120 starts into the yard from the Transfer track.
Photo Date:  10/31/2015  Upload Date: 11/12/2015 8:24:57 PM
Location:  Rockingham Yard, NS
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  CN 3024(ET44AC) CN 2945(ES44AC) CN 3011(ET44AC)
Views:  211   Comments: 0
Entering the Transfer Track
Title:  Entering the Transfer Track
Description:  120 enters the Transfer track from the main line on a foggy fall day. Part way back in the train is another Tier 4 GE as DPU.
Photo Date:  11/6/2015  Upload Date: 11/12/2015 8:25:30 PM
Location:  Millview, NS
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Scenic,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  CN 2936(ES44AC) CN 3012(ET44AC)
Views:  109   Comments: 1
CN 120
Title:  CN 120
Description:  120 has a pair of Tier 4 GEs up front and another as DPU, as they roar past the location of the former East Mines Sta. Even Debert no longer has a station sign.
Photo Date:  8/1/2016  Upload Date: 8/13/2016 11:33:03 AM
Location:  Debert, NS
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  CN 3032(ET44AC)
Views:  87   Comments: 0
Out of the Fog
Title:  Out of the Fog
Description:  407 was so early this morning that the fog hadn't yet lifted along the Shubenacadie River. A meet with 120 is a few miles ahead at Alton.
Photo Date:  8/3/2016  Upload Date: 8/13/2016 11:34:40 AM
Location:  Milford, NS
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  CN 5782(SD75I)
Views:  149   Comments: 1
CN 120 at Windsor Jct.
Title:  CN 120 at Windsor Jct.
Description:  2 hours earlier, Windsor Jct. had been socked in by the fog too, but it has mostly dissipated by now as 120 (with an Illinois Central leader) blasts through. Buried near the end of the train is DPU SD70M-2 8923.
Photo Date:  8/3/2016  Upload Date: 8/13/2016 11:35:41 AM
Location:  Windsor Jct., NS
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Scenic,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  IC 2722(C44-9W) CN 2659(C44-9W) CN 2141(C40-8W)
Views:  130   Comments: 0
501 at the Quarry
Title:  501 at the Quarry
Description:  After returning from East Milford, 501 has 3 more cars to spot at the quarry. In the background is the asphalt plant where the two tankers will go.
Photo Date:  8/7/2016  Upload Date: 8/13/2016 11:37:03 AM
Location:  Bedford Quarry, NS
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CN 9450(GP40-2LW) CN 9486(GP40-2LW)
Views:  68   Comments: 0
CN 120 in Bedford, NS
Title:  CN 120 in Bedford, NS
Description:  120 has descended the hill from Bedford Quarry and will now have an easy run to Rockingham where the train will be yarded.
Photo Date:  8/8/2016  Upload Date: 8/13/2016 11:38:08 AM
Location:  Bedford, NS
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CN 8952(SD70M-2) CN 2332(ES44DC) CN 8953(SD70M-2)
Views:  124   Comments: 0
Wrapped Around the Cove
Title:  Wrapped Around the Cove
Description:  With 2332 dead, and over 11,000 feet of train, 120 was several hours later than usual arriving in Halifax this day. Out of sight, around the curve, was DPU 2675.
Photo Date:  8/8/2016  Upload Date: 8/13/2016 11:39:23 AM
Location:  Birch Cove, NS
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  CN 8952(SD70M-2) CN 2332(ES44DC) CN 8953(SD70M-2)
Views:  117   Comments: 1
Morning Manifest
Title:  Morning Manifest
Description:  Daily manifest 407 from Dartmouth crosses the Shubenacadie River one fine morning on its way to Truro, and eventually Moncton, NB
Photo Date:  8/9/2016  Upload Date: 8/13/2016 11:40:29 AM
Location:  Shubenacadie, NS
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Scenic,Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  CN 5742(SD75I) CN 2573(C44-9W)
Views:  34   Comments: 0
Tier 4 and Wildflowers
Title:  Tier 4 and Wildflowers
Description:  Brand new ET44AC 3071 leads 120 through the AEI scanner at Windsor Jct. It's been a good growing season for the wildflowers where the second main line and back tracks used to be.
Photo Date:  8/9/2016  Upload Date: 8/13/2016 11:41:39 AM
Location:  Windsor Jct., NS
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  CN 3071(ET44AC) CN 2899(ES44AC)
Views:  152   Comments: 0
501 Going West at Moirs Mills
Title:  501 Going West at Moirs Mills
Description:  A pair of GP40-2Ls heads west with empty gondolas for the gypsum mine in East Milford on a pleasant summer afternoon.
Photo Date:  8/9/2016  Upload Date: 8/13/2016 11:43:04 AM
Location:  Bedford, NS
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  CN 9486(GP40-2LW) CN 9450(GP40-2LW)
Views:  147   Comments: 0
SD75I at Mile 29
Title:  SD75I at Mile 29
Description:  A weatherbeaten SD75I leads 407 through the curve just east of Enfield, NS on a fine summer morning.
Photo Date:  8/10/2016  Upload Date: 8/13/2016 11:44:04 AM
Location:  Enfield, NS
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  CN 5742(SD75I)
Views:  46   Comments: 0
Out of the Fog
Title:  Out of the Fog
Description:  120 rolls through Bedford with an unusual leader.
Photo Date:  7/22/2018  Upload Date: 7/22/2018 9:20:50 PM
Location:  Bedford, NS
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  IC 1007(SD70) CN 5485(SD60) CN 5661(SD75I)
Views:  29   Comments: 1
Out Of The Fog
Title:  Out Of The Fog
Description:  With only a mile to go until the Rockingham Yard Office, CN train 120 wraps around Birch Cove and the shore of Bedford Basin
Photo Date:  7/22/2018  Upload Date: 7/22/2018 9:22:42 PM
Location:  Birch Cove, NS
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  IC 1007(SD70) CN 5485(SD60) CN 5661(SD75I)
Views:  67   Comments: 2
Truro Local on the Main Line
Title:  Truro Local on the Main Line
Description:  9515 leads an unusually long 515 east towards Brookfield with covered hoppers for the cement plant.
Photo Date:  7/30/2018  Upload Date: 8/16/2018 2:14:06 PM
Location:  Hilden, NS
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  CN 9515(GP40-2LW)
Views:  14   Comments: 0
Train 120 in the Cut
Title:  Train 120 in the Cut
Description:  120 has just crested the grade on Folly Mountain, and is starting the descent to Truro.
Photo Date:  7/30/2018  Upload Date: 8/16/2018 2:14:28 PM
Location:  Folly Mountain, NS
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  IC 2723(C44-9W) CN 2280(ES44DC) CN 2528(C44-9W) CN 2145(C40-8W)
Views:  65   Comments: 0
121 in Sweet Evening Light
Title:  121 in Sweet Evening Light
Description:  A rare occurrance: 121 gets away before dark on a clear evening at Moirs Mill Pond, NS.
Photo Date:  7/31/2018  Upload Date: 8/16/2018 2:14:43 PM
Location:  Bedford, NS
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  CN 3053(ET44AC) CN 8868(SD70M-2) CN 2976(ES44AC)
Views:  37   Comments: 0


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