Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Fabyan bridge derailment

Well CN has had another derailment outside of Wainwright Alberta. 31 rail cars came off the track while crossing a 845 meter long, 60 meter high trestle plunging 17 grain cars into the Battle River Valley. There are no reported injuries. Photographer unknown.

Sunday, January 22, 2012

Roberts Bank Rotary Dumper mishap

Well it looks like there was a mishap at Robert Bank Coal terminal in the rotary car dumper. The following photos show CN locomotive 8022 on its side exiting the shed. photos by unknown.

Saturday, January 21, 2012

CN Grande Cache subdivision derailment photo update

Here are a few more photos of the CN derailment near Hanlon , Alberta on Jan 18, 2012. I found out the crew is safe but suffering from some bums and scrapes. To hear more details read the comments on the previous post. Photo by unknown.

Friday, January 20, 2012

Grande Cache Sub derailment CN 5637 locomotive

Apparently CN had a derailment Jan 18 on the Grande Cache Subdivision when a runaway near Hanlon came out of a siding and plowed into a switching operation. This photo is by an unknown photographer.

Monday, January 2, 2012

Last day of 2011

CN crews pull the last container train of 2011 into the downtown yard on the waterfront in the early afternoon of December 31. Due to the length of the trains the crew has to split the train up to fit the sidings in the yard.