Sarnia & Port Huron 9.5.17

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Sarnia & Port Huron 9.5.17

Unread postby ConrailDetr​oit » Tue Sep 12, 2017 6:52 am

In Sarnia, CN 382 comes out of the Tunnel at dawn.

ImageCN 382 entering Canada by tcamp7837, on Flickr

CN Sarnia Yard Switchers

ImageCN Sarnia Yard Switchers by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageSwitchers at Sarnia Yard by tcamp7837, on Flickr

CN 397 passes the VIA Station with the signal at Hobson to enter the Tunnel for America.

ImageCN 397 - Sarnia, ON by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageCN 397 - Medium Clear Hobson by tcamp7837, on Flickr

The CN 5783 was behind 397. The crew from 382 set off the 5783 and brought the engine to Port Huron for 533 to use later to run the Intermodal to Moterm.

ImageCN 5783 - Sarnia VIA Station by tcamp7837, on Flickr

On the CSX Canadian Division, the Sarnia Yard job heads south of town into the Chemical Valley to switch Praxair.

ImageCSX 2561 - Sarnia, ON by tcamp7837, on Flickr

Y190 was right behind them. After running around, they headed for the CN Yard to interchange cars.

ImageCSX Y190 - St Andrews St, Sarnia by tcamp7837, on Flickr

When Y190 was leaving the CN Yard, CN 385 gets cleared by customs to enter the USA.

ImageCSX Y190 & CN 385 - Sarnia, ON by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageCN 385 & Sarnia Switcher by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageCN 385 - Sarnia, ON by tcamp7837, on Flickr

In Corunna, after switching Dupont, the CSX Yard job shoves all the way back to the CSX Terminal.

ImageCSX 2561 - Corunna, ON by tcamp7837, on Flickr''

ImageCSX 2561 - Churchill Rd, Sarnia by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageCSX Shoving back through Sarnia by tcamp7837, on Flickr

After dropping their cars, they tied up for the day.

ImageCSX 2561 - Sarnia Yard by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageCSX Sarnia Yard by tcamp7837, on Flickr

Switcher at Imperial Oil

ImageImperial Oil Switcher by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageImperial Oil Switcher - Sarnia, ON by tcamp7837, on Flickr

CN 396 emerges from the Tunnel.

ImageCN 396 - Paul Tellier Tunnel by tcamp7837, on Flickr

A CN Yard Job heads out of the yard and shoves around the wye to exchange cars with Imperial Oil.

ImageCN Sarnia Switcher by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageCN Shoving to Imperial Oil by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageCN 7274 - St Andrews St, Sarnia by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageCN 7274 & Slug by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageCN Slug Set heading back to Sarnia Yard by tcamp7837, on Flickr

CNR 6069 on display in Point Edward.

ImageCNR 6069 - Sarnia, ON by tcamp7837, on Flickr


In Port Huron, a Westbound Mixed Freight comes out of the Tunnel.

ImageCN 2820 - Port Huron Tunnel by tcamp7837, on Flickr

An Eastbound Mixed Freight waits for Customs at 16th St.

ImageCN 2653 - 16th St, Port Huron by tcamp7837, on Flickr

In St Clair, the afternoon Marysville Yard job shoves south along Whiting St, with a Chessie Caboose on the PH&D.

ImageCSX Shoving with Caboose - St Clair, MI by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageChessie Caboose - St Clair, MI by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageCSX on the Sidewalk by tcamp7837, on Flickr

After switching Amoco, they headed back to Marysville as a Caboose Hop.

ImageCSX 6510 - St Clair, MI by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageCSX Caboose Hop - St Clair, MI by tcamp7837, on Flickr
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Re: Sarnia & Port Huron 9.5.17

Unread postby AARR » Tue Sep 12, 2017 7:41 am

I like your trip reports, CRD :D
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Re: Sarnia & Port Huron 9.5.17

Unread postby blueheron13 » Wed Sep 13, 2017 1:13 pm

Nice set of photos. I especially like the tunnel shots (from both sides of the border). Didn't don't they kept a caboose on the old PH&D line.
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