Detroit & Windsor 3.23 & 3.24

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Detroit & Windsor 3.23 & 3.24

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Thursday Afternoon - Windsor

After entering Canada, CP 142 sits at Dougall Ave waiting for CP 143 to clear Lakeshore Jct before proceeding east on the Windsor Sub.

ImageCP 142 - Dougall St, Windsor by tcamp7837, on Flickr

After the mainline traffic cleared, T-25 would use these Ecos to proceed from Windsor Yard to Walkerville Yard.

ImageCP Ecos at Windsor Yard by tcamp7837, on Flickr

At Van De Water Yard on CN, the 2nd Trick Yard Job gathers their cars to work around town with the GP-9 and Slug while CN 438 prepares to tie on to their cars.

ImageCN 7268 working Van De Water Yard, Windsor by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageCN 8852 - Van De Water Yard by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageCN Action at Van De Water Yard by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageCN 438 - Van De Water Yard by tcamp7837, on Flickr

At Windsor Yard on CP, this inbound mixed freight yards their train.

ImageCP 8935 - Windsor Yard by tcamp7837, on Flickr

At Walkerville Jct, CN 438 sits on the Pelton Spur waiting for a signal from CP to wye their engine for the trip to London.

ImageCN 438 - Pelton Spur, WIndsor by tcamp7837, on Flickr

CP T-25 gathers their cars at Walkerville Yard to take to Detroit while CN 438 spins their engine. When they were ready to leave the yard, T-25 would have their train X-Rayed by Customs at Walkerville Jct.

ImageCP T-25 working Walkerville Yard by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageCP T-25 & CN 438, Walkerville by tcamp7837, on Flickr

The CN Yard Job sits behind 438 on the Pelton Spur by the airport. When 438 was ready to crossover CP, the yard job would follow closely behind as an Eastbound CP Mixed Freight was ready to leave Windsor Yard.

ImageCN 7268 - Pelton Spur, Windsor by tcamp7837, on Flickr

With the engine now facing the ideal direction, 438 proceeds through Walkerville Yard to the Chrysler Spur and then to the Chatham Sub where they would turn east.

ImageCN 8852 - Walkerville Yard, Windsor by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageCN 8852 - Tecumseh Ave, Windsor by tcamp7837, on Flickr

The CN Yard Job sets off the 3 Autoracks at Walkerville Yard where there is a Chrysler Loading Ramp. They also set off some empty bulkheads that would be taken to a loading facility on the Chrysler Spur. After they were done, they brought 2 empty bulkheads north for the loading facility.

ImageCN 7268 - Working Walkerville Yard, Windsor by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageCN 7268 - Walker Rd, Windsor by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageCN 7268 - CN Chrysler Spur, Windsor by tcamp7837, on Flickr

Downtown Detroit at Twilight

ImageDowntown Detroit at Twilight by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageRenCen at Twilight by tcamp7837, on Flickr

Friday Afternoon - Southwest Detroit

At Pleasant St in River Rouge, Conrail RR-40 heads around the Junction Runner to the Lincoln Industrial for Lincoln Yard with cars for the various Petrochemical Industries.

ImageNS 5298 - Pleasant St, River Rouge by tcamp7837, on Flickr

Three trains were at YD. Conrail RR-25 with NS 5009 was gathering their cars for the Marsh Track. NS 332 was waiting for a crew. The empty autorack train was waiting to head north.

Image3 Trains at YD, River Rouge by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageConrail RR-25, YD by tcamp7837, on Flickr

NS 176 heads across the NS Bridge with Union Pacific Leaders.

ImageUnion Pacific Leaders on 176 - NS Bridge by tcamp7837, on Flickr

On CSX, Y203 heads around the Forman Wye from Rougemere to Oakwood with a loaded gondola for interchange to NS.

ImageCSX Y203 - Forman Wye, Detroit by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageY203 & NS 176 - Forman St, Detroit by tcamp7837, on Flickr

At Delray, NS 176 meets CP 143 on the hill.

ImageNS 176 meeting CP 143 at Delray by tcamp7837, on Flickr

CN 391 heads north on the Detroit Line.

ImageCN 391 - under I-75, Delray by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageCN 391 - Dearborn St by tcamp7837, on Flickr

CP T-28 heads back to Windsor.

ImageCP 2280 - Delray, Detroit by tcamp7837, on Flickr

CP 143 turns the corner.

ImageCP 143 around the corner at Delray by tcamp7837, on Flickr

CSX Q150 crosses the NS Bridge.

ImageCSX Q150 - NS Bridge by tcamp7837, on Flickr

Conrail LV-35 switches Detroit Salt.

ImageCSX 4401 - Detroit Salt by tcamp7837, on Flickr

Conrail RR-32 waits for NS 15J, the autorack train, to get into the clear at Oakwood. They brought back covered hoppers from Guardian, Boxcars from AJM, and Hicubes from Ford Brownstown.

ImageNS 5017 - Lincoln Industrial by tcamp7837, on Flickr

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Re: Detroit & Windsor 3.23 & 3.24

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Well done, CRD. Thanks for posting :D .

Noticed CP still has a GP38 that predates the -2 model. 8)
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Re: Detroit & Windsor 3.23 & 3.24

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Thanks for sharing these, nice pictures.

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Great pictures. Always enjoy your work.
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