YouTube videos by Steve Boyko
The CP Holiday Train in Winnipeg, MB 2014/12/03
(82 seconds)The Canadian Pacific Railway Holiday Train headed out after entertaining the large crowd and raising money and gathering food for local food banks.
The video is cut off because the battery on my camera died in the cold!
The CN Christmas Train in Winnipeg 2014/11/22
(92 seconds)CN is running a series of Christmas trains for its employees and families in Winnipeg. CN 8925 provided the power and CN 103 was on the train for head end power. Four rented VIA coaches held the passengers. I caught it at Waverley.
CP Combined Holiday Train Approaching Winnipeg 2014/11/14
(69 seconds)CP 2246 and 2249 brought the combined Canada-USA Holiday Train into Winnipeg this afternoon en route to Montreal. The head end of the train and the first four passenger cars are for the USA train and the rest will go through Canada.
CN 902 Herzog Train Blasts Through Bloom 2014/10/13
(46 seconds)IC 1005 and CN 2402 power an empty Herzog train at high speed through Bloom, Manitoba en route to Winnipeg. This train was really moving and never let up all the way to mile 10 where I lost sight of it.
Buggy Times at Meadows, Manitoba 2014/09/27
(156 seconds)I went out to photograph the grain elevator at Meadows, MB early in the morning. The light was great but the bugs were NOT! Here's CP 9628 passing the elevator while my camera and I are swarmed by biting bugs.
CEFX 1032 Meets CP 9628 at Meadows, MB 2014/09/27
(111 seconds)CP 9628 was "in the hole" at the siding at Meadows, Manitoba, waiting for two trains to pass before proceeding east to Winnipeg. CEFX 1032 was the sole power on the second train to pass.
CN Business Cars on a CN Freight Train
(47 seconds)Purely by luck, I caught these six business cars on CN train 119 heading west out of Winnipeg, Manitoba on September 27. Apparently these are headed to Saskatoon to join up with the rest of the CN business train and tour the CN rail lines with the CEO and other managers.
CN 5612 / CN 2611 / CN 2324 / CN 8958 / IC 800653 SANDFORD FLEMING / ICMW 101314 CHAMPLAIN / CN 1059 TAWAW / IC 800210 BATON ROUGE / IC 800413 GREAT LAKES / FRASER SPIRIT
CP 8874 at Carey 2014/09/21
(213 seconds)A southbound Canadian Pacific Railway freight train passes the Carey, Manitoba grain elevator.
2014/08/28 ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
(25 seconds)I did the ALS ice bucket challenge... please go to als.ca like I did and donate to help those suffering from ALS and to help find treatments.
CN 437 Leaving Lorette 2014/07/17
(216 seconds)Train 437 was "in the hole" at Lorette just outside Winnipeg. After train 438 passed them, they rolled on a few miles closer to Winnipeg, before stopping again at Navin. The life of a railroader.