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#1 james23p

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Posted 02 March 2017 - 07:23 PM

While I was photographing the bridge a few trains came by and then came this car! Canadian National or CN then I though hey Art said he was out of town maybe he is riding the rails! :P

 

The colors and detail are just blowing me away I know this sensor is great but the lens is one heck of a lens too.

 

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Posted 02 March 2017 - 08:13 PM

Dang!  That's where my missing stuff went!


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Posted 02 March 2017 - 08:18 PM

Dang!  That's where my missing stuff went!

:lol:

 

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Posted 02 March 2017 - 08:31 PM

James,

You made me wonder for a second!

I eat at McDonalds!
I drive a Ford.
I see way too much CNN!
I don't want OPRAH to be the next President!
I LOVE my mom and Apple Pie.
I am a Republican, I think.
I hate poutine.

OMG ....am I in the USA and no one told me? :lol:

Yes, that rail car is one of ours! Nice capture.

Hey, saw the lights of Buffalo across the Lake last night. It was amazing. No, wait...was that Russia....no....Buffalo! ;)


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Posted 02 March 2017 - 08:42 PM

Gee that is my list except the Ford I drive a Chevy but close enough. :P

 

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Posted 02 March 2017 - 09:23 PM

:lol:

I forgive you the Chevy! ;)
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Posted 03 March 2017 - 01:04 AM

Gee that is my list except the Ford I drive a Chevy but close enough. :P

 

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Seriously?  Close enough?  My F150 doesn't think so...


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Posted 03 March 2017 - 01:20 PM

Nice shot, Jim.

 

I think that boundaries are getting blurred.  Our Hyundai Santa Fe was built in Alabama.  :)


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Posted 03 March 2017 - 02:09 PM

They sure are and to be honest this was the heart of the Illinois Central and they merged with CN many CN engines here have a large IC on them. The CEO after the IC and CN merger was an IC CEO not sure who it is now.

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Posted 04 March 2017 - 07:24 AM

Luc Jobin is the current CEO of CN.  He is a Canadian, born in Montreal.

 

CN used to be government owned, but privatized in 1995.  In 2011, Bill Gates was the largest single shareholder of CN stock!!

 

You can read about CN here:

 

https://en.wikipedia...ational_Railway

 

In it's day, they owned and operated a chain of absolutely stunning hotels including, the Royal York in Toronto, the Queen Victoria in Victoria, BC and the Chateau Frontenac in Quebec City! To name but a few!  They sold these off to an American company some years ago, sadly.


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Posted 04 March 2017 - 01:35 PM

the Queen Victoria in Victoria, BC

 

Art, do you mean the Empress?  Never heard of the Queen Victoria.  <_<

 

I know what you mean about their Hotel Chain.  They had beautiful buildings in all of the major Canadian cities.  Alas, the times have changed.  Last year's road trip showed that we could get more value for money at a Best Western or Ramada than at CN's Hotel Saskatchewan, in Regina.


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Posted 04 March 2017 - 02:09 PM

E. Hunter Harrison was the CEO of the IC then the CEO of CN until his retirement in 2009. He was born right here in Memphis and he was railroader of the year twice as CEO of CN.

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Posted 04 March 2017 - 07:31 PM

The Empress Hotel is now owned by the Saudi's.

Sad to see this grand old hotel go to foreign ownership.


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Posted 04 March 2017 - 08:47 PM

We have had a lot of our historic buildings bought by foreign countries. too.

 

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Posted 05 March 2017 - 12:38 AM

Art, do you mean the Empress?  Never heard of the Queen Victoria.  <_<
 
I know what you mean about their Hotel Chain.  They had beautiful buildings in all of the major Canadian cities.  Alas, the times have changed.  Last year's road trip showed that we could get more value for money at a Best Western or Ramada than at CN's Hotel Saskatchewan, in Regina.


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Empress Hotel!

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