Author Archives: John

Just Manitoba

Hello from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan! If it’s not now it was raining pretty good earlier so that’s why I’m able to write again. If it wasn’t raining I’d be out doing maintenance on our truck. As it is I’m writing this … Continue reading

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OUT WEST

Good morning boys and girls. I’m writing you from Fort St. John, B.C. I’ve been in northern Alberta and Bristish Columbia for the last 4 weeks. It sounds like I could be here quite a while. If that’s the case … Continue reading

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Miss It But Usually Tired

Wow it’s a little dusty in here! Sorry I haven’t been around forever but I’ve been working a lot. My old job I’d work 30hrs a week. The new job I work 60-70hrs a week. By the time I’m off … Continue reading

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Still Employed

Well I’m still working. Things are going pretty well. Everyone kept saying it would be exciting hut that’s not the case. We drive down the tracks at 15mph maximum in the dark. So there’s nothing to look at and we’re … Continue reading

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Getting Better

Good morning. I’m 3 shifts in to actual work on the railroad. Last night/this morning seemed to be better. The first night was pretty killer as sitting in a truck for 6 hours trying to hold your speed to 13 … Continue reading

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Night Shift Sucks

Well after a week of doing nothing they decided I better start working. Last night I did just that. There was a lot more to the job then they told me but I think I got the hang of most … Continue reading

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Change of Plans

Originally we were suppose to be testing tracks tomorrow in Halifax. That would mean I should be getting my truck ready for the last leg of our trip. Instead we’re in Moncton, New Brunswick for a few days as they … Continue reading

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