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  1. Cape Breton defector

    Cape Breton defector

    Old Sydney Colilleries 25, a 1900 built BLW 2-4-0, nee 2-4-0T used to work Cape Breton, until retirement in 1962. I've been to Old Sydney, and am sad to say that with the excpetion of a spur serving a scrap yard, there are no RR industries left (my 2006 Nova Sctotia map lied!). Although plenty...
  2. CTRW work train?

    CTRW work train?

    Where in Canada can one find an ex-CN SLQ M420(W) with a mix of ex-CP & ex-CN ballast cars? HBR in North Manitoba and CTRW in North Saskatchewan naturally. Not sure how this train got to Montreal, must have taken a wrong turn somewhere LOL. Just love such museum scenes - as good as seing the...
  3. CN Newfoundland

    CN Newfoundland

    Although the last Newfroundland train ran in 1988, they have not been forgotten. This is what a classic mixed train would look like, even if it is in Montreal. Since it's narrow gauge, the consist sits on a separate set of tracks, which have not been ballasted.
  4. VIA Oops...

    VIA Oops...

    The photo speaks for itself. Note that after all these years you can still tell the "VIA" decal blue apart from the body paint...
  5. MLW "Geep"

    MLW "Geep"

    Ontario Northland 1400, RS-10, is sitting at a station next to a VIA coach and a 40' CPR reefer. Dreaming? Nope, this is EXPORAIL.
  6. CP script boxcar

    CP script boxcar

    A typical 50' boxcar is being switched at an industry. Although this is a museum piece, there are still a couple script boxcars working in revenue service: http://www.railroadforums.com/photos/showphoto.php/photo/35973/si/cp%20boxcar%20winnipeg
  7. CN 9171 (1948 F3Au)

    CN 9171 (1948 F3Au)

    An old F3 is picking up a tanker at a back of an industry. Dreaming? Yes. However this ex-GTW F3 was only retired in 1994, although I doubt that CN actually used it for so long. Then again it does have the "modern" yellow safety stripe!
  8. VIA 6309 FP9u

    VIA 6309 FP9u

    Although it's now in a museum, not that long ago, in 2002 actually, these FP9u's were still working in revenue service. Today VIA has one on the roster, used as shop switcher in Vancouver.
  9. CP Rail C-424

    CP Rail C-424

    Not that long ago gangs of these MLW's ruled CP's mainlines - now they're replaced with AC4400CW's and SD40-2's. This example was retired in 1999 and sent to Canada's biggest RR museum near Montreal, QC called EXPORAIL. I know this should be in the museum section, but this beast was retired...


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