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  1. Equipment at the Conservation & Restoration Center.

    Equipment at the Conservation & Restoration Center.

    Some old railroad equipment, including Weyerhaeuser Fairbanks-Morse #1, sits on the siding at the Northwest Railway Museum's Conservation & Restoration Center, located between Snoqualmie and North Bend, Washington.
  2. A couple classic heavyweights

    A couple classic heavyweights

    Observation 1590 sits in front of the Snoqualmie Depot after a day of train-rides, along with a baggage car, a speeder and a trailer car.
  3. For sale: GE 25T

    For sale: GE 25T

    #1501 worked for Alberta Sugar out of Picture Butte from 1956 to 1979, when the plant closed. He was then transferred to Taber, lasting there until 1997, relieved by Manitoba Sugar GE 45T when the respective Winnipeg plant closed. The unit was then sold to Canadian Railserve LTD, likely working...
  4. Interior of car 1590

    Interior of car 1590

  5. Interior of SP&S 272

    Interior of SP&S 272

  6. Interior of SP&S 213

    Interior of SP&S 213

  7. Interior of SP&S 276

    Interior of SP&S 276

  8. CN 1158 (4-6-0)

    CN 1158 (4-6-0)

    Former Canadian Northern 4-6-0, 1913 MLW product is displayed next to the old mainline, off CN roster since 1960. Interestingly he always kept the same #, 1158 was later a GMD1 another Prairie classic no longer on the rails.
  9. CN 9000 (1948 F3A)

    CN 9000 (1948 F3A)

    CNs first mainline diesel, only 60 years young. Retired in 1971, hes the only remaining CN F3 unit. Rebuild brother GTW 9013 (CN 9171 F3AU) is in a museum as well: http://tinyurl.com/55mvvg The Alberta Railway museum has a unique opportunity to run an A-B-A F-unit set, all three ex-CNs wear...
  10. SW1200RS remix

    SW1200RS remix

    Former CN 1339 & 1371, both retired in 2006, are temporarily resting on museum grounds. Last November they were shipped off to Progress Rail in Waycross, GA, I'm surprised they couldn't get a set of SW1200s more locally, off CSX perhaps. Not sure why air hose is tied around 1371, perhaps...
  11. The Conservation & Restoration Center at Snoqualmie

    The Conservation & Restoration Center at Snoqualmie

    The Northwest Railway Museum's Conservation & Restoration Center in Snoqualmie, WA.
  12. Steam crane at Snoqualmie

    Steam crane at Snoqualmie

    Old steam crane in the compound at the Northwest Railway Museum. Weyerhaeuser mallet No. 6 sits behind it.
  13. Northern Pacific No.924

    Northern Pacific No.924

    One of the locomotives in the compound at the Northwest Railway Museum
  14. Weyerhaeuser caboose

    Weyerhaeuser caboose

    Newly restored caboose #001 at the Northwest Railway Museum in Snoqualmie, Washington.
  15. Last Surviving E7

    Last Surviving E7

    The last surviving E7, a former Pennsylvania Railroad locomotive #5901, is beautifully restored and preserved for future generations at the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania in Strasburg.
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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.
  19. 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...
  20. D&RGW F9A #5771 & F9B #5762

    D&RGW F9A #5771 & F9B #5762

    D&RGW F9A #5771 & F9B #5762 sit under some partly cloudy skies at the Colorado Rail Museum in Golden. LOCATION: Golden, Co RAILROAD: Denver & Rio Grande Western LOCOMOTIVE/TRAIN: EMD F9A & F9B DATE: August 2007





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