Hi, I am a bit absent from RailroadForums. Let me update some news from Brazil.
Last friday, 8/24, I was driving along BR040 road when I saw a couple of GE C21MP been moved by trucks from GE plant in Contagem, MG to Rio de Janeiro port. The units belongs to Drummond Coal in Colombia and are...
Today, 27 Aug 2010, a southbound CN freight struck a dump truck at the level crossing at Elmsdale, Nova Scotia. The driver of the truck was ejected through the window and seriously injured. He was medivaced by air ambulance to hospital in Halifax. It sounds like he will recover.
UP service truck driving northbound along the tracks next to the parked display of UP 844 during "The Valley Eagle" Heritage Tour, 2010. The car "Reed Jackson" is immediately behind it.
Heading out to Riverview, examining the bridge. Really like the extended bumper out front, note that there's a tiny one on the rear as well. Good room for the spare tire - perhaps it doubles as a life jacket for water rescue? LOL.
Two MOW workers discuss the upcoming grinding project, involving a LORAM Railgrinder along with other more traditional equipement pieces such as a tamper and broom.
Note the trucks paint. It's classic CP Rail Systems, re-patched in the modern CPR flavor. That way the whole truck doesn't need...
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