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CP 878 BNSF run-through power is sitting in brandon waiting for the empties so they can head back to the states. The power was BNSF 8266 BNSF 8247 and BNSF 9458. Bnsf 9458 is a former BN SD70MAC. I was told recently that the BNSF symbol for this train is C-SCMMIB.
Nice Cal, you guys get BNSF power there? Are the UP SD90s frequent in that area at all? You probably wouldn't get them leading as the contract stipulates that they may only lead between Kingsgate and Lethbridge.
I have seen UP 8275 on its way to brandon, but thats it i have seen UP units on the 878 coal train before.
Very nice picture, Cal. Judging by the symbol, that train runs out of the Salt Creek Mine in Montana. Do you know what the imported coal is used for?
Your right Cal, I made a slight mistake. It is Spring Creek Mine. And apparently, MIB stands for Manitoba Hydro, which is coal plant in Brandon. Interesting operation!
BNSF units on coal train, did Canada run out of a certain type of coal?
Sweet... I'd trade ya anyday.. the UP units get old REAL fast, especially when there is too many of them.

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