Railroadforums.com is a free online Railroad Discussion Forum and Railroad Photo Gallery for railroaders, railfans, model railroaders and anyone else who is interested in railroads. We cover a wide variety of topics, including freight trains, passenger and commuter railroads, rail news and information, tourist railroads, railway museums and railroad history.

mile27nipigonsub

CP 6705 at WINDSOR ONTARIO

Three boys look on as a CP 200 ton work crane tries to get the 6705 back on its trucks. The 6705 was loading a cut of cars onto a car ferry on the Detroit River (to the right) when word came from the CP yard (to the left) that a cut of cars had gotten loose and was headed downhill towards them. The 6705 cut away from his train and headed uphill towards the runaways. Once coupled to the runaways, the force drove them back and into their own train. The crew had jumped clear and were safe. The 6705 was rebuilt and put back into service. (October 7/70)
The lack of PPE (reflective vests, safety glasses, etc, etc) on the workers gives this picture some character.
 

Media information

Category
Derailments and Wrecks
Added by
mile27nipigonsub
Date added
View count
4,548
Comment count
4
Rating
0.00 star(s) 0 ratings

Share this media





RailroadForums.com is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com

RailroadBookstore.com - An online railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used railroad books. Railroad pictorials, railroad history, steam locomotives, passenger trains, modern railroading. Hundreds of titles available, most at discount prices! We also have a video and children's book section.

ModelRailroadBookstore.com - An online model railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used books. Layout design, track plans, scenery and structure building, wiring, DCC, Tinplate, Toy Trains, Price Guides and more.

Affiliate Disclosure: We may receive a commision from some of the links and ads shown on this website (Learn More Here)

Top