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  1. Mcleod

    An EMD SD40-2W exterior walk-around.

    Here is CN 5329, which is one of two SD40's that are used for local switching duties in the Whitecourt, Alberta area. These engines switch for the oil-n-gas, forest product and gravel industries, bringing loaded rolling stock into a local staging yard. Larger, more modern engines will pick up...
  2. Mcleod

    It's Just a Truck!

    Unless it's a 1930 Bentley, a vehicle can be very easily passed by as you are heading to the tracks to take a photo of that big, beautiful locomotive parked on the siding. Railroad service vehicles seem to be undervalued in the photographic record of the railroad. To me, though, they are all...
  3. Mcleod

    McLeod River Rail Bridge

    This is the rail bridge crossing the McLeod River, within town limits of Whitecourt, Alberta. Cross this bridge, and you are on your way west to the industrial oilfield installations outside of Fox Creek. As far as I know, that is the end of the tracks. When I took these photographs on February...
  4. Mcleod

    Modern CN Bunkhouse

    This is the CN bunkhouse located in Whitecourt, Alberta. It was built in 1999-2000, and replaced the older bunkhouse on the same spot, that was a commercial portable type set-up. I know that the different roads favor standardizing their common buildings, so I feel confident one could find this...
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    Herzog MOW Equipment

    I'm sure most folks who have an interest in the railways are familiar with the Herzog Corporation. Myself, I'm new to railways, and only learned a little about Herzog over the last few months. As it happens, they have had equipment working in the Whitecourt district for most of the winter, and...
  6. Mcleod

    CN in Whitecourt, Alberta 2020

    Hello, everyone! Here, I will be posting a number of my own photographs, that show the engines, rolling stock, structures, and activities involved in the workings of CN rail in the small town of Whitecourt, Alberta. The town has a number of very active industries that involves CN rail... 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 - 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. - 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.

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