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  1. Paddockwood spur

    Paddockwood spur

    Not much left today - cant even see the ROW, never mind the switch where the spur left the mainline! Two decades ago this was an important railway JCT however. The Blaine Lake subdivision connected Prince Albert with Denholm (15 miles east of North Battleford) on the Aberdeen sub, 117 miles...
  2. Carlton 771

    Carlton 771

    When I heard chatter about 771 on the radio, I thought they meant the Symington coal was going into the yard eastbound. It was actually the CTRW 771- 2 GP10s and a CN Boxcar, coming off the Warman lead. Note the rear of CN 450, which was passing my person at the time, and was center of my...
  3. CTRW 1004

    CTRW 1004

    CTRW 1004, a typical CTRW GP10 is leading CTRW 772 back home. Ok not yet, first he needs to come down to Saskatoon and get his train, but then he'll be leading N/B all the way to Prince Albert. Note the unusual headlight arrangement on sister 1064 behind him, sort of like a rally car...
  4. CTRW 1064

    CTRW 1064

    Most of this units OMNITRAX history can be seen through the paint. Can you tell it's a CTRW unit? Originally IC 9115, this GP10 has since served for Missisipi & Gulf, Mid South, Carlton Trail, Okanagan and GWRX Railroads! After a short stint on the CTRW in 1998, he came back in 2001...
  5. Waitin' for the time to come...

    Waitin' for the time to come...

    GVRR 771 sits in the sun, waiting for the GVRR to get enough money to restore her.
  6. Basking away

    Basking away

    Ex-Southern Pacific 771 sits in the sun outside of the Grapevine Roundhouse. The GVRR bought her from the city of Victoria, Texas, for one dollar, under the condition the locomotive would be removed from the premises in 24 hours.




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