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I've been looking forward to capture one of these, after seing photos of them on RRF for years. This gon is part of ~15 piece MOW set that includes gondolas loaded with ties, a BRANDT truck, tampers, tie cranes and more casual MOW equipement like hi-rail trucks.
Sure is odd to see a yellow...
CN 461-20 is a specialized hi-rail crane. Although you cannot see it in the photo, he's actually standing on rail. I've only seen a similar machine since once, CN 461-13 at the Portage JCT MOW shops (Winnipeg) later that year.
Couple years later a fellow Saskatoon Railfan, Elijah, caught it...
1988 KERSHAW CN 130861, 130 ton crane based out of Winnipeg, MB - one of two such cranes on the system (as of 2005 CN had 14 hi-rail cranes ranging from 60 to 150 tons)
I assume the Sask. plates are for tax purposes LOL.
I caught this monster machine at the sight of a minor derailment in...
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