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  1. GP38-2's and the YEOMAN BROOK

    GP38-2's and the YEOMAN BROOK

    A GP38-2 sure is small compared to a coal ship! The SCR/ex-DEVCO Geeps are helping load coal, which will be used to generate electricity in Nova Scotia. The Canadian flag in the foreground isn't part of the loop structure, it's actually a private house. I took this and other photos of the...
  2. Empty coal train

    Empty coal train

    A freshly patched ex-DEVCO (SCR) coal hopper leads the pack.
  3. Curvy train photo

    Curvy train photo

    The rear of a CBNS freight turns a curve as the train drives on the fine line under the hill and above the marsh that leads into the ocean. If you look carefully you'll see a road in the top left corner, I've railfanned that spot before; here is the other view of the same curve...
  4. Got coal?

    Got coal?

    Coal heading west from Cape Breton. Since coal isn't mined there anymore do to high labour costs and the lack of willpower to use our own resources, this coal is imported from South America and then reloaded from ships. See also...
  5. DEVCO


    GP38-2 223 waits at the DEVCO engine facility inside the grounds of the SYSCO steel plant in Sydney, Nova Scotia. 7SEP82 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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