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Old Sydney Colilleries 25, a 1900 built BLW 2-4-0, nee 2-4-0T used to work Cape Breton, until retirement in 1962. I've been to Old Sydney, and am sad to say that with the excpetion of a spur serving a scrap yard, there are no RR industries left (my 2006 Nova Sctotia map lied!). Although plenty...
Where in Canada can one find an ex-CN SLQ M420(W) with a mix of ex-CP & ex-CN ballast cars? HBR in North Manitoba and CTRW in North Saskatchewan naturally. Not sure how this train got to Montreal, must have taken a wrong turn somewhere LOL. Just love such museum scenes - as good as seing the...
Although the last Newfroundland train ran in 1988, they have not been forgotten. This is what a classic mixed train would look like, even if it is in Montreal. Since it's narrow gauge, the consist sits on a separate set of tracks, which have not been ballasted.
Category: Vintage Passenger Train Photos - Diesel Era
A typical 50' boxcar is being switched at an industry. Although this is a museum piece, there are still a couple script boxcars working in revenue service: http://www.railroadforums.com/photos/showphoto.php/photo/35973/si/cp%20boxcar%20winnipeg
An old F3 is picking up a tanker at a back of an industry. Dreaming? Yes. However this ex-GTW F3 was only retired in 1994, although I doubt that CN actually used it for so long. Then again it does have the "modern" yellow safety stripe!
Not that long ago gangs of these MLW's ruled CP's mainlines - now they're replaced with AC4400CW's and SD40-2's. This example was retired in 1999 and sent to Canada's biggest RR museum near Montreal, QC called EXPORAIL.
I know this should be in the museum section, but this beast was retired...
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