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  1. Moose Jaw Geeps

    Moose Jaw Geeps

    1686 and 1501 are the current residents of the west Moose Jaw yard.
  2. Sutherland caboose

    Sutherland caboose

    Until this year Sutherland had everything you'd want at the shops - a snowplow, TRACKMOBILE, switchers, etc. but still lacked a caboose. On July 18th, this old cab came into town, and has been sitting at the shops ever since. He is most likely a Regina transfer, as they had three sitting...
  3. My first GP38AC!

    My first GP38AC!

    On one of my last railfan trips before leaving Winnipeg, I managed to catch my first GP38AC, that was visiting town. Although it looks very much like the more common GP38-2's, it is quite a different machine. For starters the GP38AC series is currently the oldest unrebuild locomotive series on...
  4. Sutherland West yard

    Sutherland West yard

    You can see most of the yard from this vantage point. To the left, just outside of the photo is the car washing facility and to the right the shops. The snow plow is parked on the edge of the shop tracks. Note the container yard in the distance. That is the yard lead on the right. If you look...
  5. Twins?

    Twins?

    CP 8217 & 1501 nay look alike, but their lives are quite different. CP 8217, GP9 started life in 1954 as CP 8502; CP 1501 started life in 1952 as 8409. Today 1501 is a proud leader of the 1501+1566 belt-pack switcher set, while 8217 and sister 8218 are the elite roadswitcher units assigned...
  6. CP 1501 + 1566

    CP 1501 + 1566

    CP 1501 + 1566, GP7u & GP9u of 50s vintage work the west end of the yard daily, inluding the IMS switching. Hard to believe that an industry as high-tec and precise as container logistics relies on this pair for major work, but its true.
  7. CP 1501 (GP7u)

    CP 1501 (GP7u)

    CP has a huge fleet of Geeps, GP40's, GP38-2's, rebuilt GP9's and GP7's? That's right, hidden in that pile of Geeps are about 20 rebuilt GP7u's of 1953 vintage. As there are so few of them, CP paires them with the more common GP9u's, not treating them any differently, which is a shame as it...
  8. City boys

    City boys

    CP GP7 & GP9 are getting ready to cross the street with about 10 IMS cars during a switching move. I'm not sure if they're 100% remote control, but the switchman is the only person I've seen there, he was riding the Geep steps prior.
  9. Modern switching

    Modern switching

    CP GP7 & GP9 switching about a dozen intermodal cars. Too bad they're not pulling the train cross-country.
  10. Good old Geeps

    Good old Geeps

    GP9 & GP7 (rebuild), take a break after delivering autoracks from the Weston yards tothe autoerminal.




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