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CP 671 heads into the Moose Jaw in the early morning while it passes through the small village of Pasqua and a very important junction on the CPR system which connects CP to US as well as the CPR mainline from Vancouver to Montreal which the potash train is on.
Its early morning - crews work hard to replace the switch off the Watrous sub onto the Warman sub (PNL route). As you can see clearly in the photo, the mainline is split. I think they installed an automatic turnout, so that CN 303/314 dont need to bother the yard and take a good half hour away...
CN 1405 was working North Saskatoon solo when he died, so the 630 tramp that had been working Nutana (MP188 Watrous sub) earlier, was sent to the rescue running light. He then brought in 1405s train running in reverse with the caboose leading.
Hopefully this isnt 1405s last ride, as CN doesnt...
A typical CN police cruiser, patrolling the mainline, as always giving a wave. From a distance it looks like your regular RCMP cruiser, in fact it only says "CN" on the small SD75I loco decal on the cab door.
The photo is now historic, since the switch in the background was removed...
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