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It's heavy enough to ride on eight axels, and it's important enough to be cut in behind the engines. As far as my research goes, this thing is a Drawwork, a large electronic winch used with Oil Rigs. Yard engine 1546 watches his train go into a yard track at Moose Jaw.
These were the only trucks included in the popular MSTS Train Simulator game. In real life however, it is them who are on the train! Being cab-overs the engine is fully exposed to the elements toward the back of the cab. Is this smart?
Typical red CP Rail bulkhead loaded with ???. This load likely arrived on 542 from Regina, he was then switched into the lumber yard which is used as a team track. They get this sort of odd loads all the time, sometimes in pack of 10 cars, just two cars this time though. Note the safety stripes.
The Massive Schnabel Car was Built in Germany..This 36 Axle Giant, Weights 335 Tonnes..Coupler to Coupler, it's just under 91 Meters, long, making it the World's Largest Capacity Rail Car. (1987)..Approximately the Length of a Football Field. CP Rail will make Five Trips between Duluth...
Pictured at Willard for crew change. DODX 40007 flat car with a load of weighing in at 130,000 lbs. The special load was NAVY Center cab switcher # USN 65-00567.
Started its journey at its origin of Lee Hall Fort Eustis, Va and will
arrive at its destination of Nebo/Yermo, Barstow...
The Famous Schnabel Train is Returning to Duluth, Minnesota to Pick Up Another Pressure Vessel for the Heavey Oil Upgrader in Regina, Saskatchewan, Cdn. This Massive 36 Axle Giant the Length of a Football Field and Weighting 335 Tonnes was Built in West Germany. In all Five Trips were made, they...
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