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  1. Helping Out

    Helping Out

    A CN Boom Truck hoists a section of fractured rail for the welding crews.
  2. Unknown railcar at Blosberg

    Unknown railcar at Blosberg

    While waiting for a train at Blossberg, I happened to catch sight of this unusual tank-trailer-on-rails thing. My best guess is it is related to MoW in someway, but I'm not totaly sure.if you know otherwise, go ahead & tell me so I can make a more accurate description.
  3. Howdy!

    Howdy!

    A UP M.O.W. worker waves to the engineer of UP 2005 (es SSW) GP60 as he rolls over one of the diamonds at Saginaw.
  4. FCA ALS-3069

    FCA ALS-3069

    FCA ALS-3069 being turned at Vespasiano yard
  5. FCA ALS-3029

    FCA ALS-3029

    FCA ALS-3029 with new painting at Corinto garage.
  6. CN 621-00

    CN 621-00

    This Nordco M2 was being escorted by a Hi-Railer through Windsor Junction near MP 15.5 of the Bedford Sub.
  7. Flatcar with sides

    Flatcar with sides

    Not sure what it's loaded with, but this flat is in good company, a spreader to the right and a 1940's 40' box to the left. The over-patched hopper in the back makes a good modern background. This flat can easily be modelled from a 40' Athearn flat car.
  8. CP 40' box in 2008

    CP 40' box in 2008

    Although they won't admit it, CP loves their old 40's, as they're all over MOW service refusing to die! Surely a number of 'newer' 50's are making it onto the MOW circut, but the 40's fleet remains strong. I really like this one since it looks stock, particularly if you don't notice the newly...
  9. Sperry van

    Sperry van

    Who decided to show up to my favorite railfan spot in the middle of nowhere? Why the friendly forman of course. The crew (2 regular hi-railers as well) soon took off W/B fixing the CN TRANSCON.
  10. CPR MOW Transporter

    CPR MOW Transporter

    CP has converted a number of old cabooses into MOW Transporters - notable for their white paint, rock-resistent windows and being spotted on work trains. Compare to this CP regular, standing across from hom, both have graffiti! http://tinyurl.com/yoeval
  11. CTRW work train?

    CTRW work train?

    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...
  12. CP spreader

    CP spreader

    More rusty then CN's version LOL: http://tinyurl.com/ywfq69
  13. CN Track-carrier

    CN Track-carrier

    This is what happends when CN takes an old bulkhead and converts it to MOW service. Funny, CN's web adress didn't fit on one line!
  14. MOW crane

    MOW crane

    This is the typical MOW crane for JR line. Also shovel type is exist.
  15. MOW leader

    MOW leader

    This is the typical MOW leader for JR line, various colour schemes are exist.
  16. MOW train of SOTETSU

    MOW train of SOTETSU

    This MOW train is operated by SOTETSU (Sagami Railway). Such MOW train is a majority type.
  17. Waiting for passage

    Waiting for passage

    A MOW crew waits next to their hi-rail, for a W/B IMS to pass before continuing work - unloading new ties for the mainline.
  18. Grinding

    Grinding

    He may be wearing a skirt, but you can still see sparks fly in-between the rails! Sure looks like a GE 80T from a distance, especially with those dithlights. Althogh he may look dirty, this is actually he's clean side, the other one is covered in grinding dust, or whatever is it this machine...
  19. Grind it up!

    Grind it up!

    Finally managed to catch a Railgrinder in action, even though this is the 'mini' version, it's still impressive. Note the camera pointed down at the track, the fire extinguishers on the sides and the bucket on the front porch. Sure looks like a re-worked GE 80T. Only a few weeks ago these...
  20. Good morning

    Good morning

    Two MOW workers discuss the upcoming grinding project, involving a LORAM Railgrinder along with other more traditional equipement pieces such as a tamper and broom. Note the trucks paint. It's classic CP Rail Systems, re-patched in the modern CPR flavor. That way the whole truck doesn't need...




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