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  1. Southern Railway of Vancouver Island

    Southern Railway of Vancouver Island

    SRY GP9's 110 and 119 at Wellcox yard in Nanaimo sporting the new Rail Link logos.
  2. SVI 119

    SVI 119

    Southern Railway of Vancouver Island GP9 119 in Nanaimo, BC. Southern Railway of VI operates the former Esquimalt and Nanaimo Railway on Vancouver Island. The SVI is operated by the SRY(Southern Railway of BC). Currently the 2 GP9's make up the SVI's entire roster, however more units will be...
  3. VIA Nanaimo (Gone)

    VIA Nanaimo (Gone)

    A couple days ago VIA's Nanaimo station was burned to the ground. This is how I'll always remember it though. Note the boarded up windows and the two station signs, VIA's blue and CP's original.
  4. E&N Railway 3870

    E&N Railway 3870

    Detail shot of front end of E&N Railway GP38 3870. Ex-Conrail 7818.
  5. Red White & Blue

    Red White & Blue

    An up close and personal view of Esquimalt & Nanaimo GP38-2 3870 taken in Nanaimo, BC on November 9, 2000
  6. Ferry transfer

    Ferry transfer

    Esquimalt & Nanaimo GP38-2s 3870 & 3877 unloads a string of cars from ferry at the Wellcox Yard in Nanaimo, BC is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to - An online railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used railroad books. Railroad pictorials, railroad history, steam locomotives, passenger trains, modern railroading. Hundreds of titles available, most at discount prices! We also have a video and children's book section. - An online model railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used books. Layout design, track plans, scenery and structure building, wiring, DCC, Tinplate, Toy Trains, Price Guides and more.

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