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Although taken today, this is the same sight one could see 30 years ago in the 1970s. CN 560 is returning home light after completing its daily switching duties on the Watrous sub.
Note the primer door on 4703, the GP38-2 is showing its age.
Category: Vintage Freight Train Photos - Diesel Era
This little critter has the honour of being the only industrial, i.e. non-CN/CP locomotive in town. Although he belongs to the Saskatchewan Power Corporation (you can see the landfill in the background), he's actually leassed to GE Railcar repair next door.
He has since been donated to the...
Taking the main from the BOEING Siding at Mukilteo,WA after an eastbound Z passed.It is eastbound for Monroe,WA.
The power is a BRANDT power Unit with a tie loader on the truck bed and a five car GREX (Georgetown Rail) Slot Machine with an Excavator on board.Could not see if the excavator had...
The city of Saskatoon is located in potash country, meaning unit potash trains, and subsequent light power moves from the mines to the city, are a common site. Whenever possible CP likes to tag the potash power onto a manifest, in addition to wayfreight power (typycilally Geeps) which work grain...
Sutherland's CP IMS unit uses this little critter all the time to get around. The front grille must do wonders in collision protection against semis, GP38-2's, containers and giant forklifts! Although I've never seen it used to deliver cargo, it's fully equipped with safety stripes, a safety...
My first 8800, CP 8831 is the third unit, behind two AC4400CW, getting fueled after coming home as a light power move from a potash mine. Sure don't look like your typical gas station!
The green John Deer tractor/golf cart you see on the side is used to move around the shops. As well, note...
Currently CPR has 1600+ locomotives, and this is the 2nd newest! Recently they have taken delivery of 140 ES44's (CP 8700-8839) and I'm proud to say that I've managed to catch the 2nd newest ones right here in Saskatoon, mid-train, third unit on a potash train. Too bad a 96xx was leading in...
Motive Power Industries SD50-3 #5000 awaits it's next assignment at the Hamlet Engine Terminal. This unit was originally ATSF SD45 #5501. It was later rebuilt with a wide cab and operated as Dakota, Minnesota, and Eastern.
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