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  1. Old Timer

    Old Timer

    This ATSF WR-43 reefer, built in 9-23, survived in MOW service long enough to get BNSF markings with the roof walks and high-mounted brake wheel intact. She now rests at the Pueblo Railway Museum.
  2. Home Sweet Home

    Home Sweet Home

    Ancient C and O box car and old wooden reefer car converted to dwellings. C and O is far from home in Amarillo, Texas retirement.
  3. HEP power

    HEP power

    CP's AC4400CW fleet is not HEP equipped, thus this flat is used to provide power to the Holiday train. It has to be the best looking in the fleet - ironic since its one of the oldest, of '72 heritage. Lots of them still around in regular IMS service, probably the oldest IMS cars on any Class I...
  4. CP 3106 - Portage Geep

    CP 3106 - Portage Geep

    Portage la Prairie is one of the best places to railfan on the Prairies, as that's where the CN & CP mainlines meet, not to mention CP's & CN's Prarie North Lines. The town itself doesn't generate much traffic however, thus there's only one unit on duty - a GP38-2, ussually CP 3106...
  5. Penguins!


    So far, the only trai nto sport Sealand containers in the past 5 years is 115...Here we see a Sealand "Reefer plus" 40' container on CN 115.
  6. Reefer Madness!

    Reefer Madness!

    Reefer containers are very big on the CN Q-trains. They even have specially built genorator containers (such as the dirty one under the 5th car) to power them all. These Refrigerators are on a stack train behind CN 2225 and 2549. 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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