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  1. Cape Breton defector

    Cape Breton defector

    Old Sydney Colilleries 25, a 1900 built BLW 2-4-0, nee 2-4-0T used to work Cape Breton, until retirement in 1962. I've been to Old Sydney, and am sad to say that with the excpetion of a spur serving a scrap yard, there are no RR industries left (my 2006 Nova Sctotia map lied!). Although plenty...
  2. GP38-2's and the YEOMAN BROOK

    GP38-2's and the YEOMAN BROOK

    A GP38-2 sure is small compared to a coal ship! The SCR/ex-DEVCO Geeps are helping load coal, which will be used to generate electricity in Nova Scotia. The Canadian flag in the foreground isn't part of the loop structure, it's actually a private house. I took this and other photos of the...
  3. SCR 228 & 217

    SCR 228 & 217

    SCR 228 & 217, both GP38-2's are the power for the coal train. The unloading method seems to be moving 6 cars at the time. The are on the unloading loop.
  4. Loading coal

    Loading coal

    The coal loading facility at Sydney, NS. They're unloading from ship into railcars which then will be passed on from SCR to CBNS and finally to CN. Don't know if you can tell from the photo, but this is a loop. This is done twice daily apparently Monday-Friday using those cute green GP38-2's... 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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