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  1. 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.
  2. Dropping rail

    Dropping rail

    Freightliner 6-axle hi-rail has delivering its load of new rails and ties to the needy area. You can see the headlights of an approaching Westbound from Thunder Bay.
  3. Land of bunk cars

    Land of bunk cars

    These days CP's Transcona yard is mostly used to store bunk cars. It's too bad that the relatively new bunks on flats are blocking the older converted 40' and 50' bunk boxcars. You can see them in the background, here's a close look: http://tinyurl.com/2yqstk. Right in front of me were these...
  4. Van convention?

    Van convention?

    How unusual is it to see 5 cabooses all together outside of a museum or a tourist RR setting. As you can probably guess by the couch in the foreground, this isn't the best setting by far - a converted landfill, i.e. garbage hill. These cabooses along with various work equipement, mostly bunk...
  5. CP boxcar oddity

    CP boxcar oddity

    On my last full day in Winnipeg I made it my priority to visit the only place that I haven't been before - CP Transcona yards. The yard is primary used to store unused CP MOW equipment. Where else would you see a line of 20 bunk cars on flats, 5 multimark cabooses in a row, or a line of...




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