A Trainmaster heads into the roundhouse for minor cosmetic surgery to repair some handrails and sheet metal that got rearranged in a sideswipe incident.
A leased B&LE F7A leads a long line of power at fuel facilities in St. Luc Yard. Once fueled and sanded the hostlers will move the units to the diesel shop, roundhouse or ready tracks. B&LE unit... (more)
The hostler is backing an FP7A and a leased BAR GP-7 into the St. Luc Yard roundhouse. St. Luc's 37 stall roundhouse was the last one built in Canada, opened in 1950 as part of CP's then new St. ... (more)
A one of a kind. Montreal Locomotive Works outshopped CP 4744 in May 1971 as a demonstrator. It was rated at 4,000 H.P. and was essentially an M-636 but with an 18 cylinder instead of a 16 cyli... (more)
The Trainmasters were assigned to the Hochelaga transfers and for unexplained reasons often were paired with a 1000 HP MLW RS-23. The three stock cars on the headend will be set off at one of the... (more)
The Jordan spreader crew is spending the day clearing snow in St. Luc Yard. The 2400 H.P. of the Trainmaster is more than enough to get the job done. The Trainmasters usually were assigned to tr... (more)
CP's flagship train The Canadian has only seven cars as it begins its 2,881 mile journey to Vancouver. The passenger equipped GP-9 is a rare sight as the normal lashup out of Montreal was GMD A a... (more)
CP had 21 Trainmasters, the majority of which spent their lives in the West. In the late 1960's and early 1970's there was always at least one in Montreal, dedicated to transfers between Hochelag... (more)
An eastbound freight moves through the Wentworth Golf Course on its way to the Arrival Yard at St. Luc.