What was better than finding two Quebec Cartier Mining AC44s paired for an ore train? THREE of them together on freight train M155 on August 14! The M155 is seen rolling across Bridge 3 and the ... (more)
Cartier Railway MLW M636 No.74 in its original paint scheme, with a GP9 No.54 in the background. August, 1974.
Cartier Railway MLW RS-18 No.64 at Port Cartier's diesel shop. Cartier's RS-18 numbered 61-68.
Cartier MLW M636 No.47 former Canadian National 2312, with Cartier M636 number 72 and 76 at the Port Cartier diesel servicing area August 10, 1986.
The August 9 ArcelorMittal/Quebec Cartier Mining Railway freight is seen departing Port Cartier just before sunset with 49 cars in tow for points north. The biweekly train is used to service the v... (more)
A set of big MLWs lead an empty ore train out of Port Cartier and into the Quebec wilderness on September 10, 2001. A planned week-long trip on the Cartier would be cut short when events on the ne... (more)
September 12, 2001 -- I was in Canada and the day before terrorists struck the U.S. There were almost no trains that ran on the Cartier on 9/11 and I spent most of the day in remote Quebec trying ... (more)
QCM AC4400CW 17 passes QR on the South Sub a few minutes after departing Port Cartier.
An empty ore train begins the climb to Able in the last rays of light for the day.
QCM AC4400CW 29 departs Port Cartier, Quebec with a train of ore empties for Mont Wright. The mighty St. Lawrence River can be seen in the background.
A set of ore empties begin the climb out of Port Cartier.
A pair of Cartier AC4400s climb out of Port Cartier, heading north for another load of ore.
A set of ore empties depart the docks at Port Cartier for another load from the mine at Mont Wright.
QCM 25 leads a train of loaded ore cars over the south siding switch at Able, where it met a northbound empty.
Southbound ore train