Immediately after crossing the Richelieu river, MMA 3609 is flying over the Richelieu road. Notice the special structure supporting the bridge, highlighted by the flashes.
The weapons: an army of Vivitar 283 flashes as the sun has just set and the train is coming. MMA 5078 blasts by the old CP train station with terrific sound and smoke!
Identical twin set of zebra painted, cowl bodies, draper taper: CN 5436 and 5431 framed by the crossings; one for cars and one for the bicycle path on the left. By the end of the year, these where... (more)
The magnificient house in the background is called the Christie Manor. To see more,
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Crossing over the frozen Chambly canal on the turning bridge. Time for a walk or go fishing on the ice before spring arrives. As we where taking a walk, we heard the train coming. So I let my d... (more)
Squealing wheels is what this pic is all about. Checkout the curves as MMA St-Jean turn is pushing cars in the Bourassa transport's transload facility. That's how transportation should be: long ha... (more)
A pan shot as MMA # 2 crosses the Richelieu River on its way to Farnham
Montreal bound MMA 3613 North, crosses the Richelieu River at sunrise
Wide angle view of the MMA St-Jean switcher in front of the abandoned Singer plant. You can see thru the building!
4 noisy GEs are entering the town, clearing up the rails of a few inches of freshly fallen snow. MMA loco # 5078, 5021, 5026 and 2006. The post on the left are the remains of the CTC lines torn d... (more)
CN 2522 North crawls through the city
Flags are: Richelieu valley, Quebec province, Canada and the city of St-Jean-sur-Richelieu. In the background a solid trio of green ex-BN C30-7 is crossing the Richelieu river.
Montreal bound tonnage heads north with the Novagrain elevator one of the CN customer here in town
Amtrak Adirondack races south towards Rouses Point N.Y in heavy snow.
End of an era as CN 528 road switcher no longer exists. It's the 324/323 who stops in St-Jean and takes charge of the MMA interchange. Loco numbers are sisters # 8815 and 8813