Broken rail underneath the derailed CBNS 5009 at Cruger, IL. Talked to the engineer of the train and he said he believes the broken rail was the result of the derailment. This was only a minor der... (more)
The Cape Breton & Central Nova Scotia GP9 1705 is posed outside the New England Central Railroad shops in St. Albans, Vermont. The unit is the former RLK 4002 and originally a low-hood Southern Pa... (more)
The final GWI-painted unit to roll out of the New England Central Railroad's shops at St. Albans, Vermont, under the hands of contract painters, was the Cape Breton & Central Nova Scotia GP9 1705.... (more)
The first unit to wear the CBNS Lion Shield logo in a quite a few years, the former GEXR 4022 has become Cape Breton & Central Nova Scotia 3022 under the GWI.
CBNS GP50 #5007 pulls up next to a string of hoppers in I&O's Springfield Yard.
With Northumberland Strait in the background, CBNS Train 306 coasts through Havre Boucher eastbound toward Sydney NS. 1997 would be the beginning of the end for the vulnerable MLW's of the CBNS. S... (more)
There is a lot of information about the coal and steel industry in Nova Scotia on Wilkapedia. In 1970 there were still a few years of prosperity left for Sidney Steel. GMC chopped this unit fit lo... (more)
Holding in the IHB yard...
A pair of former BN GP50's, now owned by RailAmerica, assigned to the CBNS, and pooled by the CF&E.. lay over in IHB's Riverdale yard before departing eastbound back to Fort Wayne on CF&E's road f... (more)
On a day when the wind chill was -47F we find CB&CNS C630 2035 leading the eastbound train on the Goderich and Exeter. About 2 hours from now 2035 would stall and it's air starter would 'blow' r... (more)
Climbing hill from Grand Narrows Bridge westbound.
Former Cape Breton & Nova Scotia C630m 2029 awaits it fate with the scrapper.
"one man gathers what another man spills." Former Cape Breton M630's parts will wind up in the Morristown & Erie's ALCOs.
M630 arrived at Lake Junction Friday, 27 January. It was on Delaware-Lackawanna's deadline in Scranton. I am unsure who owns it or where it is going. Thanks Tom for the heads up.