NBEC 1818 and 6905 sit outside of the wheel shop at CN's Homewood shops awaiting disposition. 1818 was later sold for scrap and most likely scrapped on site and the 6905 was sold to the DMVW.
Westbound from Mirimachi runs along the Baie Chaleur as it approaches the yard at Campbellton
Former New Brunswick East Coast Rwy SD40s 6900 and 6904 appear to have been rebranded for Allied Services. They are awaiting disposition in Homewood.
NBEC 403 makes up his train on this snowy morning. I expect that these old units will not live much longer as the CNR has repurchased this road.
The very next day, at the same spot, 402 comes barreling down the mainline, with the same power, except a WAY shorter train, of one Centerbeam car for Bathurst.
Track gangs moved into siding to make room for NBEC 6910 and 1849. The pair has just dropped its train in Bathurst yard and is in the process of looping the power for the return trip back to Campb... (more)
NBEC 1818 and 1814 approach Madapedia Quebec on the Cascapedia Subivision. The train will be turned and then proceed South on the Mont Joli Subdivision for 12 miles to Campbellton, NB.
NBEC 402 rumbles by with 2 Oil tanks on the way to Moncton. It came back running light that very same evening
NBEC 578 working in Miramichi yard, with 402's power (CFMG 6907) dead in tow
CFMG 6902 leads train 402 around the curve beside the UPM-Kymmene paper mill. Today's train is 37 cars long, compared to the usual 3-5 cars.
NBEC 402 enters Gordon Yard. Dead RS18u 1819 will be left behind and will travel on CN and CB&CNS rails to the SCR shops in Sydney Nova Scotia. There it will have its main generator repaired.
NBEC's ex. CP RS18's 1867 and 1868 prepare to depart the yard in Miramichi, NB.
With our big storm we had last night, NBEC Plow Extra 616-20 has a Blade-full of snow as it approaches the crossing at West Collette Road. This shot is dedicated to Foreman Rick Trenholm, wing ope... (more)