A rather long RS train starts up the heavy grade out of Port-Alfred. With all four engines in notch 8, a public crossing and echoing hills all around, this is the place for a good show.
GP40-3 number 61 leads one of many daily trains out of Port-Alfred and bound for Arvida.
One of many daily trains bound for Arvida from Port-Alfred is leaving the latter city's yard limits. In the background are Rio Tinto Alcan's bauxite-receiving facilities.
The Port-Alfred switcher pushes a cut of empty bauxite hoppers for loading.
A pair of Super 7s and a pair of GP38s do battle with the grade out of La Baie.
The Arpa Sub Local is already down to a crawl, battling the serious grade out of La Baie (Port Alfred), Quebec.
An interesting gaggle of power doubles and triples it's train together for the last run of the day to Arvida. The Port Alfred Yard engine has been added to the point for the extra tonnage of the f... (more)
RS B23-S7 52 shuffle bauxite empties around the yard at Port Alfred.
Horizon Unlevel - very unlevel. RS 51, GMTX 2642 and RS 60 are down to a crawl, battling the serious grade out of Port Alfred with 35 loads.
The Alma Switcher arrives at "Usine-Alma" after returning from the CN interchange with 13 loads.
A pair of gorgeous RS GP38-3s idle at the RS/CN interchange at Saguenay-Power.
The Alma Switcher doubles 7 paper boxcars into the CN interchange at Saguenay-Power. These cars will be lifted by CN Train M369 while the RS hoppers will be forwarded to Arvida by CN Train M368.
RS GP38-3s 62 and 63 depart the smelter at Alma, Quebec with 7 paper boxcars and 27 empty hoppers for the CN interchange at Saguenay-Power.
RS GP38-3s 63 and 62 are returning from the interchange with the CN at Saguenay-Power with 13 loads for the smelter at Alma.