RailPictures.Net Photo: VIA 6783 VIA Rail MLW FPA4 at Brockville, Ontario, Canada by Doug Lilly
 
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MLW FPA4 (more..)
Unknown
Brockville, Ontario, Canada (more..)
March 09, 1985
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VIA 6783 (more..)
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Doug Lilly (more..)
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One of the largely unseen aspects of the consolidation/separation of Ottawa and Montreal sections of trains to/from Toronto was the turning of the power that arrived from Ottawa on the CP branch from Smiths Falls. Cab units sometimes arrived in A-A sets, and those consists were just moved to the siding behind the station to wait for the returning counterpart. Single A-units and A-B consists were a different story, requiring a wye. The CP branch, after meeting the CN main line from the north, curved northwest behind the station, descended a slight grade, and then curved southwest, ducked under the CN main, and then reached a wye on the south side of the CN. Here a lone FPA4 emerges from the short tunnel under the CN as it rolls toward the wye.
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