The hostler goes about his business readying units at the roundhouse at CPR's Glen Yard, the centre for passenger operations in Montreal.
The Canadian has made its first station stop two miles to the west of Windsor Station, the start of its trip from Montreal to Vancouver. The short, eight car consist was typical in the winter. W... (more)
The Delaware and Hudson leased four, Erie Lackawanna E8's for use on its passenger trains from Albany, NY to Montreal. The steam generating capacity of a single PA was insufficient for the cold ... (more)
CPR had three E8's. They were acquired in 1949 for use on passenger trains between Montreal and Boston jointly operated by CPR and the Boston and Maine. When ordered they were to be E7's like th... (more)
An FP7A and RS10 power "The Viger" as it begins its evening trip from Montreal to Quebec City. Passengers are embarking at Westmount, which was two miles from Windsor Station where the ... (more)
The blizzard has been raging for hours as one of the three switchers assigned to the Glen Yard, CPR's Montreal coach yard, moves a New York Central baggage car to place it on the head end D&H Laur... (more)
The late afternoon train from Montreal to Ottawa heads into the setting sun after making its station stop at Westmount, which is two miles west of Windsor Station. The D&H coach in the background... (more)
The "Atlantic Limited" from Saint John, NB is two miles from its destination at Montreal's Windsor Station as it pulls into Westmount. The container car behind the locomotive is one of six built ... (more)
Spring has finally arrived but the sun still sets early as CPR's first FPA-2 accelerates out of Westmount on its way to Ottawa.
On the first day of Spring the wet snow is falling as the head-end crew of an excursion train to Drummondville confer before backing their power down the two miles to Windsor Station to pick up th... (more)
Despite the D&H having four PA-1's and four borrowed EL E-8's to cover its passenger trains between Albany, NY and Montreal in the winter occasionally the very road weary RS-2's would be pressed i... (more)
"The Laurentian" passes CPR's Westmount Tower at the entrance to the Glen Yard
"The Laurentian" lifts out of CPR's Westmount Station as it begins its trip to New York City.
The overnight "Montreal Limited" from New York to Montreal lifts out of CPR's Westmount station for the last two miles of its run to CPR's Windsor Station.
Winter has come early to Montreal. A short inbound morning commuter train makes its station stop at Westmount before continuing on to Windsor Station.