A Roger Puta Photograph
Geez, 20 years ago! CP 6403, a straight SD40, is about to duck under Hwy 17 near White River, Ontario in May of 1997. This engine was sold by the CP two years later in 1999.
CP 420 pulls past the historic CP White River station. Trains now change crews further ahead closer to the bunk house.
CP 420 approaching White River with CP 8561 + CSXT 498
Preparing for a 7am departure back to Sudbury, VIA 6250 (and 6219 behind) sit at the White River station about 20 minutes before sunrise.
8-second, f/22 exposure
CP 6259 + NS 9168 hustle 421's freight into the setting sun
CP 421 heads westbound with Toronto to Winnipeg freight
CP 434402 sits in the yard at White River in relatively decent cosmetic condition. The caboose is used in MOW service and as a shoving platform.
VIA 6219 and 6105 roll past the bunkhouses at White River where CP crews change off on the White River-Chapleau and White River-Scheiber runs.
CP 401029 sits in the yard at White River, Ontario among other winter MOW equipment awaiting a possible call back to service next winter.
The time is 0844 as VIA 186 awaits a single passenger (the photographer) at White River station before departing at exactly 0900 for Sudbury.
An icon of northern Canadian railroading rests in a MOW equipment line at White River, Ontario awaiting its possible call to service next winter. This particular car was created by welding frames ... (more)
CP 9360 + CP 8769 team up with an 80 car set of oil cans. Here they are about to hit the west switch at White River and meet a detoured CN 111.
VIA 6105 and 6250 prepare to depart White River VIA Station after laying over here during the night. It will be 300 track miles before they are back in Sudbury.
CP 420 waits at White River for 101's arrival