The crowds have gone home and the benches are empty. It is business as usual as another nameless train roars through Galt, ON. Just a few hours earlier though, it was a much different scene as tho... (more)
Vintage codeline and a searchlight signal stand guard at Galt, ON.
Northwestern Steel and Iron #74 looks horrible as it sits with other locomotives in a dead line in Galt, IL in May of 1985. In a minor miracle, this unit has actually been save and is getting some... (more)
Northwestern Steel and Wire 0-8-0 #74 awaits her fate in a field near Galt, IL in 1985. Ex-GTW 8374, I believe this unit was moved. I don't know the fate of the others.
5 units 5 paint schemes! NS 9833 set off by CP 243 the previous night due to a hot journal looks on as a colourful CP, DME, STLH CEFX CP 244 passes the Galt Station.
The power for the Toyota turn, TG12, is in the shop track at Galt after completing their day shift. Another crew will take this same power for another trip in the evening.
Ham Turn sitting in front of the Galt station on the west back track. Power is CP 8212 - StL&H 8225 with 1 load of lumber for Dumfries.
The 3099 was sitting in the Galt yard after being set-off earlier as a replacement for one of the units used on TG12 the turn for the Toyota plant.
CP 159 passing by the Galt yard with CP 9769 - SOO 6060 and 89 cars (long count). If you look closely at CP 9769 you can see where the Christmas lights are mounted as this is one of the units they... (more)
T69 heads around the wye with SD40-2's 6005 and 5662
CP 3057 - CP 1516 - CP 3038 resting on G4 as T69 heads around the wye with SD40-2's 5662 and 6005
Some perspective on the size of the Grand River Bridge
Is it an SD40 or 40-2? The letters say -2, but the trucks and dynamic brakes say 40. Regardless, it's a classic now. An excellent source tells me it ex CP SD40 5558 rebuilt by Alstom
Peek a boo. 5 units including an ex UP SD50 trail. Nice "calll letters" on the hopper.