With fall colors taking place and the wave from the conductor, RS 62, the first of three round trips between Arvida and Port-Alfred is slowly departing Port-Alfred.
Once again mother nature decided to cool us down a bit at the same time the train was departing with loaded aluminium bloc flats. Sun and rain normaly create rainbows, but it wasn't the time to lo... (more)
Just before Arvida is the Chicoutimi River dam. The Port-Alfred to Arvida train rolls steadily right next to the reservoir before crossing the bridge over the dam at Pont-Arnaud.
On June 21, the Roberval & Saguenay Laterrière, Saguenay, Quebec turn from La Baie is returning to the yard and crossing the Rivière-à-Mars with a matched set of GP38-3s, RS 61 and 65.
An RS-2 in the shop at night. Recently brought back to life Roberval & Saguenay RS-2 is seen in Exporail's shop during 'Illuminated Trains' night shoot.
Running again, and flying white flags. RS 20 is an MLW RS-2 and the first roadswitcher built in Canada. It had not run for many decades, but after much volunteer work this summer, it was ru... (more)
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.