Parked and burbling in the frigid night while 4 axle MMA 2002 is doing the switching on the tight switches in the small 3 track St-Jean yard.
Abandonned train! The train derailed last July at Ste-Sabine, stopping traffic on the subdivision. After 7 months, the B39-8E still there, vandalized. The headlight was robbed too. N... (more)
Bankrupt MMA will be history in a few weeks. Meanwhile these two dissimilar twins are doing the local switching in the Farnham region.
Stranded and abandonned train! Sunset on the Stanbridge sub. as it was declared unfit for traffic by Transport Canada after one too many grain car derailed last July @ Ste-Sabine, stopping traffic... (more)
Direct delivery! CN 324 uncoupled its train and moved forward so MMA 810 can pull it up to the interchange. This one's for my good friend Lorence T, "chef de train" on board this very CN 324...
A noname hammerhead is climbing the steep interchange after delivering cars to the CN at the other end.
With all these boats transiting on the Chambly canal, crew has a hard time keeping their eyes on the track!
In the middle: rainbow colored MMA 2003 and 8569 , on the left, agonising Singer sewing machine plant, on the right, cars to be brought to Bourassa transport...
Yet another funky MMA lashup... MMA 810 ran around it's train and is changing lane to couple on the other end. A three unit lashup is very rare on the 810, usually two are enough. Unit # are 2002 ... (more)
The setting sun brings out nicely the tuscan red paint on 8569.
MMA 810 coming out of the CN-MMA interchange, back on the main line. Tom is reversing the switch; the abandonned Singer manufacture plant acting as a background.
Two mile posts in the same picture... Rolling on the turning bridge and headed for Iberville to pick up it's train MMA810 will then head back to Farnham.
CN 324, delivering directly cars to MMA 810; a very rare move...
Wheels are squeeling when entering the Portec spur; especially the curve on the left... Simon is hanging on the railings enjoying the nice weather. Units are # 8541 and 2001.
Wide angle shot of MMA 5017 & 5018 parked on the mainline while MMA 2005 is doing all the switching (visible on the right). 4 axle unit is needed because of some tight spots on siding switches.