RailPictures.Net Photo: CN 2042 Canadian National Railway Alco C630 at Lachine, Quebec, Canada by Ian Stronach
 
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Canadian National Railway (more..)
Alco C630 (more..)
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Lachine, Quebec, Canada (more..)
July 03, 1971
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CN 2042 (more..)
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Ian Stronach (more..)
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This freight from the East is about to enter CN's huge Montreal Yard (now called Taschereau Yard). This scene has changed considerably as the heavy industry is gone - the Norco fuel distribution plant closed and the huge Consumers Glass plant was destroyed in 1995 in a massive fire, replaced with a housing development. The CN four track mainline still is very active and the bridge in the background behind the CN signal bridge is the CP Adirondack Subdivision.
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