A day on the WNYP that started with sun quickly turned to clouds, which would end up being the trend for the vast majority of the Southward trip of the Driftwood Turn due to pop-up rain showers in... (more)
Canadian Pacific MLW M636 #4708 and MLW FA-2 #4088 at CP's Toronto yard.
Looking more like NKP 765, WNYP 638 is about to crest Keating summit as the big MLW leads two other units and 25 hoppers south to the NS interchange at Driftwood.
A trio of WNYP M636's begin the assault on Keating Summit as they head north with 25 loads of stone for Turtlepoint just before the sun got eaten by the clouds.
With empties for the NS at Driftwood, WNYP 638 finds a pocket of light in the mountains as the train heads south.
M636s 87, 48 and C636 79 roll loads towards Port-Cartier.
Big MLW power at Sydney The daily CN freight is parked at the Sydney NS station, awaiting the crew. Behind the M636 leader are a pair of HR616 units.
Hornell turn from Olean blasts through Wellsville toward Hornell
CN MLW M636 2307 (2300-2339) Fort Erie, Ontario September 28, 1984.
Big MLW Power on the D&H. After meeting train 555, the dispatcher has lined train 556 out of the siding at Wadhams. The big MLW units are smoking as they dig in to get the train moving.
Loaded ore heads south behind M636s 41, 85 and 74.
Ore empties exit Tunnel #1 behind M636 81, C636 78 and M636 76.
More than 20 years later than Tom Nelligan's excellent picture of a young CP Rail M636 leading a westbound past the station at St. Lazare, PQ (http://www.railpictures.net/photo/649321), my father ... (more)