RailPictures.Net Photo: CP 4727 Canadian Pacific Railway MLW M636 at St. Clet, Quebec, Canada by Ian Stronach
 
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Canadian Pacific Railway (more..)
MLW M636 (more..)
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St. Clet, Quebec, Canada (more..)
January, 1971
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CP 4727 (more..)
CP 915 (more..)
Ian Stronach (more..)
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The train powered by two M636's that are barely four months old is stopped to make a standing inspection, as all westbound freights did at St. Clet. In this era of most freight cars still having plain bearing trucks CP required a standing inspection every 40 miles. The Special Instruction stated the inspection could be performed as follows. "Head-end trainman detrain from the engine at a point half the train's length from the anticipated stopping point of the caboose. He will then give one side the train a pull-by inspection until it stops, when he will cross over and walk up the other side of the train to his engine, performing the standing inspection. As soon as the train stops the rear-end trainman will walk up one side of the train performing the standing inspection to the point where the head-end trainman crossed over. He will then cross over to the other side and give a pull-by inspection to the rear portion of the train as it pulls by slowly."
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