Old stuff about an old derailment in the loop of the Port Minéralier, ship waiting to be load with iron ore in the background.
This is the unit pushing a little convoy since 5 milles/8 kilometers.
This Railway worker lead the train by walky talky since...5 milles/8 kilometers from the SNIM Port Mineralier ! It's a EMD GPL15 pushing fews different cars at the back to a small steal industry y... (more)
Loaded iron ore train with the last modern power of the SNIM.
Sitting at the diesel shop, CC109 shows off the paint scheme that the original SNIM order of SDL40s sported.
A handsome SDL40 basks in the African sun next to a SNIM passenger car.
Behind the GPL15 is a crew accommodation unit (kind of like CN's "white-fleet") used for transporting SNIM personnel between the port and the mine. Unfortunately I did not have the "pleasure" of r... (more)
BB210 moves a string of tank cars at SNIM's port. All SNIM locomotives have "SNIM" written in french on one side, and arabic on the other.
No. BB215 shoves a string of ore cars towards the dumper. SNIM mines iron ore in the interior of Mauritania and transports it to Nouadhibou (Cansado) for shipment. Notice the discarded Alstom loco... (more)
SNIM uses EMD GPL15's as switching locmotives at its port in Cansado (near Nouadhibou). The "L" stands for "Light", as it weighs slightly less than a regular GP15. Those boxes behind the cab are s... (more)