Wards Cut..........The Great Lakes that surround North America is called the "Snowbelt;" the frigid westerly winds off Lake Huron and mother nature cause the snow on the ground to drift. Thus caus... (more)
The conductor of GEXR train 581 confers with a mechanical shop worker in order to set off GEXR 3393 for an inspection.
After completing their set off of 18 grain loads at a mill and two empty covered hoppers for Sifto, GEXR 2303 and LLPX 2210 crawl back up the 4% grade into the town of Goderich.
GEXR 581 has shed their SD40-2 leader in the yard at Goderich and is now performing its work in the Port of Goderich.
Recently repainted from QGRY to GEXR, GEXR 2303 and LLPX 2210 run around some salt loads at the Sifto Canada mine in Goderich, Ontario.
Some pretty cool power sits outside of the shops at Goderich Station: RLK 4001 and GEXR 9392. The ex-SP SD45T-2 was in operational status for a few days before coming down with electrical problems... (more)
Some of the eclectic mix of power that defines GEXRs roster sits in Goderich, Ontario next to the station.
They don't make 'em like they used to: Goderich Station sits in a tranquil silence on a beautiful Sunday night. The ex-CNR building no longer serves passengers in Goderich but remains an icon of a... (more)
This former MKT unit is sitting stored awaiting repairs (if they ever do) by the shops in Goderich.
These units have seen better days as they rest in the ex CNR Goderich yard waiting their fate. Rumor has it the Railink FP-9's (ex VIA units) could be going to the OSR if things work out.
GEXR units set out cars at Goderich Harbour for the Sifto Salt Co. in the background. CSL freighter Tadoussac is tied up in the background, dwarfing the train.
Ships are tied up for the winter, but the trains continues to roll into the harbour at Goderich. GEXR 581 is about switch and pull cars up to the yard in Goderich.
Backing down the grade to the Sifto Salt Mine light units, the two RailAmerica painted units on the GEXR frame one of three six axle units on the GEXR. RLK 4096-HLCX 6061-RLK 2211.
This once proud CN plow now sits outside the GEXR Station where it is still used on a regular basis out of Goderich. It was built June of 37 and still has friction bearing trucks.
This engine still wears its Georgian Southwestern Colours, originally it was a proud Santa Fe unit, now it is a dead lined unit used for it parts and now set to become scrap metal.