After a snow storm easter morning here in Goderich the cab windows of 1401 have iced over making a neat effect. The engine is in for some control stand repairs as you can see.
RLK 1401 has just finished setting out grain hoppers at the Goderich Elevators Limited and pulls up to the switch to service the Sifto Salt Mine. Salt trucks can be seen sitting along the road aw... (more)
The stormy sky has broken over Goderich, as 4001 trots into the yard after making the hill with 6 salt loads, stormy skies can still be seen over Lake Huron.
Heavy industry, Goderich style! All three main forms of transportation that serve Goderich Ontario can be seen here. The massive Great Lakes Boats belonging to Algoma Central, docked in the harb... (more)
GEXR 581 crests the 3% hill from the Salt Mine with 6 salt loads, the max that this trio could haul up the grade.
After leading 581 from Stratford and setting off grain empties at the Goderich grain elevator, the 1401 climbs back onto the 3% grade before easing into the Sifto Salt Mine.
GEXR 3834 is a GP35m ex-GEXR 66 exx-DGNO 66 exxx-AUNW 66 exxxx-AZC 3804 exxxxx-Kiamichi 3804 exxxxxx-MP 2617 exxxxxx-MP 2500 exxxxxxxxx-T&P 2500 ne-T&P GP35 600
GEXR crew shunts the yard with four units including two FP9u's, probably the only two in freight service in canada.
GEXR 581's conductor prepares to uncouple the power from the train at Goderich.
Lakeland and Waterways 4001, RA 1401, 1400 and GEXR 3821 idle atop the salt hill in Goderich before they pull into the yard to tie down for the day.
GEXR 3821 pulls into Goderich Ontario after about 8 hours running the Stratford turn. Here he pulls his train into the yard and by the old CN station.
GEXR 3834 attacked by vandals and gutted by the railway rests peacefully by the station with a part of its motor and some wheels in the foreground.
GEXR awaits it's fate at Goderich. It will be scrapped at the end of August 2004. To see more pictures Click Here.
This unit is presently working everyday between Stratford & Goderich Ontario. Plans to bring its sister 1400 are under way.