Christmas at Exporail. CP 2850 and LNER 4489 are in the middle of the main hall at Exporail, with Christmas decorations out.
Lots of switching going on at Exporail. While CN 7300 switches in the background, CP 1608 takes a break from switching in front of Barrington Station at Exporail.
CP 1608, an EMD GP9u, sits outside in front of Hays station at Canadian Railway Museum (Exporail).
CN 30 (GE 70 tonner) is preserved at Exporail, but unlikely to ever run again. Behind it is VIA 6309.
A pair of steam engines for Christmas? CP 2850 and LNER 4489 are in the middle of the main hall at Exporail, with Christmas decorations out.
Dressed up for Christmas. With Christmas just under a month away, CP 144 is dressed up for the holidays at Exporail.
'The bug.' Built by the Montreal Park & Island Railway in 1901 for the Shawinigan Water & Power Company, this electric locomotive was affectionately known as 'the bug. Later it was sold to ... (more)
A low-slung engine. A broadside shot such as this one shows how low-slung the LRC engines are. Here VIA 6921 enjoys the afternoon sun at Exporail.
A difference in noses. While essentially identical internally when built, a GP9 and an FP9 look very different externally. Here we see AMT 1311 with its roadswitcher body and chopped nose (... (more)
An unusual wheel arrangement. At the entrance to the Canadian Railway Museum can be found a rare steam engine wheel arrangement, a 2-4-0. This steam engine was built by Baldwin in 1900 as a... (more)
Baterred VIA logo. The VIA logo on the side of VIA 6309 has seen better days. It was donated by VIA Rail to Exporail about a decade ago but has not been refurbished and has been stored outs... (more)
GMD GP9 and FP9. AMT 1311 and VIA 6309 are coupled together at Exporail. Both were built in London, Ontario by GMD and ended their careers in passenger service. AMT 1311 started life as CN ... (more)
An ex-CGR steam engine, out in the sun for once. CN 5550 is normally stored in building 5 at Exporail, which is not open during the winter months. I was happily surprised to see it out for ... (more)
Halloween at Exporail from up above. From the elevated vantage point of a balcony on the second floor of the main hall at Exporail we can see that a number of exhibits have been decorated f... (more)
Turning an engine the old fashioned way. Two volunteers push Exporail's ex-CP turntable with CP 1608 on it. Behind it is Hays Station.