"The Frontenac" has just begun its journey from Montreal to Quebec City when it approaches the sectionmens' flag and lantern indicating their work limit.
Winter has come early to Montreal. A short inbound morning commuter train makes its station stop at Westmount before continuing on to Windsor Station.
The D&H took over operation of the Republic Steel's Lake Champlain and Moriah shortline in 1969. An RS-3 was assigned to the mine run. The LC & M's only caboose, which was made from an ore jimmy... (more)
On Sunday afternoons the "Cornwall Swing" had what appeared to be a very unusual lashup. The four FP7A's had been brought to St. Luc Yard from Vaudreuil (Dorion) on Friday evening after... (more)
Two C40-9W's lead an eastbound coal train under the classic C&O signals which have since been replaced.
Two GP38-2's begin their six mile run down the Fields Creek valley with hoppers loaded at the West Carbon Mine. There is a small, three track yard at the mine that allows the road crew to build a... (more)
Two GP38-2's lead a train of coal hoppers down grade through the tiny village of Winifrede towards Winifrede Jct. where the coal will be loaded into barges on the Kanawha River. Transhipment ceas... (more)
Two GP38-2's move a string of hoppers under the loaders at the West Carbon Mine. Once loaded the train will descend the grade down the Fields Creek valley to Winifrede Jct. where the coal will be... (more)
Two GP38-2's lead a loaded coal train downgrade past the former Winifrede Railroad enginehouse. The coal will be loaded into barges on the Kanawha River at Chesapeake WV. The barge loading facili... (more)
Big Eagle Railroad's SW1500 switches the West Carbon Mine loadout. The railroad goes back to 1881 with the chartering of the Winifrede Railroad to serve the coal mines in the Fields Creek drainag... (more)
An FPA-4 and FPB-4 lashup leads a passenger train bound for Ottawa up Vaudreuil Hill. The FPA-4 was an MLW only product powered by the 251 engine. CN was the only purchaser of this model.
"The Montreal Limited" passes the home signal on the South Junction Lead approaching CP's Montreal West station. In one week the D&H will stop running passenger trains.
The overnight "Atlantic Limited" from Saint John, NB is slowing to a stop on Track 1 at the suburban Montreal West station as it nears the end of its journey. Most days the consist incl... (more)
The Trainmasters normally worked the transfers to Hochelaga due to the steep grade on Hochelaga Hill. Occasionally they would get other assignments, in this case a transfer to Lasalle. As the so... (more)
The Trainmasters normally worked the transfers to Hochelaga due to the steep grade on Hochelaga Hill. Here, the 8901 makes a very rare appearance on "The Peanut", the transfer between S... (more)