Heading light to Westyard.
Canac ex-CN S13 8701 and BJRY 900 sit in Rochelle. Quite a neat sight to see a Alco engine.
Canac crews connect a hose to the CANX 8700 and use it to fire compressed air to free the switch of ice & slush.
Heading down the steep grade to Marathon Pulp Inc. with woodchip loads.
This is a privately operated RCL switcher. They switch out one of UP's largest customers in the Vegas Valley. This unique looking locomotive is a CN rebuild. It is a cross between a SW1200 and a G... (more)
Coming light out of the yard after bringing down 6 woodchip loads for Marathon Pulp Inc.
Heading light into the mill.
a beautiful day for switching operations at MPI, thats the tug Anglican Lady w/ barge PML 900 at the dock
This former CN S-13u has been moved to Beiseker for preservation in the Alberta 2005 Railway Museum.
CANX 1518 was the switcher at the Tembec mill in Smooth Rock Falls, ON until the mill closed permanently. It was brought to the next Canac site; Marathon. The locomotive was useless for the site (... (more)
EX CN SW1200 1336 bringing loads of Paper out of the Mill to go to Jonquiere to be interchanged with CN
Returing to grab some loads after bringing up 10 woodchip empties for eastyard
The Canac is switching out two Sodium Chlorate cars for the mill
CANX 8700 came up to clean the switches, they have a neat contraption that attaches to the air hose and sprays compressed air to blow the snow away.
Using the beltpack, the CANAC pushes 5 lds into the yard