A pair of CN suburban engines. Both CN 49 (MLW 4-6-4T) and CN 6711 (GE boxcab electric) spent their entire careers in suburban service in Montreal and are preserved at Exporail. For more tr... (more)
CN 49 (class X-10-a) is a 4-6-4 tank engine which was used as a bidirectional engine on a Montreal commuter line. It was originally built by the Montreal Locomotive Works for the Grand Trunk as GT... (more)
MLW built CN 49 on display with period passenger cars in trail.
A couple of well placed flashes bring out the finer details of this Baltic tank locomotive used on the Montreal-Rigaud commuter line. When built, loco # was GTR 1544.
The Hogger on this outbound gives John the eye. For the companion view, click "CN 49" above.
A CN commuter train departs. This view recorded on the photographer's second trip to Canada to railfan, the first in September 1953 to Ontario.
Preserved equipment at Exporail (Canadian Railway Museum) in St.Constant,Quebec.
I use an Olympus C-3000zoom.This shot was hand held.Shutter speed 1/13 sec,Aperture F2.8,400 ISO,and focal lenght ... (more)