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CN Mountain Locomotive 6015

CN Mountain Locomotive 6015 – Jasper, Alberta In Early 1922, the Canadian National Railway ordered sixteen “Mountain” type locomotives from Canadian Locomotive Company. Designated as Class U-1-a, the locomotives were delivered in 1923  and assigned road numbers 6000 through 6015. … Continue reading

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Englewood Railway of Western Forest Products

The Englewood Railway of Western Forest Products transported logs by train for 100 years on northern Vancouver Island. The line was shut down November 7, 2017 after three workers died and two were injured when a train hit a maintenance … Continue reading

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Nanaimo – Wellcox Yard

Wellcox Yard – Nanaimo

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Rail – a fading glory

A bottom dump hopper car at Wellcox Yard, Nanaimo

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Nanaimo – Cranes and trains and clouds and planes

Cranes and trains and clouds and planes – a bit of Nanaimo at Wellcox Yard

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Nanaimo – Wellcox Yard

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Nanaimo Assembly Wharf and Wellcox Yard

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E&N Railway locks…

The train don’t run here anymore, but things are still locked up. The Esquimalt and Nanaimo Railway once operated freight service between Courtenay, Port Alberni, and Victoria, as well as the Dayliner passenger  service between Courtenay and Victoria. The only … Continue reading

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E&N Railway locks…

The train don’t run here anymore, but things are still locked up.

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The train don’t run here anymore…

No trains going but lots of plants growing…

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