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With highway 401 closed in both directions through Milton due to a truck roll over I was forced to head south of town. CN trains 551 and 382 were block on block so I chose the new Louis saint Laurent bridge to catch the action, unaware of excitement to come. I missed 551 by a couple of minutes but soon noticed numerous small fires winning the roadbed through town set by a sparking wheel set. I soon figured 382 would be held at Ash until the fires were extinguished, but I was quickly surprised by a headlight breaking through the smoke, fanning many of the fires. It wasn't long before the bridge was packed with curious observers.
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Caption: With highway 401 closed in both directions through Milton due to a truck roll over I was forced to head south of town. CN trains 551 and 382 were block on block so I chose the new Louis saint Laurent bridge to catch the action, unaware of excitement to come. I missed 551 by a couple of minutes but soon noticed numerous small fires winning the roadbed through town set by a sparking wheel set. I soon figured 382 would be held at Ash until the fires were extinguished, but I was quickly surprised by a headlight breaking through the smoke, fanning many of the fires. It wasn't long before the bridge was packed with curious observers.

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Marcus W Stevens [355] (more) (contact)
Date: 04/15/2016 (search)
Railway: Canadian National (search)
Reporting Marks: CN 2913 (search)
Train Symbol: 382 (search)
Subdivision/SNS: Halton sub. (search)
City/Town: Milton (search)
Province: Ontario (search)
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