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So.... here's the other locomotive used by Martech Industrial Services Inc in the Welland area. This has the logo on it for "OSH Rail Services", reporting marks "MPRX 101" and this unit was rebuilt somewhere approx 2014 and it's been in our area for at least two years. The history of this thing is a mystery but it's used almost daily down here for those who want to go see it. Martech owns a railcar repair business down by the end of this line as well as switches this pipe plant with various spurs. This operation only has two grade crossings so it's a tough one to photograph unless you get lucky. I've photographed both the ex Stelco unit and this once each over the last couple years but can't say how often either are used.
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Caption: So.... here's the other locomotive used by Martech Industrial Services Inc in the Welland area. This has the logo on it for "OSH Rail Services", reporting marks "MPRX 101" and this unit was rebuilt somewhere approx 2014 and it's been in our area for at least two years. The history of this thing is a mystery but it's used almost daily down here for those who want to go see it. Martech owns a railcar repair business down by the end of this line as well as switches this pipe plant with various spurs. This operation only has two grade crossings so it's a tough one to photograph unless you get lucky. I've photographed both the ex Stelco unit and this once each over the last couple years but can't say how often either are used.

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Stephen C. Host [843] (more) (contact)
Date: 06/14/2018 (search)
Railway: Industrial (search)
Reporting Marks: MPRX 101 (search)
Train Symbol: Not Provided
Subdivision/SNS: Not Provided
City/Town: Welland (search)
Province: Ontario (search)
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4 Comments
  1. I have yet to catch that one on the loose. Nice shot.

  2. The NSC units are 45 tonners. The Stelco 615 is an 80 tonner so nearly twice the size so you are probably noticing the size difference :) 101 is probably an 80 tonner too no? I’m no expert in critters .. yet..

  3. I assume it was a hot day? :)

  4. That’s awesome. I love how they fly the flag up front. Reminds me of NSC except there’s something more exceptional about this one.

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