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A CN freight powered by HR616, M636, and SD40 is eastbound on the south track through CN Aldershot West, a year or so after the Aldershot Yard expansion moved its west-end connection here. 
Cars on the train include an orange and white Dupont Canada "sclair" covered hopper, 5 well-car platforms ahead of it, and a head-end flat car carrying highway trailer SPLZ 731342 with "Southern Pacific Golden Pig Service" - emblem is a smiling pig wearing an SP cap. 
Vantage point is the wrong side of the tracks from a public access point of view, times have changed. The chimney of the former Burlington Brick works, beyond Lemonville Road bridge, is further away than it looks.
Copyright Notice: This image ©Bill McArthur photo, J.Pittman collection all rights reserved.



Caption: A CN freight powered by HR616, M636, and SD40 is eastbound on the south track through CN Aldershot West, a year or so after the Aldershot Yard expansion moved its west-end connection here.
Cars on the train include an orange and white Dupont Canada "sclair" covered hopper, 5 well-car platforms ahead of it, and a head-end flat car carrying highway trailer SPLZ 731342 with "Southern Pacific Golden Pig Service" - emblem is a smiling pig wearing an SP cap.

Vantage point is the wrong side of the tracks from a public access point of view, times have changed. The chimney of the former Burlington Brick works, beyond Lemonville Road bridge, is further away than it looks.

Photographer:
Bill McArthur photo, J.Pittman collection [227] (more) (contact)
Date: 1992-05-24 (search)
Railway: Canadian National (search)
Reporting Marks: CN 2103, CN 2316, CN 5079 (search)
Train Symbol: Not Provided
Subdivision/SNS: Aldershot West (search)
City/Town: Burlington (search)
Province: Ontario (search)
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3 Comments
  1. The smokestack is interesting. Brick works? The deep red colour of the mud rising through the tracks at this location today indicates how rich the soil is…. colour wise even to this day. Or it’s a remnant of the brick works :)

  2. Intermodal containers seem to have replaced many piggyback trailers and roadrailer trains. The nearest well car (platform) seems to be carrying another truck-trailer.
    Wonder how many shippers liked the name “Golden Pig Service” and smiling pig mascot ?

  3. Chi-Can load in the SP pig van?
    I used to see SP piggyback trailers at Chican’s dock at Midcon during the mid 1980′s.

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