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Heavy Haul Haven


   Alco-philes Utopia


   Cartier Railway 81 and 74  on a southbound ore pellet train at Able, the first siding north of Port Cartier. 


   At Able, P.Q., June 7, 1981 Kodak negative by S.Danko


   notable:


   Cartier 81: a 1975 built MLW M-636, scrapped 2003


   Cartier 74: a 1973 built MLW M-636, sold in 2002 to Marine Diesel Engines


   Cartier Railway (now Arcelor Mittal Mines Canada) first generation  MLW's, Alco's, and GMD's out of service or sold by 2000 and or scrapped by 2011


   The six axle Alco's MLW's retired by 2002, some sold, some scrapped, several to WNYP (and since retired).


   Arcelor motive power is now nineteen GE AC4400CW, five SD70's, two SD90's and some leased GE's. ( credit  Trackside Guide)


   sdfourty
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Caption:

Heavy Haul Haven

Alco-philes Utopia

Cartier Railway 81 and 74 on a southbound ore pellet train at Able, the first siding north of Port Cartier.

At Able, P.Q., June 7, 1981 Kodak negative by S.Danko

notable:

Cartier 81: a 1975 built MLW M-636, scrapped 2003

Cartier 74: a 1973 built MLW M-636, sold in 2002 to Marine Diesel Engines

Cartier Railway (now Arcelor Mittal Mines Canada) first generation MLW's, Alco's, and GMD's out of service or sold by 2000 and or scrapped by 2011

The six axle Alco's MLW's retired by 2002, some sold, some scrapped, several to WNYP (and since retired).

Arcelor motive power is now nineteen GE AC4400CW, five SD70's, two SD90's and some leased GE's. ( credit Trackside Guide)

sdfourty

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Date: 06/07/1981 (search)
Railway: Cartier (search)
Reporting Marks: CART 81 (search)
Train Symbol: CART 81 south (search)
Subdivision/SNS: Able (search)
City/Town: Able (search)
Province: Quebec (search)
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One Comment
  1. Once upon a time that was one heck of a place !!! Nice capture.

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