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August the 1st, beginning of a new crop year...and both CN and CP are moving grain empties west for reloading. In the foreground, a pair of SD40s (5168 and 5172) have a colourful consist of government-owned cover hoppers in tow as they approach West Tower where CN's Rivers and Gladstone subs cross the CP Carberry sub 0.8 miles to the west. In the background, a similar CP train behind SD40-2 5723 and GP35 5021 waits its turn at the diamond. (Photo taken from the Provincial Road 240 bridge.)
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Caption: August the 1st, beginning of a new crop year...and both CN and CP are moving grain empties west for reloading. In the foreground, a pair of SD40s (5168 and 5172) have a colourful consist of government-owned cover hoppers in tow as they approach West Tower where CN's Rivers and Gladstone subs cross the CP Carberry sub 0.8 miles to the west. In the background, a similar CP train behind SD40-2 5723 and GP35 5021 waits its turn at the diamond. (Photo taken from the Provincial Road 240 bridge.)

Photographer:
John Eull [417] (more) (contact)
Date: 8/1/1987 (search)
Railway: Canadian National (search)
Reporting Marks: CN 5168 (search)
Train Symbol: wb (search)
Subdivision/SNS: Portage la Prairie (search)
City/Town: Portage la Prairie (search)
Province: Manitoba (search)
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2 Comments
  1. Very nice John. One of my favorite railfan spots !

  2. Love it. Would you have any pictures of Brandon ?

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