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After the arduous climb from Peace River to Judah, now four miles behind them, the returning half of a GSL Turn on Northern Alberta Railways’ Peace River sub. is on essentially level prairie and crossing a minor tributary of the Heart River at mileage 37.7 near the hamlet of Marie Reine on Sunday 1980-09-28, less than four months before becoming part of Canadian National Railway.  Note the block of Pine Point ore cars behind SD38-2s 402, 403 and 404, a major traffic source from CN’s Great Slave Lake line at Roma Jct.
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Caption: After the arduous climb from Peace River to Judah, now four miles behind them, the returning half of a GSL Turn on Northern Alberta Railways’ Peace River sub. is on essentially level prairie and crossing a minor tributary of the Heart River at mileage 37.7 near the hamlet of Marie Reine on Sunday 1980-09-28, less than four months before becoming part of Canadian National Railway. Note the block of Pine Point ore cars behind SD38-2s 402, 403 and 404, a major traffic source from CN’s Great Slave Lake line at Roma Jct.

Photographer:
Ken Perry [177] (more) (contact)
Date: 1980-09-28 (search)
Railway: Northern Alberta Railways (search)
Reporting Marks: NA 402 (search)
Train Symbol: GSL Turn (search)
Subdivision/SNS: Peace River (search)
City/Town: Marie Reine (search)
Province: Alberta (search)
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2 Comments
  1. This is superb. Thanks for sharing.

  2. Sweet NAR scene.

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