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It's getting to the end of a cold Sunday -  early in January 2009...the stock market was plunging, trains were getting shorter...and in a few days, Sully would make his miracle landing.

A small rerouted G872 grain train switches from track 2 to 1 at Snake  - and heads east.
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Caption: It's getting to the end of a cold Sunday - early in January 2009...the stock market was plunging, trains were getting shorter...and in a few days, Sully would make his miracle landing. A small rerouted G872 grain train switches from track 2 to 1 at Snake - and heads east.

Photographer:
Greg Roach [69] (more) (contact)
Date: 01/11/2009 (search)
Railway: Canadian National (search)
Reporting Marks: CN 2640 (search)
Train Symbol: G872 (search)
Subdivision/SNS: Burlington (search)
City/Town: Burlington (search)
Province: Ontario (search)
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One Comment
  1. Nice catch. These G872s were few and far between, but this was the regular route for them. They were generally Waterloo, IA – Quebec City, PQ trains.

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