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Three ex-CP RS-18's (two recently repainted into an SP Black Widow-inspired paint scheme) lead a train consisting of 72 flat cars holding 48 windmill blades (as well as 1 loaded woodchip car up front), as it rounds the Baie des Chaleurs, headed for Matapedia and interchange with the CN. These windmill blades are destined for Texas and represent a new business for the Société du chemin de fer de la Gaspésie, which runs this scenic ex-CN line.
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Caption: Three ex-CP RS-18's (two recently repainted into an SP Black Widow-inspired paint scheme) lead a train consisting of 72 flat cars holding 48 windmill blades (as well as 1 loaded woodchip car up front), as it rounds the Baie des Chaleurs, headed for Matapedia and interchange with the CN. These windmill blades are destined for Texas and represent a new business for the Société du chemin de fer de la Gaspésie, which runs this scenic ex-CN line.

Photographer:
Michael Berry [1742] (more) (contact)
Date: 03/04/2017 (search)
Railway: Societe de chemin de fer de la Gaspesie (search)
Reporting Marks: SFG 1819 (search)
Train Symbol: Not Provided
Subdivision/SNS: SFG Cascapedia Sub (search)
City/Town: Nouvelle (search)
Province: Quebec (search)
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6 Comments
  1. Nice angle!

  2. Thanks everyone. This is the Société du chemin de fer de la Gaspésie, waiting for the admins to add that railway in the dropdown menu. The middle unit is ex-OCR and the other two are ex-NBEC.

  3. It looks like they were on Ottawa Central but I`m not sure.

  4. Were they on OC as well? 1859 and 1842 are down here on Trillium and they still have the OC paint

  5. Nice Shot Michael! What Railway is that?

  6. Nice! That scheme is sharp in this unit.

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