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ex Resolute Forest Products 7910, Alma. Shown at Montreal 10/12/2015
CFFX (Chemin de Fer du Fjord) 26 on short term lease switching at Abitibi-Consolidated,
CANAC 1336 (ex CN 1336) SW1200RS switching Abitibi Consolidated's Division
Kenogami in Saguenay.
Aluminum Company of Canada
Alcan No. 72-359 S-2 Alco 70233 3/16/1943 Montreal Locomotive Works
Courtesy of Rio Tinto Alcan, Ian Stronach Collection
Alcan 26. Only two of these M420TR high adhesion truck
2000 HP units were built.
Lettered for parent Alcan, these units were numbered
in RS series and used by them. MLW #M6051-02 4/1972
Roberval Saguenay two paint schemes
Un-numbered unit acq. 4/1967 ex AAM (D) nee
Wabash 43-ton 300 HP GE 12496 7/1939
Axiall Canada Inc.
CSX 2383 a GP39 constrol slug switching Axiall at M.225.5 Montreal Sub. September 16, 2016
AXLX 7602 acq. 2011 ex POM (Port of Montreal) 7602 SW1001 EMD 758024-2
Note: Only 4 SW1001 sold by GMD (built by EMD) in Canada.
PPG_01 acq. 1996 (ex CN 7941 2nd, nee 7241) SW900 GMD A1193 12/1957
CANX 1349 (ex CN 1349) leased short term 2005. SW1200RS GMD A1799 6/1959
Ville St. Pierre
Can-Car 1 acq. 12/1956 (nee US Army 8491) Whitcomb DE-19A 65-ton 650
HP #60497 9/1944
Can-Car 1 Whitcomb 65-tonner Ville St-Pierre 10/21/1967 Peter Cox
Canadian General Transportation
Canadian General Transportation no number 50-tonner GE 29870 6/1948 nee Price Bros. No.5 spent its first forty years in Alma then to CGTX tank car facility in Riviere des Prairies. Shown here waiting scrapping by Andrew Merrilees (D) in Montreal. April 2004 Paul McGrane.
Canadian Refractories Ltd.
Timber and Mining
Canadian Refractories Ltd. No. 1 65-ton 550 HP GE 30807
2/1951 Rebuilt CGE Peterborough 6/1964
#NIL Plymouth JDT 5692 3/1953
Switching on National Harbours Board, Port of Montreal. 6/26/1969.
Ciment Quebec 50-ton B GE St.Basile-de-Portneuf Erick Pelletier
N14 rare Atlas 50-tonner. Lachine January 17, 1970
Domtar See: Norkraft Domtar
E. B. Eddy
E.B.Eddy 2 GE 25-ton Hull January 1972 Stan Jones/Bruce Chapman Collection
E.B.Eddy #nil GE 50 ton #27935 12/1946 (Rebuilt 1951 with Cummins engines
and from 45 ton).
Francon Construction 250-05 Plymouth 30-ton MDT #5854 6/1955 Walkley
Yard, Ottawa November 1972
#90 8468-8478-8741-8765 arriving Ottawa (from the Falls) with 90-tonner
DIT (Dead In Transit).
GE 31514 3/1952 80-tonner ballasted to 90-tons enroute to Franceshini Pit west of Shawville.
Subsequent owner; Hilton Mines, Bristol QC See: Lamarche McGuinty
G3 Port of Quebec
Former Bunge elevator CN Bassin Louise Spur
EFCX 1005 acq. 9/2018 SD40-3 (ex DLCX 1005, ex DMVW
3132 ex KCS 3132/6610, nee SD40 CN 5094)
Transferred 2022 from Brewer, SK elevator to Quebec City.
FURX 5563 acq. 12/2016 GP38-2 (ex NS 5563/4137 nee NW 4137). EMD 35657
Formerly, Xstrata Copper, originally Falconbridge
Note: WAMX 2002 last prior use MSR=Mississippi Southern 5/2019 a WATCO shortline.
Xstrata Copper 25 (acq. 5/1980 by Noranda Mines ex PA&McKR 180)
80-ton GE 31034 11/1951
Three units at what was originally Noranda Mines Ltd.
in Noranda. At right is 25, while hiding behind 27 is 18 another 80-tonner,
this one acquired new by Noranda Mines Ltd. 470 HP GE 32737 15/1956.
All remote controlled with two man crew.
Holcim (Canada) Inc
Holcim (Canada) Inc. CSLX 100 nee CP 6622 S-11 MLW #82564 7/1959
Holcim Ltd. Z100 S-11
MLW #82564 7/1959 (acq. 6/1977 ex CP 6622)
AGHX 1999 Ciment St-Laurent Cummins 600 hp re-engined Alco RS3 #78366
11/1950 Joliette 3/2004
It had an unusual joy stick control following conversion to industrial
use. It had little or no use at Joliette due to a
Hydro Quebec 12-012 Plymouth JLC-2 gas #2801 2/1928 CRM, Delson. June
30, 1985 Gordon J. Strathdee
IMTT-Quebec 321, acq. 6/2010 (ex East Jersey Rail Road and Terminal
Ex Kruger 240 Trois-Rivieres (formerly Domtar Newsprint, nee St.Lawrence
Bristol Mines, QC
"Dinky" switching "long hoppers" (Longitudinal ) used for track ballast.
ex Francon Construction 250-05 Plymouth 5854 6/1955
Martin Lajeunesse Enterprises
Les Entreprises Martin Lajeunesse Romeo &
Juliette acq. 5/2002 (ex St.Lawrence Cement, Beauport) GE 45-tonner
#32243 8/1954 This is a trucking company that operates a
wood chip reload centre on its new nearly 1 km spur to the revived
Quebec Central, East Angus. They ship the chips to the Kruger paper
mill in Bromptonville, QC and Domtar in Windsor, QC.
See also: Xstrata
Previously, Norkraft Domtar
SVGX 1343 acq. c.4/2021 (nee CN 1343) GMD A1743 7/1958
PHLX 1 acq. 9/2010 (ex Domtar 28-137 nee CN 7734) SW1200 GMD A1809
NOTE: The Norkraft Domtar pulp mill in Lebel-Sur-Quevillon (QC) had been stopped since November 2005 by a lock out. The mill permanently closed December 18 2008. The pulp mill and the sawmill, also closed, were responsible for 70% of the job in this one industry town of 3000 citizens located 600 km north of Montreal.
Chantiers Chibougamau acquired the mill in 2018 and it was reopened in 2020 as Nordic Kraft.
Only manufacturer in Canada of paraxylene (PX)
51% owned by Suncor Energy
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Porlier Express Inc. MP-100 GMD1 (ex CN 1422
r/b 6/1989 nee 1076 GMD 4/1960)
Port of Montreal
Port of Quebec
See G3 above
Quebec North Shore Paper
Quebec North Shore Paper 22 (acq.6/1979) ex Roberval & Saguenay
22 RS-2 MLW #81185 4/1955
Formerly, Quebec Iron & Titanium
RTFX 8144 acq. 10/2015 (ex PRLX 171, ex KXHR 171, ex HZJX 171, nee
Ford Motor 10016)
Rio Tinto Alcan Bauxite and Alumina. A rather bizarre
unit that has escaped everyone as it is hidden deep within Arvida.
Ronsco, Inc. Railcar
repair facility. Coteau-du-Lac (Cedars) March 26, 2016
Unlettered and unnumbered Sidbec Dosco 35-ton 240 hp CLC-Whitcomb 2645
Unlettered and unnumbered Sidbec Dosco acq. 7/1983 80-ton GE 31194
Smurfit-Stone Container (Canada)
Formerly, Abitibi-Consolidated, Stone Consolidated,
Smurfit-Stone Container (Canada) 2 (acq. 3/1969 ex L&N
24) Alco S-1 #73586 9/1945 October 6, 2006 Sean Kelly
A long history came to an end when the mill closed down
permanently October 31, 2008 with the loss 218 jobs.
Stone Consolidated 4 acq. 1986 as Consolidated Bathurst
3 nee Rock Island 911. SW900 EMD 23461 9/1959.
Savage Service contract switching of unloading facility of Suncor Energy's
refinery to bring crude oil from Alberta.
SVGX 7302 acq. 2000 (ex CN 7302 nee 1368) SW1200RM r/b 6/1987 PSC GMD
Thurso & Nation Valley
Union Carbide No# Whitcomb 65-ton 65DE19A #60440 4/1944
WestRock 2020 moving as FWDX 0005 eastbound at Belleville, ON 10/01/2020
See: Glencore Canada
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