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Manitoba shortlines

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BNSF (Manitoba) Ltd.

Formerly, Midland Railway of Manitoba
Jointly owned by Northern Pacific and Great Northern.

Two views of Midland 2 switching in Winnipeg. 10/16/1970 John Sutherland

 

Midland 1 SW900 GMD A846 5/1956 Winnipeg 8/1/1961 Taylor Woolston
Sold 8/1969 to a locomotive dealer and resold to two others. Finally resold 12/1969 BCH&PA 931.

2 GP9 GMD A1091 3/1957 Winnipeg 8/1/1961 Taylor Woolston
Equipped with steam generator to protect passenger trains of GN and NP Winnipeg to USA.


Burlington Northern Manitoba

BNML 2 ex MofM 2 Winnipeg Yard shop track. Two photos 7/08/1993

BN 12397 with BNML 2.



BNSF 1685 ex BNML 2 nee M of M 2. 8/1/2003 Taylor Woolston

Later Prairie Dog Central.

BN 12580 Taylor Woolston


CANDO (all provinces) scroll down to CEMR

City of Winnipeg Hydro See: Winnipeg Hydro

Greater Winnipeg Water District


Hudson Bay
OmniTRAX

Operating 810 miles of former CNR track.

2502 ex NWPR, SP 6595 GP35 EMD 29569 6/1964
Enroute to Central Kansas, Cicero, IL 7/19/2000 Dave Eagen

Note: Central Kansas Ry. operated 900 miles of mostly ex AT&SF.
Sold June 29/2001 to Watco which created Kansas & Oklahoma.

CKRY 2506 Fort Collins, Colorado 1/23/2012

2509 (nee SLSF 516) GP7 EMD 10189 6/1950 The Pas September 2, 2009 Grant McVittie

ex Central Kansas 2511 still in HBR paint scheme. HBR 1997 - 4/1999 ex Mid South 1066 ex ICG 8227
GP10 1850 HP nee GP9 IC 9227 EMD 22292 1/1957 Donated 5/2001 Waynoka Historical Society.
10/20/2007 Waynoka,OK Michael Richmond

HBRY 2512 acq. 1997 (ex Georgia Woodllands 45, nee Chicago, West Pullman and Southern 45).
SW8 EMD 16827 11/1952 Retired 2002

Last OmniTRAX Alco! HBRY 3550 (ex CN 3550) M420 MLW M6081-21 5/1974
March 7, 2010 Grant McVittie

OMLX 3600 GP35 EMD 29705 12/1964 Denver, Colorado 5/14/2015 Bill Hedges

ex CKRY 2503, ex HBRY 2503, ex NWPR 6600 ex SP 6600 nee 7703

Great Western Railway of Colorado operates 80 miles of various lines.
HBRY 3600 leads freight coming off UP into North Yard, Fort Collins. 10/18/2012

HBRY 3600 (ex 2503) Fort Collins, CO 9/30/2011

HBRY 4201 one of two ex CN GP40-2's. GMD A3454 5/1976 ex CN 9659

OMLX 4201 at Kelim Jct. CO 1/24/2016

HBRY 5008 big power! One of ten SD50's acquired 2008 from NRE. EMD 847049-19 12/1985 nee CNW 7018
Ottawa, IL 10/10/10 Two photos Dan Grobe

Former HBRY 6526 GP38-3 (nee SP 7414 GP35) EMD 28468 12/1963
Transferred to Kettle Falls International. Now assigned to Great Western.
Photographed in Denver, CO 3/29/2011 Derek Brown

OMLX 9570 nee CN 9570 GP40-2 GMD A3205 4/1975
One of 4 GP40-2 units at HBRY later transferred out.

 


Keewatin

A spinoff of a spinoff! Keewatin Railway is First Nations-owned (April 1, 2006) to operate the ex Hudson Bay (ex CNR) branch 185 miles from Sherritt Junction to Lynn Lake. (See map below) A mixed train in conjunction with VIA operates twice a week between The Pas and Pukatawagan.

KRC 2403 (nee B&O 3822) GP38 enroute likely to replace one of two MLW M-420's.
BNSF Minneapolis, MN diesel shop March 1, 2011 John Hill

KRC 2402 (ex 2400, ex HBR 3501 ex CN 3501) M420 MLW M6071-02 5/73 Nov. 18, 2010 Grant Mc.Vittie

KRC 2401 (ex HBR 3512 ex CN 3512) M420 MLW M6071-13 5/73 The Pas March 6, 2010 Grant Mc.Vittie


Lake Line

Former CPR Winnipeg Beach Subdivision Mile 26.13 Selkirk to Mile 58.0 Gimli.
Running rights Mile 26.13 to Mile 20. Effective July 16, 2012.
Also, former CPR Lac du Bonnet Sub. Mile 1.8 (near Molson)
to Mile 10.9 (near Beausejour). Effective August 3, 2012.

GMTX 98 leased 7/2012 - 2015 ex Prairie Mines & Royalty 6970, ex Luscar Coal 6901, ex Prairie Coal 84160 .
nee Saskatchewan Power 1001. One of only four SW1001's in Canada. (Two for Port of Montreal).
Ordered from GMD A3682, EMD 788054-1 11/1978 Selkirk September 2013

MDXX 911 acq. 2015 ex Wabush 911 last of 11 RS-18 DL-718B built as low nose units. Used on Wabush Lake Ry.
in Labrador and Arnaud Ry..in Quebec. #84829 4/1965. Upgraded to 2000 HP prior to 6/1980.
Netley April 2015


Manitoba Hydro See: Winnipeg Hydro

Mattagami

Abitibi Pulp and Paper Co.

 


Southern Manitoba

Southern Manitoba 3536 ex CN 3536/2536 nee BBD 7000 HR412 BBD 5/82 Gordon J. Strathdee
Only unit works two ex CN subs. (Miami Sub. 102 miles and Hartney Sub. 42 miles) in Manitoba began August 22, 1999.
Owned by Tulare Valley a US company and operated by Cando Contracting. Note: Abandoned and dismantled in 2008.


Winnipeg Hydro


 



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