Job # 2 through the snow

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Job # 2 through the snow

Postby railfan60 » Tue Jan 18, 2011 1:44 pm

MM&A 758 East, going rolling through the snowy Quebec Eastern Townships


http://www.railpictures.net/viewphoto.php?id=352003
http://www.railpictures.net/viewphoto.php?id=351842


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Re: Job # 2 through the snow

Postby NRGeep » Tue Jan 18, 2011 11:05 pm

Nice photos! What is up with the caboose?
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Re: Job # 2 through the snow

Postby toolmaker » Wed Jan 19, 2011 7:26 pm

I think that "caboose" is a remote control unit to allow 1 man operations. The engineer has a belt pack to wear when on the ground switching.
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