CMQ Motive power

Discussion of present-day CM&Q operations, as well as discussion of predecessors Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railway (MMA) and Bangor & Aroostook Railroad (BAR).

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backroadrails
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Re: CMQ Motive power

Post by backroadrails » Fri May 31, 2019 9:33 pm

The C40-8 from Pan Am was returned after sitting at NMJ for almost a month.

CN9634
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Re: CMQ Motive power

Post by CN9634 » Sun Jun 23, 2019 10:05 am

CEFX 1001, 1013 and 1008 have found their way on property over the weekend. They had been on the LS&I for many years and then recently were at CAD in Montreal. Not sure if they are being leased or stored on CMQ.

https://www.railpictures.net/photo/700845/

EDIT: numbers have been updated, hard to tell from this photo

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Re: CMQ Motive power - A State of Maine Livery?

Post by Gilbert B Norman » Sun Jul 07, 2019 11:20 am

If it weren't for the State of Maine liveried Box and Reefer cars, interchanged throughout the US, who would have ever heard of the Bangor & Aroostock?

To the eyes of a ten yo "latent railfan" (with train-hating parents), this railroad must be as big as the Pennsy.

Now with how those cars put a Class II on the map, how say CMQ livery a cowl locomotive "State of Maine". Obviously, a cowl would have the same "easel" as a Boxcar, but those are "not exactly" of too much relevance nowadays.

Sure would be a nice gesture; and do more to put the memory of Megantic away.

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Re: CMQ Motive power

Post by GP40MC1118 » Sat Oct 05, 2019 10:43 am

CBFX 3809 is out of Waycross, Georgia on CSX Q410-05 today for the CMQ

Ex-PRLX, WAMX 3813, HLCX 3627, HATX 113-2nd, CSX 2063, nee-C&O 3863

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