FEATURED "PIC OF THE DAY" FEBRUARY 27, 2015
The closure of Resolute Forest Products' Iroquois Falls Mill sadly continued on February 27th as a special 999 was ordered out of Cochrane utilizing GP38-2 1801 to lift DESX GP9 1600 (ex-ONR) and DESX SW1200RS 1305 (ex-CN) from the mill property for the last time. The 999 is seen here entering Welsh which is the junction between the Iroquois Falls and Devonshire Subs with the 2 locomotives after lifting them at the mill. After running around the consist at Porquis, it'll be a short 27 mile jaunt to Cochrane. The 1305 will be hauled out of Cochrane via 414 on February 27th destined for transfer to CN at North Bay. The 1600 will be hauled out from Cochrane via 313 for transfer to CN at Hearst.