SOPOR owns rail and port facility including rail barge slip in Baie-Comeau which is isolated from outside rail lines.
Predecessor: Canada & Gulf Terminal Brief history
Port of Baie-Comeau, Quebec, Canada. More precisely, this is the Alcoa plant yard, where huge aluminum ingots are loaded on flat cars. The biggest bars, such as the two loaded on the left of the flat car (ICG 978880) , weight each about 39600 lbs / 19.8 tons / 18 metric tonnes. Interestingly, there is no line linking Baie-Comeau to any other place. The rail cars are ferried south though the Saint Laurent to Matane, QC. First, SOPOR shunts the cars on a big ferry boat, then the ferry crosses the St Laurent, and after that the cars are hauled by the CFMG - Matapedia Railway, a subsidiary of CN Rail - to the CN main line. August 16, 2013 Jean-Marc Frybourg
SOPOR 4998 acq. 2008 (ex GTW 4998 CV 4998 nee GTW 5801) GP38AC EMD
Sopor 7004 is loading the train ferry with wood, paper and aluminum
from the local industries in Baie Comeau.
7004 acq. 2000 (ex CN 7004 GP9RM PSC 3/1985) GP9 GMD A840 5/1956
7004 loading COGEMA car ferry Georges-Alexandre Lebel August 12, 2005 Marc Giard
SOPOR 6055 GP8 ex QUNO 6055, CR 5404:2nd, 5724, 5943. GP7 EL 1217 nee ERIE 1217. EMD 12011 12/1950
SOPOR 22 Acq. 6/1979 ex R&S 22 RS-3 MLW 81185 4/1955
SOPOR 22 with a nice new paint scheme. August 14, 1986 Roger Lalonde
Quebec North Shore Paper
Quebec North Shore Paper 22 (acq.6/1979) ex Roberval & Saguenay
22 RS-2 MLW #81185 4/1955
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