This morning Sam, Missy and I departed from Truro, Nova Scotia and passed by the Cape Breton & Central Nova Scotia yard again. Once again nothing interesting was there so we began our journey toward Cape Breton Island. Our first stop was Stellarton where we discovered the road power, a GP9 and a snow plow.
- 0946 ADT Stellarton, NS - CBNS plow - CBNS 55371
- 0948 ADT Stellarton, NS - CBNS power - HLCX 7869-HLCX 7232
- 0949 ADT Stellarton, NS - CBNS power - HLCX 8151-LLPX 2269
- 0950 ADT Stellarton, NS - CBNS power - RLK 4004
After photographs we continued eastward. We stopped at Port Hawkesbury but were not rewarded with anything to photograph. After a couple Blizzards from Dairy Queen we drove to Sydney. Ten years ago Marcus and I were in Sydney not long after the closure of Sydney Steel and the Devco mine. It was very bleak looking. I discovered that nothing remains of the steel mills and some of the lands have been converted to parkland. Sydney is much less depressing looking than my previous visit.
After some exploration and a visit to Luckenbooth Yarns for Sam, we headed back west again. After another knitting stop at Baadeck Yarns in Baddeck and we were on to Orangedale to visit the railway museum there. The museum looks much the same as my previous visit of a decade ago.
- 1703 ADT Orangedale, NS - Orangedale Railway Museum - Terra Transport "Terra Nova" 2
- 1704 ADT Orangedale, NS - Orangedale Railway Museum - CN 55432
- 1705 ADT Orangedale, NS - Orangedale Railway Museum - ex-Georgia Pacific GE 50-ton
- 1705 ADT Orangedale, NS - Orangedale Railway Museum - DR 6006
- 1705 ADT Orangedale, NS - Orangedale Railway Museum - CN 78513
- 1710 ADT Orangedale, NS - former Intercolonial Railway station
We continued west and stopped off in Stellarton once again. This time the road power was missing. It likely went to Truro. By this time the sun was getting low so we drove directly to our lodging for the evening and to visit with a friend, Shannon, who lives in Halifax.