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CORNWALL STREET RAILWAY
LIGHT AND POWER COMPANY

Revised October 22, 2009

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ROSTER OF ELECTRIC RAILWAY EQUIPMENT

STREET CARS
No.TypeBuilderSeatsBuiltRemarks
5STCdn. GE 1896open bench car. Rebuilt to closed car 42 in 1916 following 1915 ban on
operation of open cars with side running boards.
6STCdn. GE 1896closed car. Rebuilt and re# to ? in 1916.
7STCdn. GE 1896open bench car. Rebuilt to closed car 43 in 1916 following 1915 ban on
operation of open cars with side running boards.
8STCdn. GE 1896closed car. Rebuilt and re# to ? in 1916.
9STCdn. GE 1897open bench car. Rebuilt to closed car 44 in 1916 following 1915 ban on
operation of open cars with side running boards.
10STCdn. GE 1897closed car. Rebuilt and re# to ? in 1916.
?ST? ?closed car, ex Ottawa Electric Railway Co. in 1898.
Retired in 1915, scrapped in 1920.
?ST? ?closed car, ex Ottawa Electric Railway Co. in 1898.
Retired in 1915, scrapped in 1920.
12ST/DE BirneyBrill 1921ex Eastern Pennsylvania Railways Co. in 1934.
Scrapped.
13ST/DE BirneyBrill 1921ex Eastern Pennsylvania Railways Co. in 1934.
Scrapped in 1947.
14ST/DE BirneyBrill 1921ex Eastern Pennsylvania Railways Co. in 1934.
To Levis Tramways Co. 102, Levis, PQ in 1941.
15ST/DE BirneyBrill  ex Department of Plant and Structures, New York, NY in 1925.
Scrapped c.1947.
16ST/DE BirneyBrill 1920ex Toronto Transportation Commission 2216 in 1927,
nee Toronto Civic Railways 60.
Scrapped.
17ST/DE BirneyBrill 1920ex United Railways and Electric Co., Baltimore, MD 4031 in 1929.
Scrapped.
18ST/DE BirneyBrill 1920ex Toronto Transportation Commission 2230 in 1927,
nee Toronto Civic Railways 74.
Scrapped in 1949.
19ST/DE BirneyBrill 1920ex United Railways and Electric Co., Baltimore, MD 4033 in 1929.
Scrapped c.1947.
20ST/DE BirneyBrill 1920ex Toronto Transportation Commission 2234 in 1927,
nee Toronto Civic Railways 69.
Scrapped.
21ST/DE BirneyBrill 1920ex Fairchance and Smithfield Traction Co., Fairchance, PA in 1929.
To Levis Tramways Co. 101, Levis, PQ in 1941.
22ST/DE BirneyBrill 1920ex Fairchance and Smithfield Traction Co., Fairchance, PA in 1929.
Scrapped.
23ST/DE BirneySt. Louis 1921ex Wisconsin Public Service Co. 24, nee 37, Green Bay, WI in 1930.
To Levis Tramways Co. 103, Levis, PQ in 1941.
24ST/DE BirneySt. Louis 1921ex Wisconsin Public Service Co., Green Bay, WI in 1930.
Scrapped c.1947.
25DT/DEBrill 1922ex Eastern Massachusetts Street Railway 6014 in 1937.
(last passenger car to operate in Cornwall)
26DT/DESt. Louis 1916ex Jamestown Street Railway Co. 78, Jamestown, NY in 1938.
27DT/DESt. Louis 1916ex Jamestown Street Railway Co. 84, Jamestown, NY in 1938.
28DT/DESt. Louis 1916ex Jamestown Street Railway Co. 86, Jamestown, NY in 1938.
29DT/DESt. Louis 1927ex Northern Texas Traction Co., Fort Worth, TX in 1939.
Converted to tower line car 5 in 1952.
30DT/DESt. Louis 1927ex Northern Texas Traction Co., Fort Worth, TX in 1939.
Scrapped in 1949.
31DT/DESt. Louis 1927ex Northern Texas Traction Co., Fort Worth, TX in 1939.
Scrapped in 1949.
32DT/DESt. Louis 1927ex Northern Texas Traction Co., Fort Worth, TX in 1939.
Vestibules removed and converted to track maintenance car 4 after
damaged by fire.
33DT/DESt. Louis 1924ex Indiana Service Corp. 508, Fort Wayne, IN in 1945.
34DT/DEBrill 1911ex Wilkes-Barre Ry. Co. 344, Wilkes-Barre, PA in 1942.
Scrapped in 1949.
35DT/DEBrill 1911ex Wilkes-Barre Ry. Co. 350, Wilkes-Barre, PA in 1942.
Scrapped in 1949.
36DTKuhlman 1912ex St. Thomas Municipal Railway 36, St. Thomas, ON in 1926.
Scrapped in 1949.
37DT/DESt. Louis 1924ex Indiana Service Corp. 516, Fort Wayne, IN in 1945.
Scrapped in 1949.
38DTKuhlman 1912ex St. Thomas Municipal Railway 38, St. Thomas, ON in 1926.
39     
40     
41     
42STCdn. GE 1896ex open bench car 5 after rebuilding to closed car in 1916 following
1915 ban on operation of open cars with side running boards.
43STCdn. GE 1896ex open bench car 7 after rebuilding to closed car in 1916 following
1915 ban on operation of open cars with side running boards.
44STCdn. GE 1896ex open bench car 9 after rebuilding to closed car in 1916 following
1915 ban on operation of open cars with side running boards.
45STCdn. GE 1896ex 6, 8 or 10 after rebuilding in 1916.
Retired in 1930.
FREIGHT MOTORS
No.TypeBuilderSerialBuiltRemarks
1     
2     
3     
4     
5     
6 
Class B
B-W5270312/19ex Kansas City, Kaw Valley & Western Railway 502 in 1944.
To St. Lawrence Iron & Metal (PQ) June 12, 1973 for scrapping.
7 (1)DT/SEMSR c.1900(ex Niagara, St. Catharines & Toronto Railway 7 (ex 600) in 1931,)
nee Shawinigan Falls Terminal Railway 1.
Loaned to Courtaulds (Canada) in 1946.
Donated to the Canadian Railway Museum, Delson/St-Constant, PQ in 1959.
In 1999, it was restored to operating condition as Courtaulds 7.
A picture & history of this motor appears in Canadian Rail No. 408 Jan.-Feb. 1989 p. 16. No mention is made of it ever being on the NS&T. Canadian Rail No. 461 also has a picture of this motor and mentions that it was in use on the NS&T between 1912 and 1931.
7 (2) 
Class B-1
B-W5755712/23ex Springfield Terminal Railroad 15 in 1956.
To St. Lawrence Iron & Metal (PQ) June 12, 1973 for scrapping.
8(1)    Retired.
8(2)    ex Niagara, St. Catharines & Toronto Railway 10, nee 603, in 1935.
Rebuilt to P8 in 1946 replacing scrapped 4(1).
8(3)Steeple Cab
Class D
B-W580239/24ex Aroostook Valley Railroad 54 in 1946.
To St. Lawrence Iron & Metal (PQ) June 12, 1973 for scrapping.
9(1)    ex Windsor, Essex & Lake Shore Rapid Railway 9 in 1942,
ex Niagara, St. Catharines & Toronto Railway 12, nee 601.
Scrapped in 1951.
9(2)Steeple Cab
Class D
B-W398665/13ex Niagara Junction Railway 4 in 1952.
To St. Lawrence Iron & Metal (PQ) June 12, 1973 for scrapping.
10(1) WE&LS 1907ex Windsor, Essex & Lake Shore Rapid Railway 10, nee 50.
Scrapped in 1942.
10(2)Steeple Cab
Class B
B-W547044/21ex Washington & Old Dominion Railway 51 in 1943.
Scrapped.
11(1)Steeple CabNS&T  ex Niagara, St. Catharines & Toronto Railway 11, nee 604 in 1928.
Scrapped in 1950.
11(2)Steeple Cab
Class B
B-W5378510/20ex Omaha, Lincoln & Beatrice Ry. 2 in 1950,
nee Youngstown & Ohio River 7 in 1933.
Retired in 1971, it was sold to the Ohio Railway Museum, Worthington,
OH in 1972 and restored as Y&OR 7.
12(1)Steeple CabB-W 1899new, first freight motor purchased.
Rebuilt to locomotive plow 4(1).
12(2)Steeple Cab
Class B
B-W456575/17ex Utah-Idaho Central Railroad 904 in April 1948,
nee Ogden, Logan & Idaho Railroad 904.
To The Shore Line Trolley Museum, East Haven, CT.
13    number possibly never used
14Steeple Cab
Class B-1
B-W607011/29ex Springfield Terminal Railroad 20 in 1956.
To Illinois Railway Museum, Union, IL May 1972.
15Steeple Cab
Class D
B-W424749/15ex Lake Erie & Northern Railway 333, nee 60 in 1962.
Retired October 1971 by Canadian National Railways
To St. Lawrence Iron & Metal (PQ) June 12, 1973 for scrapping.
Scrapped Longueil, Quebec, August 1973.
16Steeple Cab
Class D
B-W424759/15ex Lake Erie & Northern Railway 335, nee 50 in 1962.
To Halton County Radial Railway, Milton, ON in 1973.
Being restored as LE&N 335.
17Steeple Cab
Class S
B-W614568/30ex Grand River Railway 230 in 1962,
nee Salt Lake & Utah Railroad 106.
Placed on permanent display in Cornwall following retirement.
26Box CabB-W (?) 1899Wood box motor.
Second freight locomotive purchased, acquired in 1900.
To Courtaulds (Canada) Ltd. 26, Cornwall, ON in 1932.
This loco is now at The Electric City Trolley Museum, Scranton, PA.
Niagara Junction Railway 11 was purchased prior to 1959 and scrapped for parts, the trucks going to Cornwall 6.
Originally Chicago, South Shore & South Bend 1005, Baldwin-Westinghouse class B-1 serial 57716 built in April 1924.
WORK EQUIPMENT
No.TypeBuilderSerialBuiltRemarks
1(1)ST SweeperLariviere 1897wood snow sweeper, ex Montreal Street Railway in 1905.
1(2)DT SweeperOttawa 1918ex Hull Electric Co. 106 in 1947.
Scrapped in 1959.
2(1)SweeperLariviere 1897ex Montreal Park & Island Railway 33 in 1905.
2(2)ST SweeperMcG-C  ex Kingston, Portsmouth & Cataraqui St. Ry., Kingston, ON in 1930,
nee Jamestown Street Railway Co., Jamestown, NY
3ST SweeperMcG-C  ex Williamsport Street Railway, Williamsport, PA in 1934.
4(1)DT PlowB-W 1899Locomotive plow, ex 12(1).
Scrapped c.1946.
4(2)DT/DESt. Louis 1927track maintenance car, converted from passenger car 31,
nee Northern Texas Traction Co. in 1939.
Cornwall planned to preserve this car. It was stored behind the City Transit building for several years before it suddenly disappeared, possibly scrapped.
5(1)STCSR 1934line car, trucks, motors & controls from unknown retired passenger car.
Disposition unknown.
5(2)DT/DESt. Louis 1927tower line car, converted from passenger car 29 in 1952,
nee Northern Texas Traction Co. in 1939.
B-1ST/DE
Snow Sweeper
Ottawa 1926wood body, ex Ottawa Transportation Comm. B-1 in 1959.
Following its retirement, B-1 was to be displayed at the R.H. Saunders Power Dam in the west end of Cornwall. However, the car was found to be in such poor condition that the plan did not materialize.
In 1972 the car was moved to the Canadian Museum of Science & Technology (now the Canada Science & Technology Museum), Ottawa, ON, where at last report it remains in indoor storage.
B-2
(10)
ST/DE
Snow Sweeper
Ottawa 1926wood body, ex Ottawa Transportation Comm. B-2 in 1959.
To Seashore Trolley Museum, Kennebunkport, ME in 1972.
This car may also have carried, or was referred to as, #10.
E-10DT Sweeper   ex Eastern Massachusetts Street Railway E-10 in 1945,
nee Boston Elevated E-10.
Scrapped in 1957.
P-8DT
Locomotive
Plow
   rebuilt from 8(2) in 1946,
ex Niagara, St. Catharines & Toronto Railway 10, nee 603, in 1935.
Scrapped in 1958.
3152
(8)
DT/SE PlowC.C.&F. 1925ex Montreal Transportation Comm. 3152 in 1957.
Built as flat car in 1925.
Converted to snow plow & centre cab added by Montreal Transportation Comm. in 1944.
To The Shore Line Trolley Museum, East Haven, CT in 1972.
This car may also have carried, or was referred to as, #8.
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Builder Abbreviations Used

======B-W = Baldwin-Westinghouse, Philadelphia/Pittsburg, PA
======C.C.&F. = Canadian Car & Foundry, Montreal, QC
======Cdn. GE = Canadian General Electric, Peterborough, ON
======CSR = Cornwall Street Railway, Cornwall, ON
======Lariviere = N. & A.C. Lariviere, Montreal, QC
======McG-C = McGuire-Cummings, Chicago & Paris, IL
======MSR = Montreal Street Railway, Montreal, QC
======NS&T = Niagara, St. Catharines & Toronto Railway,
========St. Catharines, ON
======TRC = Toronto Railway Company, Toronto, ON


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