CPR Algoma District
Diesel Gallery (scroll down to steam gallery)
High bridge 115 feet high and 1,695 feet long over the Seguin River
at Parry Sound Mile 22.6 Parry Sound Subdivision.
5538_5513 crossing bridge Pointe au Baril on the Parry Sound Sub. 5/12/1990 Wolf Kirchmeir
8245_824x eastbound Nairn Centre on the Webbwood Sub. 4/07/1994 Wolf
CP 6576,6594 m.u. MLW S-3's have 29 cars as they depart the CPR yard
heading to the ACR yard with a transfer.
6703 long a London Division yard engine is shown in Sudbury. September 24, 1989 Marty Bernard
7094 second to last MLW S-2 ordered #75869 3/1949 sitting at Sault
Ste Marie station. June 1978
7099 still with original equipment. Sault Ste Marie, 1974 Tom Farence
Note: This was the first CPR MLW S-4 a 20 unit order (7099-7118) and the last for CPR. #76469 6/1949
7099 has just been started up for the afternoon shift yard job and
the still-cold engine is smoking on this cool day.
Two views of 8109 switching in Espanola. SW1200RS GMD A1489 7/1958 August 1979. Wolf Kirchimeir
When the engine gets out of the way it reveals what it is switching. None other than the "famous" E.B.Eddy pulp mill.
8159_1271 before and after (rebuilt) versions of SW1200RS. 1271 was one of only nine upgraded units to retain transition and therefore still able to operate at normal top road speed of 65 mph compared to 35 mph for yard version. Soo 7/1986.
8171 last SW1200RS GMD A1917 9/1960 Sault Ste Marie 5/15/1974 Bruce Chapman
8437 first order for 21 units (8426-8446) RS-3 MLW 81002 5/1954
8716 a CLC-FM unit a stranger on Eastern Lines it is an indication that the Speno train in around with 8715 and 8716 is a spare due to requirement for slow speed control. Two photos Sudbury 1974 Tom Farence
8764-8716 on the shop track.
RDC-2 9112 still has red marker lights lit from inbound train.
Ready to depart for Sudbury.
9021 westbound at Blind River. October 1976.
Blind River station is mostly hidden behind large tree at right. The
buildings in the background to the left are across Highway
9021 westbound over Blind River itself. October 1976
9021 westbound at Blind River in March 1976. Wolf Kirchmeir
No.428 9024 at Blind River eastbound from Sault Ste. Marie to Sudbury
shortly before discontinuance. Wolf Kirchmeir
Extra 1266 backing into a siding in Sturgeon Falls. August 1955 Dr. Richard Leonard
G2 Class 2601 sits on the shop track at Chalk River, Ontario eastern
limit of Algoma District.
H1 class 2809 on the shop track Chalk River August 1955. Dr. Richard Leonard
Although a little dirty for a passenger engine 2809 may well have been
M4c 3412 with slope back tender for yard service. CLC 630 9/1904 North Bay c.1947 Al Paterson
Yard engine 3440 switching consist off No. 555 from Ottawa. Road engine
is at the shop. It and combine will be wyed for outbound 558 back to
Ottawa. Note markers already on coach. (M4d 3421-3440 Schenectady 30292
When #556 arrived at Carleton Place from Chalk River about
1000 am, he would meet #563, the morning pool train from Ottawa to Brockville,
and then meet the CN to Toronto. So anybody up the valley could get
to Toronto that day.
3491 North Bay 6/01/1935
M4 Class 3528 hides 2813 and 2805 on the shop track at Chalk River.
N2b 3696 Cyl. 223" x 32" Drv. 57" Press. 190 lbs t.e.
43% MLW 51543 10/1912
P1 5168 on the shop track. North Bay 8/28/1959 A.B.Crompton
P2 class 5361 on the shop track Chalk River August 1955
when it was just another P2. Dr. Richard Leonard
Note the steam supply pipe along the running board towards the front of the engine. This was used in work train service to power a Lidgerwood machine. This engine was a tourist. It finished up on the Algoma Division after having been on the New Brunswick District and in the mountains of BC. Seems it had a problem with breaking staybolts and even after coming out of Angus this problem remained unsolved. Whenever instructions were issued to transfer power to another point the Locomotive Foreman (or, Master Mechanic perhaps) would make the actual selection of an engine within the desired class. Get rid of that #%&* engine! It has been privately preserved in the U.S.
5418 CLC 2022 4/1943 McKerrow 1/1954 Mert Lee/Joseph Testagrose Collection
5455 Bruce Chapman Collection
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