CPR London Division Yard Engines: Diesel
First London Division yard diesels included two Alco
S-2's built in November 1947. 7062 and 7063 were assigned to Windsor
and were the first units to get a new paint scheme as seen here on four
month old 7094 MLW #75869 3/1949.
7027 in newer so-called "smiley" paint scheme (same as 7094
above) introduced in November 1947.
6700 6701 London 6702 6704 6705 6706
6708 Windsor 6703 Chatham
Brand new 6700. Note handrails on carbody, many years later placed
on walkway for safety. November 1950
6700 now in script lettering. SW8 800HP GMD A110 11/1950. Al Howlett
6700 still working Quebec Street yard, now in CP Rail
Action Red with Multimark,
Note: 6700 was
outshopped 6-01-1984 at Weston shop as part of the Ten Year Rebuild
Program for yard engines.
Note the Multimark on the cab rather than the carbody and number moved off cab to carbody.
6703 with Multimark on carbody. Windsor 1/14/1981 Alan Gaines
6705 switching in Windsor yard. 4/24/1982 John Lameck/Sam Beck Collection
6616 S-11 660 HP MLW #82558 6/1959 Al Howlett
One of the original CPR yard diesels, still working
after nearly 30 years, and it had over 10 years to go
7023 in CP Rail Multimark scheme on the table in Windsor. 4/23/1982 John Lameck/Sam Beck Collection
7029 switching old type of open top bi-level auto carrier less than two years away from its retirement January 15, 1986.
7061 S-2 1000 HP Alco #75544 11/1947 Al Howlett
7061 still around ten years later now in new paint scheme.
It still had another three years to go.
HS 17 500 hp DT-2 CLC #3002 4/1959 Goderich yard engine.
8163 and 8143 SW1200RS units in a wintery scene. Windsor 3/04/1982 Sam Beck Collection
1269 at Windsor roundhouse. 3/5/1988 John Lameck/Sam Beck Collection
1601 rebuilt GP9 with small Multimark. Roundhouse
is down to only 4 stalls.
Two views of 8159 switching Windsor. Multimark
no longer in use.
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