CPR Trenton Division
D10h 1049 MLW 52066 12/1912 in Oshawa October 21, 1936 Doug Cummings/Bud Laws Collection
Extra 891 (CPR 1/1911) Pontypool, ON. August 8, 1957 Al Paterson/Bud Laws Collection
2807 eastbound time card freight passing a local job.
3722 would later go on to "fame" as the last Lambton steam
engine to work freight out of Port Mc.Nicoll April 30, 1960.
D4g 428 CPR 12/1912 Tweed 12/24/1945
2390 is "displaying signals" (green flags) and running as
a section of a time table freight.
Here we see Lambton's only G2 class engine 2664 backing onto its train
the Trenton Pickup in Lambton Yard. Ordered around 9:00 A.M. Usually
a G1 class engine the 2203 worked this assignment with engineer Alf
Moore. 2664 was long dispatched on the Fraxa (frax-ee) Pickup, the afternoon
Lambton-Orangeville assignment ordered around 3:00 P.M.
2664 Trenton Pickup, a regular assignment, (running as a Fourth Class
freight) departs from Lambton Yard eastbound to Trenton doing setoffs
and lifts at various locations along the Oshawa Subdivision as far as
Trenton a terminal point. The crew will then go off duty and right back
on duty for two days pay per roundtrip! No wonder it attracted senior
Extra 999 West crossing the West Don River between Donlands and Leaside.
2/11/1959 James A.Brown
Second Class (likely 902) eastbound from Lambton with 2408 a St.Luc
engine being assisted by 2659 a London
Extra 5161 East (from Trenton) passing Leaside yard. Saturday April
G3h 2427 brand new just out of Canadian Locomotive's works
in Kingston having arrived on the CNR mainline since the old K&P
out of Kingston could not handle such heavy locomotives to reach Tichborne
the CPR Belleville Subdivision. Shown here on the interchange track
at Belleville just before entering CPR track at the diamond on the CNR
city spur to the harbour running southwest from Belleville Station involving
street running on Pinnacle Street. Looks like two men are inspecting
the journals on the tender trailing truck. Note that this engine (one
of 20 ordered) has the Worthington
Feed Water heater in place of the usual Elesco. October 1944
Donald M. Wilson/James A.Brown Collection
2224 hustling through Sharbot Lake displaying green signals.
P1e 5142 eastbound is likely Fourth Class No. 90 due Peterboro 10.10
Extra 5142 West blasting through Leaside toward West Toronto yard.
The station is out of view to the right far side.
G5c 1262 looking fresh out of Angus! Less than 12 years old. CLC 2358
G1f 2230 Cyl. 20" x 28" Drv. 75" Press. 250 lbs. new
boiler. (Rebuilt 8/1922) CPR 3/1913
2219 one of only three G1's retrofitted with a stoker after the end
of new steam locomotive construction.
D10b 686 (685-699 15 engines) MLW 39366 1/1906 Smiths Falls 1932 Walter Pfefferle Collection
H1a 2807 complete with smoke deflectors. MLW 68065 12/1929 Belleville April 1945 Bud Laws Collection
2816 with smoke deflectors (elephant ears). Lawrence Stuckey/L.B.Chapman Collection
P1d 5113 working in Oshawa. CPR 9/1912 September 15, 1941 Bud Laws Collection
D10c 774 on a local freight switching in Oshawa, Ont. May 21,1940. CPR #1451 3/1906 Bud Laws Collection
Nothing glamourous about this old 3400 downgraded to a yard engine
but, it got the job done.
2231 eastbound with the Havelock Way Freight at Peterboro May 4, 1956
Inbound engines were left at the coal chutes when going off duty at Lambton.
The next day's train 82 to Havelock, leaving Lambton with another D-10, one that was to become famous; 1057!
Above three photos by Bob Shaw, CPR Retired.
G1 class 4-6-2 2224 backing onto its train after making
a lift from the yard in Perth
Trenton Pick Up, eastbound at Agincourt, switching International Waxes.
9.30 a.m. January 7, 1959.
Extra 2206 West just west of Leaside with Automobile box cars (CP 294893
next to engine). These are 40 foot cars with
For more than 20 years, 815 was the yard engine at
Peterboro. When MLW delivered 6589 a new 660 HP S-3 diesel on
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