942, 910 and 944 with even more units behind, all on the shop track at St.John's. 4/14/1969 Joseph Testagrose Coll'n
923 being loading on ship in Montreal harbour on its
way from GMD in London to Newfoundland.
Canada-only model 47 units (9 NF-110 and 38 NF-210) built only for Newfoundland..
923 at work with two other units in passenger service. Joseph Testagrose Collection
916 sits among other units including 936 and 939 on the shop tracks St.John's. 8/29/1964 Joseph Testagrose Coll'n
916 and 932 meet at Bishops Falls 1976 Jim Armstrong/Joseph Testagrose Collection
CN 900 part of 3 unit order. NF-110 GMD A303 12/1952 Port aux Basques 1/08/1961 Don Driscoll
CN 931 and another GMD NF210 July 1958 Bud Laws Collection
Latest style paint scheme.
G-8 A-1-A 875 hp 88-ton
803 and 804 in Bonavista. 1976 Jim Armstrong/Joseph Testagrose Collection
805 and 800 (last and first G-8) with the Carbonear
Mixed Clarke's Beach
800-805 Carbonear Mixed, north of Brigus Junction (above and below) August 5, 1982 John P. Carter
For some years after the main passenger service was discontinued
(July 2-3,1969) mixed trains continued to operate on three branch lines;
Carbonear, Bonavista and Argentia. One-by-one they stopped running;
the Carbonear Mixed ran for about another year and the Argentia made
its last run on September 19, 1984. The last mixed service ran between
Bishops Falls and Corner Brook and its last scheduled run was on September
30, 1988, train 203 operating as Extra 917 West. At the end of that
day the employee timetable expired and with it all operating authority.
This was on a weekend and to accommodate cottagers along an isolated
stretch wanting to get their belongings out at the end of summer, a
semi-official very last train ran on October 2, 1988, after which only
work trains dismantling the line were left beginning October 12th. when
a ceremonial first spike was removed at Gaff Topsails.
1003 on the table in Bishop Falls 6/1/1943 Bud Laws Collection
597 with bell ringing in Argentia 7/6/1955 Bud Laws Collection
F.C. Antofagasta y Bolivia Railway
Acquired 11 NF-210 GMD 3'6" gauge Newfoundland
diesels. Units regauged to metre gauge.
1421 ex CN 916 in desolate scenery of northern Chile. 9/21/1999
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