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Canadian National Railways

MLW S-13 (251 engine) 1000 hp

There were two versions of this Canadian-only model on CNR.

8500-8522 (23 units) DL411 731 t.m. 75:16 gearing 117 tons

8600-8625 (26 units) DL411A 752 t.m. 74:18 gearing 123 tons
Built new with m.u. and hump controls.

Bathurst Street

Two views of 8513 just months apart showing different paint schemes.
Newer one below has red cab and yellow frame.
Above 7/20/1974 and below 2/02/1975. Toronto Chris Tillcock/Sam Carlson Collection

 

Tempo equipment behind engine includes EGU 15301. Spadina Coach Yard with Bathurst Street Yard in background.

Bathurst Street

CN 8517 and 8518 (below) two identical MLW S-13 yard switchers in the former CN Spadina Coach Yard in Toronto.
These units were the last MLW (Alco) model switcher in Canada. September 1978. Randy Kotuby

 

 


8600-8625 (26 units) DL411A 752 t.m. 74:18 gearing 123 tons
Built new with m.u. and hump controls.

8622_B-4_8609 Note: B-4 converted from S-3 8459.

Mac Yard

Hump set including 8621. MacMillan Yard7/28/1974 Chris Tillcock/Sam Carlson Collection

MacMillan Yard 5/01/1975 Chris Tillcock/Sam Carlson Collection

8623 smoking it up like a typical Alco! These 123 ton hump units worked in a three unit set with a slug in between.
Toronto Yard 4/20/1972 Don Eisele/Joseph Testagrose Collection


303 ex 8603 renumbered 12/1979 for hump yard new series.

306 ex 8625 Toronto (Mac Yard) MLW 83213 10/1959. 7/01/1981

 

 



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