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6510 leads three B units and a long Super Continental consist.
Jasper, AB June 11, 1970 Thomas G. Acheson
Digital restoration Walter Pfefferle

Note: 6060 on display (below flag) before it became famous!

No. 10 Panorama eastbound returning to Toronto.

Doug's westbound trip had been on CPR's The Canadian in a roomette with meals included for $89!

No. 10 Panorama stopped at Melville. Note express cars on tailend.

CP 7013 switching CN 6786 with its train at CPR's Palais Station in Quebec City where CN was a tenant.
This is likely a Rapido train from Montreal. Entire consist is being taken to a wye to be turned.
August 21, 1970 Marty Bernard/John Cowan Collection

10800 and 10900 (ex BCOL TU-108_109) provide the only passenger service on the former BCR since October 2002.
Kaocham Shuttle operates 35 miles between Lillooet and Seton Portage primarily to serve isolated communities of the
Seton Lake Indian Band who handle this 5 days a week service. It has become a tourist attraction despite
operating only one roundtrip a week on Fridays. Lillooet 11/04/2019 Joe Harrison

CN Family Days in Winnipeg special train using 5 vans!
PDC 109, BN 12580, GWWD 1360, CN 76665, CCGX 200001.

Extra 3034 (4467 trailing) setting off or lifting two work cars backing past station.
Note brakeman on point. Yes, those are "white" flags! Doug Hately

769 eng. 3086 with Belleville-Oshawa way freight westbound through Bowmanville.

GT 4431_CN_4523

GMD FP9A 6504 leads two B units handling No.1 Super Continental along the Thompson River north of Kamloops, BC August 1975 Bill Edgar

MLW S-4 8130 backing up on the North Service track of the Oakville Sub. at Sunnyside with a yard job west to Mimico.
Note the DO NOT HUMP placard on the end of the first boxcar. 8/1966

It is train time at Truro, Nova Scotia on Saturday, April 12, 1969.

MLW FPA 6774 lead No. 15 Ocean westbound to Montreal. Due 13:45 departing 14:15

No.19 engine 6788 eastbound Ocean to Halifax. Due 11:25 departure 11:55.

3834 and a steam generator car on a short passenger train. No. 601 to Sydney. Saturday, April 12,1969 Truro, NS


Too much smoke, too little train! Coteau, QC February 7, 1976 Ron Visockis

FP9A 6510 leads a set of A-B-B-A covered wagons stopped at Jasper, AB 7/12/1973 Joseph Testagrose collection

"Clear order board" 6542 leads a passenger train through Dorval, Que. 4/19/1974
George Hamlin/Joseph Testagrose collection

Station in left backround is CP's Dorval also displaying two clear boards.

4107 eastbound on the Dundas Sub. M.56.2 Monroes passing the vast plant and limestone quarry of Beachvilime (formerly Chemical Lime). Owned by STELCO it supplied the steel mills in Hamilton as well as Consolidated Sand & Gravel.
Beachville, ON 9/21/1987 Garland McKee/Joseph Testagrose collection.

1783-1782 (ex 3888 and 3886) in a scenic view near Mahone Bay, NS 5/25/1987
Tom Nemeth/Joseph Testagrose Collection

A great prairie branchline scene. 1600 leads two others with a long consist of grain hoppers.
Odessa, SK 6/15/1998 Leslie Kozma/Joseph Testagrose Collection

Another prairie branchline scene with 1604-1608 plus a third unit either setoff or to be lifted. Gray,SK 5/27/1991

Matched set of covered wagons leads passenger train likely the Super Continental.
FP9A 6515 2nd of nine unit order 89 mph sg GMD A1045 1/1957

9162 (ex 9140) leads another A unit on north BC line freight between Prince George and Prince Rupert.
Part of F7A rebuild program 9150-9199 1750 hp 16-567BC

View from the cab of a covered wagon. Fort Langley station was later relocated and became a local museum.

F7A 9179 (ex 9120 GMD A396 11/1952) with modified roof air intake for plow service and GP9 4594 Bill Thomson
9179 last of 30 F7A units remanufactured 1972-74 at Transcona upgraded from 1500 hp to 1750 hp.


9028 and 9029 first F7A (A203) and first F7B (A204 both 4/1951) on No.9 at Jasper, AB. 9/12/1968 Peter Cox

There were 14 A and 14 B units numbered even and odd in sequence. A very unusual numbering system.
These were 65 mph freight units that required a steam generator car when used in passenger service as seen here
with the covered wagons recently repainted in new CN colour scheme while the SG car is still in
old green, black and gold paint scheme

3151 and 3152 leading one of the Tempo trains at Windsor. 5/18/1980 John Lameck/Sam Beck Collection

Switching Cameco Port Hope

5112 leads a string of units of various models. Part of 50 unit order totalling 241 units.
SD40 3000 hp GMD A2371 9/1969

MLW FPA-4 6759 (ex 6752 FPA-2) races westbound through Pointe Claire, Quebec enroute Toronto.
Afternoon Fall 1973 Phil Mason


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