3000 CN's one and only CLC/Fairbanks-Morse H24-66 Train
Master. FM/CLC 7/1955 Canadian National
Museums (Operating) and Tourist Railways
Modified intakes for use in snow plow service.
Great Slave Lake 4352
5334 repainted to promote EXPO 86 in Vancouver the next year. MacMillan Yard May 17, 1985
Covered wagons, road switchers and RDC's. Note the ONR
A unit in background. Spadina 6/19/1976
CV GT 1776 (ex GT 4450) in USA Bicentennial (1776 - 1976) paint scheme. EMD 21457 6/1956
CV 4924 in new paint. Still long hood forward. St. Albans July 29, 1980 Doug Lilly
4926 short hood forward and chop nosed following a wreck circa 1983.
CV 7919 second Alco on CNR part of a five unit order.
Alco 69654 12/1941 White River Junction, Vermont 1942.
8080 one of two unit order (8080, 8081) Alco 81400 9/1955
Bright new paint job! St.Albans, VT May 28, 1987
CV 8081 acq. July 1997 (ex K&L_Feed_1,
Yantic, CT acq. Dec.1987)
CV 8094 (S-2 Alco 69653 12/1941) switching Number 76 Ambassador
with B&M 4227 F3A and 4266 F7B.
Note: Equipment includes a reclining seat coach
NY-Mtl. (looks like second car is a New Haven coach),
Ambassador was a day train operating between New York City (Grand Central) and Montreal (Central Station) 444 miles. No. 76 departed NY 8.20 a.m. EDT daily via NYNH&H to Springfield, Massachusetts, Boston & Maine to Windsor, Vermont, CV through White River Jct. (3:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.) via Bellows Falls to East Alburgh, New York and CNR to Montreal arrival 7:45 p.m.
CV 1511 (1/1963 ex GTW 1511) SW1200 EMD 25744 3/1960 St.Albans, Vt 10/11/1976 Paul Mc Grane Collection
Part of 9 unit order GTW 1511-1519. It joined two unit order CV 1509 and 1510.
New paint jobs for 1511 and 1509. St.Albans 3/6/1982 Paul Mc Grane Collection
CV 3604 RS-11 1800 hp Alco 81938 8/1956 Portland, Maine 10/1983 Paul Mc Grane Collection
Note: 3600-3614 were built with lightweight trucks for
Notes: 3604 sold 6/1988 to Genesee Valley Railway
CV 3605 sitting with two plows and a spreader in Portland, Maine. 5/9/1984
This shows a variation on the Model RS-11 design, also
known as the Specification DL-701. The fuel tank has been turned transversly
(90 degrees from the usual), as have the air tanks. Dynamic brakes were
located in the short hood
CV 3611 RS-11 Alco 82028 9/1956 Palmer, MA 5/1979 Paul Mc Grane Collection
Note: Scroll down to GT 4446 for photo of units 4442-4450
originally lettered for Grand Trunk.
CV 4449 White River Junction, Vermont. 10/08/1988 Andrew Koengsberg
CV 4556 sitting on a typically oil-soaked shop track at
Detroit. 11/1966 Transferred 1/1965 from CVR to GTW.
GT 4555 (ex CV 4555 1/1965) GP9 EMD 22844 2/1957 Chicago
Paul McGrane collection
GT 4556 in yet another paint scheme (see CV 4556 above)
and GT 4543 both run through power from Sarnia.
CV 4925 Palmer, MA 5/11/1979 Paul McGrane collection
Note CV 4902-4906 (nee GT) CV 4923-4929 originally steam generator equipped. Removed and reclassed 11/1969.
CV 5809 part of 12 unit order 5800-5811 EMD 37938 12/1971
Detroit, Toledo & Ironton; Detroit & Toledo Shore Line; Duluth, Winnipeg & Pacific; Grand Trunk
Note: Grand Trunk Corporation was formed September 15, 1971 to control all US subsidiaries.
GT 4446 GP9 EMD 21453 6/1956 Transferred 7/1963 to CV
GT 4448 note missing DB blister! Compare to 4446 above. All part of 4442-4450 order.
GTW 4432 looking spotless especially the engine room being
serviced on shop track.
9000:2nd with two other A units still used on GTW. (9000-9004
used on GTW 1968-1981)
GTW 9008-9010 on the shop track. Detroit. 11/07/1959 Paul Mc Grane Collection
GTW 9020 one of 20 F3 A units. EMD 5219 9/1948 Detroit Paul Mc.Grane
Note: 9016-9027 built with F7 electrical = "F5A"
GT 9012 9022 part of two orders F3A units. GTW 9006-9015
(10 units) and GTW 9016-9027 (12 units).
Here we see a variety of paint schemes worn by VIA Rail units. In the foreground 6777 and a B unit are both still in CN paint not yet repainted. 6516 on a track behind them is in VIA paint with CN logo from the interim 1976-78 paint prior to the creation of VIA Rail Canada on April 1, 1978. Prior to that date CN painted passenger units in VIA paint scheme but with their own initials. Behind is another MLW covered wagon this one in full VIA paint and lettering. 6777 went on to wear the VIA blue and yellow paint scheme and years later another for its role in hauling tourists in the USA. CVSR 6777 in July 2006. Ron Visockis
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