Extra 3034 (4467 trailing) setting off or lifting two work cars backing
Extra 3086 with short local freight through Bowmanville.
3123_4111 MLW and GMD power in old and new paint schemes.
Four units eastbound at Bowmanville.
6770_6775 MLW covered wagons lead their short passenger train near Hamilton.
6501 complete with portable mountain lights, precursors to modern ditch
lights. Note angle.
A trio of GMD-1's led by 1074 haul a train of about 21 old coaches
leaving Winnipeg on the double track Redditt Sub.
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.
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
Pool 15 westbound at Brockville.
6703 CLC A unit and a B unit with short passenger train at Copetown. Ron Visockis Collection
RS-18 3878 running extra at Prescott. March 1963 Gary Armstrong/Ron
This great scene stars a pair of CLC F-M powered C-liners running as Extra 9300 West coming off the High Line about to pass under Bathurst Street bridge heading towards Mimico Yard. Two Alco powered switchers behind. Bathurst Street yard at left and Spadina Coach Yard at right. Coal tower in background and beyond Spadina Avenue bridge is Spadina roundhouse in all its smokey glory! Jim Parker photo with digital restoration by Ron Visockis.
Three builders (CLC, GMD and MLW) of CNR units are represented on Extra 2210 getting orders hooped up.
RS-3 3900 (ex CV 1859 one of two units transferred to CN 1/1958) Alco
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
CPA16-5 6700 first of 6 A and 6 B C-Liners leads a short passenger
train. Location and date uknown. CLC 2850 12/1954
A brand new FPA-2 6706 leads a short train at Ste Anne, Quebec 5/10/1955.
MLW 79197 3/1955
6710 and matching B unit lead a long train leaving Hope, BC 7/1955 Dave Salter/Joseph Testagrose collection
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.
1783-1782 (ex 3888 and 3886) in a scenic view near Mahone Bay, NS 5/25/1987
A great prairie branchline scene. 1600 leads two others with a long
consist of grain hoppers.
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
9162 (ex 9140) leads another A unit on north BC line freight between
Prince George and Prince Rupert.
View from the cab of a covered wagon. Fort Langley station was later relocated and became a local museum.
9000 (2nd) leads an extra freight through Bayview Junction. 10/12/1956 George Corey/Joseph Testagrose Collection
9000 (2nd) leads an extra freight in Montreal. 1/1949 Alan Toohey/Joseph Testagrose Collection
GP9 4131 (GMD A1293 10/1957) is exiting Symington yard in Winnipeg
MB with a solid train of empty wooden 40-foot boxcars destined to be
loaded with grain going to elevators at Thunder Bay ON. 9/15/1963 Peter
F7A 9179 (ex 9120 GMD A396 11/1952) with modified roof air intake for
plow service and GP9 4594 Bill Thomson
FPA4 6779 leads a MLW and a GMD B unit on a Pool train on CPR. Montreal West 6/26/1962 Peter Cox
9028 and 9029 first F7A (A203) and first F7B (A204 both 4/1951) on
No.9 at Jasper, AB. 9/12/1968 Peter Cox
6504 with first diesel powered passenger train through Brockville just
coming to a stop. Two views.
6504 FP9A 89 mph gearing. GMD A634 11/26/1954 about to take water. Note hose on the ground.
One year old FP9A 6534 (GMD A1304 5/1958) and a F9B hauling Number
The engineer of CNR RS-10 3821 is about to snag orders as an outbound
freight departs Turcot yard late on a
Fairbanks-Morse H-16-44 1600 hp unit leads Extra 2217 at Cantic, Que.
3151 and 3152 leading one of the Tempo trains at Windsor. 5/18/1980 John Lameck/Sam Beck Collection
Central Vermont time freight for New London with a pair CLC covered
wagons at Amherst, Mass. in a siding.
Extra 4551. Burlington, VT 6/1971 Paul Mc Grane Collection
CV 4551 GP9 in fresh paint, running Extra at New London, CT 6/1/1976 Tim Darnell
CV 451 running Extra 4556 and 4548 GP9's EMD 3/1957 at Palmer, Massachusetts. July 1961.
Grand Trunk Western
GTW 4916_4910_4130 lead westbound Maple Leaf from Dearborn Station in Chicago to Toronto. Behind it is Santa Fe's Texas Chief just arrived. It would be hauled by covered wagons painted in the famous Warbonnet paint scheme used only on ATSF passenger trains such as on outbound Grand Canyon (below). June 6, 1962 Bob Krone
ATSF 30C F3A flying green flags leads the Grand Canyon westbound out of Dearborn Station. June 6, 1962. Bob Krone
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