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J-3-a sub class 5030-5048 (19) ex GTR 100-118 Cyl. 21" x 28" Drv. 69" Press. 185 lbs. t.e. 34%

J-3-a class 5033 (ex GTR 103) Baldwin #38444 1912 Bud Laws Collection

The little guy has just had a visit up in the cab!

J-3-a 5041 ex GTR 111 Baldwin 38644 1912


J-3-b sub-class 5049-5079 (31) ex GTR 169-199 Cyl. 21" x 28" Drv. 69" Press. 185 lbs. t.e. 34%

J-3-b 5059 (ex GTR 179) MLW #51891 1913 Montreal June 1943 Bud Laws Collection

Above and below: J-3-b 5062 (ex GTR 182) MLW #51894 1913 Bud Laws Collection

 

Number 44 engine 5071 stopped at Richmond, Quebec. Conductor and engineer conferring.
Note: Brunswick Hotel in background, sign says "fireproof".
September 6, 1954 Anthony H. Perles/Bud Laws Collection

5078 making a little too much black smoke standing still. Galt July 27, 1950 F.J.Bechtel/Bud Laws Collection

 


J-4-a subclass 5080-5084 (5) ex CGR 453-457 Cyl. 23 1/2" x 28" Drv. 69" Press. 180 lbs. t.e. 34%

J-4-a class 5080 (ex CGR 453) MLW #54764 4/1914
Grand Beach, Man. 7/1947 Stan F. Styles/Bud Laws Collection

5080 (see above) one of a number of CNR Pacific-type steam locomotives preserved across Canada.
Prince Albert, SK 2007 Roman Litarchuck

5085 on passenger. Bud Laws collection

 


J-4-d 5100-5124 twenty five engines built new for CNR.
Cyl. 23 1/2" x 28" Drv. 69" Press. 200 lbs. t.e. 38%

5104 MLW #61470 5/1919 Winnipeg October 1958 Bud Laws Collection

5113 Niagara Falls September 1939 Bud Laws Collection

5114 on a local passenger train at unknown location. Bud Laws Collection

5114 on local passenger train at Galt, Ont. June 22, 1949 Bud Laws Collection
Don't we all wish all photographs were properly indentified?
See below for photo after convertion to oil burning.


Note: Preserved in Melville, SK

5115 showing signs of bad water on the prairies requiring frequent blowing down and consequent mud covering rear driver. Saskatoon June 1954 Bud Laws Collection

5118 Vancouver August 1956 Bud Laws Collection

5119 in Vancouver. Bud Laws Collection

5120 freshly outshopped! Armstrong, Ont. May 1947 Bud Laws Collection

5122 New Westminster, BC June 1938 Bud Laws Collection

5122 freshly outshopped! Port Mann, BC May 1953 Bud Laws Collection

5123 Winnipeg June 1948 Bud Laws Collection

5124 last sub class -d Saskatoon May 1950 Bud Laws Collection


J-4-e second order 20 engines 5125-5144. Same specs built 1920

J-4-e 5128 MLW 61863 6/1920 Saskatoon August 1956 Bud Laws Collection
Note the different appearance of the side of this engine compared to same specification 5129 below.

5129 Saskatoon May 1959 Bud Laws Collection

5131 Bud Laws Collection

5140 Bud Laws Collection

The other side of 5140. Duluth, Minnesota. 7/21/1954 Rennie Neider/Joseph Testagrose Collection


J-7 class 5250-5294 built by MLW for CGR 1918-19 ex 478-522
Cyl. 24" x 28" Drv.69" Press. 200 lbs. t.e. 40%

First J-7-a 5250 Palmerston July 29,1956 MLW 59462 1918
Al Paterson/Bud Laws Collection

5250 London Bud Laws Collection

5250 February 25, 1939 Niagara Falls, NY Bud Laws Collection

5251 (ex CGR 479) MLW 59463 1918 Turcot (Montreal) November 9/57 Bob Krone

5252 at Union Station, Toronto. Bud Laws Collection

5256 with smoke deflectors. Truro, Nova Scotia. February 1946 Bud Laws Collection

5257 with smoke deflectors. Truro. June 1949 Bud Laws Collection

Spotless 5258 looks like she might be just out of the backshop. Moncton, NB May 4, 1938
Bud Laws Collection

5260 Sydney, NS August 12, 1937 Andy Mc.Culluch Collection/Walter Pfefferle Collection

5261 in Sydney, Nova Scotia. 8/19/1938 Bud Laws Collection

5262 taking water in Winnipeg. August 1946 Stan F. Styles/Bud Laws Collection

A spotless (likely just out of the backshop) 5263 with smoke deflectors. Most likely 1930's on the east coast.
Andy Mc.Culluch Collection/Walter Pfefferle Collection

5263 in Truro, Nova Scotia. 6/1950 Stan F. Styles/Bud Laws Collection

5265 (ex CGR 493) MLW 59477 1918 Spadina (Toronto) 9/01/1958

5265 handling express at a unknown location. Bud Laws Collection

5270 (ex CGR 498) in Moncton late 1940's. MLW 59482 1918
Andy Mc.Culluch Collection/Walter Pfefferle Collection

These children are posing before a newly-placed 5270 donated to the City of Moncton July 1961.
Postcard photograph by L. McCauley. Andy Mc.Culluch Collection/Walter Pfefferle Collection

5273 with smoke deflectors. Truro, NS 3/1948 Harold K. Vollrath/Bud Laws Collection

5273 on passenger. Note lack of feewater heater also straight running board. Moncton July 23, 1937
Mendel Greenblatt/Andy Mc.Culluch Collection/Walter Pfefferle Collection

5273 Sackville, New Brunswick, August 1939 D.M.B/Bud Laws Collection

Last J-7-a 5279 (ex CGR 507) with passenger train at Saint John Union Station circa 1949.
Andy Mc.Culluch Collection/Walter Pfefferle Collection


Note: J-7-b sub class: 5280-5294 (15) Originally assigned numbers CGR 508-522
however, they were leased to GTR 1508-1522 and delivered by MLW as such.

First J-7-b sub-class 5280 ex CGR508 MLW #60475 1918 Bud Laws Collection

5282 Bud Laws Collection

5284 Bud Laws Collection

5285 with local passenger train very likely at Union Station, Toronto. Bud Laws Collection

5286 with "elephant ears", taking water at an unknown location. Bud Laws Collection

5286 No.16 Portland, Maine. 2/18/1939 Henry O. Preble/Bud Laws Collection

5288 westbound stopped at Sunnyside (Toronto) c.1947 Al Paterson/Bud Laws Collection
MLW 60483 1919. This engine was preserved at Steamtown USA, Bellows Falls, Vermont.

5290 at St.Henri, PQ in 1935 Andy Mc.Culluch Collection/Walter Pfefferle Collection

5290 five years later, with smoke deflectors. Montreal September 1, 1940 Bud Laws Collection

5291 Montreal April 1940. Bud Laws Collection

5292 Bud Laws Collection

5293 seond last sub-class. MLW 60488 1919 Portland, Maine 3/29/1955

5293 Sherbrooke June 1956 Bud Laws Collection

5293 most likely this is Turcot in Montreal. Bud Laws Collection

First of ten J-7-c 5295-5304 built new for CNR. Cyl. 24" x 28" Drv. 69" Press. 200 lbs. t.e. 40% MLW 61940 7/1920
Turcot, Montreal 3/29/1958 Joseph Testagrose Collection.

5296 at unknown location. MLW 61941 7/1920 Bud Laws Collection

5296 with smoke deflectors taking water at James Street station, Hamilton. Bud Laws Collection

5298 Bud Laws Collection

5299 putting on quite a show with first Hamilton commuter train. Heavy smoke likely arranged for by the photographer.
Oakville 06/01/1958 Dick George/Bud Laws Collection

5299 eastbound at Bathurst Street just a minute or two away from Union Station. MLW 61944 7/1920
Note the large building upper right. Home of H.W.Petrie Ltd. 131-147 Front Street West. At this location since 1915 and previously in Brantford since 1882.

5300 with smoke deflectors. H. Krug Furniture factory in background. Still there!
July 1941 Kitchener, Ont. Bud Laws Collection

5300 Portland, Maine March 11, 1955 Bud Laws Collection

5301 Winnipeg 1/14/1951 Bud Laws Collection

MLW 61947 8/1920

5303 unknown location. Spadina ? Bud Laws Collection

5304 last J-7 class engine. MLW 61949 8/1920 Montreal June 1, 1957 Bud Laws Collection


K-1 5500-5542 (43) and K-2 class 5543-5556 (14)
Built new for Canadian Government Railways

K-1-d 5529 (ex CGR 425) cyl. 21" x 28" drv. 72" press. 200 lbs. t.e. 29% Montreal MLW 38914 1906
Preserved in USA Bud Laws Collection

K-1-e 5533 (ex CGR 429) another open cab engine. MLW 44857 1908 Montreal April 1940 Bud Laws Collection

5535 unknown location Bud Laws Collection

5536 Levis, Quebec May 1953 Bud Laws Collection


K-2 Cyl. 23 1/2" x 28" Drv. 72" Press. 200 lbs. t.e 36%

K-2-a 5546 (ex CGR 447) MLW 53854 1913 Getting a good wash at an unknown shop. Bud Laws Collection

K-2-b 5547 Vestibule cab and Feed Water Heater equipped. Saskatoon July 28, 1936 Bud Laws Collection

K-2-b 5549 (ex CGR 450) MLW #54761 1914 Saskatoon, SK July 31, 1942 Jim Parker Collection


K-3 Cyl. 23" x 28" Drv. 73" Press. 195 lbs. t.e. 34%

K-3-a 5560 ex GTR 222 (5557-5568 12 engs) with work equipment. GTR 1505 1910 Bud Laws Collection

K-3-a 5566 (ex GTR 230) GTR 1535 1912 London Bud Laws Collection

5567 near coal tower at unknown location. Bud Laws Collection

5568 with slatted pilot, early style lettering. Note also marker lamp. Hamilton 9/1924 Bud Laws Collection


K-3-a 5569-5577 (9 engines) same specs MLW 1913

K-3-a Extra 5572 doubleheading 3516. MLW 51915 1913 Bud Laws Collection

5573 note the lack of feedwater heater and pilot mounted air reservoir. Only a single air compressor.
See photos above and below to compare these features. Bud Laws Collection
Enormous wooden coal chutes structure. Windsor Ontario had one of these. No caption.

K-3-a 5574 (ex GTR 238) MLW #51917 1913 Mimico shop track. Toronto, August 30,1956 Jim Parker

K-3-b 5588 (ex GTR 213) GTR 1513 1911 on display on the Windsor waterfront.
That is Detroit in the background across the St.Clair River. 7/1967
Joseph Testagrose Collection

K-3-b 5590 (same specs as sub class a) Equipped with Baker Pilloid valve gear.
Taking water in Toronto July 30, 1940 Bud Laws Collection

5594 Palmerston 5/14/1958 Note the old pickup truck Joseph Testagrose Collection


K-3-d 5600-5603 same specs. Built GTR

5600 sitting nose-to-nose with another engine outside the unique rectangular enginehouse in Lindsay. June 17, 1950
Bud Laws Collection

K-3-d 5600 backing up in Hamilton June 5, 1940 Bud Laws Collection

Left side view of 5600 this time at Niagara Falls. February 19, 1939 Bud Laws Collection


K-3-d 5604-5607 same specs Baldwin

Backing up while the fireman scrambles over the coal pile.

Fireman taking water while the engineer looks back.

All set to go! Just waiting for the conductor's signal.


K-3-f 5611 Baldwin

 

K-3-g 5613 in a winter scene in Regina. Note the CPR engine in the background. Bud Laws Collection

K-3-g 5619 (ex GTP 1107) one of 15 engines 5612-5626. MLW 50323 1911
Cyl. 22" x 28" Drv. 73" Press. 200 lbs. t.e. 32%
Saskatoon July 25, 1939 Bud Laws Collection

 



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