Empress of Agincourt un-official name for one-of-a-kind
8921 RSD-17 2400 HP MLW #81603 5/1957
8921 westbound on the Havelock Sub. leaving Toronto Yard
with the Transfer passing Agincourt station in background.
Note the train order board indicating proceed, no orders for westbound
but set at stop for eastbound. Only Havelock Subdivision passenger trains
were governed by this order board. The transfer went down the Don to Parkdale
and days then on to West Toronto. Afternoon transfer ran across the North
Toronto Sub. to Lambton Yard only
in order to avoid the very busy freight traffic operations on 3-11 shift
at Parkdale. April 1967 John Vincent.
921 running long hood forward on the Day Transfer eastbound
at Bathurst Street July 1970 Jim Parker
Note the telltales to warn switchmen of low overhead clearance at bridge
One-of-a-kind 8921 "Empress of Agincourt" and
8738 arriving at Lambton on the Transfer,
Note: Yardmaster's tower next to yard office was no longer in use.
April 1974. Ron Lipsett.
8921 in CP Rail paint scheme