Confederation Train 1967
Posed for the Company photographer prior to official inauguration
Note the soon-to-become famous O' Canada airhorn on the right. In the left background is the new Buck Crump inspired Chateau Champlain Hotel. Mr. Crump took a personal interest in this hotel wanting it to be opulent and worthy of the Canadian Pacific name. It opened later in 1967 in time for Expo 67. Its over 600 rooms and suites in 40 storeys makes it Montreal's tallest hotel.
Confederation Train 1867 (ex CP 1411) and 1967 (ex CN
6509) both GMD FP9A units.
On display at Niagara Falls in July 1967.
The two shots above are at Niagara Falls, ON. The first
shot is looking east (CN roundhouse on the left,
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