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Confederation Train 1967

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Posed for the Company photographer prior to official inauguration in Ottawa.
December 4, 1966 Windsor Station, Montreal. Canadian Pacific/Steve Morris Collection

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.
Two photos January 1, 1967 Ottawa West Bruce Chapman

 

On display at Niagara Falls in July 1967.
That extra set of air horns was made by Bob Swanson and when sounded it automatically played
the first four notes of our nationa anthem; O'Canada!

The two shots above are at Niagara Falls, ON. The first shot is looking east (CN roundhouse on the left,
CN station on the right with the Robert Moses Parkway in New York in the background).
The second shot is looking West, with the Victoria Ave overpass in the background.


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