Canadian Pacific Canadian National
Pool 263 from Ottawa Union to Brockville is just leaving
Ottawa West station in 1965 Peter Dawes Collection
Bringing up the rear is 280764
passenger service reefer equipped with high speed trucks, steel
wheels, steam heat Barco connection, air communicating signal line and
brackets for marker lamps. It carried Royal Mail from Ottawa to Smith
Passenger power on freight! Extra 8559 West and 1915 (89
mph) trailing with local freight job heading to Bells Junction.
CN 6529 No. 38 leaving as afternoon train to Montreal. c.1970
CN No.38 and CP No.235 passing.
4071 No. 235 arriving from Montreal.
4071 No. 234 with just three cars leaving for Montreal the next day.
Shabby paint a sign of the times.
Weed-free right-of-way was a common sight at the time.
Above sequence of six photographs by Kevin Day.c.1970
8462-8463 No.5 Expo Limited. Ottawa Station 1967 L.B.Chapman Collection
No. 1 engine 1417 The Canadian from Montreal on the
M&O Subdivision just coming up to Deep Cut where CNR
7028 (Alco S-2 #73386 6/1945) arriving at Ottawa West
off the M&O Sub. with Hull Transfer. C.1950
M-4 3528 with its replacement, 7088 a brand new MLW S-2 the first diesel in Ottawa. 2/21/1949 Canadian Pacific
7088 (MLW S-2 #75863 2/1949) switching the River Yard
at Ottawa West. c.1950
8448 on the table. (RS-3 MLW #81037 10/1954) Ottawa West August 1958 Ian Taylor
Sperry car 123 looking for track defects, is about to
cross Carling Avenue (Highway 17) west of Britannia, and about
Here is #76 engine 4224 the freight train from Ottawa West
to St. Luc via the M&O Subdivision heading south, on the Prescott
Subdivision. It is on a shoefly while the cut is being made for the new
Prescott/Ellwood Subdivision at Carling Avenue
8124 part of original 31 unit order for SW1200RS. GMD
A1504 10/1958 Ottawa West 1/23/1967 Bruce Chapman
6620 part of only one 10 unit order (6614-6623) S-11 last 660 hp. MLW 82562 7/1959 Ottawa 3/27/1964
6620 with a fresh paint job in new Script style lettering.
E8 1802 m.u.'ed with F9B 1903 an extremely rare occurrence for such a consist! Power for 234 to Montreal.
Train Master's were not a common sight in Ottawa. 8906_4239 shop Walkley yard 11/25/1967 Bruce Chapman
8778_8912_4069 No.90 (Smiths Falls - Ottawa West) crossing
Along Scott Street crossing Ross Avenue. Now depressed
line for OC Transpo light rail.
8778_8912_4069 passing Ottawa West station. End of the run is near!
Ottawa Union Station and Ottawa (new) Station
E-8 1800 No.10 Sudbury-Montreal local train connecting
at Sudbury with Vancouver-Toronto No. 6.
1419-1422 No.1 The Canadian westbound from Montreal
to Sudbury. Track two Ottawa Union Station.
View car (ex NYC) with consist for Number 33 Pool train
to Toronto via Havelock.
Number 1 The Canadian led by 1404_1903_1409 westbound
on track 4 Ottawa Station. CNR cars at right are on track 5,
FP9A 1411 leads The Canadian with a short consist. 11/171976 T.Grumley/Joseph Testagrose Collection
1417 leads No. 1 at Ottawa. May 30, 1971 Roger Puta
VIA No.3 1412_4478_1432 with the last westbound run of
Note the "Highway
Yellow" pickup. This paint scheme was widely used for vehicles
FP9A CN 6537 on track 3 of the new Ottawa Station leading
what is likely westbound No. 1 Super Continental 5/1972
CN 8030 one of three regular units. (8030, 8031 and 8032)
S-4 1000 hp MLW 76445 1/1954
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