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Subsequent owners

NEW here temporarily. Duplicated in numerical gallery below.

1735 in new paint scheme. Cochrane 5/24/2020 Mike Robin

1735 GMD A2942 1/1974 North Bay 9/06/1988 John Petko

205 acq.1994 (ex GO APU 801, ex BN 733 F7B, nee NP 6014B) EMD 14266 5/1951
Cochrane 7/16/2013

206 acq. 2004 ex BCOL 159 (ex VIA 15483 nee CN 15483 SGU). NSC 1960.
North Bay 11/22/2005 Mike Robin

 

2200 acq. 2005 (ex HATX 515, ex GTI 311 nee B&M 311) GP40-2 EMD 776025-12 12/1977

Hearst 4/14/2014

 

2201 newly arrived in yet another paint scheme! CNR MacMillan Yard. 3/28/2005

NOTE: A newer photo in latest paint scheme along with ex owners photos are below in numerical order.

2202 acq. 2005 (ex HATX 510, ex GTI 304 nee B&M 304. EMD 776025-5 12/1977

Englehart 7/18/2012

 

Coming Soon!

WANTED: ONR roster shots!

GP40-2 16-645E3

11/2020 K&K Recycling (D)

2203 ex NS 3090 nee NW 1358 GP40
(NW 1333 identical high nose GP40)

2204 ex NS 3036 nee CR 3341

2205 ex NS 3027 nee CR 3326

Ex_ Duplicate choice NS 3027

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

1509_1518 GMD A-380 6/1952 and A-529 9/1953
North Bay September 7, 1973

1308 RS-3 and 1502 FP7 North Bay diesel shop. July 19, 1976

 


Numerical order gallery

S-2 S-4

1200 first of three unit order. S-2 Alco 74479 6/1946
Fully outfitted for road service with combination pilot, classification lights, slanted number boards and chime horn.

1201 North Bay July 1949 George Harris

Here is what 1201 looked like in its first paint scheme. Colourized Steve Woolfrey

1202 Alco 74481 6/1946

1203 MLW S-4 #77586 10/1950 a one unit order and one of only four yard diesels. No M.U.
1200-1202 were Alco S-2 and were built with M.U.


RS-2 RS-3

1300 first ONR road switcher one of two two unit orders. RS-2 1500 hp Alco 76824 5/1949 Jim Parker Collection

1304 first of 8 units MLW RS-3 1600 hp. #76112 10/1951

1306 North Bay October 1966

1308 (1304-1311 one order 8 units) RS-3 MLW 76116 11/1951

1310 MLW RS-3 in new paint scheme with "stylized rivers of the north." MLW 76729 12/1951


RS-10

1400 RS-10 MLW 81481 12/1955 Retired 1985 Location and date unknown.

1401 no longer with a steam generator (see missing stack on short hood) Stylized rivers of the north paint scheme.
Two unit order. RS-10 MLW 81482 12/1955

1401 with a really short passenger train! Not really, looks like a switching move.
Cochrane 7/27/1976 John Lameck/Sam Beck Collection

1402 Two unit order RS-10s 1600 hp steam generator equipped. MLW #81601 2/1957
8/12/1969 Sam Beck Collection

Note: Only ONR had short hood forward units of this model. There were two orders of two units each.


FP7A

1503 FP7A GMD A177 4/1951 Toronto 3/1966

Note: One of five units sold 2/28/1973 became GO 9858 APCU 6/15/1974.

One of the nicest paint schemes on any railway. 1517 at CN Mac Millan Yard.

1517 FP7A GMD A528 8/1953 Wolf Kirchmeir

1517 in "Progressive" paint scheme which was later aborted. Toronto 5/29/1966 Peter A. Cox

1519 with RS-10 1402 at CN Mac Yard.

1520

1521 last of 22 FP7A units and last FP7A built. GMD A532 10/1953
CNR Spadina roundhouse in Toronto. Al Howlett


GP9

1600 first of two unit order. Chop nose modified. GP9 GMD A886 7/1956

1601 part of first order (1600-1601) A887 7/1956 North Bay July 1986

1603_1601 dependable old GP9's switching Cochrane yard. 6/23/2018

1603 part of second order (1602-1605) A1061 1/1957

Note: 1603 re-engined 2001 with 16-645E 2000 HP engine,
GP38-2 electrical and modified trucks.

1604 in original North Bay 9/1963

1604 with chopnose modification. GMD A1062 1/1957 North Bay June 1987

1605 last unit of second order 1602-1605. GMD GP9 A1063 1/1957
Note: Steam generators added by ONR.


SD40-2 16-645E3C

1730 fresh out of the shop overhauled with various upgrades and this retrograde paint scheme
with train 213 arrives Cochrane Yard. March 18, 2019

North Bay June 1987

First SD40-2 five unit order (1730-1734) A2844 3/1973

1731 SD40-2 GMD A2845 3/1973. North Bay diesel shop 11/26/1995

Note: Sold 2005 Progress Rail GMTX 6973 to Prairie Mining & Royalty, Bienfait, SK.

1733 2nd Unit (first 1809) painted (2011) in new "Arrow" scheme with small stylized "rivers of the north",
but without nose stripes. June 8, 2018. Cochrane

1734 fresh out of the shop! New "arrow" paint scheme still with "stylized rivers of the north" logo although much smaller.
May 20, 2018 Mike Robin

 

1735 GMD A2942 1/1974
Cochrane 5/24/2020 Mike Robin

1735 GMD A2942 1/1974 North Bay 9/06/1988 John Petko


GP38-2

1800 GP38-2 GMD A3109 11/1974 Cochrane shop track. 2/08/2020

1802 and Whiting Trackmobile at diesel shop. Cochrane 6/23/2018

GP38-2 1803 last of 4 unit order. Two more orders over 10 years brought total to 10 units. GMD A3112 11/1974
Cochrane 7/27/1976 John Lameck/Sam Beck Collection

1804

1805 first unit in newest "Arrow" paint scheme with nose stripes. Cochrane Mike Robin.
Part of 4 unit order 1804-1807 GP38-2 GMD A4285 11/1982

1809

 

NOTE; Photo needed 1810

1810 acq. early 2021 (ex NS 7277, CR 8070 nee PC 8070) GP38-2 EMD 72627-34 2/1973


FP7A modified with HEP for Northlander passenger train of TEE equipment.

1984 (ex 1519 GMD A530 9/1953)

1985 (ex 1518 GMD A-529 9/1953)

1987 (ex 1510 A-381 6/1952) another of the four units modified and renumbered for use with TEE train equipment.


SD75I

2104 (one of 6 units 2100-2105) SD75I 4300 HP GMD 976808-5 7/1989


GP40-2 16-645E3

2200 acq. 2005 (ex HATX 515, ex GTI 311 nee B&M 311) EMD 776025-12 12/1977

Hearst 4/14/2014

2201 in latest paint scheme. Acq. 2005. (ex HATX 512, ex GTI 300, nee B&M 300) EMD 776025-1 12/1977

2201 newly arrived in yet another paint scheme! CNR MacMillan Yard. 3/28/2005

2202 acq. 2005 (ex HATX 510, ex GTI 304 nee B&M 304. EMD 776025-5 12/1977

Englehart 7/18/2012


SGU EGU APCU

Steam and electric generating units for Polar Bear and mixed trains Cochrane to Moosonee.

200 steam generator car. One car order. National Steel Car 1960.


203 Acq. 1985 (ex MILW 125D) F9B EMD 20614 11/1955

204 and two other EGU (APU's).

204 acq. 1985 (ex MILW 89B F7B) EMD 7953 11/1949. All hooked up!

205 acq.1994 (ex GO APU 801, ex BN 733 F7B, nee NP 6014B) EMD 14266 5/1951
Cochrane 7/16/2013

206 acq. 2004 ex BCOL 159 (ex VIA 15483 nee CN 15483 SGU). NSC 1960.
North Bay 11/22/2005 Mike Robin


220 APCU one of two rebuilt 2019 by NRE with two CAT/Perkins 600 KW 480 Volt AC generators.
Cochrane shop August 31, 2019 Mike Robin

220 ex AMTK 317 F40PH
221 ex AMTK 394 F40PH

 


Subsequent owners and preserved units.

CYDZ 251 (nee ONR 1201) acq. IMC 201 rebuilt as S2m.

1200, 1201 and 1202 sold 7/1973 Andrew Merrilees (D) AMLX 1200_1201_1202.
Resold International Minerals and Chemicals, Noralyn Phosphate plant near Bartow, FL.

IMC 202 ex ONR 1202. Resold CYDZ 239.

CYDZ 239 nee 1202 Conrad Yelvington, Wildwood, FL 7/20/2002

CYDZ 224 nee ONR 1200 (?) Orlando, FL 4/22/2021

Abitibi Paper Co. 1203 (acq. 7/1973 ex ONR 1203) MLW S4 #77586 10/1950.
Iroquois Falls, 8/16/1979 Frank Vollhardt

1203 new paint. Iroquois Falls, 8/22/1990, Frank Vollhardt

Abitibi-Price 1310 acq. 5/1985 (ex ONR 1310) RS3 MLW #76729 11/1951
Iroquois Falls, 8/1990. Jeff Plant/Joseph Testagrose Collection

Note: In 1995 it was donated to York-Durham Heritage Railway Association, YDHR 1310.

Retired 1985. Donated 1998 Canadian Railway Museum/EXPORAIL

Here it is, 22 years later! Sad!

PRMX 6973 ex GMTX 6973, ex PREX 1731, nee ONT 1731. SD40-2 GMD A2845 3/1973
Rebuilt by Progress Rail, Tacoma WA to SD32ECO 3150 hp
GWR/PMRL interchange at Coronach 3/26/2012 Ken Mc.Cutcheon

PRSX 1736 and 1731 sold 2005 to Progress Rail. 1736 re-sold 2015 JLCX
5/28/2015 Fairburn, GA

 



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