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

1603_1601 dependable old GP9's switching Cochrane yard. 6/23/2018
1603 part of second order (1602-1605) A1061 1/1957
1601 part of first order (1600-1601) A887 7/1956
Note: 1603 re-engined 2001 with 16-645E 2000 HP engine.

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

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

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

1805 freshly outshopped in new paint scheme. 4/2017

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

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

 

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.

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

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

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.

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.

 

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

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

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

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.

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

 

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

1805 looking pretty nice in latest paint scheme.

1984 (ex 1519 GMD A530 9/1953)

1985 (ex 1518 GMD A-529 9/1953) modified with HEP for Northlander passenger train of TEE equipment.

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

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


Subsequent owners

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


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

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).

 

 



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