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March 1, 2019

 

ARTICLES

CPR Bruce Division

Hamilton Sub. Added (scroll down) photo of 953 at TH&B Chatham Street roundhouse.

 

CPR London Division

Passenger service
Added (scroll way, way down) this great view of 1412_1918 to exisitng coming view of same train as well as other details.

Branches

Woodstock Added 949 sitting in Woodstock.

Stations

Blyth Added deserted scene of yard etc. in its last days before station was relocated for retail business.

 

 

CPR Smiths Falls Division Added (scroll down to Cornwall Sub.) for a photo of 8588. What the Heck is happening here?

Smiths Falls roundhouse Added 1255 near the end of the steam era. Also, STLH 5690.

 

 

CPR Toronto Division

John Street Locomotive Dept. diesel gallery. Added (scroll down) TH&B 402_403 pool power.

West Toronto Diamond
Added (scroll down) side-by-side view of tracks with CNR single unit transfer crossing diamond. See what else!

 

CPR Trenton Division

Passenger service Added public time table pages effective November 1, 1914 Canadian via new Lake Ontario Shore Line

Nephton branch Added NCHX 38769 one of many covered hopper cars assigned to Indusmin mine in Nephton.

 

 

Lambton Yard

Road diesels gallery.
Added (scroll to very bottom) UP 1627. See what is in the background and why it was there. Toronto (hump) Yard was just days from opening! Long-referred to as Agincourt yard for its location it was also called less complimentary names! Such as Malfunction Junction and Disney Land! Also, added a second view of the consist of A-B-B UP units.
Note: At start of leased power section added explanation of why these units were leased and the fact a planned return of steam was killed off by finding these units in scrap line.

Yard diesels gallery.

Added 6708 one of only two (plus 6706) GMD yard units assigned to Lambton. Guess why? GM Oshawa plant!

 

Ontario Southland

St.Thomas Sub. Added photo of 1620_182 switching in Ingersoll three years ago.

 

CANDO

Orangeville-Brampton Added (scroll to very bottom) link to aerial view Orangeville 2007.

 

Roberval Saguenay Added photo of 22 inside shop (with visitors!) and tiny 8 sitting on the table.

 

 

PHOTOGRAPHS

Added photo with rare open door closeup look at Detroit Diesel underslung on all RDC's.
Note: A link to image is also on BCR CNR and CPR RDC galleries for your convenience.

Added photo of 4035 and two B units with what appears to be a P2 assist engine cut in behind the diesels to avoid smoke getting into diesel air intakes a regular practice when steam and diesel were mixed in the mountains.

Added photo of an air dump in the dump position a rare sight seen only at work sites. Used only where material (fill etc.) has to be dumped beyond ends of ties. Railways did not own many air dumps and builders were limited. DIFCO (Differential Car Co.) was long the major manufacturer of air dumps.

 

 

Photograph galleries

Trains

BCR Added BC-31 meeting freight brought up by van 1874.

 

CPR Diesels Gallery

Added 1801 with The Frontenac and a Skyline bringing up the rear.
Also, "famous" last run of MLW power 4210_1837_1838_4216_4230 westbound at the Falls. This unofficial "last run" was setup by Bruce Chapman of the Operations Centre in Windsor Station HQ. Trouble keeping them all running was encountered in Smiths Falls and the train left with 1838_4216 dead all the way to Windsor! They returned the same way!
St.Luc Diesel Shop men had done a heroic job keeping all the old MLW power running way beyond their best before date. Finally, the end was near. Soon, the order came down. "Effective tonight at 2359." That was July 7, 1998. .

RS-2 Added 8400 first International of Maine RS-2

 

The Canadian Added photo of 1413 leading Number 11 at Palgrave just two weeks away from VIA.

The Dominion
Added (scroll down to "A Look back...") 1410 1431 No.7. Check out all those trucks on the platform! Lots of head end traffic. Is that dark truck a British vehicle? Army? In the distance possibly a DIVCO delivery truck.

 

ONR
Added View from rear of train in northern Ontario. Also, (scroll to very bottom) an interesting down on view of 2102 leading through Temagami.

 

 

Tourist

Alberta Prairie Added (scroll to bottom) CN 6060B spare tender and CP 404937 cable car.
Some of the large quantity of equipment stored for Rocky Mountain Rail Society.

Rocky Mountaineer. Added (scroll down) after 8011 second unit RMRX 8016.

 

 

Locomotives

CNR steam Added photo of 5292 sitting on Spadina shop track during transiton era with diesel 4456.

Northern type Added 6100 on public display in Toronto.
This was the first CNR 4-8-4 and would soon go to Fair of the Iron Horse in Baltimore.
Also, added 6119, 6171, 6201 (3rd section!) 6233, 6251 (Maritime Express), and 6261.

Suburban 4-6-4-F Added (scroll to bottom) 50.

 

CNR electric

Mount Royal Tunnel Added (scroll to very bottom) box cab 187.

 

CNR diesel
Added photo of 4456 on Spadina shop track during transition era with steam engine 5292 (same photo as above).

CNR diesels Preserved Added 1762 a rare RSC-14 CNR-only model 1400 HP A1A-A1A.

 

CPR steam
Added great photo closeup fireman taking water. Could be Dick Jefferson or maybe Frank Bunker? Both long gone.

D10 Added (scroll down) 1017, 1027, 1038 and 1074.

G3 2400
Added (scroll down) 2408 with suburban train. The end of steam is only months away.
Also, 2420 near coal chutes. One of only 20 engines built with very different looking Worthington FWH.

 

Royal Hudson


Added B&W photo of 2820 putting on a show with suburban train. One of 5 steam engines. See what it is missing.
Note too that this engine was thought to be the very last use of steam in revenue service. Check info.

 

CPR diesel New gallery created for MLW S-10 and S-11 yard units starting with 6615 in Script lettering.

 

CP Rail Diesel

M630 Added 4500, 4507 and 4512 complete with detailed notes on other power present that Labour Day weekend.

M636 Added 4741 also part of the above weekend.

SD40 used Added 5492 in the controversial Dual Flag paint scheme.

S2 Added 7097 including headon view.

Rebuilt units

1500 Added 1507 with 1553 also 1540 freshly painted in latest scheme. .

 

Demonstrators Added second view of C630 UP 2904

Subsequent owners

Canadian National/Ontario Hydro
Added ex CN 5393 one of the Ontario Hydro owned units that hauled units coal trains.
Ownership explained along with subsequent ownership first by CP then others.
Includes unique metre gauge BB40-2 units for Brazil.

Also, US Roads (scroll down) Added 5492 at Bakken Transload in North Dakota including ex CP and C&O photos.
Also, Respondek Added Squaw Creek Southern 5690.

 

CPR Self-propelled
RDC Added (scroll to bottom) RDC-5 9307 with Montreal suburban train.

 

QNS&L diesel (scroll down to subsequent owners)
Added 151 part of 5 unit sale to CLP (D) and photos of it later being scrapped.

 

TH&B Steam
Added link in caption 40 to STELCO 40 at NMS&T and link to TH&B 42 (original number of 40) preserved.
Also, 102, 106, 107 on CNR_CPR Joint Section and 103 displayed in Gage Park.
New link at very bottom to see passenger trains on CPR, THB and NYC etc. steam, diesel and RDC eras.
Same link added THB diesel gallery.

 

 

Shortlines

Manitoba Winnipeg Hydro scroll to bottom for Manitoba Hydro section. Added photo of 857 at display location.

Quebec

Canada & Gulf Terminal. Added 102 and combine 504 on mixed train.

Sartigan Added nice scenic view of 8033.

 

Industrial

Alberta Added (scroll way down) Cargill CLCX 5035 C30-7

New Brunswick Added (link)1939 advertisement for Plymouth Flexmotive a truely unique locomotive!

Steam Other (than Ontario) provinces. Added (scroll down to National Harbours Board- Quebec City. CPN 4 0-6-0

 

 

Rolling Stock

Businesses re-used

Food cabooses Added (scroll down to New Brunswick) LLL Takeout, Waterborough, CN 79688 and 79229.

Tourist info, New section for New Brunswick. Started with Chipman Museum and Tourist Centre CN 79218 van.

Museums etc. New section for New Brunswick starts with Agricultural Museum of New Brunswick CN 79229 also CN station from Apohaqui (ICR) and crossing watchman's tower.
Also, scroll down to Miscellaneous added LOFX 79532 and 79750 (both ex CN) for private use riverside.

 

 

CNR passenger predecessor roads. Added CN 4205 ex ICR first class coach.

CNR passenger modern era. Added Columbia full length Sceneramic dome coach ex MILW.

 

CNR Preserved
New gallery for Western Development Museum, North Battleford, SK. 504409 grain box car spotted at elevator (also preserved), stock car 810024, flat car 59065 and van 78338. Includes 4-6-0 1158 as well as CNoR station Prince, SK.

 

CPR work equipment Cranes etc. Added 300791 flat carrying old Burro crane with illegible number.

CPR Passenger Added 63 Track Geometry Car ex Solarium car ANTIGUA.

Passenger Added 3 photos (scroll down to lightweight cars) 1700 one-of-a-kind short coach. Built for 4-4-4 Jubilee train Calgary-Edmonton service. Later (link) assigned to Montreal suburban service after being a Rules Car.

Budd stainless steel Added (scroll down) Elgin Manor sleeping car.

 

 

Facilities

CNR

Coal chutes Added Brantford

Water tank Added Caledonia an old wooden tank.

 

Stations

CPR Quebec
Added link to aerial view of Palais 1958 to go with others for 1925 and 1975. Also, map of tracks Quebec Terminal.

CPR New Brunswick Added (scroll down) photo of Division Headquarters office building in Saint John. .

 

Radial railways

Chatham, Wallaceburg and Lake Erie. Added photo of car with a group of well-dressed men. Also steeplecab loco 107.

NS&T Added B&W of car 80.

 

Street Railways

TTC
Gallery Added (scroll to bottom) 4019 a CLRV only months old.

 

 

 

 

 

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February 1, 2019

 

 

CORRECTION

CPR Lake and River history. Caption for S S Aberdeen corrected. Special thanks to Joe Smuin.

 

ARTICLES

CPR Bruce Division
Passenger service
Added great old black and white photo of 1222 racing northbound with the Steam Boat. CPR Great Lakes Steamship.
Bob Sandusky's Gallery added a black and white photo of 526 on an Armstrong turntable. One of the last D6 class.

Hamilton history Added great old colour photo of Extra CP 1051 East heading home.

 

CPR London Division

Photograph gallery power Added great shot of an Extra West 2228_5405 at Cooksville.

Steam yard engine gallery. Added 6277 (with something newer ans shinier in shot) and 6295 completing list.

 

Stations

Tillsonburg

Added a weedy view of CN Tillsonburg North station 1977. Nicely restored on original location along with relocated CPR Tillsonburg station plus CN van. Former NYC Tillsonburg station also exists on original site! Can any other place match this?

 

CPR Smiths Falls Division

Added (link) Map 1930 showing all subdivisions.

 

CPR Toronto Division

LEASIDE

Scroll down to Don Branch. Added 1890 map lower portion showing proposed route as well as existing route for Toronto Belt Line. Click on second (horizontal) version first to read name of each line.

Scroll down to Ashbridges Bay Added (link) map 1914 showing Ashbridges Bay before being filled in for industrial sites.

 

CPR Trenton Division

Added photo of both main lines at Agincourt before construction began on the new hump yard.
Also, (see link) Map 1930. Shows all subdivisions and every station.

Nephton Branch Added 1977 photo of Nephton Mine. (no train).

Passenger History
Note that photos beyond Trenton Division are included when trains leave Toronto at night. 22 to Montreal, 24 and 34 to Ottawa. Added (scroll way down to Pool Train segment) 3 photos 1950's of 22 nearing end of its run in Montreal. See who that guy in the red cap is.

 

CPR Lambton Yard. Locomotive Dept Added photo of 2214 near end of steam. See what else is in the photo.

 

CPR Toronto Yard.

Yard engine gallery Added 3 photos of 1204-1203 working the Pulldown.

Road engine gallery. Added 1860 (ex 8769 and OSR 180 photos inc.) also, 8598 third to last RS-10. Plus, (scroll to very bottom) PC pool power 2625 a GE U25B (ex PRR 2525), 5824, 7439 ex NYC as well as 7021 and HS-17.

Leased engine gallery
Added (scroll down) BO_3729_3710 in old B&O paint and new Chessie System paint scheme. Also, CO 4823.

 

 

Canadian National Railways

Canadian Government Railways Added (link) Condensed public time tables for name trains.

 

CNR Predecessor roads.

Canadian Northern Scroll down to Bay of Quinte. Added two large very old photos of Deseronto roundhouse with 0-4-0T.

Prince Edward Island Scroll down to new entry PEIR begun with 1st 28 last of 28 4-4-0's it went to 1904 World's Fair.

Thousand Islands Added (scroll to bottom) photo of abandoned bridge removal.

 

 

Shortlines

Ontario Southland

Guelph Junction Ry Gallery Added photo of 383_181 with van 4900.

St.Thomas Sub Formet Added photo of CCGX 1329 and CN 1329.

 

CNR Cayuga

Added photo of 8235_503 switching the LA Co-op Federee AGRI business division plant in Courtland recently acquired from Cargill along with most other locations around Ontario. Expansion of traffic here is expected as a result of the new ownership.

 

Toronto Belt Line

Added (scroll way down to Humber Loop section) another photo former Lambton station (long a residence) see what is parked on the platform next to operator's bay window!

 

Toronto Terminals Ry.
Added photo of CP 2856 just arrived with New York sleeper train one of several trains to/from USA with through sleepers and coaches from several cities including NYC, Boston etc.

 

 

GENERAL

Toronto Streets

Sunnyside Added colour photo of Queen and Roncesvalles intersection with TTC 4740 crossing.

 

 

 

PHOTOGRAPHS

 

Photograph Galleries

 

Trains

CNR Steam Added 2128 "smoking it up" on V.I. the way oil-burners did normally.

CNR diesel Added photo of CP 7013 with CN 6786, a B unit and passenger equipment in Quebec City being turned.
Also, 1002_1000 a pair of GMD-1's on Vancouver Island. Then, a 3 photo set of Nakina Mixed along with something sectionmen depended upon for decades. See what it is. Easy guess!

CNR Turbotrain Added 129 in early paint scheme entering Central Station 1970.
United Aircraft Note link to feature article 1966 details construction features.

 

CPR Diesel

CLC A&B units Added 4065 in Yahk, BC. This unit was part of the CPR Heritage Collection which was disposed of with 4065 going to NMS&T in Ottawa where it has sat englected for decades hidden from the public. Sad!

CP Rail

Added 9005 in a great winter scene in BC. Also, 9010 just 72 days old! See what he is hauling.

 

GO Added great photo of train of original unilevel coaches led by APCU 903 eastbound from Hamilton.

 

Tourist

Park trains Added (scroll down) link in caption B & B R R Centre Island 2 foot gauge railway with two trains.
Part of large amusement park reached by ferry boats.

 

Alberni Pacific
Added CZ 02 water car acquired from Ladysmith Historical Society when their collection in Ladysmith, VI was disbanded.


Alberta Prairie Added photo of tiny Warden station.

 

Prairie Dog Central Added great colour shot of 4-4-0 number 3 with its train.

 

 

Locomotives

 

BCR
Added (scroll down) RCL 682, RCL 684 and 756. Also, scroll down to BC Rail segment for RCL 683, 729 and 763.
All taken on Christmas Eve day 1985.

BCR RDC Added (scroll down) BC-20 one of three ex RDG cars. Same date.

 

CNR Steam

Added great photo of a shop labourer performing one of the many tasks necessary to service a steam locomotive.
No hard hat required in those days! However, see if you can spot the safety hazard he is confronted with.

Preserved locomotives. Added a great old (1964) second colour photo of 5588 displayed at Windsor.

 

CNR Diesel

Shop locos. Added a battery sled for use inside shops.


Preserved (Museums and Tourist Rys.) Added (scroll down to USA) CN 6786 6867 in last CN paint scheme.

 

CPR steam

M class (scroll down) Added great old photo of 3216 snowed in! There were many places across the system where this sort of thing happened. The way out was hand shovelling by many sectionmen. Location and date unknown but the small tender (note round corners) dates it back to early years. See photo above of 3216 near the end of its years for later tender.

V class (scroll way down) 6605 looking fresh out of Ogden.

 

Preserved

Added (scroll down) two photos of 972 on George Hart's excursion operation in PA. Also, 999 at Delson early on. Also, added more recent photo (link in caption) 1095.From the looks of those closely spaced concrete ties a Selkirk could sit there!

 

 

CPR Diesel

GP9 Added 8521 with steam engine tender! Also, 8528 in Block lettering colour photo an SG equipped unit.
Photo taken on my 21st birthday! I can vote!

CLC A&B units
Added (scroll down) 4104 (and 4053) B&W which has been preserved and nicely restored including that photo in colour.

Preserved Added same colour photo of 4104 after restoration.

Subsequent owners. New gallery for CM&Q started with 9010 one of 10 SD40-2F's acquired.

 

 

TH&B Steam Added builders photo of 202 one of only two 2-8-4's in Canada.

 

 

Shortline

Quebec Sartigan Added (second) a great aerial (drone?) view of Scott-Jonction showing lumber industry.

 

Leasers, demonstrators etc.

Added ABB X2000 demo train Hull, QC.

 

Logging

BC Steam Added (scroll way down) two B&W of Hillcrest Lumber 10 pushing 9, both Climax locos.
Also, scroll farther to Osborne Bay Wharf added old steam crane which still exists!

 

Industrial

BC Vancouver Wharves Added (scroll down) colout photo of 26 showing visibilty side markings.

Ontario Note this paper mill closed after more than a century! Even after it went all-recycle.
Resolute Forest Products, (formerly Ontario Paper) Thorold South. Added 1305 nee CN RS1200RS.

Ontario steam. Kirkfield Crushed Stone Added (scroll to very bottom) link for another large closeup photo, this one shows square water tank along with coal and wood suply.

 

 

Rolling Stock

Businesses

Tatamagouche Train Station Inn Added great old photo of early ICR days with a huge crowd on platform as train pulls out.

 

CNR

Cabooses a.k.a vans. Added (scroll to bottom) 78547 with AEI plate a system later abandoned by all railways.

Service Added (scroll way down) 55699 rare double ended snow plow. Used where no wye/turntable at end of sub.

Work equipment. Added 50639 steam driven pile driver along with SGU and tender.

 

CPR

OCS cars. Added 415125 another modern conversion of On Company Service equipment..

Track machines Added (scroll to very bottom) rail laying with Burro crane.

 

Business Cars Added car 7 in Sudbury and 9 in Saint John in 1976. Also, (scroll to very bottom) car 60.

Passenger
Added (scroll way down to head end cars) 4904 one of a small number of box cars repainted silver to match stainless steel.

Budd Stainless Steel Added (scroll down) Riding Mountain Park in CP Rail paint scheme.

 

THB Added (scroll down) X-755 American hoist on work train.

 

Private ownership freight cars. Added (scroll down) MGLX 397033 Mobil Grain grain hopper ex Sask Grain Car Corp.

 

 

Facilities

CPR BC Only

Vancouver scroll down to second NEW for another aerial view of waterfront in recent years.

 

Stations

CPR British Columbia Added (scroll down) Princeton. Former VV&E station long taken over by CPR

Reused CPR British Columbia
Added (scroll way down) Princeton. Now Subway and Booster Juice stores alongside Trans Canada Trail (abandoned right-of-way) plus wooden van 436714.

 

 

Interurban Railways and Electric lines.

L&PS Added two photos about 60 years apart! Car 14 southbound at Union and PSTR tourist train northbound.

QRL&P Added car 454 which was preserved in US museum.

St.Clair Tunnel Co.
Added two photos (scroll to bottom) 44 a diesel line car later transferred to Mount Royal Tunnel 15707.

 

Street Railways

Ottawa Electric Added car 650 at Britannia loop in 1951.

 

Bus and coaches.

Sightseeing Added two views (including interior one) of TTC 1952 unique glass roof bus one of only 5 ever built by Brill.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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HAPPY NEW YEAR!

JANUARY 1, 2019


ARTICLES

 

CPR

Ships

Lake BC and River Added (scroll down) recent colour photo of S S Moyie sternwheeler preserved and van 437092.

 

Travel Camping Out Added link to 2018 advertisement for Shooting Star Camp.

 

Ontario District

CPR Bruce Division

Bruce Branches Added Fergus (link under caption of Special train) Beatty Bros. Gallery showing many old photos of
special freight trains leaving Fergus with train loads of their appliances going across Canada. Great way to promote their products. This from the era when stuff was MADE IN CANADA!

Also, added (scroll down) old colour slide of 953 on the table in Elora.

 

CPR London Division
Passenger service. Scroll way down to Jubilees for a great scene of doubleheader Christmas Eve 1954.
And a scroll a little more to see second view of new RDC's at London (Nov. 21/1953) before extended to Windsor/Detroit.

Photo gallery 4 Diesels Added (scroll way down) 8488 a GP9 a long ways from home.

 

Lambton Yard
Added photo (second from top) of Big Lead and Here Yard in 1963. Note tower to train yardmasters how to work from it rather than on the ground in anticpiation of upcoming Toronto hump yard soon to be opened.

Road engine gallery Added (scroll down) 5102 a London Division engine in off its run from there.

 

 

CPR Subsidiaries

CPEL Added LE&N 209 in very old photo plus its much later preservation.

 

 

CNR

Travel Added GTof C system map and GTR The International, CNR Continental Limited hauled by new 6004.

 

Predecessor roads.

Canadian Northern Added (scroll down to first photo of Belleville station) then see second photo for links in caption to
Hotel Quinte whose horsedrawn omnibus is waiting at station. Built 1895, rebuilt after 1906 fire, modern photo circa 1978, then sadly destroyed by 2012 fire.

 

 

Shortlines

Ontario Southland GJR gallery Added 180 in its new paint scheme.

 

 

GENERAL

Newfoundland Railways

CNR years. Subsequent owners (scroll to very bottom) Added two older photos of 914 with nitrate ore train in Chile.

 

Toronto Streets
Junction. Added (scroll down) photo of Loblaw's first store!

 

 

PHOTOGRAPHS

1802 with CP_B&M Pool train passing ancient Ball-type signal in Whitefield, NH.

Also, Rare $25 banknote marking 25th anniversary King George V.

 

 

Photograph Galleries

Trains

CNR diesel
Added CV 4926 4445 and CV 4550_GT_4445 and CV 4929_DWP_3609 with a clear order board in Bowmanville.
also CV 4928 in Toronto Yard.

US Subsidiaries Added CV 3609_3610

 

CPR

The Dominion and predecessor name trains. Added 575 in down-on view at Banff with early tour buses.
Be sure to check out second view of 575 in a real "action" scene! He sure is "Pickin em up and layin em down".

Also, scroll down a little for 5903 with unidentified train (locationa and date) in a familiar pose and scene that I cannot place!

 

The Canadian Added view looking down on high bridge in Parry Sound (no train!)

 

VIA
Added (scroll down to RDC's) link to 2018 advertisement for Shooting Star Camp. Metagama ghost town only accessible on the White River Budd Car run!

 

Tourist
Park Trains Added (scroll down) Britannia Park Cagney with real-sized G5 1227 in background! Long history, still exists!

Alberni Pacific Added recent photo of train hauled by 45-tonner and converted CN vans (similar to PSTR).

Alberta Central New gallery for railway museum with train ride on private property. CP 8015 RS-23 and ex RDC 9108.

Charlevoix New gallery for this unique tourist train in Quebec that uses DMU's built in Germany!

Orford Express Added another scenic view of train shoving past Lake Argent.

Port Stanley Terminal Rail Added (scroll down) photo of L4 GE 70-tonner nee PGE 556.

 

US Roads in Canada
B&M_CPR_Pool Added (scroll down to diesel era) 1802 passing a Ball signal.
(scroll way down second to bottom) 9113 in White River Jct. Vermont. (same photo as above).

C&O Added 5244 on turntable in St.Thomas, sister SW9 to 5242, (PSTR L3, OSRX 52).

 

 

Locomotives

CNR predecessor roads.

Canada Atlantic Added great old 19th century photo number 3 with logging train for J R Booth, also 4 on turntable.

Great Western Added great old advertisement featuring Suspension Bridge also 55 and Prospero.

 

CNR steam

4-6-4F Suburban Added 6 photos of 47 in service over the decades including inside roundhouse as well as one taken on my 10th birthday! Also, dead enroute to F. Nelson Blount.
Sitting at Steamtown in Scranton neglected for decades. Needs to be REPATRIATED!

 

CN diesel US subsidiaries Added (scroll down) second photo of CV 8080 a long ways from home!

 

CNR Demonstrator. Added second photo of MaK 1000 to more clearly show the hydraulic drive (siderods).

 

 

CPR steam

A2 class
Added photo of 136 poses for its photograph while engineer Charlie Waters takes a break in Orangeville May 1, 1960.
Also, photo of 136_815 on short doubleheader within the terminal the day before tripleheader.R.L.Kennedy in gangway.

 

D class Ten-Wheelers
Added (scroll down) D6 536 (built in Scotland) BTW check out 555 built in Germany! and D9 572 built in Kingston.
D10's 676 a poor quality photo but with a unique water car connected to the tender. Check it out! Also added 837.
Plus, 962 with passenger train leaving Kelowna. Only D10 in passenger colours! It would later haul the last passenger train.
If anyone has a colour photo of 962 please CONTACT US

 

 

CPR diesel
S-2 Added (scroll down) 7037 in Block lettering paint scheme. See what is on the back step into the cab from steam era. .
GP30 (Two only) Added photo of 8201_8200 near-new getting a big look over. Soon to be renumbered 5001_5000.

 

CP Rail diesel.
Created thumbnail for new gallery 1100 series road cab control 1102 ex 4213 and 1100 ex 4236 preserved.
Created thumbnail for new gallery 1150 series yard hump control cabs 1150, 1151, and strangest of all 1152!
Also, includes 1159 used with Beltpack operation.

 

CPR RDC old paint scheme Added (scroll down) 9113 in White River Junction, Vermont.

CPR diesels Preserved Added (scroll down) 5000 GP30 only one saved! Shown with freight train display.

CPR diesels Subsequent owners Added (scroll way down to WNY&P see link in caption) AM 70 nee CP 4500

 

E&N Added (scroll way down) interesting photo of 15 a little hydraulic loco hauling a log train! See what else it did on VI.

 

GO locomotives subsequent owners Added (scroll to bottom) LTEX 18520 shoving METRA train in scenic view.

 

ONR Added (scroll way down) 2201 in new paint job one of three GP40-2 leasers acquired.

 

TH&B self-propelled. Added new gallery for gas-electric car 301.

 

 

 

Shortlines

BC

SRY_RL Added (scroll down to 385 for links in caption for prior owners MRL 703 and SCL 1914.

 

Alberta

Forty Mile Line New gallery from startup with JLCX 4004 and photos ex RLK 4004 ex SP 3877 GP9 built low nose.

 

Saskatchewan

Carlton Trail

Added CTRW 1004 and 1064 a pair of old ICG GP10's in two different paint schemes 10 years ago.
Now, they have been sold. Watch for them from JLCX.

 

Manitoba

Central Manitoba (CANDO) CEMR Gallery Added (scroll way down) ex CN 7236 GP9RM

GWWD Added 100:2nd a 44-tonner one of two recent acquisitions.

 

Nova Scotia

DEVCO Added 228 a one unit order and the last order ever. With full lettering for Cape Breton Development Corporation.

 

Quebec

Added new gallery for Gaspesie starting with SFG 1819 leading a train load of windmill blades!

 

 

Industrial

Steam (Other than Ontario)

British Columbia
Added Hamilton Bridge Western 2 (2-4-2T) and views of plant and shipbuilder next door etc.

Alberta
Alberta Midland
Added (scroll down to Northern Plains Rail Services list) link in list of images ex CP 1695 shows roof detail following repairs at CP which resulted in long hood having two different sets of radiator fans. 2 x 36" off QNS&L 165 and orginal single 48" fan. Note too the unique history of 1695 nee 8839 "GP18" last of 200 GP9's.

 

New Brunswick same link as BC
Added (scroll way down) Bathurst Power & Paper 2.

 

Ontario

Kirkfield Crushed Stone Added (scroll to very bottom) click on link for Plant closeup view. Interesting.

 

Diesel

Quebec

National Harbours Board
Added (scroll down to NHB section) D9 MLW S-3 alongside Bonsecours Market a National Historic Site in Old Montreal.

 

 

Rolling Stock

CPR Service equipment. Plows, spreaders etc. Added (scroll down) 402867 spreader with wings out being repaired. Also,
spreader 402895. Plus, 420931 scale test car converted from B-100 slug unit. SFS but last known to still exist.

 

Businesses Reused other non-business purposes, museums, private etc.
Added recent colour photo of S S Moyie sternwheeler preserved and van 437092. (Same photo as Article above)
Also, added (scroll down to very bottom) body of old unknown baggage car once used by North Bay Model Railroad Club.
If you know anything about it, Please CONTACT US.

 

 

Facilities


CNR Predecessors

Canada Atlantic Added great old photo of engine 4 Casselman, closeup of expanded roundhouse, maps of area.
Special thanks to David Jeans, Colin Churcher and Bernie Geiger for all their research.

 

CPR Roundhouses, shops etc. Added 4 old photos of coaling derrick in Chipman, NB featuring 136 and 144!
Simliar devices were used at branchline locations across the system including Teeswater and Port Burwell, Ont.

 

US Roads in Canada

MCR Added (link) map of St.Thomas shops 1922. Click second time to further enlarge.

Movie trains
Added AMrail 6506 for the movie Finders Keepers which was based by the novel Next-to-last Train Ride.

 

Stations

Ontario Other divisions Ottawa
Added (scroll down) recent photo of former Union Station long used as Government Conference Centre and not open to the public. In 2019 Parliament's Red Chamber and Senate offices will be relocated here to allow for major renovations for many years. Parliament Hill has been undergoing major renovations since 2002.

 

 

Palais, Quebec City
Added two excellent aerial views 1925 and 1975 of entire station and its tracks, freight shed, yard and area.
Click on second time to further enlarge.

 

 

Interurban Railways & Electric Lines

London & Port Stanley Added (scroll down to below thumbnails) 204 an old wooden flat car,
also, (scroll to very bottom) preserved Car 8 operating at HCRR.

Quebec Railway Light & Power Added 22 their only steam locomotive a small 2-6-0.

 

Street Railways

Hull Electric Added old photo of HER 50 plus history of line.

Ottawa Electric Added 1950's photo of two cars on Somerset Steet. Gallery added very old photo of open car 226.

Toronto Railway Added old hand coloured post card dated 1912 along with today's scene TTC 4124 with same building!
Note the two small "one person" structures on the street corner. These are where you can go inside, close the door, put a coin in the slot to have a telephone conversation and only TWO people in the whole world knew what you are talking about!

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

LAST YEAR'S What's New? 2018

 

 



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