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IPSCO doesn't scrap everything they receive - this steamer for instance was put on display, while its cousins became beer cans.
The English Magazine "Steam Railway" is reporting that the Canadian Pacific Railroad is to restore the 1928 Canadian built 4-8-4 3101 with a budget of 1M...
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He's the twin brother of the Prince Albert steam engine, CN 5080, ex-CGR 453 (CGR 471 here) respectively. He's a later built though, of 1917 heritage, kept by CN longer as well, until 1963. The tender is from CN 5139, another in the series.
NS Eastbound Transcaer Whistlestop Tour Special 955 on display at Birmingham, Al. ( 2nd Avenue ). This train started out in Hattiesburg, Ms., then made a stop at Tuscaloosa, Al. before coming to Birmingham, Al., then went to Columbus, Ga. for its final stop on the tour. Transcaer stands for...
Unfortunately I have missplaced my notes on the locos in this museum, but I'll try to explain as well as I can visually.
This is the very locomotive that pulled Chairman Mao's train into Peking(Beijeng)after the Chinese Nationalist were defeated in 1949. That's Mao's relief on the smokebox front.
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