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#1501 worked for Alberta Sugar out of Picture Butte from 1956 to 1979, when the plant closed. He was then transferred to Taber, lasting there until 1997, relieved by Manitoba Sugar GE 45T when the respective Winnipeg plant closed. The unit was then sold to Canadian Railserve LTD, likely working...
Former Canadian Northern 4-6-0, 1913 MLW product is displayed next to the old mainline, off CN roster since 1960. Interestingly he always kept the same #, 1158 was later a GMD1 another Prairie classic no longer on the rails.
CNs first mainline diesel, only 60 years young. Retired in 1971, hes the only remaining CN F3 unit. Rebuild brother GTW 9013 (CN 9171 F3AU) is in a museum as well: http://tinyurl.com/55mvvg
The Alberta Railway museum has a unique opportunity to run an A-B-A F-unit set, all three ex-CNs wear...
Former CN 1339 & 1371, both retired in 2006, are temporarily resting on museum grounds. Last November they were shipped off to Progress Rail in Waycross, GA, I'm surprised they couldn't get a set of SW1200s more locally, off CSX perhaps.
Not sure why air hose is tied around 1371, perhaps...
Old Sydney Colilleries 25, a 1900 built BLW 2-4-0, nee 2-4-0T used to work Cape Breton, until retirement in 1962. I've been to Old Sydney, and am sad to say that with the excpetion of a spur serving a scrap yard, there are no RR industries left (my 2006 Nova Sctotia map lied!). Although plenty...
Where in Canada can one find an ex-CN SLQ M420(W) with a mix of ex-CP & ex-CN ballast cars? HBR in North Manitoba and CTRW in North Saskatchewan naturally. Not sure how this train got to Montreal, must have taken a wrong turn somewhere LOL. Just love such museum scenes - as good as seing the...
Although the last Newfroundland train ran in 1988, they have not been forgotten. This is what a classic mixed train would look like, even if it is in Montreal. Since it's narrow gauge, the consist sits on a separate set of tracks, which have not been ballasted.
Category: Vintage Passenger Train Photos - Diesel Era
D&RGW F9A #5771 & F9B #5762 sit under some partly cloudy skies at the Colorado Rail Museum in Golden.
LOCATION: Golden, Co
RAILROAD: Denver & Rio Grande Western
LOCOMOTIVE/TRAIN: EMD F9A & F9B
DATE: August 2007
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