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GEXR 516-02, led by the RLK 4095, GEXR 2303, coasts across the Speed River at Hespler on the former Fergus Sub as it heads for Galt.  Today 516 is too lift a schnabel car from Babcock & Wilcox; car no. BBCX 1000.  The train returned to Guelph this day and continued to CN rails at Georgetown and onto Hamilton the following day (July 3).  On July 4th it would be moved by the RLHH from CN Stuart to the harbour.  Taken along the former Grand River Railway right-of-way.
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Caption: GEXR 516-02, led by the RLK 4095, GEXR 2303, coasts across the Speed River at Hespler on the former Fergus Sub as it heads for Galt. Today 516 is too lift a schnabel car from Babcock & Wilcox; car no. BBCX 1000. The train returned to Guelph this day and continued to CN rails at Georgetown and onto Hamilton the following day (July 3). On July 4th it would be moved by the RLHH from CN Stuart to the harbour. Taken along the former Grand River Railway right-of-way.

Photographer:
Jacob Patterson [126] (more) (contact)
Date: 07/02/2016 (search)
Railway: Goderich-Exeter (search)
Reporting Marks: RLK 4095, GEXR 2303 (search)
Train Symbol: 516-02 (search)
Subdivision/SNS: Fergus Spur (search)
City/Town: Hespler (search)
Province: Ontario (search)
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9 Comments
  1. Just saw this photo on the “One of our best Images” thumbnail tonight. Had to click and come see it again. :-)

  2. Thanks Arnold!

  3. Dog-gone it!! I KNEW I had seen that picture somewhere before. Certainly worthy of a Congrats. So, Congrats!!

  4. Thanks gents! I was fortunate enough to have this photo grace the back cover of the CTG 2017!

  5. You were right on the money with this one, JP.

  6. Love the angle here !

  7. Excellent photo! I love the richness of the colours – you can feel the warmth of a summer day in Ontario.

  8. Terrific photo Jacob! :-)

  9. Awesome image, Jacob – vibrant colours, great lighting and excellent composition!

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