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Doing every bit of the allowed Maximum Track Speed of 80 mph, CN Northern 6167 makes a dramatic "run for the hill" as she approaches with a westbound Excursion.  So much has changed since 1963.  6167 resides in Guelph, Port Union station is long gone, the Oshawa Sub is now the Kingston Sub, ABS signals are now CTC, and the GO Rouge Hill station would be just to the tail-end of 6167's train now.
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Caption: Doing every bit of the allowed Maximum Track Speed of 80 mph, CN Northern 6167 makes a dramatic "run for the hill" as she approaches with a westbound Excursion. So much has changed since 1963. 6167 resides in Guelph, Port Union station is long gone, the Oshawa Sub is now the Kingston Sub, ABS signals are now CTC, and the GO Rouge Hill station would be just to the tail-end of 6167's train now.

Photographer:
Steve Bradley [39] (more) (contact)
Date: 5/11/1963 (search)
Railway: Canadian National (search)
Reporting Marks: CN 6167 (search)
Train Symbol: Pass Extra 6167 West (search)
Subdivision/SNS: Oshawa Sub (search)
City/Town: Port Union (search)
Province: Ontario (search)
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5 Comments
  1. Hey, Paul!!! Yeah, bright and shiny. I see something very familiar about that sign. Thanks!!! :o )

  2. She should go back into the shops for refurbishing and operation. Great shot of hot steam!

  3. Hey Arnold! Check out that yellow enamel sign on the end of the station!

  4. Thanks !! So often I’ve admired your shots, and probably like you, have often said –
    ” oh to have had digital back then ” !!

  5. Now thats a treat!!! Great action shot.

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