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CN 2001, an MLW C-630M and CN 2308, an MLW M636 are switching Aldershot Yard. Once finished switching, they will proceed from here to the Grimsby Sub.
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Caption: CN MLW C-630M's 2001 and 2008 are switching Aldershot Yard. Once finished, they will proceed to the Grimsby Sub.

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Date: 01/1968 (search)
Railway: Canadian National (search)
Reporting Marks: CN 2001 (search)
Train Symbol: CN 469 (search)
Subdivision/SNS: Aldershot (search)
City/Town: Aldershot (search)
Province: Ontario (search)
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  1. WOW even in the 60′s they have Ford auto parts cars on the head end!

  2. I think the second unit is a 20xx. IIRC – the 23xx’s werent built until 70/71 ?

    I remember in July 1971, as a little gaffer – climbing on a new 23xx during 6218′s retirement weekend in Belleville.

  3. You are absolutely correct. The Canadian Trackside Guide says the 2300′s were built in 1970. I have requested a correction to the caption text.

  4. The first 2 C630′s arrived right at the end of Aug1967, and then for the remainder, delivery started in Dec1967, and continued into mid 1968.
    Dave – I have this train logged on Jan 14 – 68
    Perhaps you also caught 466 that day, with 4009-4010 ??

  5. Yes, I actually caught 469 coming under the Plains Rd bridge before I photographed 466 with 4010-4009 at Aldershot East. I then shot this picture of 469 at Watertown Rd.

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