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Sequence 3 of 4   CN 8167 has been tacked onto the tail end of the Dofasco ore train at Ottawa St. on the N&NW Spur.  It will pilot the train in a reverse move into the Dofasco plant where the loaded cars will be set off and another unit train of empties will be picked up for return to the mine.
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Caption: Sequence 3 of 4 CN 8167 has been tacked onto the tail end of the Dofasco ore train at Ottawa St. on the N&NW Spur. It will pilot the train in a reverse move into the Dofasco plant where the loaded cars will be set off and another unit train of empties will be picked up for return to the mine.

Photographer:
Dave Burroughs [127] (more) (contact)
Date: 04/1968 (search)
Railway: Canadian National (search)
Reporting Marks: CN 8167 (search)
Train Symbol: CN 441 (search)
Subdivision/SNS: N&NW Spur (search)
City/Town: Hamilton (search)
Province: Ontario (search)
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3 Comments
  1. Very nice. Love the contrast of the early CN scheme with the Red PSC van. I can imagine the head end of this train is near or crossing Gage Ave considering how long it is!

  2. Wow! The ONR ore cars are still shiny!

  3. @James Knott

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