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Goderich-Exeter Railway (GEXR) GP9 177, departs the large Sifto Salt mine in Goderich, Ontario with three hoppers and heads up the steep grade towards the yard on April 28, 1995. The former Cartier Railway unit would operate on GEXR until 2002, after a damaged main generator sidelined it for good.
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Caption: Goderich-Exeter Railway (GEXR) GP9 177, departs the large Sifto Salt mine in Goderich, Ontario with three hoppers and heads up the steep grade towards the yard on April 28, 1995. The former Cartier Railway unit would operate on GEXR until 2002, after a damaged main generator sidelined it for good.

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Jason Noe [276] (more) (contact)
Date: April 28, 1995 (search)
Railway: Goderich-Exeter (search)
Reporting Marks: GEXR 177 (search)
Train Symbol: Not Provided
Subdivision/SNS: Goderich (search)
City/Town: Goderich (search)
Province: Ontario (search)
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4 Comments
  1. @ PacificPaul- Thanks! That’s neat you were also there that day as well. The other GEXR units were at the station according to my photos and notes.

    @Marcus Stevens- I agree! I miss 177 as well!

    @Stephen C. Host- Thanks! Those cylindrical hoppers seemed to disappear almost overnight.

  2. Nice Jason, I was also there that day!

  3. Sure miss old 177

  4. Great. Bet this sounded good. Miss those cylindricals too.

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