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No white flags today, this is a  regularly scheduled train.


The Uhthoff Turn with the Stone Train powered by  CP Rail 4230 / 8795  /  5005


    MLW C424  /   MLW RS18  /  GMD GP-35   power mix  +


 Circa  1965 / 1958 / 1963


 July 1, 1978 near Palgrave (  ?  * ) Kodak Tri X negative by S. Danko


  *  can anyone help with the location ?


 what 's interesting


  ... no six axle power here...this is WAY before CP owned a GE.....( that was 'foreign' power)....


  CP Rail #4230 sold to NBEC about 1995  /   #8735 rebuilt 1985 to #1833 retired by 1998  /  #5005 sold to Helm Leasing 1998 then resold to RaiLink


  + what ever power showed up at Agincourt......even the regular TTE,  The Empress RSD18 #8921,  found its way to Uhthoff from time to time


  the regular TTE power ( Toronto Transfer Engine ) RSD-17 sometimes got teamed up with interesting power: 


   G5a / RSD -17   


 following  C-424 #4230:


   At Alliston   


  at Parry Sound 


   at Hamilton   


  at Niagara Falls   


sdfourty
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Caption:

No white flags today, this is a regularly scheduled train.

The Uhthoff Turn with the Stone Train powered by CP Rail 4230 / 8795 / 5005

MLW C424 / MLW RS18 / GMD GP-35 power mix +

Circa 1965 / 1958 / 1963

July 1, 1978 near Palgrave ( ? * ) Kodak Tri X negative by S. Danko

* can anyone help with the location ?

what 's interesting

... no six axle power here...this is WAY before CP owned a GE.....( that was 'foreign' power)....

CP Rail #4230 sold to NBEC about 1995 / #8735 rebuilt 1985 to #1833 retired by 1998 / #5005 sold to Helm Leasing 1998 then resold to RaiLink

+ what ever power showed up at Agincourt......even the regular TTE, The Empress RSD18 #8921, found its way to Uhthoff from time to time

the regular TTE power ( Toronto Transfer Engine ) RSD-17 sometimes got teamed up with interesting power:

G5a / RSD -17

following C-424 #4230:

At Alliston

at Parry Sound

at Hamilton

at Niagara Falls

sdfourty

Photographer:
sdfourty [340] (more) (contact)
Date: 07/01/1978 (search)
Railway: Canadian Pacific (search)
Reporting Marks: CP Rail #4230 (search)
Train Symbol: CP Rail 4230 (search)
Subdivision/SNS: MacTier Sub (search)
City/Town: Palgrave (search)
Province: Ontario (search)
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One Comment
  1. Thanks for posting this. I model this train and time period. Could the location be Bolton with Highway 50 in the background?

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