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CPR RS3 8459 rests at Orangeville with a cut of cars on a summer day. Built by MLW in 1954, this locomotive would serve it's entire career in the tattered script scheme, retired on October 3, 1979, and scrapped at Angus Shops.Arnold Mooney shot 8459 around Woodstock in June, 1979, just months before retirement:Departing the "shop track" at Woodstock: June 12, 1979.Northbound near Mount Elgin, returning from Tilsonburg: June 12, 1979.Working the west end of Woodstock: June 16, 1979.
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Caption: CPR RS3 8459 rests at Orangeville with a cut of cars on a summer day. Built by MLW in 1954, this locomotive would serve it's entire career in the tattered script scheme, retired on October 3, 1979, and scrapped at Angus Shops.

Arnold Mooney shot 8459 around Woodstock in June, 1979, just months before retirement:
Departing the "shop track" at Woodstock: June 12, 1979.
Northbound near Mount Elgin, returning from Tilsonburg: June 12, 1979.
Working the west end of Woodstock: June 16, 1979.

Photographer:
Bruce Lowe; Collection of Guelph Historical Railway Association [18] (more) (contact)
Date: 07/1977 (search)
Railway: Canadian Pacific (search)
Reporting Marks: CP 8459 (search)
Train Symbol: N/A (search)
Subdivision/SNS: Orangeville Yard (search)
City/Town: Orangeville (search)
Province: Ontario (search)
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