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those BBD demonstrators prowled CP Rail for 16 months: February 1983 to May 1984


 On a snowy day, BBD HR616, built 1982 by BBD ( at the former MLW 'works' ), BBD # 7002 – 7003 ( ex CN 2002 – 2003; and future CN 2002 – 2003 )  pull a 1980 built GMD SD40-2  ( CP Rail 5977 (?)) through the turnouts at the east end CP Rail Agincourt.


February 4, 1984 Kodachrome  by S.Danko
 

more BBD action: 
 

   on the high rail    
 

   in a sea of CP Rail    
 

   in the snow by darrell    


 sdfourty
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those BBD demonstrators prowled CP Rail for 16 months: February 1983 to May 1984

On a snowy day, BBD HR616, built 1982 by BBD ( at the former MLW 'works' ), BBD # 7002 – 7003 ( ex CN 2002 – 2003; and future CN 2002 – 2003 ) pull a 1980 built GMD SD40-2 ( CP Rail 5977 (?)) through the turnouts at the east end CP Rail Agincourt.

February 4, 1984 Kodachrome by S.Danko

more BBD action:

on the high rail

in a sea of CP Rail

in the snow by darrell

sdfourty

Photographer:
sdfourty [364] (more) (contact)
Date: 02/04/1984 (search)
Railway: Builder/Manufacturer (search)
Reporting Marks: BBD 7002 (search)
Train Symbol: n/a (search)
Subdivision/SNS: CP Rail Agincourt (search)
City/Town: Agincourt (search)
Province: Ontario (search)
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2 Comments
  1. Is it me, or did they like spilling fuel all over the place back in the day?

  2. They looked pretty, but definitely were not fun to operate! Along with the HR412 they were MLW/Alco’s last grasp in the locomotive builders quest to remain relevant.

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