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What a wonderful Sunday for a …....picnic........ 


 ...an electrical mishap created....what you see here... between Newcastle and Newtonville...


 ...near mile 280, Kingston Sub, LRC powered VIA train #66 RAPIDO on July 25, 1982 Kodachrome by S.Danko


 fortunately:


 …..fortunately freight traffic – at that time - was nil......


…..fortunately VIA operates frequent daily eastbound service....


….. fortunately VIA trains – in that era -  operated with extra equipment to handle last minute ticket sales....


…..fortunately  VIA #56  BONAVENTURE, is scheduled 45 minutes after #66....


….fortunately....and ironically,  VIA #56  powered by:  three  M L W  's  !  ( that pic to be posted )


...oh my ! BUT it was a really nice Sunday for a picnic...


sdfourty
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What a wonderful Sunday for a …....picnic........

...an electrical mishap created....what you see here... between Newcastle and Newtonville...

...near mile 280, Kingston Sub, LRC powered VIA train #66 RAPIDO on July 25, 1982 Kodachrome by S.Danko

fortunately:

…..fortunately freight traffic – at that time - was nil......

…..fortunately VIA operates frequent daily eastbound service....

….. fortunately VIA trains – in that era - operated with extra equipment to handle last minute ticket sales....

…..fortunately VIA #56 BONAVENTURE, is scheduled 45 minutes after #66....

….fortunately....and ironically, VIA #56 powered by: three M L W 's ! ( that pic to be posted )

...oh my ! BUT it was a really nice Sunday for a picnic...

sdfourty

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Date: 08/25/1982 (search)
Railway: VIA Rail (search)
Reporting Marks: VIA #66 (search)
Train Symbol: VIA #66 (search)
Subdivision/SNS: Kingston Subdivision (search)
City/Town: Newtonville (search)
Province: Ontario (search)
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6 Comments
  1. What a great capture Steve!

  2. What a great image. I’m sure a lot of pissed off people there though, LOL!

  3. I haven’t seen a picture like this since one of a ‘steam engine run-by’.
    What a neat image!!!

  4. Looks like the scene in Planes, Trains and Automobiles when the train breaks down.

  5. This is really cool photo.

  6. Woah!! Awesome pic. So many rules broken in this photo though…lol

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