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Factory Fresh GMD built SD40-2  CP Rail 5989 & 5990


  as of 2018 CP 5989 on CP's roster, with 5990 for sale by tender October 2019


  Special times at Quebec St., London, January 17, 1981 Kodachrome by S. Danko


  Notable:


   … once upon a time Canada had three major diesel locomotive manufacturers: CLC Kingston (F-M licensee), MLW Montreal ( ALCO licensee) and the diesel age GMD London (EMD licensee).....then due to market influences all moved through various permutations and with federal government policies ( absent, weak and/or lacking thereof).....all extinct


  ...GMD released units in bunches, see more new SD's, same weekend:


    DRF-30u
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Factory Fresh GMD built SD40-2 CP Rail 5989 & 5990

as of 2018 CP 5989 on CP's roster, with 5990 for sale by tender October 2019

Special times at Quebec St., London, January 17, 1981 Kodachrome by S. Danko

Notable:

… once upon a time Canada had three major diesel locomotive manufacturers: CLC Kingston (F-M licensee), MLW Montreal ( ALCO licensee) and the diesel age GMD London (EMD licensee).....then due to market influences all moved through various permutations and with federal government policies ( absent, weak and/or lacking thereof).....all extinct

...GMD released units in bunches, see more new SD's, same weekend:

DRF-30u

Photographer:
sdfourty [426] (more) (contact)
Date: 01/17/1981 (search)
Railway: Canadian Pacific (search)
Reporting Marks: CP Rail 5989 (search)
Train Symbol: n/a (search)
Subdivision/SNS: Quebec St., London (search)
City/Town: London (search)
Province: Ontario (search)
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4 Comments
  1. Probably the only time all the keepers will be on the glad hands. :-)

  2. We need more of these pics.

  3. Really cool photo.

  4. Beautiful. And not only that, good quality paint that lasted…..and lasted.

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