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At Westlock, AB, mileage 52.2 timetable west (compass north-northwest) from Edmonton, on Saturday 1976-09-25 just before noon, train Second 40 with two GMD1s was in the clear on two tracks for a meet with No. 31 with SD38-2 403 and trailing GP9s 211 and 203 which appeared at 1225 MDT.  Of the four SD38-2s on NAR, it was normal for three to work the severe Peace River grades encountered by GSL Turns between McLennan and CN Roma Jct. while the other was cycled in rotation between McLennan and Dunvegan Yards in Edmonton for main shop maintenance.
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Caption: At Westlock, AB, mileage 52.2 timetable west (compass north-northwest) from Edmonton, on Saturday 1976-09-25 just before noon, train Second 40 with two GMD1s was in the clear on two tracks for a meet with No. 31 with SD38-2 403 and trailing GP9s 211 and 203 which appeared at 1225 MDT. Of the four SD38-2s on NAR, it was normal for three to work the severe Peace River grades encountered by GSL Turns between McLennan and CN Roma Jct. while the other was cycled in rotation between McLennan and Dunvegan Yards in Edmonton for main shop maintenance.

Photographer:
Ken Perry [61] (more) (contact)
Date: 1976-09-25 (search)
Railway: Northern Alberta Railways (search)
Reporting Marks: NA 403 (search)
Train Symbol: No. 31 (search)
Subdivision/SNS: Edmonton (search)
City/Town: Westlock (search)
Province: Alberta (search)
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