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Yep, it was cold and dark ( image just a wee bit brightened ) ....and for Leaside: this is snowy.


   Extra 5738 west with SD40 #5508 and a TH&B switcher in tow (note white flags, corresponding illuminated marker lights).


   The absolute tri signal at right governs eastbound traffic from the Don Branch of the Belleville Subdivision


   At that time, for a long time, Leaside had only a single crossover from south track to north track, to allow eastbound Don Branch traffic ( used by the Havelock Budds) to access the north track, hence only the double absolute signal required for eastbound north track traffic.


   At CP Rail Belleville Sub mile 206.4, December 22, 1979, Kodachrome by S.Danko


       westbound looking west
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Yep, it was cold and dark ( image just a wee bit brightened ) ....and for Leaside: this is snowy.

Extra 5738 west with SD40 #5508 and a TH&B switcher in tow (note white flags, corresponding illuminated marker lights).

The absolute tri signal at right governs eastbound traffic from the Don Branch of the Belleville Subdivision

At that time, for a long time, Leaside had only a single crossover from south track to north track, to allow eastbound Don Branch traffic ( used by the Havelock Budds) to access the north track, hence only the double absolute signal required for eastbound north track traffic.

At CP Rail Belleville Sub mile 206.4, December 22, 1979, Kodachrome by S.Danko

westbound looking west

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sdfourty [514] (more) (contact)
Date: 12/22/1979 (search)
Railway: Canadian Pacific (search)
Reporting Marks: CP Rail 5738 (search)
Train Symbol: extra 5738 west (search)
Subdivision/SNS: mile 206.4 Belleville Sub (search)
City/Town: Leaside (search)
Province: Ontario (search)
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3 Comments
  1. Whoa!! And I thought I went out on gloomy days. :o ) That was well worth it, though.

  2. Ah Leaside. How many members of LLL were at the Great Hall of Leaside this afternoon.

  3. I’m gonna need to do a Time Machine of this shot, great stuff!!!

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