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The Seventies C P Rail ...


   ….when every lashup was an adventure in motive power variety..... 


    ….GMD – GMD - MLW combo: GP35 and SW1200RS is assisted by a  MLW  'ugly 80'  RS-23


     accelerating on the downgrade at the Campbellville Road crossing, April 7, 1979 Kodachrome by S.Danko


   Note the location of 5006's marker lights ... a GP35 leading ! ? !


   Given no flags, no markers illuminated, this is a regularly scheduled train, likely this is fourth class  #52 (?)
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The Seventies C P Rail ...

….when every lashup was an adventure in motive power variety.....

….GMD – GMD - MLW combo: GP35 and SW1200RS is assisted by a MLW 'ugly 80' RS-23

accelerating on the downgrade at the Campbellville Road crossing, April 7, 1979 Kodachrome by S.Danko

Note the location of 5006's marker lights ... a GP35 leading ! ? !

Given no flags, no markers illuminated, this is a regularly scheduled train, likely this is fourth class #52 (?)

Photographer:
sdfourty [531] (more) (contact)
Date: 04/07/1979 (search)
Railway: Canadian Pacific (search)
Reporting Marks: CP Rail 5006 - 8152 - 80xx (search)
Train Symbol: CP Rail train #52 (search)
Subdivision/SNS: Galt Subdivision (search)
City/Town: Campbellville (search)
Province: Ontario (search)
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2 Comments
  1. Now there’s a neat lashup!

    Rather than an RS23, that last unit kind of looks like a 6500-series S3 switcher. Perhaps local power off the Goderich Sub lifted from Guelph Jct?

  2. Maybe the van also was lifted at the junction also.

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