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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 [579] (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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3 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.

  3. Both comments are likely correct. I think the day yard job was still in place in Guelph when this was taken. Those units had to be sent to Toronto for service every so often. The roadswitcher would bring them to the Jct. on the way back from Guelph & reverse when that or another unit from Toronto or London arrived at G. Jct..

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