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The engineer on VIA Rail 189 poses in front of his pair of Budd RDCs at Havelock before departing on the second last run to Toronto.  The final westbound run would take place the following day, Monday, September 6, 1982.  In a few years time, the Havelock train will be reinstated on June 3, 1985, before being cut for good in January 1990.More of the “Havelock Budds”:Havelock, July 1976, Arnold MooneyBurketon, July 1976, Doug HatelyHavelock, August 1977, Arnold MooneyA series of shots by Steve Danko, showing the second last run, September 5, 1982:Arriving PeterboroughPulling down the shoe flyThe platform scene at PeterboroughToronto-bound through PontypoolLast Day at Peterborough, Eric MayHavelock after the return, August 1986, Steve Danko
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Caption: The engineer on VIA Rail 189 poses in front of his pair of Budd RDCs at Havelock before departing on the second last run to Toronto. The final westbound run would take place the following day, Monday, September 6, 1982. In a few years time, the Havelock train will be reinstated on June 3, 1985, before being cut for good in January 1990.

More of the “Havelock Budds”:
Havelock, July 1976, Arnold Mooney
Burketon, July 1976, Doug Hately
Havelock, August 1977, Arnold Mooney
A series of shots by Steve Danko, showing the second last run, September 5, 1982:
Arriving Peterborough
Pulling down the shoe fly
The platform scene at Peterborough
Toronto-bound through Pontypool
Last Day at Peterborough, Eric May
Havelock after the return, August 1986, Steve Danko

Photographer:
Bruce Acheson [70] (more) (contact)
Date: 09/05/1982 (search)
Railway: VIA Rail (search)
Reporting Marks: VIA 6135, VIA 6211 (search)
Train Symbol: 189 (search)
Subdivision/SNS: Havelock Subdivision (search)
City/Town: Havelock (search)
Province: Ontario (search)
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2 Comments
  1. W.E.(Ted) Beam

  2. Few folks shoot the second last anything. Meaning this is unique :)

    Good work Bruce!

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