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A different take on the bridge at Jordan, CNR 6060 makes it’s return trip from Niagara Falls to Toronto with it’s second last excursion run in Ontario, running under the banner of the “Maple Leaf” in homage to the joint Lehigh Valley/Canadian National train discontinued in 1961.Two days later, Saturday, July 26 would be 6060’s final run in Ontario with the “Canadian Crusader” special doing a loop around Lake Simcoe, north on the Bala to Washago, and back south via the Newmarket.   A week later, on Saturday, August 2, 6060 would be on train 375 departing Toronto for Edmonton, arriving on Friday, April 8.  It would make the cross-country journey under steam to keep it’s lubricator operational.More from this day:Niagara-bound at BayviewWestbound through MerritonA closeup at BayviewThe special arriving back at Toronto Original Photographer Unknown, Jacob Patterson Collection Slide.
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Caption: A different take on the bridge at Jordan, CNR 6060 makes it’s return trip from Niagara Falls to Toronto with it’s second last excursion run in Ontario, running under the banner of the “Maple Leaf” in homage to the joint Lehigh Valley/Canadian National train discontinued in 1961.

Two days later, Saturday, July 26 would be 6060’s final run in Ontario with the “Canadian Crusader” special doing a loop around Lake Simcoe, north on the Bala to Washago, and back south via the Newmarket. A week later, on Saturday, August 2, 6060 would be on train 375 departing Toronto for Edmonton, arriving on Friday, April 8. It would make the cross-country journey under steam to keep it’s lubricator operational.

More from this day:
Niagara-bound at Bayview
Westbound through Merriton
A closeup at Bayview
The special arriving back at Toronto

Original Photographer Unknown, Jacob Patterson Collection Slide.

Photographer:
Unknown Photographer; Jacob Patterson Collection [343] (more) (contact)
Date: 07/24/1980 (search)
Railway: Canadian National (search)
Reporting Marks: CNR 6060, VIA 6539 (search)
Train Symbol: Extra 6060 (search)
Subdivision/SNS: Grimsby Subdivision (search)
City/Town: Jordan (search)
Province: Ontario (search)
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One Comment
  1. I was on this train working publication’s for the UCRS.Was also on the last train also

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