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In 1974, ABS-signalled double track extended east from Calgary to Gleichen, requiring a 24/7 train order office there.  On Wednesday 1974-10-02, an eastward freight extra with 4234 and 4478 for power and dead MLW S-3 6573 enroute overhaul at Winnipeg waited for No. 1 The Canadian with 1412 and 1408 to arrive, which it did on time, of course.
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Caption: In 1974, ABS-signalled double track extended east from Calgary to Gleichen, requiring a 24/7 train order office there. On Wednesday 1974-10-02, an eastward freight extra with 4234 and 4478 for power and dead MLW S-3 6573 enroute overhaul at Winnipeg waited for No. 1 The Canadian with 1412 and 1408 to arrive, which it did on time, of course.

Photographer:
Ken Perry [87] (more) (contact)
Date: 1974-10-02 (search)
Railway: Canadian Pacific (search)
Reporting Marks: CP 6574 (search)
Train Symbol: Eastward meet No. 1 (search)
Subdivision/SNS: Brooks (125.7) (search)
City/Town: Gleichen (search)
Province: Alberta (search)
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2 Comments
  1. Nice. Neat scene.

  2. What a mixed bag of power!

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