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CN Class GR-12m, CN #1000


 GMD 1958 built GMD1 with as ordered A-1-A trucks


  CN 1000 series unit(s) designed /  intended for light rail branchline assignments.


 Sept   8 1983 at CN Thornton Yard, Surrey B.C.,  Kodachrome by John Baker, collection of Steve Danko 


 What's interesting


  A trio of 1000's series GMD-1 regularly worked the Scarborough Junction yard and  the CN Uxbridge Subdivision Scarborough - Lindsay – Peterboro run throughout the late 1960's; by late 1970's MLW RS18's worked the line, then rebuilt GMD GP9's


  per Trackside Guide, rebuilt 1989 with B B trucks at Pointe St. Charles  and renumbered CN#1423 Class GR-412a


 GMD1u CN#1423 has worked throughout the CN system, from Saint John to Oakville to Sault Ste Marie to Fort Saskatchewan to Edmonton – try searching CN 1423


sdfourty
Copyright Notice: This image ©John Baker, collection of Steve Danko all rights reserved.



Caption:

CN Class GR-12m, CN #1000

GMD 1958 built GMD1 with as ordered A-1-A trucks

CN 1000 series unit(s) designed / intended for light rail branchline assignments.

Sept 8 1983 at CN Thornton Yard, Surrey B.C., Kodachrome by John Baker, collection of Steve Danko

What's interesting

A trio of 1000's series GMD-1 regularly worked the Scarborough Junction yard and the CN Uxbridge Subdivision Scarborough - Lindsay – Peterboro run throughout the late 1960's; by late 1970's MLW RS18's worked the line, then rebuilt GMD GP9's

per Trackside Guide, rebuilt 1989 with B B trucks at Pointe St. Charles and renumbered CN#1423 Class GR-412a

GMD1u CN#1423 has worked throughout the CN system, from Saint John to Oakville to Sault Ste Marie to Fort Saskatchewan to Edmonton – try searching CN 1423

sdfourty

Photographer:
John Baker, collection of Steve Danko [321] (more) (contact)
Date: 09/08/1983 (search)
Railway: Canadian National (search)
Reporting Marks: CN 1000 (search)
Train Symbol: n/a (search)
Subdivision/SNS: Thornton Yard (search)
City/Town: Surrey (search)
Province: British Columbia (search)
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2 Comments
  1. This may be one of the Vancouver Island assigned units over at the mainland for servicing.

  2. Ten hundreds in Ontario in the1960s?!? Tell me more!

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