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CRAB ORCHARD AND EGYPTIAN STEAM RAILROAD  “ PIG HOGGER “  SCOZ 202259 aboard a  TTX flat, 


 in the consist of  CN 2335 West  at London, January 17, 1981 Kodachrome by S.Danko


 Notable: CRAB ORCHARD and EGYPTIAN RAILROAD  -  AAR reporting SCOZ: the last steam powered common carrier ( freight only )


 Canadian connection:  the COER steam motive power ( second ) being 1940 built  CLC  ex Roberval & Saguenay #17 , a  2-8-0 in  COER service 1979 until 1986 when mechanical issue sidelined #17, then sold to Boon & Scenic Valley Railroad. ( thank you Donald R. McQueen: Constructed in Kingston )


 SCOZ owned 600 of those highway trailers and a handful of boxcars and 200 trailer flats


 COER remains a common carrier today with SW first generation power.


In the background:


 CN#15023 Rule Inspection Car  (ex CN Colonist Car #2719, nee Pullman 'ORVISTON' );  the 1991 Trackside Guide records Diesel Instruction Car #15023 as 'unserviceable' pending repair or retirement. 


 sdfourty
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Caption:

CRAB ORCHARD AND EGYPTIAN STEAM RAILROAD “ PIG HOGGER “ SCOZ 202259 aboard a TTX flat,

in the consist of CN 2335 West at London, January 17, 1981 Kodachrome by S.Danko

Notable: CRAB ORCHARD and EGYPTIAN RAILROAD - AAR reporting SCOZ: the last steam powered common carrier ( freight only )

Canadian connection: the COER steam motive power ( second ) being 1940 built CLC ex Roberval & Saguenay #17 , a 2-8-0 in COER service 1979 until 1986 when mechanical issue sidelined #17, then sold to Boon & Scenic Valley Railroad. ( thank you Donald R. McQueen: Constructed in Kingston )

SCOZ owned 600 of those highway trailers and a handful of boxcars and 200 trailer flats

COER remains a common carrier today with SW first generation power.

In the background:

CN#15023 Rule Inspection Car (ex CN Colonist Car #2719, nee Pullman 'ORVISTON' ); the 1991 Trackside Guide records Diesel Instruction Car #15023 as 'unserviceable' pending repair or retirement.

sdfourty

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Date: 01/17/1981 (search)
Railway: Other (search)
Reporting Marks: SCOZ 202259 (search)
Train Symbol: CN 2335 west (search)
Subdivision/SNS: Dundas Sub (search)
City/Town: London (search)
Province: Ontario (search)
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One Comment
  1. COER also has a large fleet of ex-KCS grain cars in service in western Canada. They are painted in the old KCS passenger colours, black with a yellow and a red stripe at the bottom.

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