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GP9 8821 loads the barge for Rosebery and the isolated Kaslo Subdivision. The modified(For high water) 8821 and crew will board the barge to continue the run to Nakusp. Tug "Iris G" is operated by a contractor.
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Caption: GP9 8821 loads the barge for Rosebery and the isolated Kaslo Subdivision. The modified(For high water) 8821 and crew will board the barge to continue the run to Nakusp. Tug "Iris G" is operated by a contractor.

Photographer:
Bill Hooper [219] (more) (contact)
Date: 03/27/1985 (search)
Railway: Canadian Pacific (search)
Reporting Marks: CP 8821 (search)
Train Symbol: Berry Ferry and Nakusp Wayfreight (search)
Subdivision/SNS: CP Slocan Sub. (search)
City/Town: Slocan Lake (search)
Province: British Columbia (search)
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4 Comments
  1. Ya gotta love this way-out-in-the-boondocks railroading!!! It is sure history now.

  2. Very cool, thanks for sharing Bill. An excellent photo.

  3. Pilot higher from rail account extreme dip onto barge slip, and I believe that traction motors were somehow sealed….Bill Hooper

  4. Interesting operation. How was 8821 modified?

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