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The New York Central had 10 GP-7s and 12 GP-9s built at GM's London Diesel to avoid import tariffs they would have paid on EMD built units for Canadian use. At the time of this photo several NYC geeps were regular visitors at CP's Toronto Yard for use on Hamilton and Buffalo trains.
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Caption: The New York Central had 10 GP-7s and 12 GP-9s built at GM's London Diesel to avoid import tariffs they would have paid on EMD built units for Canadian use. At the time of this photo several NYC geeps were regular visitors at CP's Toronto Yard for use on Hamilton and Buffalo trains.

Photographer:
Doug Hately [65] (more) (contact)
Date: 04/24/1966 (search)
Railway: Canadian Pacific (search)
Reporting Marks: NYC 7429 (search)
Train Symbol: Not Provided
Subdivision/SNS: Toronto Yard (search)
City/Town: Toronto (search)
Province: Ontario (search)
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One Comment
  1. They aren’t the first to have units built by GMD. Chesapeake and Ohio and Wabash were GMD customers too.

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