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A personal favourite: Steam was still common on the CPR's Galt Sub in August 1959. I was at Guelph Junction late on a Saturday afternoon to observe a westbound freight stopped for water by the station. Road engine was P3 Mike 5370, and "push engine" to assist was G1 2228 up front.
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Caption: A personal favourite: Steam was still common on the CPR's Galt Sub in August 1959. I was at Guelph Junction late on a Saturday afternoon to observe a westbound freight stopped for water by the station. Road engine was P3 Mike 5370, and "push engine" to assist was G1 2228 up front.

Photographer:
Bill Thomson [332] (more) (contact)
Date: 08/00/1959 (search)
Railway: Canadian Pacific (search)
Reporting Marks: CP 2228, 5370 (search)
Train Symbol: CP wbnd (search)
Subdivision/SNS: Guelph Junction - CP Galt Sub (search)
City/Town: Campbellville (search)
Province: Ontario (search)
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3 Comments
  1. So when I saw this shot.. I was like darn – I just shot there back in the Spring!

    And here it is !

    http://www.railpictures.ca/?attachment_id=25532

    Darn close to the exact same spot and photo!

  2. Such a great shot from such a wonderful time. Doesn’t the world need a little more of this “pace”?

  3. This is now my personal favorite and only because you chose to share this with us. Thank you Bill! Wonderful.

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