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On a calm dry day in September 1968, Doug captured N&W train DN-90 (Detroit-New York City)  approaching  the diamond at Canfield Jct. on CN’s Cayuga Subdivision. F7 3662 is accompanied by GP7 3453 and another F7 ( all London-built)  as it hauls revenue to the connections at Bison Yard, Buffalo NY. Curiously there are a gaggle of what appears to be empty 2-bay hoppers near the head end and they are ahead of the Ford Talbotville cars. This may or may not provide a clue as to where N&W picked them up. Is it possible they came inbound as loads of anthracite coal for St. Mary’s Cement and were part of the Tillsonburg  traffic that N&W handled ?
Although it’s not entirely evident, on the extreme left edge of this photo there once was a wye.
It tailed to the south of the Cayuga Sub. where the connecting track ties into the high cubes on DN90’s train.  The trees are grown up where the embankment once sat.
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Caption: On a calm dry day in September 1968, Doug captured N&W train DN-90 (Detroit-New York City) approaching the diamond at Canfield Jct. on CN’s Cayuga Subdivision. F7 3662 is accompanied by GP7 3453 and another F7 ( all London-built) as it hauls revenue to the connections at Bison Yard, Buffalo NY. Curiously there are a gaggle of what appears to be empty 2-bay hoppers near the head end and they are ahead of the Ford Talbotville cars. This may or may not provide a clue as to where N&W picked them up. Is it possible they came inbound as loads of anthracite coal for St. Mary’s Cement and were part of the Tillsonburg traffic that N&W handled ?

Although it’s not entirely evident, on the extreme left edge of this photo there once was a wye.It tailed to the south of the Cayuga Sub. where the connecting track ties into the high cubes on DN90’s train. The trees are grown up where the embankment once sat.

Photographer:
Doug Page [48] (more) (contact)
Date: 09/1968 (search)
Railway: Norfolk and Western (search)
Reporting Marks: N&W 3662 (search)
Train Symbol: DN-90 (search)
Subdivision/SNS: Canfield Junction (search)
City/Town: Canfield (search)
Province: Ontario (search)
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