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M for Magnificent.

Trailing shot: exception requested. The Push: 4710 - 4727 – 4717 = M636 trio, make their first pass of the day shoving extra 4723 west ( with M630 #4550 ) up the hill through Campbellville to Guelph Junction.  In about 40 minutes the trio will drift east downgrade through Milton to their train waiting on the westbound main near Hornby. In the meantime the lead unit on extra 4723 west is taking on water ( ! water tower dismantled ! ) at the Guelph Junction Station ( note to Chairman of the Board at your local railway: stations do have asset value especially when equipped with a $5.99 ( plus sales tax  ) one hundred foot garden hose that can be purchased at your local Towers or Kmart department store ). Third shot in the sequence of four, near Canyon Road.


April 1980 Kodachrome by S.Danko.


 Big  M 's  at work :


  extra 4723 west  


  the big M pushers
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Caption: M for Magnificent.
Trailing shot: exception requested. The Push: 4710 - 4727 – 4717 = M636 trio, make their first pass of the day shoving extra 4723 west ( with M630 #4550 ) up the hill through Campbellville to Guelph Junction. In about 40 minutes the trio will drift east downgrade through Milton to their train waiting on the westbound main near Hornby. In the meantime the lead unit on extra 4723 west is taking on water ( ! water tower dismantled ! ) at the Guelph Junction Station ( note to Chairman of the Board at your local railway: stations do have asset value especially when equipped with a $5.99 ( plus sales tax ) one hundred foot garden hose that can be purchased at your local Towers or Kmart department store ). Third shot in the sequence of four, near Canyon Road.

April 1980 Kodachrome by S.Danko.

Big M 's at work :

extra 4723 west

the big M pushers

Photographer:
sdfourty [447] (more) (contact)
Date: 04/xx/1980 (search)
Railway: Canadian Pacific (search)
Reporting Marks: CP Rail 4723 (search)
Train Symbol: CP Rail extra 4723 west (search)
Subdivision/SNS: near mile 35 Galt Sub (search)
City/Town: Campbellville (search)
Province: Ontario (search)
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One Comment
  1. Interesting photo!!! But I have to laugh at the caption. Towers!!!! K-Mart???? You sure are dating yerself, sd……. :o ) Yeah, yeah, I know they were around back then. I always went to Woolco. :o )

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