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The people are everywhere at Guelph station on September 21, 1975 which saw CNR U-1-f “Bullet Nosed Betty” 6060 leading an excursion chartered by the Buffalo Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society from Niagara Falls to Guelph via Lynden on the Fergus Sub.  The 4-8-2 Mountain type locomotive, built in 1944 by the Montreal Locomotive Works, is seen posed alongside CNR 4-8-4 Confederation type 6167, which was retired from these same excursion duties 11 years prior.  Today CNR 6167 can still be found in downtown Guelph, recently relocated to its third home in Priory Park.  CNR 6060 is now under restoration by the Rocky Mountain Rail Society in Stettler, Alberta.More from this day:Nortbound at Harrisburg by Bryce Lee.Photo runby near Guelph by Bruce Lowe.At CN Guelph Junction by Bill Thomson.
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Caption: The people are everywhere at Guelph station on September 21, 1975 which saw CNR U-1-f “Bullet Nosed Betty” 6060 leading an excursion chartered by the Buffalo Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society from Niagara Falls to Guelph via Lynden on the Fergus Sub. The 4-8-2 Mountain type locomotive, built in 1944 by the Montreal Locomotive Works, is seen posed alongside CNR 4-8-4 Confederation type 6167, which was retired from these same excursion duties 11 years prior. Today CNR 6167 can still be found in downtown Guelph, recently relocated to its third home in Priory Park. CNR 6060 is now under restoration by the Rocky Mountain Rail Society in Stettler, Alberta.

More from this day:
Nortbound at Harrisburg by Bryce Lee.
Photo runby near Guelph by Bruce Lowe.
At CN Guelph Junction by Bill Thomson.

Photographer:
Bruce Lowe; Collection of Guelph Historical Railway Association [22] (more) (contact)
Date: 09/21/1975 (search)
Railway: Canadian National (search)
Reporting Marks: CNR 6060, CNR 6167 (search)
Train Symbol: Extra 6060 (search)
Subdivision/SNS: Guelph Sub. (search)
City/Town: Guelph (search)
Province: Ontario (search)
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