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Canada Starch Company Limited's GE 65 tonner number 6, known as "Green Hornet," is seen in the yard just north of Highway 2.  Built new for Canada Starch in June 1947, Green Hornet was sold in 1977 to locomotive dealer Paikin and later that year to US Metals & Refining in Cateret, New Jersey as their #5.*  The company shut down in 1986 and no further information can be found on the locomotive.Information from Colin Churcher.C. G. Parsons Photo, Jacob Patterson Collection Slide.
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Caption: Canada Starch Company Limited's GE 65 tonner number 6, known as "Green Hornet," is seen in the yard just north of Highway 2. Built new for Canada Starch in June 1947, Green Hornet was sold in 1977 to locomotive dealer Paikin and later that year to US Metals & Refining in Cateret, New Jersey as their #5.* The company shut down in 1986 and no further information can be found on the locomotive.

Information from Colin Churcher.

C. G. Parsons Photo, Jacob Patterson Collection Slide.

Photographer:
C. G. Parsons [203] (more) (contact)
Date: 0825/1963 (search)
Railway: Industrial (search)
Reporting Marks: CASCO 6 (search)
Train Symbol: N/A (search)
Subdivision/SNS: CASCO spur (search)
City/Town: Cardinal (search)
Province: Ontario (search)
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3 Comments
  1. Wow! The silver tank is a real classic too. Nice pairing.
    How many cars were even in the C.S.T.X. fleet?

  2. Its an oldie, looks to have been built in 1936. From what I’ve found via Ian Cranstone (link below) it appears there were 40 cars with the reporting mark noted.

    http://www.nakina.net/private/cstx.html

  3. Thanks Jacob. :-)

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