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« Reply #40 on: Dec 21st, 2007, 12:12am »
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My favorite engine of all - the 4063.  Trailing, but with all the dignity she can muster.  Doors and windows left open, cooling problems??  Taken circa 1980.  


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« Reply #41 on: Dec 21st, 2007, 12:18am »
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This is better!!  The 4063 in her better days leading a B-unit across some ice on a temporary track.......


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« Reply #42 on: Dec 26th, 2007, 1:26am »
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GREAT pictures!!!! I love seeing these "old hands" pics. Since their age ended long before I was born  . Might you have any MLW engines, road and switchers somewhere in your collection  . For me, the purfect line up of locmotives on a train would be something on the grounds of having an FP7, MLW anything, Baldwin anything, CLC anything, GP9, GP38-2, SD35, and a SD40 together. Now that would be a sight to see....... for me at least  .

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« Reply #43 on: Mar 5th, 2009, 1:28pm »
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Time to bump this to the top.  There has to be people who haven't seen these in real life......  

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« Reply #44 on: Mar 21st, 2011, 12:18am »
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Another bump!!

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« Reply #45 on: Oct 20th, 2011, 3:30am »
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Not old old, but getting there fast.  These two were westbound at Gravelbourg October 18, 2011, with three hoppers in tow!
 


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« Reply #46 on: Oct 21st, 2011, 4:48pm »
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on Dec 26th, 2007, 1:26am, Balto wrote:       (Click here for original message)
... Might you have any MLW engines, road and switchers somewhere in your collection  . For me, the purfect line up of locmotives on a train would be something on the grounds of having an FP7, MLW anything, Baldwin anything, CLC anything, GP9, GP38-2, SD35, and a SD40 together. Now that would be a sight to see....... for me at least  .

 
I can put up a few I've taken over the years.  
 
From Binghamton, NY in 1993:
http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/showPicture.aspx?id=1600955
CP 5414 and 4714 (M636) on COFC
 
http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/showPicture.aspx?id=1603147
CP 1840 (RS18u)  4248 (?) on TOFC
 
http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/showPicture.aspx?id=1603165
CP 1828 (RS18u) switching Conklin Yard
 
Vermont in the late 1970's:
http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/showPicture.aspx?id=1945626
8401 (RS2) - part of a group of about 5 for international service, this one stationed in St.Johnsbury.  Other RS2's worked out of Newport and Richford, VT.
 
http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/showPicture.aspx?id=1947599
8796 (RS1 and 3 sisters in Richford, on the line from Montreal to St.Johnsbury, rolling at a good clip.
 
Massachusetts in 1980:
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4241 (C424) running through on B&M Connecticut River Line, pulling out of East Deerfield yard.
 
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« Reply #47 on: Oct 22nd, 2011, 8:26pm »
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An older member of the local NRHS Chapter left me some photos, postcards, and printed material before he passed away.  John used to chase trains back in the 1930's, -40's, and -50's, and trade prints with other railfans.
Here's a page from a promotional brochure from MLW with no date, but I'd guess around 1950:


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« Reply #48 on: Oct 22nd, 2011, 8:34pm »
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Builder's photo of CP 8000, from a postcard (note impression of stamp in upper left), a 2-10-4.  Anyone know anything about this engine?


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« Reply #49 on: Oct 22nd, 2011, 8:40pm »
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Most of the prints John passed along to me seem to be contact prints of medium format film, like 2-1/4 x 3-1/4.  Sorry about the quality, but here's CP E8 #1611 (?) in Boston's North Station, photo by M.Pearlman 1/1951.

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« Reply #50 on: Oct 30th, 2011, 4:12pm »
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CP 8000 was an experiment in multi pressure boilers, she had a high pressure closed circuit water tube boiler at 1350 psi,high presure boiler at 850 psi, and a low pressure boiler at 250 psi. she also had 3 cylinders,center cylinder was high pressure and was conected to the #2 axle.
 CP 8000 was built to work in the Rockies between Revelstoke and Feild, she was supposed to use less fuel. Built in 1931 scraped 1940
  A good book on the 8000 is "Canadian Pacific's Mighty No 8000" by Donald M Bain and Jack D Leslie. WWW brmna.com


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« Reply #51 on: Oct 30th, 2011, 9:35pm »
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Seems like a lot of railroads experimented with steam efficiency and power.  Cool.
Here's a doodlebug, #9004 in Guelph, 10/1950; photo by R.Corley of Toronto:


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« Reply #52 on: Oct 30th, 2011, 9:40pm »
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A couple S2's; #7013 in Outremont Yard, no date, photo by a Mr. Reddy:

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« Reply #53 on: Oct 30th, 2011, 9:43pm »
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CP 7022 in Toronto, 1/1949, photo by R.Corley:


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« Reply #54 on: Jan 14th, 2012, 9:24am »
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It grew pretty quiet here; hope I didn't drive you guys away.  
 
Here's another, older hand, photo by E. Kordinak from 1948.  CP Pacific 2332, class G3 at NYC West Shore engine house in Buffalo, NY, Bailey Ave.
 
According to CP steam roster at http://members.shaw.ca/cprsteam/g1-g5.htm, there are 2 of 2332's sisters preserved: 2317 at Steamtown, Scranton PA, and 2341 at Delson, Quebec.
 


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« Reply #55 on: Jan 14th, 2012, 4:39pm »
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on Jan 14th, 2012, 9:24am, firstbelt wrote:       (Click here for original message)
It grew pretty quiet here; hope I didn't drive you guys away.  
 
Here's another, older hand, photo by E. Kordinak from 1948.  CP Pacific 2332, class G3 at NYC West Shore engine house in Buffalo, NY, Bailey Ave.
 
According to CP steam roster at http://members.shaw.ca/cprsteam/g1-g5.htm, there are 2 of 2332's sisters preserved: 2317 at Steamtown, Scranton PA, and 2341 at Delson, Quebec.
 

 
Boy do I wish that one was a lot bigger and clearer!
 
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« Reply #56 on: Jan 15th, 2012, 10:44pm »
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After 60+ years, the prints are in pretty good condition.  Wish I had the negatives.
Here's E unit at St. Johnsbury, Vermont, August 1951.  Looks like a Maine Central GP along side.


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« Reply #57 on: Jan 15th, 2012, 10:47pm »
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Another 2-10-4, #5935 in Field, BC, June 1950.  Taken after the #8000 was scrapped...


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« Reply #58 on: Jan 15th, 2012, 10:50pm »
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Two views of TH&B 4-6-2 #15, not sure of location(s).  Left (fireman's) side:


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« Reply #59 on: Jan 15th, 2012, 10:53pm »
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TH&B #15, right (engineer's) side:


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