Canadian Corner: “End of the Line”

The subject for January’s Canadian Corner post is a documentation video describing the end of steam operations in Canada.  This video features interviews with railroad personnel reflecting on the change from steam to diesel and how it impacted their jobs:

Video courtesy of NFB via YouTube.

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Canadian Corner: Canadian Pacific Railway Steam Locomotives

Featured subjects on November’s Canadian Corner are Canadian Pacific Railway steam locomotives in Montreal, Quebec in the 1950’s:

  • CPR #1256 – 11/10/57
  • CPR #2412 & #2426 – 6/22/59
  • CPR #2459 – 10/15/51
  • CPR #2461 – 6/22/59
  • CPR #2816 – 6/22/59
  • CPR #2822 – 6/23/59
  • CPR #2841 – 6/22/59
  • CPR #5114 – 6/23/59

All photos courtesy of www.railpictures.net.


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Canadian Corner: Canadian Pacific Railway Steam Locomotives

Featured subjects on August’s Canadian Corner are Canadian Pacific Railway steam locomotives in various province locations:

  • CPR #814 – Grimmer, PQ – 8/27/58
  • CPR #834 – Calgary, AB – 8/5/53
  • CPR #847 – Saskatoon, SK – 11/5/53
  • CPR #887 – McAdam, NB – 9/6/57
  • CPR #5912 – Revelstoke, BC – 9/15/51
  • CPR #5935 – CPR Photo #7052

All photos courtesy of www.rr-fallenflags.org.


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Canadian Corner: Canadian Pacific Railway Steam Locomotives

Featured subjects on July’s Canadian Corner are Canadian Pacific Railway steam locomotives in various Ontario, Quebec, Saskatchewan, and British Columbia locations:

  • CPR #1087 – London, ON – 3/10/53
  • CPR #1262 – Montreal, PQ – 4/7/54
  • CPR #1263 – Toronto, ON – 10/55
  • CPR #2202 – Brockville, ON – 10/4/52
  • CPR #2343 – Sutherland, SK – 9/4/50
  • CPR #3671 – Vancouver, BC – 6/10/55

All photos courtesy of www.rr-fallenflags.org.


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Canadian Corner: Canadian Pacific Railway Steam Locomotives

Featured subjects on the March Canadian Corner post are Canadian Pacific steam locomotives in various Ontario locations:

  • CPR #2857 – Toronto, ON – 3/27/60
  • CPR #2839 – Toronto, ON – 2/22/60
  • CPR #1057 – Owen Sound, ON – 1957
  • CPR #1092 – Toronto, ON – 10/59
  • CPR #5370 – Guelph Junction, ON – 8/59
  • CPR #2235 – Toronto, ON – 1958

All photos courtesy of Railpictures.ca.


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Canadian Corner: Canadian National and Canadian Pacific Railway Depots

Featured subjects on February’s Canadian Corner are Canadian National and Canadian Pacific Railway depots in various Ontario and Nova Scotia locations:

  • CPR Depot – Markdale, ON – 1970
  • CNR Depot – St. Mary’s, ON – 2016
  • CNR Depot – Ingersol, ON – 2016
  • CNR Depot – Coburg, ON – 2016
  • CNR Depot – Stratford, ON – 2016
  • CNR Depot – Truro, NS – 1930

All photos courtesy of Railpictures.ca, Canada-Rail.com, and YourRailwayPictures.com.


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Canadian Corner: Canadian Pacific Railway Steam Locomotives

Featured subjects on January’s Canadian Corner post are Canadian Pacific steam locomotives in various Quebec and Ontario locations:

  • CPR #2408 – Montreal, PQ – 12/24/59
  • CPR #2412 – Montreal, PQ – 12/24/59
  • CPR #2454 – Toronto, ON  – 11/26/59
  • CPR #2841 – Montreal, PQ – 12/24/59
  • CPR #5214 – Streetsville, ON – 7/59
  • CPR #5374 – Montreal, PQ – 12/24/59

All photos courtesy of Ron Wright Railroad Photography.


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