Category: 1954

UP train, engine number 905 + additional die…

UP train, engine number 905 + additional diesel units, engine type EMD F3

Train #18, Portland Rose. Photographed: near Cheyenne Wells, Colo., March 7, 1954.

Milwaukee Road’s e/b “Olympian H…

Milwaukee Road’s e/b “Olympian Hiawatha” in beautiful western Montana at 16 Mile Creek/Eagle Nest Tunnel on 8/17/54.

Servicing a CN 4-8-4 The engineer and fir…

Servicing a CN 4-8-4

The engineer and fireman in the cab of Canadian National 4-8-4 6179 wait for men on the ground to finish their work on the engine so it can depart Riviere du Loup, Que., with the Maritime Express in October 1954.
Philip R. Hastings photo

CNR Train #2, “Maritime Express”,…

CNR Train #2, "Scotian", at Onslow NS, 1954.

CNR Train #2, “Maritime Express”, at Onslow NS, 1954. by Jon Archibald

Via Flickr:

CNR train #2 “Maritime Express” eastbound from Montreal, at Onslow NS, outside Truro. 7/5/54 Kodachrome – John McIntosh.

1405_19xx outbound with No 354 Frontenac to …

1405_19xx outbound with No 354 Frontenac to Quebec City. Westmount 7/04/1954. John Dziobko

A smoky G5c CP 1269 rocks it’s way thr…

A smoky G5c CP 1269 rocks it’s way through the crossovers departing Windsor Station with a commuter train.

Montreal, QC
July 04, 1954

Action at the CP terminal throat tracks incl…

Action at the CP terminal throat tracks includes this outbound Budd RDC.

Montreal, QC
July 04, 1954

Commuter power backs into station.Windsor St…

Commuter power backs into station.
Windsor Station
Montreal, QC
July 04, 1954

Continental Limited

Continental Limited

Toronto–Vancouver Continental Limited at Hope, B.C., July 1954.

GTW No. 6405 heading the Inter-City Limited a…

GTW

No. 6405 heading the Inter-City Limited at the Durand depot. Her front end, the paint chipped by impacts from roadbed debris, testifies to the high-speed service of which these engines were capable. No. 6405 was the last of the U-4-b class to remain in service.

July, 1954