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New Age of locomotives - CPR (~1949)
Description
Media Type
Image
Item Type
Photographs
Description
December 5, 1949 created quite a stir for Marathonians, when the CPR showed off the new General Motors Diesel Ltd. locomotives that would shortly be replacing the old steam locomotives. That day, number 7001 stayed long enough for the residents to walk around and admire its beauty.

Date of Original
1950
Subject(s)
Local identifier
M&DHS: 2b
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 48.7501 Longitude: -86.43322
Copyright Statement
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Contact
Marathon District Museum & Historical Society
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

25 Stevens Avenue

Marathon, Ontario

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New Age of locomotives - CPR (~1949)


December 5, 1949 created quite a stir for Marathonians, when the CPR showed off the new General Motors Diesel Ltd. locomotives that would shortly be replacing the old steam locomotives. That day, number 7001 stayed long enough for the residents to walk around and admire its beauty.