Shuffle off to Buffalo

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Shuffle off to Buffalo
Posted by Miningman on Tuesday, April 02, 2019 9:29 AM

G3 Class 4-6-2 Pacific 
"Twenty Four Hundred"

G3j 2465 one of the last ten G3's built. Sitting on the shop track ready for its train. 
Cyl. 22" x 30" Drv. 75" Press. 275 lbs. t.e. 46% MLW #76118 6/48 

A typically spotless CPR locomotive. Note the running hose. No doubt a final wash to preserve that "John Street polish". 

Leaving westbound through Bathurst Street with Noon train No.741 bound for Buffalo. 
July 11, 1955 Above three photos James A. (Jim) Brown

Next up Jubilee in the 3000 series. None of these were saved in the far to often occurring "I thought the other roundhouse was to save theirs". The 3000 series were the originals and the real speedsters. Used on the Scoot popular with businesmen to South Western Ontario.

3003 F2a class Jubilee fastest engines in Canada. 112 1/2 mph! 1955 Ron Visockis Collection

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Posted by Flintlock76 on Tuesday, April 02, 2019 11:00 AM

Class.  Pure class!

Beautiful colors, and engines so clean you could eat off 'em!

There must have been a lot of pride on that road back then!

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Posted by Jones1945 on Tuesday, April 02, 2019 5:11 PM

Miningman

Next up Jubilee in the 3000 series. None of these were saved in the far to often occurring "I thought the other roundhouse was to save theirs". The 3000 series were the originals and the real speedsters. Used on the Scoot popular with businesmen to South Western Ontario.

3003 F2a class Jubilee fastest engines in Canada. 112 1/2 mph! 1955 Ron Visockis Collection 

Amazing color picture of CP's prime power, especially this one.Cool Though I prefer the original streamlined smokestack and the semicircle grill above the headlight; still look good anyway. 

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Posted by Miningman on Tuesday, April 02, 2019 6:03 PM

Yeah shame about the smokestack and a few other cool features. Makes you wonder why?? 

Meanwhile Mike sends us this:

Shuffle off to Buffalo 
 
 
 
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Posted by Flintlock76 on Tuesday, April 02, 2019 6:24 PM

Thanks Mike!  I never get tired of watching "Shuffle Off To Buffalo!"

And didn't those women's fashions during the Thirties look good ?

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