Cliff Beegan's Photographs
CPR brakeman on the MacTier Subdivision
Second Class train 953 February
19th, 1954 steam engine 2305,
(4-6-2 Pacific, former passenger engine),
engineer Elmer Newans,
late morning fast freight from Lambton Yard to Western
#953 with engines passing under the new highway 401 overpass north of Weston.
The van is between AP Green Firebrick and Fruehauf trailer.
Just south of Emery.
Mills between Humber and Palgrave.
Approaching Baxter bridge.
northbound MacTier Way Freight in the distance up towards the station
siding to clear 953 a Second Class (superior) train.
Here a standing inspection
was made as per Special Instruction C requiring this at no more than 40 miles,
except that Time Table Footnotes for Mac Tier Sub. extends the distance to
75 miles, thus requiring only one stop.
Cliff and the conductor were inspecting
their train (at right), then Cliff rode the headend
while the headend man
and the conductor would board the van when the train pulled up.
Carley with Third 80 (Fourth class) in the siding for a meet.
box at Carley. Flagged down by Third 80.
Cliff was "decorating",
riding on top to pass hand signals to set off the Bad Order car in the Back track