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John Street engines
U3 Class 0-6-0

6269 working the Swansea Transfer ex Parkdale. CNR Ice house in background.

6271 with lots of smoke. Has to be a Sunday otherwise the Locomotive Foreman would have something to say!
Late 1930's judging by the automobile in right background. Bud Laws Collection

6271 U3e class 0-6-0 built by the CPR 6/13 at Bathurst Street running light from John Street to Parkdale
where it worked jobs like the Swansea Transfer. August 1947 James Walder

Cyl. 18" x 26" Drv. 52" Press. 200lbs. 27,500 t.e. 4 tons and 3500 gals.

One of only two 0-6-0's out of hundreds built that was saved only to lay outdoors neglected and rusting away for over forty years at the Canadian Railway Museum. 6275 has been indoors all these years in a Goderich pioneer museum.


6288 Swansea Transfer on Goodyear Tire siding New Toronto. 1949 R.J.Sandusky

6298 was assigned to John Street circa 1953-1955. In 1952 West Toronto (not Lambton) roundhouse.

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