CPR Trenton Division
Oshawa and Belleville Subdivisions
D10h 1049 MLW 52066 12/1912 in Oshawa October 21, 1936 Doug Cummings/Bud Laws Collection
2807 eastbound time card freight passing a local job.
3722 would later go on to "fame" as the last Lambton steam
engine to work freight out of Port Mc.Nicoll April 30, 1960.
2390 is "displaying signals" (green flags) and running as
a section of a time table freight.
Here we see Lambton's only G2 class engine 2664 backing onto its train
the Trenton Pickup in Lambton Yard. Ordered around 9:00 A.M. Usually
a G1 class engine the 2203 worked this assignment with engineer Alf
Moore. 2664 was long dispatched on the Fraxa (frax-ee) Pickup, the afternoon
Lambton-Orangeville assignment ordered around 3:00 P.M.
2664 Trenton Pickup, a regular assignment, (running as a Fourth Class
freight) departs from Lambton Yard eastbound to Trenton doing setoffs
and lifts at various locations along the Oshawa Subdivision as far as
Trenton a terminal point. The crew will then go off duty and right back
on duty for two days pay per roundtrip! No wonder it attracted senior
Extra 999 West crossing the West Don River between Donlands and Leaside.
2/11/1959 James A.Brown
Second Class (likely 902) eastbound from Lambton with 2408 a St.Luc
engine being assisted by 2659 a London
Extra 5161 East (from Trenton) passing Leaside yard. Saturday April
G3h 2427 brand new just out of Canadian Locomotive's works in Kingston having arrived on the CNR mainline since the old K&P out of Kingston could not handle such heavy locomotives to reach Tichborne the CPR Belleville Subdivision. Shown here on the interchange track at Belleville just before entering CPR track at the diamond on the CNR city spur to the harbour running southwest from Belleville Station involving street running on Pinnacle Street. Looks like two men are inspecting the journals on the tender trailing truck. Note that this engine (one of 20 ordered) has the Worthington Feed Water heater in place of the usual Elesco. October 1944 Donald M. Wilson/James A.Brown Collection
Extra 5142 West blasting through Leaside toward West Toronto yard.
The station is out of view to the right far side.
H1a 2807 complete with smoke deflectors. MLW 68065 12/1929 Belleville April 1945 Bud Laws Collection
P1d 5113 working in Oshawa. CPR 9/1912 September 15, 1941 Bud Laws Collection
D10c 774 on a local freight switching in Oshawa, Ont. May 21,1940. CPR #1451 3/1906 Bud Laws Collection
Nothing glamourous about this old 3400 downgraded to a yard engine
but, it got the job done.
Trenton Pick Up, eastbound at Agincourt, switching International Waxes.
9.30 a.m. January 7, 1959.
Extra 2206 West just west of Leaside with Automobile box cars (CP 294893
next to engine). These are 40 foot cars with
For more than 20 years, 815 was the yard engine at
Peterboro. When MLW delivered 6589 a new 660 HP S-3 diesel on
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