Canadian Pacific Railway
These "Twenty Four Hundreds" (actually,
2351-2472) were very capable locomotives built with one piece cast bed
and multiple throttle. They were as different as day and night compared
to earlier G3's 2300- 2350. They were considered the best
2354 the 4th engine built and one of 15 engines (2351-2365) . CLC 1947 10/1938
G3e 2361 CLC 1954 11/1938 Burrows, SK 3/03/1947 L.A.Stuckey/Bud Laws Collection
2362 with large tender 4,700 gallons Bunker C fuel oil
and 12,000 gallons water.
Oil-fired G3g 2380 with six-wheel trucked tender (G3g 2378-2417 40
2394 coaled up (possibly Lambton). 9/1951 Bud Laws Collection
CLC 2000 builders photo at Kingston.
2397 last scheduled steam on No. 42, Saturday, September 24, 1955 Fredericton
Jct. Walter Pfefferle Collection
G3g 2397 (CLC #2001 8/1942) Two views Glen July 4, 1954 John Dziobko
2397 five years later arriving at Windsor Station Sunday, 6/21/1959 John Dziobko
2398 at Ottawa West shop track 7/04/1950 Bruce Chapman Collection
G3g 2400 outside Canadian Locomotive on Ontario Street (looking down
Earl Street) being delivered to CPR.
2402 on No.42 at Fredericton Junction. May 18, 1952 Walter Pfefferle Collection
2408 with suburban train passing Westmount tower. The end of steam is only months away. 12/30/1959
2408 with a suburban train of 800 series commuter coaches arrving at Windsor Station.
G3g 2408 (CLC #2012 11/1942) on the Glen shop track taking water. 6/22/1959
2408 with the morning train from Ste.Therese at Montreal West. 6/24/1959 Bob Krone
G3g 2412 getting a steam cleaning on the Glen shop track Monday, 6/22/1959. (CLC #2016 12/1942) Bob Krone
G3g 2412 (CLC 2016 12/1942) and G3h 2426 (2134 9/1944) ready for the
evening suburban trains.
2420 taking water. Note crew man is carrying electric handlamp.
2424 doubleheading with 2342 with Royal American Shows carnival
train. (See also 2432 below).
G3h 2426 (CLC #2134 9/1944) with morning commuter train from Ste. Therese.
G3h 2429 (with Worthington FWH) No. 44 the overnight Moose Jaw to Winnipeg
train heavy with
2432 with Royal American Shows carnival train. (See also 2424
2432 meeting 5430 Carberry, Mantoba 3/31/1953 Bruce Chapman Collection
2434 passing through Bedell,Ont. June 1952 Bruce Chapman Collection 3 1/2" square snapshot.
Excessive black smoke from 2445 may have been for the benefit of well-known
2457 and 2397 both with 12-wheel tenders. McAdam Ken MacDonald/Joseph Testgrose Collection
2459 on a Lakeshore suburban train leaving Windsor Station with consist
of new 800 series suburban coaches. June 1953.
G3h 2459 rolls to a stop at Montreal West with an inbound Monday commuter
train. November 11, 1957. Bob Krone
G3h 2459 backing up with cylinder cocks open. CLC #2167 3/1945
2459 on the Glen shop track. 6/22/1959 Bob Krone
G3h 2461 (CLC #2169 4/1945) Taking water on the Glen shop track. 6/22/1959 Bob Krone
2464 in a photo that illustrates the difficulty in photographing in slow speed (ASA 25) colour.
Suburban commuter train at Montreal West with G3j 2467 (sub-class j
was last ten G3's) MLW #76120 6/1948
G3j 2471 (MLW #76124 7/1948) second to last G3 just six years old,
backing down onto its train in Windsor Station.
Spotless! Note the interlocking dwarf semaphore displaying stop signal for next track.
Going away view of RDC 9053 leaving Windsor Station. Note employees
deadheading in rear vestibule.
Finally it is 2471's turn and the engineer isn't hesitating to get a roll on.
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