CPR Waltham Subdivision
All photographs Al Paterson unless otherwise credited.
Simeon Pilon, the CPR agent at Waltham Quebec. Date on the blackboard
is July 24th, 1920. Photographer unknown.
Only small A class 4-4-0's and D4 class 4-6-0's were permitted to operate over the bridge at mileage 68.68 to reach Waltham at the end of the line. Daily except Sunday passenger service was provided until September 25, 1954
A Mixed freight and passenger service was provided effective with this time table.
Employee Time Table No. 42 September 26, 1954 Bruce Chapman Collection
Note: When diesels replaced steam only the light MLW S-3 660 hp units were permitted into Waltham.
D4 472 with No. 542 arriving and leaving Hull Beemer for Ottawa Union. April 1950
450 backing through Hull Beemer, heading to Ottawa Union for #543, April 1952
Number 543 engine 450 leaving Ottawa Union about 1952.
#543 at Aylmer Quebec 4/28/1954 with the 450.
#543 at Aylmer Quebec with the 419 9/15/1954
#543 leaving Ottawa Union Station with the 424 June 1956 by W. C. Whittaker.
#543 at Breckenridge Quebec with the 489 10/02/1957
#543 at Breckenridge Quebec with the 489 10/01/1957
425 and RS10 8562 leaving the shop track at Ottawa West to head to
Ottawa Union for their respective trains;
#643 at Aylmer Quebec 9/23/58 with the 417 equipped with combination pilot.
From the size of the train that black smoke may well have been necessary.
#643 at Campbell's Bay Quebec with the 425 6/22/1959
Extra 417 West (usually #95) at Campbell's Bay Quebec 6/22/1959
Extra 417 West (usually #95) leaving Fort Coulonge Quebec 6/22/1959
417 being coaled at Waltham Quebec 6/22/1959
425 light engine arriving at Ottawa West after arriving at Ottawa
Union off #542;
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