Montreal-Boston was an early run-through with Boston &
Maine over a 339 mile route.
Steam engines pooled included CPR G1 and G2 class Pacifics and B&M P2 Pacifics.
Day trains The Alouette and night trains The Red Wing were part of this pool.
B&M 3625 with The Alouette leaving Windsor Station 1939.
Two views of the The Alouette B&M 3653 at Montreal West 1947. Ron Ritchie
B&M 4590 American Flyer lightweight Cor Ten steel car built by Osgood Bradley. One of 84 B&M cars.
Red Wing in steam era.
1802 crosses the diamond after getting a highball signal. Whitehead, NH
Archaic Ball-style signal from which the term "highball"
1800 No. 212 The Alouette in Windsor Station 1954.
CP 1801 in original paint scheme. Looks like a 1949 or
newer Chevy coupe and a much older
truck on platform.
1800 The Alouette leaving Woodsville, New Hampshire
1802 with the Red Wing at Montreal West. June 24/1959 Bob Krone
1801 in original paint scheme. Compare to 1802 above. B&M 1262
Cape Churchill on
The Red Wing at B&M North Station, Boston. June 6, 1954
RDC_2 CP 9113 (with another RDC-2 likely a B&M Highliner)
leads The Alouette stopping at Cowansville, Quebec not long after
conversion to self-propelled equipment. The two uniformed men are likley
Canada Customs and Canada Immigration officers about to board the train
to do their duty. 1/12/1957 L.B.Chapman Collection
Two RDC-2's comprise Number 32 The Alouette seen
here leaving Windsor Station in Montreal.
9113 White River Junction. 1964 Paul McGrane Collection
9113 Dayliner meets B&M Highliner to
exchange passengers at White River Jct. Vermont.
The last run of The Red Wing was made on October
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