Part Three of this series features some of the Southern Ontario and Montreal, Quebec excursions taken by railfans toward the end of steam train operation. Most charters were organized by the CRHA and some by the UCRS and NRHS.
John Mills’ vintage colour film captures most of these trips and shows CN 6167 in charter service before retirement to Guelph, Ontario. Al Paterson (rail historian) and John Mills narrates.
Produced and Edited by Ray Neilson.
Colour. 62 Minutes. Originally released April 15, 1996.
Shown in this video are:
CRHA Fall Foilage trip to La Belle, QC Oct 6 1957
Windsor Station Oct 4, 1958
CP 2663 at St-Gabriel-de-Brandon, QC to Lanoraie, QC
Montreal to Garneau, QC Oct 5, 1958
Belleville to Bancroft, ON May 10, 1959
– St. Ursule Falls
– Moira River Crossing Foxboro, Ontario
Fort Erie to Stratford, ON May 24, 1959
Hamilton, ON to Oranegville, ON
Montreal,QC to St Guillaume, QC
Montreal, QC to Ottawa,ON Oct 4, 1959
(All wood train)
Montreal, QC to Oxford Lake April 16, 1960
Montreal to Smith Falls, ON April 17, 1960
Toronto (Union Station) to Streetsville (Mississauga) April 30, 1960
On Canadian National locomotive 6167
Toronto to Orangeville May 1, 1960
Toronto to Port McNicoll June 5, 1960
Montreal to Joliette, QC Sept 3, 1960
Montreal to St. Lin, QC Nov 6, 1960
Various CN 6167 Farewell Excursions 1960 to 1963
Final Scenes are of CN locomotive 6167 on display in Guelph, ON as shot in Nov, 1994.