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VIA 6901 Aug 10 1981 Toronto Union Ebay scan.

VIA 6901 Aug 10 1981 Toronto Union Ebay scan.

Toronto 1980 Turbo ebay scan

Toronto 1980 Turbo ebay scan

A rather tattered old VIA Turbo power unit and trainset as seen from the Bathurst Street bridge in downtown Toronto. Within a year, Turbo Trains in Canada would just be another chapter in railroad history.

A rather tattered old VIA Turbo power unit and trainset as seen from the Bathurst Street bridge in downtown Toronto. Within a year, Turbo Trains in Canada would just be another chapter in railroad history.

On Sunday 3 July 2016 I had a look at some of the locomotives involved in the…

On Sunday 3 July 2016 I had a look at some of the locomotives involved in the…

Rainy Paducah nights: On the eve before returning to home rails after an extensive rebuild at the Paducah Shops, Union Pacific’s A-B-A set of E9s sit in the fog and rain with a passenger train in Paducah, Kentucky, on April 25, 1993.

Rainy Paducah nights: On the eve before returning to home rails after an extensive rebuild at the Paducah Shops, Union Pacific’s A-B-A set of sit in the fog and rain with a passenger train in Paducah, Kentucky, on April

Turbo and freight meet east of Toronto. Rapido Trains FB photo. Pristine R.O.W!

Turbo and freight meet east of Toronto. Pristine R.

VIA turbo equipment on train number 60 from Toronto at Lachine on December 27, 1977 Jim Sandilands rrpicturearchives photo tailend.

VIA turbo equipment on train number 60 from Toronto at Lachine on December 1977 Jim Sandilands rrpicturearchives photo tailend.

The E9 was a 2,400-horsepower (1,790 kW), A1A-A1A passenger train-hauling diesel locomotive built by General Motors' Electro-Motive Division of La Grange, Illinois between April 1954 and January 1964. 100 cab-equipped A units were produced and 44 cabless booster B units, all for service in the United States. The E9 was the tenth and last model of EMD E-unit and differed from the earlier E8 as built only by the newer engines and a different, flusher-fitting mounting for the headlight glass…

The E9 was a 2,400-horsepower (1,790 kW), A1A-A1A passenger train-hauling diesel locomotive built by General Motors' Electro-Motive Division of La Grange, Illinois between April 1954 and January 1964. 100 cab-equipped A units were produced and 44 cabless booster B units, all for service in the United States. The E9 was the tenth and last model of EMD E-unit and differed from the earlier E8 as built only by the newer engines and a different, flusher-fitting mounting for the headlight glass…

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