Gerry is right. It’s Ottawa.
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On Apr 7, 2021, at 2:12 PM, moonliter moonliter <moonliter@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
I think Doug's photo is mislabeled. The photo looks like Ottawa and not
Montreal. The Rideau Canal is on the right parallel to the Queen Elizabeth
Driveway. In the background is CN Deep Cut and the Ottawa gas works plant
that was by the CN roundhouse. Behind the photographer is the post office,
express buildings and Union Station. This all changed after July 30th 1966,
the following day the new Ottawa Union Station open. The first revenue train
to leave happened have a RDC consist, CPR Train 132 (with RDC-2 9112 and
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From: Michael Salfi <dmarc-noreply@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: April 7, 2021 at 9:19 AM
Here is a Doug Hately photo from May of 1955, looks like all RDC's in photo
in Hockey Mask scheme
On Wednesday, April 7, 2021, 08:38:10 a.m. EDT, Jeff Pinchbeck
Yes, looks like late 1964. Stencil drawing G-34-C-140 rev. L dated Dec 2,
1964 shows the new style.
From: cpha-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:cpha-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf ;
Of Jim LIttle
Sent: Wednesday, April 07, 2021 1:32 AM
Subject: [cpha] Re: Hockey Mask Scheme on RDCs
The earliest picture I have of a hockey mask RDC is 1964. The paint looks
kind of 'new' and the unit is coupled to an RDC-3 still in the Tucan and
Yellow original strips. The new paint scheme might have come in when the
Script lettering wa brought in - but that's just a guess on my part.
On Tue, Apr 6, 2021 at 10:18 PM Robert Kirkham <rdkirkham@xxxxxxx> wrote:
A group has asked for information as follows:
I am looking for the year that CPR would have adopted the Hockey Mask scheme
on the fleet of RDCs
Do you know anyone that can help?
Can anyone assist?