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By:Robert McDonald
Dates:11/26/1959 - 11/26/1959
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It's a cold November day in 1959 at Quesnel, BC.  The sheets hanging on the clothes line out the left side of the station are frozen solid!  The paddles of the rail signals on the right side of the station orders trains to stop.  Conductors must sign the
Title:  It's a cold November day in 1959 at Quesnel, BC. The sheets hanging on the clothes line out the left side of the station are frozen solid! The paddles of the rail signals on the right side of the station orders trains to stop. Conductors must sign the
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Photo Date:  11/26/1959  Upload Date: 11/18/2007 2:37:54 AM
Location:  Quesnel, BC
Author:  Robert McDonald
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Train order paddles have northbound freight #25 come to a ker-lunking halt. The Conductor, wearing a jaunty cap, is ready to step ashore to sign clearance forms, and pickup train orders.
Title:  Train order paddles have northbound freight #25 come to a ker-lunking halt. The Conductor, wearing a jaunty cap, is ready to step ashore to sign clearance forms, and pickup train orders.
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Photo Date:  11/26/1959  Upload Date: 11/18/2007 2:39:35 AM
Location:  Quesnel, BC
Author:  Robert McDonald
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Locomotives:  PGE 589(RS18)
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Paperwork is out of the way, Conductor is back on board and hogger is throttling up.  These 4-cycle motors sound as though they are going to self destruct at throttle-up.  They are going to get a work out for the next 12 miles of 2%  grade to Cotwood!
Title:  Paperwork is out of the way, Conductor is back on board and hogger is throttling up. These 4-cycle motors sound as though they are going to self destruct at throttle-up. They are going to get a work out for the next 12 miles of 2% grade to Cotwood!
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Photo Date:  11/26/1959  Upload Date: 11/18/2007 2:42:27 AM
Location:  Quesnel, BC
Author:  Robert McDonald
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Views:  174   Comments: 0


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