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Baldwin 2-6-0 Mogul (steam locomotive)

Discussion in 'Transportation' started by fishbio, Sep 11, 2008.

  1. Engine # 7717 is a 36" gauge locomotive built in 1885 for the Northwest Coal and Navigation Co. It carried coal on a narrow gauge rail connected to the Canadian Pacific Railway main line. After conversion of the line to standard Gauge, the C.P.R. purchased #7717 in 1907 for construction of the spiral tunnels above Field, British Columbia. After completion of the tunnels 100 years ago in 1908, the poor little engine was abandoned below the upper tunnel. I photographed its remains last week.



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  2. rotxlk82


    Jul 20, 2007
    Interesting stuff Larry, I particually like the final shot
    Allthough I guess this is technically still a locomotive, I'd not have been confused to see this in the plants and greenery forum
  3. Thanks, Robert

    I had to choose a forum and the main subject is neither the greenery or the landscape, so......


  4. Those photos would make Johnny Cash cry ........ thanks for posting.

  5. evokel


    Sep 6, 2008
    very interesting stuff
  6. Being a railfan and and a steam enthusiast, they make ME cry. :frown:

    Nice series though.
  7. nice shooting, larry
    very interesting
  8. Good one

    thanks, Bob

    Thanks for looking

    Thanks, Steve.

    I'm a bit of a steam buff, myself. I only cried the first time I saw it a number of yeas ago :smile:

    Thanks, Greg


  9. Kool! Nice to see the graffitti artists haven't tagged it yet.........


  10. Hi Ted

    It's in a National Park (Yoho) and you have to walk a couple of km each way to get to it. It's not in you're average tagger's 'hood.


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