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Last of the Locomotives

A CN locomotive on display in Carbonear, NL. One of a handful of trains left from the now defunct Newfoundland Railway, which was phased out in the mid 1980's.


This is Engine 803 an EMD G8, built in 1956. More info:


The EMD G8 was a General Motors-built diesel locomotive of which 382 were built between 1954 and 1965 for both export and domestic use. They were built by both Electro-Motive Division in the United States and by General Motors Diesel Division in Canada for use in ten countries, being equipped to operate on several different track gauges. The G8 was built for use in Australia, Canada, Brazil, Cuba, Egypt, Indonesia, Iran, South Korea, Liberia, and New Zealand (NZR DB class).

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Taken on April 23, 2011