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The notes transcribed from the back of this photograph are as follows: CPR Rolling Stock Here's 136 ready for the road. Locomotive foreman Nelson Perkins talks to foreman Peter Wilson. on engine 136. [NB: Canadian Pacific 136 is a class A-2-m 4-4-0 steam locomotive built in 1883 by the Rogers Locomotive Works for the Canadian Pacific Railway as No. 140. The locomotive was used for both passenger and freight service for the Canadian Pacific railroad. In 1912 she was renumbered to 115, and the following year she was given her final number and reclassified to A2m. No. 136 was retired from the Canadian Pacific roster in 1960. The engine now remains in operating condition at the South Simcoe Railway in Tottenham, Ontario.] The notes written and typed on the back of this photograph, from the time it was printed, are as follows: CPR Rolling Stock Here's 136 ready for the road. Locomotive foreman Nelson Perkins talks to foreman Peter Wilson. on engine 136. [NB: Canadian Pacific 136 is a class A-2-m 4-4-0 steam locomotive built in 1883 by the Rogers Locomotive Works for the Canadian Pacific Railway as No. 140. The locomotive was used for both passenger and freight service for the Canadian Pacific railroad. In 1912 she was renumbered to 115, and the following year she was given her final number and reclassified to A2m. No. 136 was retired from the Canadian Pacific roster in 1960. The engine now remains in operating condition at the South Simcoe Railway in Tottenham, Ontario.]April 22, 1960,John Boyd transparent
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April 22, 1960
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CPR Rolling Stock Here's 136 ready for the road. Locomotive foreman Nelson Perkins talks to foreman Peter Wilson. on engine 136. [NB: Canadian Pacific 136 is a class A-2-m 4-4-0 steam locomotive built in 1883 by the Rogers Locomotive Works for the Canadian Pacific Railway as No. 140. The locomotive was used for both passenger and freight service for the Canadian Pacific railroad. In 1912 she was renumbered to 115, and the following year she was given her final number and reclassified to A2m. No. 136 was retired from the Canadian Pacific roster in 1960. The engine now remains in operating condition at the South Simcoe Railway in Tottenham, Ontario.]
John Boyd / The Globe and Mail
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