CSTM/CN002264The CVR’s first road diesels were RS-3 road switchers,
            built by the company’s traditional supplier, Alco, in 1954. Locomotive 3901
            (formerly 1860) is shown here. When the CVR later standardized their fleet with the
            General Motors GP-9, the RS-3s were sent (in 1958) to Canadian National Railways. The
            GP-9 4927 was built in 1957, and was one of five Class GRG17k locomotives equipped with
            steam-generating boilers for passenger service. The diesels are pictured here next to
            the soon-to-be demolished St  Albans coaling tower.

CSTM/CN002264
The CVR’s first road diesels were RS-3 road switchers, built by the company’s traditional supplier, Alco, in 1954. Locomotive 3901 (formerly 1860) is shown here. When the CVR later standardized their fleet with the General Motors GP-9, the RS-3s were sent (in 1958) to Canadian National Railways. The GP-9 4927 was built in 1957, and was one of five Class GRG17k locomotives equipped with steam-generating boilers for passenger service. The diesels are pictured here next to the soon-to-be demolished St Albans coaling tower.



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