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In 1976, restored oil-burning CPR locomotive 1201 replaced the coal-fired 1057 for excursion trips to Wakefield, Quebec. Shown here crossing the Rideau River at Carleton University in Ottawa, Ont. sometime in July 1976.

A truncated version of the tourist run is still operating from Hull to Wakefield, but in 1992 the CPR equipment was replaced with a Swedish locomotive and passenger cars. No doubt it makes economic sense, but it seems odd that we're maintaining another country's railway heritage rather than our own.

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