CP 6539 - Schreiber, ON
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11
N 48° 48.799 W 087° 16.094
16U E 480307 N 5406738
Quick Description: Nice example of a Canadian-built S-3 diesel locomotive at the Schreiber Railway Museum.
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 9/9/2020 11:42:28 AM
Waymark Code: WM133R7
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member ScroogieII
Views: 1

Long Description:
CPR S-3 6539 was built by Montreal-based MLW in July of 1965. It saw service mainly in Ontario. By 2012 it was on display in Schreiber.

The engine bears builder number 81195. The units were rated at 660 HP. MLW built 163 units for the Canadian market. CP numbers ranged from 6536 to 6600. About a dozen examples still exist.

In 2019 6539 received a "piggyback" to its new home along Hwy 17. Here is a nice clip: (visit link)
Locomotive Type: (required): Diesel Electric

Do you need to pay an entrance fee to view this locomotive? (required): No

How accessible is this locomotive display? (Required): Display is behind a fence, access is limited to viewing only.

If "other" what is the engine type? (optional): Not listed

If a fee is required what is the approximate cost for admittance? (optional): Not listed

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