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OSR 500 (Alco S-6) at Tillsonburg

Ontario Southland Railway operates the 17.6 mile line between Ingersoll & Tillsonburg (ex CP Burwell sub) as well as supplying switching locomotives to various industries and the Guelph Junction Railway.

Locomotive 500 was built by Alco in November 1956 (serial 81819). It is a S-6 4-axle switcher rated at 900 hp, 671 kW.
It was originally Southern Pacific 1073, later SP 1240 & Vancouver Wharves 29 until being acquired by the OSR in 1997.

OSR 500 in Tillsonburg on Thursday, November 2nd, 2006.

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