Thursday, June 19, 2014

Northern Pacific #340

This nicely posed photo of a "typical" American locomotive was taken at Fargo N.D. by noted pioneer photographer D. Jay Haynes in the late 1870s. Northern Pacific Railway photo


Graham Clayton said...

This engine was sold to the Canadian Pacific Railway in 1877 and renamed the Countess of Dufferin, after the wife of the Governor-General. The engine was in service until 1907, and was discovered abandoned in 1909. The engine was restored and is currently on display in Winnipeg.

Mister G said...

I did not know that they were the same! Thanks for the contribution!