One of a kind the only RSD17 ever built Canadian Pacific # 8921 was known as the Empress of Agincourt. It spent much of its life running long transfers from one yard to another in the Toronto. Ph... (more)
CPR had the one and only Montreal Locomotive Works RSD-17. It was MLW's bid to compete against the FM-CLC Trainmaster. It was built in 1957 and demonstrated for two years as CPR 7007, CN 3899 an... (more)
The Empress of Agincourt takes a rest at Toronto, ON in September 1981. This one of a kind MLW product was a demo unit built in 1957 and tested on PGE and CN before becoming a CP unit. It's nose w... (more)
This was the first time I'd ever seen the Empress of Agincourt escape its usual assignment as a transfer engine in Toronto. It had made its way to Hamilton on an extra, via CN's Oakville Sub, and... (more)
CP RSD-17 No. 8921, the "Empress of Agincourt," was waiting at a signal at West Toronto to enter Lambton Yard on May 30, 1980.
The Empress of Agincourt. One of a kind, MLW RSD-17 only one ever built. This photo was taken a few months before her nose was chopped.
The one of a kind "Empress of Agincourt" between transfer runs to LAmbton Yard in west Toronto. Nice to see her before they chopped her nose. Scanned form a slide.
CP 8921 the "Empress of Agincourt" looks sharp in her new paint as she sits proudly in front of the Elgin County Railway Museum.
A nice selection of power lounges at Agincourt. Visible are SD40-2, TH&B GP9, RSD 17, RS18, SD40, and an M636
CP 8921 leads 4571 at Oshawa
Cleaned up, and with an SD40, waiting for the next transfer job
A cloud of ALCO smoke as the "Empress of Agincourt" heads east with a transfer
Coupled with SD40 5555, the "Empress of Agincourt" leads a tranfer home from Lambton Yard
The Empress of Agincourt idles before her next trip across Toronto in transfer service
Engine shown before modification with low nose