About WCRX 6593
Serial Number: 82179
Builder: Montreal Locomotive Works
Date Built: August 1957
Lineage: CP 6593 / National Research Council 6593 / SOLRS 6593 / Waterloo Central 6593
- CP 6593 delivered to CP August 16, 1957 and assigned to Quebec.
- Retired October 29, 1986, last 539-powered locomotive on CP. Donated to National Research Council, Ottawa, Ont.
- Purchased from NRC by Southern Ontario Locomotive Restoration Society, March 2012 and moved to Waterloo in May.
- Repainted in Waterloo Central Railway’s CP-inspired Tuscan and grey at St. Jacobs shop in spring 2019