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Waterloo Central 6593

WCRX 6593

Model: S3

Serial number: 82179

Builder: Montreal Locomotive Works

Date Built: August 1957


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