Item LVMC-MR-2-002 - "Old Faithful" - The Moccasin

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"Old Faithful" - The Moccasin


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  • "Old Faithful" - The Moccasin - This steam locomotive was the Grand Trunk Railroad/Canadian National Railroad No. 5280, powering the train that ran the St. Lawrence River route west of Montreal, ending its service on August 10, 1958 after more than 100 years of service. It was a passenger train and known for its punctuality, although it was the "milk" train, delivering milk to Montreal, daily, used by students to travel to Cornwall's Cornwall Collegiate Institute/Cornwall Collegiate and Vocational School, and used as the mail train. Many Mohawks of Akwesasne traveled on this train to the reed beds of Rice Lake (Peterborough, Ontario area), with many wearing moccasins. Hence, the name "The Moccasin".

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