Canadian National Railways Steam loco heralds

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zoegraf

Craftsman at heart
Does anyone know when this monogram first appeared on CNR locos?

Also, was it only on Steam locos for passenger service only?

I have seen some photos of Canadian National 4-6-2 Pacifics with the round herald on the tender pulling what seems to be freight, but I can't see the rest of the train; perhaps it might be freight in front of a passenger car?
 

U-3-b

GTW in the summer of 53
Generally it was for passenger only but I have seen some demoted passenger engines pulling freight Southern Ontario with that herald.

The herald came into use in 1954 with the new Maple Leaf paint scheme.

Steve
 




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