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RDCs at Bayview, Ontario

VIA RDC-1 #6216
Exterior, three-quarters "roster" view of VIA Rail Canada rail diesel cars (RDCs) at Bayview, Ontario on September 29, 1987. The Budd Company, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, built RDCs for passenger service on low-density lines where traffic did not favor the economies of scale of longer, locomotive-hauled passenger trains. Leading this consist is #6216, a model RDC-1. Bayview is a busy junction of three Canadian National lines in the western part of greater Toronto.
Source Richard Neumiller, Peoria, Illinois
Coverage Spatial, Bayview, Ontario; Temporal, September 29, 1987
Rights Richard Neumiller
Date Created 1987-09-29
Resource Type
Extent 35mm
Depicted Railroad
Location Bayview, Ontario, Canada
Equipment, Locomotive RDC-1 #6216
Builder, locomotive Budd Company
Creator Description Richard Neumiller, a native of Peoria, Illinois, took his first railroad slides at the Chicago Railroad Fair in 1950. His photographic activity increased while at Knox College in Galesburg, where he graduated in 1953. He served on the Peoria city council from 1973 to 1984, and as mayor of Peoria in 1984-85. He retired from the Central Illinois Light Co. in 1996, but remains active as a photographer.
Collection Richard Neumiller Collection
Image ID via34
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