CN 6167 in need of help

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  1. MasonJar

    MasonJar It's not rocket surgery

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    This is a little old, dating from the summer, into early winter 2002.

    Seems that old CN 6167, donated to the City of Guelph in 1967, is in need of work just to get it back in display condition, never mind working order.

    See various articles in the Guelph Mercury for more information. http://www.guelphmercury.com or
    http://www.hytrend.com/servlet/ECanadaSearch?subdomain=mercury&reqDirection=First&reqstring=6167 (search results from The Mercury).

    Anyone have any updates past November 2002?

    Andrew
  2. interurban

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    Thanks Andrew for bring that to our attention:)

    Thats a darn shame:( maybe some troops can be musterd to help in restoring the old girl??
    If I get the pics of her on the weekend we will see what condition she is in.
  3. MasonJar

    MasonJar It's not rocket surgery

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    Thanks Andrew for those sites.

    Will let you no what my Friend has to say about its condition.
  5. MasonJar

    MasonJar It's not rocket surgery

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    Hi Andrew, sorry I should have posted it here.

    I had friends from Gulph over on the weekend , I had told them our concerns re 6167.

    They informed me that they had read in the Gulph local paper, that "the powers that be" had shown a desire to refurbish the old girl.
    I will try and find out through the links about said info.

    Please keep this site posted of any news:)
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    6167 update

    Hi Guys after serching the web Google is great by the way, I found the paper that carried this story.
    I hope the link comes through.

    [http://www.guelphmercury.com/topstory 02110191351.html[/URL]
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    Hi Guys I just check the link I posted , It wont open . but if you type
    www..guelphmercury.com it will open the paper .then you can navigate within.
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    Latest News sounds Good.

    Hi Folks I just received this from my friend in Gulph.

    re 6167 Restoration Committee.

    Quote.
    "In the local paper yesterday, there was an advertisment seeking members for the Restoration Committee.
    4 vacancies, 1 year term. Duties are " to co-ordinate fundraising and the restoration of the Locomotive as a static display".

    Thats all we now.
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    Its underway

    I have just recieved a email from my friend in Guelph.
    The fundraising to restore 6167 has started.
    When I find out more I will post it here.;)
  11. MasonJar

    MasonJar It's not rocket surgery

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    Thanks Chris for the update on this (somewhat old) thread.

    Andrew