The car was retired by Quebec, North Shore, and Labrador Railway in 1961. On its retirement it was donated to the Canadian Railroad Historical Association. The car became one of the first locomotives at the Canadian Railway Museum in Saint-Constant, Quebec. In CRM leased the locomotive to SFRM and it was moved on June 6, 1992.
This type of locomotive was used to haul both freight and passenger cars. Only one other locomotive of its class was saved, the 1158 which is currently at Western Development Museum in North Battleford Saskatchewan.
On the technical side:
- Cyclinder 20”x 24” (50.8 cm x 61cm)
- Drivers 57” (145cm) 14 spokes
- Boiler 180 lbs per square inch (1225kPa)
- Weight Engine 77 tons, Tender 62 tons in working order
- Length 62 feet (19m)
- Train Effort 24800lbs