Locomotive 2816 has Cameo in NFB’s End-of-the-Line
The star of “Rocky Mountain Express” makes an appearance in the last minutes of “End-of-th-Line” a 1959 National Film Board of Canada documentary that explores the last days of steam.
See the film online on the NFB’s website: http://www.nfb.ca/film/end_of_line/
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Directed by Terence McCartney Filgate and produced by Roman Kroitor (one of the founders of IMAX Corporation) and Wolf Koenig, “this documentary short offers a nostalgic look at the steam locomotive as it passes from reality to history.” The film includes interviews with many veterans of the steam era, including author and historian, Omer LaVallee. Locomotive
2816 makes an appearance in the last minutes of the film, blasting along at high speed in a tracking shot. This was just before the engine was taken out of service in 1960.