The engine used to haul passenger and freight trains for the Canadian Pacific railroad.
The engine's service included nearly 10 years of working out West in the Canadian Rockies, from 1898 to 1908.
In 1923 engine was renumbered 3 and later served the City of Winnipeg's Hydro railway system.
The engine is now at the Prairie Dog Central Railway carrying passenger excursions.
No. 3 is the oldest operating steam locomotive in Canada.
On October of 1959 the tender was reletter "City of Winnipeg Hydro" and the engine used to wore a snowplow.
In 1986 The engine used to be a guest appearance at Expo 86.
The engine was restored by the Prairie Dog Central railway tender was reletter "Prairie Dog Central City of Winnipeg Hydro" and now today it says "Prairie Dog Central".
Every Year in the summer it operates on an event called "Canada Day".