CPR Rolling Stock
3015 Conductor's Van. One of the earliest styles of caboose
used. Note C.P.R. the correct way with periods.
6172 with what appears to be a unique style of bay window
in addition to normal cupola.
436468 Another view of a van with bay window. Note straight
style of lettering.
435471 wood SUF 35'5" van on local job eastbound at Bathurst Street. August 1956 Jim Parker
435857 35'5" van. Less than 100 of these all wood
vans were still being used on local jobs while nearly 800
436958 on the tail end of a freight train including 288544 a wooden reefer. Armstrong, BC November 18, 1941
437040 Steel Underframe (436980-437264 series) 34 feet
10 inches over strikers.
437040 in a later view. Note the brighter red paint on
end of van including cupola to improve its visibility.
437168 by the 1970's these vans had their tongue and groove wood covered by sheets of plywood as a quicker and less expensive method of repair. However, water got behind the plywood and rotted the wood beneath! Jim Booth
437270 Steel caboose series 437268-437404 (137) 1948-49 35' 11" Canadian Pacific Railway
CP 434000 modernized (including genset) and renumbered
in random order. (437268-437404)
This picture was taken on the south side of the CN, CP, BC Hydro tracks looking north at Columbia and Front Street in New Westminster. The old CP station, which is now a Keg restaurant, is just to the right of the photo on the far side of the tracks. The van is on the BC Hydro (now SRY) track just west of Mile 0.0 on their line. The New Westminster Skytrain Station is the building behind the caboose with the green awning.
437442 one of fifty built in 1954 these unique turret-style
cupola steel vans were the latest thing.
437499 steel caboose with center cupola. Series 437405-437504 (99) 33' 2" over end sills. 1953-54
438803 a modernized steel van renumbered from 437501.
8800 series was for Eastern run-through service.
434108 (ex 437405 series) modernized. 3/05/1988 Smiths Falls Kermit Geary Jr.
E & N 1700 standard CPR wood caboose. Duncan, VI 1957
TH&B 80 one of four acquired, identical to CPR vans,
interior finished by CPR Angus Shops.
Definitely not the "Little Red Caboose" of
children's story book fame, New Brunswick Southern
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