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CPR Rolling Stock


Canadian Electrical News May 1896

Baker heater instructions (not CPR issue)

Passenger cars, especially business cars were equipped with this type of heater
for use when not connected to a trainline or shop steam line.


Freight car equipment (steam era)

Freight car equipment (later years)

Piggyback trailers and containers

Passenger car equipment

Stainless steel passenger equipment
(not including RDC)

Royal Canadian Pacific
and other heritage equipment.


Service (work) equipment:

Business Cars

Boarding cars, etc.
(passenger equipment)

(Auxiliary, locomotive, Burro, etc.)

OCS cars
(Inc.scale test cars)

Plows, spreaders, etc.
(Inc. auxiliary cars)

Rule, Safety, Dental, School etc.

Track Machines

Vans (Cabooses)


Speno Rail Grinding

Sperry Rail Service

Big shipment of apples at CPR dock. Likely Okanagan Valley long noted for it fruit crops.


Stationary OCS equipment without even a number!
Winnipeg Diesel Shop Training Centre

Interior view of Tourist class sleeping car setup for daytime use.


410276 a boarding car is a most unusual piece of equipment! Was it once a van? Note far end has no steps.

422514 OCS truss-rod wooden box car downgraded from revenue service has reached the end of the line!
Number has been crossed out and WA hand painted. WA = Waiting Angus for destroyal.
Previously cars were marked WD (Waiting Destroyal) which meant burning at local points.
Scarborough Pit spur (Toronto) was so used for many years.

63 Track Geometry Car. (ex 411255 1971 nee ANTIQUA buffet-parlor-solarium-lounge NSC 1931)
Sudbury 5/14/1992 Doug Hately

Van 3522 on tail end of mixed train in flood at Lumsden, Assiniboia, NWT. April 1, 1904.
Note elevator Bready Love & Tryon No. 10.

Dynamometer Car 62 used to test pulling power of steam and diesel locomotives.


Tail-end of train with 6575 Cafe-parlor car bringing up the rear at Cranbrook. 8/25/1952.
On the head end is a steam locomotive soon to be replaced by diesels.
Three photos William Walsh/Matt Fick Collection

NETLEY 12 section sleeping car.

Coach 2146






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