CPR Rolling Stock
400849 Mc.Adam Jct. Harvey L. Clough/Bud Laws Collection
410007 and a cut of matching tunnel ice breaker box cars.
Ballasted to 66 tons.
The rotary snow plough was invented in 1869 by Toronto dentist J.W.Elliot although he never actually built one. It wasn't until 1883-84 that Orange Jull of Orangeville, Ontario contracted with Leslie Brothers of Toronto to build one that was successfully operated in Parkdale on the old TG&B Wharf lead. Jull later sold his design rights to Leslie Brothers, who formed the Rotary Steam Shovel Manufacturing Company in Paterson, New Jersey. Leslie Brothers contracted with Cooke Locomotive & Machine Works in Paterson to do the actual construction.
Popular Mechanics March 1910
This may be an updated version of the Jull Centrifugal Snow Plough. There is nothing to indicate where on the CPR this was tried or if one was ever bought.
410650 is an old wooden box car containing a steam generator.
Likely used to thaw culverts.
400811 steam rotary snow plough. Note the properly dressed
young boy posing for the camera.
400783, 400896 and 400792 plows lined up ready for work.
Just need to get that wood covering off the windows.
CP 400774 snow plow and spreader 402851 (below) 12/11/1991
Smiths Falls, ON Kermit Geary Jr.
401103 one of four (401100-401103) built 1930-31. Rare
double track plow.
CP 402851 ancient wooden cab Jordan spreader with ice
cutters sits near plow 400774 (above)
CP 402885 Jordan spreader used for ballast work, earth
ditching as well as snow plowing and spreading.
400805 steam rotary snow plow.
422025_422026 snow melter at work in yard.
422027 at work clearing snow in the yard. CP photo
422027 snow melter mounted on a flat car and used to clear snow from St.Luc Yard. Milton G. Watson
Light Weight 139,000 NEW 11/50
Spreader 402877 Bredenbury, SK 8/28/2011 Owen Parker
400000 steam pile driver. Toronto 1950's Jim Parker
Two snow plows sit waiting for the call to duty. Al Howlett
CP 420926 scale test car. 30-ton 15 feet 3 inches. Built
Atlas Steel, Welland June 1916
CP 420927 scale test car converetd from covered hopper
and used in conjunction with 420926.
Auxiliary train. For hooks see Gallery of cranes.
403740 Cable car used on the Auxiliary. Ron Visockis
411519 Foreman's car on the No.1 Auxiliary ("Big Hook"). Two views; West Toronto c.1950's Jim Parker
This car, like many pieces of rolling stock especially
passenger equipment, had a long and varied life.
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