T1 Class 2-10-4 Selkirk
T-1-a 5900-5919 Cyl. 25 1/2" x 32" Drv. 63"
Press. 275 lbs. t.e. 77,200 lbs. booster 12,000 lbs.
Steam (see below) mixes with sets of GMD and CLC covered
wagons in the transition
T1a 5901 all-dolled up in passenger paint and trim. Field,
BC MLW 67922 7/1929
Following dieselization of the original mountain territory
of the Selkirks many were transferred to flatland.
Extra 5913 East, also on the double track Swift Current
Sub. Another T1a both built by MLW 8/1929.
T-1-a 5911 with plow pilot. Cab rebuilt without taper
after being damaged.
5912 Note the unique tapered cab only on Selkirks. Field May 31, 1948 Bud Laws Collection
5915 getting a cleaning of its motion. That young boy
all dressed up is likely the photographer's son.
5916 Revelstoke October 12, 1940 Bud Laws Collection
T1a 5919 last of the original twenty 5900's at Field.
MLW #67940 9/1929 Ronald Bearman collection
5919 now equipped with plow pilot and stack deflector.
Obviously in freight service in this scene years later than above.
T-1-b semi-streamlined 5920-5929
Cyl. 25" x 32" Drv. 63" Press. 285 lbs. 76,900 t.e. plus 12,500 for booster engine. Tender 4100 gals. oil 12,000 gals.water
T-1-b 5920 Revelstoke August 13, 1941 Bud Laws Collection
5921 posing for its official photograph. Canadian Pacific Railway/Bud Laws Collection
T1b 5922 on the headend of a passenger train at Banff
July 19, 1942
5922 on Number 2 The Dominion sitting at Field,
BC September 17, 1951 Ronald S. Ritchie.
T1b 5924 MLW 69112 11/1938 Ronald Bearman collection
5927 with Second section of The Dominion at Banff,
Alberta July 31, 1939 E.Towler/Bud Laws Collection
T1b 5928 with a coal-fired P2 class 2-8-2 assisting. Painting by the famous railroad artist Howard Fogg.
Second 4 engine 5929 with coal-fired assist engine 5813
cut in behind. On 2.2% grade in Kicking Horse Pass.
This was one of many Canadian Pacific Railway Public Relations
Department photographs taken by company photographer Nicholas Morant and
was first published in 1978 in Volume One of Canadian Pacific in the Rockies
by D. M. Bain.
T1c 5931 first of the last order of Selkirks. Note
the unusal plow pilot. MLW 76221 2/1949
5932 on the shop track at Revelstoke September 8, 1950 Howard Davis/Bud Laws Collection
Note the woman talking with another
T1c 5935 the last Selkirk
barely fits on the table at Outremont 3/15/1949. MLW 76226 3/1949 Bud
NOTE: Two Selkirks have been preserved.
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