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2-8-0 53 running extra pauses with engine crew for photographer. Note footboards. Paul McGrane Collection
Cyl. 22" x 28" Drv. 57: Press.180 lbs. t.e. 36, 300 CLC 1242 7/1914

This engine was lost when on 1/23/1950 it hit a slide and went into Seton Lake killing two enginemen.

Here we see a northbound freight with 2-8-2's 58 and 160 about to leave Lillooet.
Note: Bridge restriction over the Fraser River immediately north of Lillooet yard required engines to be spaced apart.

Three views Lillooet 1950. Ronald S. Ritchie

2-8-2 58 switching train. One of three engine order. Oil 2700 gals. Water 6000 gals.
Cyl. 22" x 28" Drv. 51" Press. 190 lbs. t.e. 43% CLC 1631 8/1920

163 last PGE steam locomotive part of two engine order. CLC 2409 October 1947. CLC photo.
Cyl. 20" x 30" Drv. 57" Press. 225 lbs. t.e. 40,300 tender same as first order.

160 second engine. One of two engine order. Oil-fired. 2700 gals. Water 7000 gals.
Cyl. 20" x 30" Drv. 57: Press. 215 lbs. t.e. 38,500 CLC 2286 6/1945

51 and 52 were the only MLW engines built for PGE, all later ones were built by CLC.
They were the biggest power on the developing railway followed by four more powerful 2-8-0's the next year.
Cylinders 19"x28" Drivers 57" Pressure 200 lbs. 30,000 t.e. Bud Laws Collection

PGE 51 one of two 2-8-0's built by Montreal Locomotive Works. #53709 10/1913
Squamish 7/1952 Max Miller/Bud Laws Collection

5 one of two light 2-6-2`s acquired used in 1919. Cyl. 20`x 24` Drv. 48` Press.160 lbs. t.e. 27,200
Baldwin 33022 12-1908. Squamish 6/23/1948

2 acq. 10/1967 (ex Comox Logging & Railway 7, nee PGE 2) 2-6-2T&T
BLW 34270 2/1910

Town Park, Cleveland Avenue. 1993 to West Coast Railway Heritage Park, Squamish.

 



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