West Coast Railway Association
Two photos of the trial journey of "Coast Mountaineer"
posed at Brackendale.
Posed in the Cheakmus Canyon.
301 combine, ex CN 7196 Pullman 5/1919
803 coach, ex CP 2806 NSC/CPR 1/1924
741 Buffet-observation ex CP 35 business car. NSC/CPR 4/1928
Mount Cascade observation car, ex SP 2914. Pullman 1930
Note: All this rolling stock remains stored in New Westminster.
3716 still operates in BC on the Kettle Valley Steam Railway.
This NRHS BC Chapter trial run was a precursor to a
charter February 19, 1995
British Columbia acq. 1963 ex CP 16, ex British Columbia. Built Barney & Smith 7/1890
Open Observation 598 acq. 5/1965 ex CP 598 6/1956 nee CP 1422 built 11/1914.
Three 96 seat mountain observation cars (597-599) converted 1956 to
replace older cars.
Note: This car was used on the BC Rail Royal Hudson excursion
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