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G1 Class 4-6-2 "Twenty Two Hundreds"

Originally assigned to fast passenger trains these Pacific type hand-fired engines were later used on lighter passenger trains and eventually downgraded to assist and freight service with the arrival of new G5 class 1200's.

2216 built as G1d CPR 1/1908 rebuilt 6/1922 as G1s with new 22 1/2" x 28" cyl. retaining its old 200 lb. pressure boiler.
Shopman on tank has a long rod to pull water column around into place and turn on water, then reverse these steps.
John Street circa 1950. Harry Hart/Robin Hart Collection

2238 (last 2200) built as G1g CPR 8/1914 rebuilt 1/1929 as G1v with new 20" x 28" cyl. and new 250 lbs. press. boiler.
sitting on radial track beside shop. circa 1950. Harry Hart/Robin Hart Collection

2201 built as G1a CPR #1435 4/1906 and rebuilt 12/1923 as G1p with new 21" x 28" cylinders. Retired 1/1947.
With original small 5,000 gallon round corner tender (with added coal bunker addition) and modified with vestibule cab.
Bud Laws Collection

2222 "Four Duces" built as G1d MLW 49483 2/1911 and rebuilt 4/1927 with new 21 1/4" x 28" cyl. new 225 lbs. boiler.
Shown here with vestibule cab and larger tender which most 2200's received, sitting on the shop track at John Street in 1936
Bruce Chapman Collection

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