Canadian Pacific Railway
EMD E8 2250 hp 85 mph A-1-A A-1-A dual steam generator
Designed strictly for passenger service these units had no traction
motors on the middle axles.
No. 42 The Atlantic Limited ready to leave Windsor
Station for Saint John 479 miles away.
Joseph Testagrose collection
CPR bought these units to pool with Boston and Maine for Montreal-Boston
Later, they worked on other routes, one was destroyed in a wreck, two
were upgraded and later sold to VIA Rail.
They were scrapped in spite of an effort to save one for a railway museum.
Train order for
meets with all of the 1800's!