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Canadian Pacific Railway

EMD E8 2250 hp 85 mph A-1-A A-1-A dual steam generator equipped
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 service.
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!


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