Canadian Pacific Railway
4090_4469 still looking great! Finest paint scheme in
CPR history complete with Block lettering and Beaver emblem.
Look at the fantastic restoration of these two old retired
and long-neglected units.
4069 (ex CPR 1425/4069) shown at the former PGE Squamish
BC station now part of the West Coast Railway Heritage Park. It operates
on the Whistler Mountaineer of Rocky Mountaineer Vacations. January
Former CP 4069 FP7 taken in June 2000 at the BC Rail shops
in North Vancouver, BC.
The 4069 replaced the CPR 2860 on the Squamish excusrion
run since the 2860 was in disrepair while the
4069 taken exactly one year later in 2001 is Northbound
at Porteau Cove at MP 26.5 of the Squamish Sub.
CP 4459 F7B in March 1998 at the CP yard in Port Coquitlam,
BC on her way to the WCRA Museum.
Note: This unit originally preserved in 1983 by APRA
(Alberta Railway Museum). A change of collection policy towards CNR equipment
saw it go 1988 to display at Museum of the Highwood, High River, AB. When
this musuem shut down
6503 sold 11/1983 to United
Grain Growers in Vancouver.
8000 first road diesel. (13 unit order 8000-8012) Baldwin/CLC
DRS44-1000 73967/2530 12/1948
4104 CPA16-4 CLC 2726 4/1954
Displayed at the entrance to Heritage Park in Calgary
in its original paint scheme.
NOTE: ALCO S2's cost $115,000 (115 tons) with duties, while new G5 4-6-2's cost $88,000
Two views of 1418 and 1424 GMD FP7A's displayed in a nice
park setting near the CPR station in Medicine Hat.
Built by General Motors Diesel as 4060 A308 2/1952 and 4068 A369 8/1952, re-numbered 1418 and 1424 and re-geared from 65 mph to 89 mph for new fast passenger train The Canadian, these "covered wagons" travelled millions of miles across Canada. 1424 was returned 9/1965 to 4068 for Montreal suburban (commuter) service. Both were sold 9/28/1978 along with other units to VIA Rail Canada; 4068 again became 1424 3/1979. They last ran in August and July of 1983 after which they and a number of other F units were retired and bought back c.12/1983 by CPR as per original sale agreement. Most were dismantled for parts however, three were saved and put on display including 4038 in Minnedosa, MB. One unit remains in use: 4069/1425 was acquired by the West Coast Railway Association. Story about how these photos got here.
Alberta Railway Museum APRA
5000 with display train of freight equipment. Edmonton August 16, 2011
Retired 6/1998. Saved 11/1998 by Dave Chronell it was
the sole unit in the
Western Development Museum
6553 acq. c. 12/1982 S-3 MLW 81510 3/1956 Matt Watson 10/25/2019
6568 acq. 1986 S-3 MLW 81669 3/1957 Saskatoon June 12, 2009 Gordon Strathdee
Tanner's Crossing Provincial Park
4038 FP7A GMD A242 9/1951 retired 12/1982
6539 MLW 81195 7/1955 retired 1/1983 exchanged for failed
6546 sold 6/1979 to
6591 restored in original block lettering. Preserved
and operated at RMEO Smiths Falls. October 21, 1994
8120 on display (acquired 1997) SW1200RS GMD A1500 9/1958
with van 437473 (acquired 1991).
Canadian Railway Museum/Exporail
First diesel preserved
7000 one-of-a-kind first CPR diesel locomotive Harland-Wolff
6 cyl. 600 HP National Steel Car 11/1937
1608 (ex 8611 Angus 12/1985) GMD A951 7/1956 Preserved
1100 cab control unit (for 6043) ex 4236 4/1995 retired
3/2004 Donated 2008 to CRM for parts.
4237 C-424 M3436-04 12/1965 Preserved 2/1999
4237_4563 August 31, 2010
4563 M-630 MLW M6030-10 11/1969 September 18, 2015
4744 M-640 one-only MLW M6038-15 11/1974 Preserved 7/1998
4744 October 21, 2010
9250 RDC-4 Budd 6306 7/1956 Sold 9/28/1978 VIA Rail Preserved
One of the last three (8900 8904 8905) of 21 Canadian
Locomotive Company Fairbanks-Morse H24-66 2400 HP 75 MPH Train Master
units in use, already retired 6/1976. (Rest assured the CPR got the last
mile out of these units, first at Alyth yard and then St.Luc; most had
been retired in 1968.) #2922 6/1956 Note: Traction motors from
eight Train Masters were
4723 displayed Farnham, Quebec since 5/1995. M-636 MLW
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