CPR Rolling Stock
CPR always referred to its passenger cars used by officials
as Business Cars (BC for short) never as "private cars".
Named business cars (circa 1950's) were assigned to General
Manager and above.
Mount Stephen Built 12/1926. The Glen August 19, 1977 Coo/West Collection/J.Bryce Lee
Royal Canadian Pacific
Strathcona (3rd) Brandon, Manitoba. November 1976
plan Strathcona: 3rd also Mount Royal
Mount Royal John Street Coach Yard. 5/30/1969.
Royal Canadian Pacific (both)
LACOMBE in GYO spur at Toronto Yard. 3/24/1982
VAN HORNE built new May 1927.
BC 7 Sudbury 6/1978
BC 9 in Saint John, NB. 1976 Digital restoration by Gordon Kennedy.
BC 10 Edmonton ca.1966 Wolf Kirchmeir
BC 15 formerly, Cape Cook. Newport, Vermont.
Note: Sister to "Car 13" formerly, Cape Race. Preserved by Upper Canada Railway Society.
Former BC 16 (ex BC British Columbia) preserved
1963 as British Columbia by WCRA.
4th Business Car named British Columbia Nov. 1928-1945 and 1947-1952 re# 19 (2nd).
British Columbia one of three car order built November
Former CP 19 (nee British Columbia) preserved 1983 The Canadian Museum of Rail Travel, Cranbrook..
BC 36 built CCF/Angus 1929 as River Clyde. 1945
converted to Cape Churchill. Converted to BC 36 8/1966.
Two views of Superintendent's BC
23. Built by Crossen Car Mfg. Co, Cobourg, ON 6/1896 as Quebec
Central Megantic. Rebuilt 1912 with steel underframe. 8/1935 renamed
Beauce. 9/1939 numbered 23. Retired 1968.
Business Car 26 one of 22 short cars, 15 built by CPR
Farnham, Que. car shop and 7 at Angus. Built 1901-1912.
Mechanical Instruction Car 60.
Built wood car June 1909 as single compartment observation
lounge car GLEN SIDE.
60 sitting next to Riding Mountain Park. Sudbury 6/1978
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