CPR Cranes: Auxiliary, locomotive and Burro cranes.
Wreck crane 414282 (75-ton capacity) and boom car 402080
414325 100-ton auxiliary steam crane with boom car 402109.
Preserved at Prince George musuem.
403258 cable car brings up the rear of auxiliary with
wheel car ahead followed by boom car and "hook" ABOVE
414400 American locomotive crane. Scroll down to see another photo in operation.
414502 250-ton "big hook" on Revelstoke Auxiliary.
414471 200-ton wreck crane and boom car 402047
404304 auxiliary tool car converted 1969 from lightweight
baggage & express car 3809.
404113 auxiliary cable car converted November 1962 from
heavyweight baggage and express car 4363
Three above photos Coquitlam Auxiliary (partial) 12/26/1987 Jonathon Fischer
414203 (?) Ohio Locomotive Crane.
414330 150-ton steam auxiliary crane and its accompanying
boom car 402107 retired.
402107 Hand-painted W signifies it has been retired and is "Waiting disposal".
Two views of 414241 the "little hook" (60 ton lift capacity) at West Toronto shops. c.1950's Jim Parker
414400 locomotive crane (self-propelled) at work. Looks
to be loading an old gon onto a flat car.
414401 locomotive crane with unusual depressed flat boom car 422450. Doug Mackenzie/Carl Schnurr collection
414472 (200 ton) with boom car 402090 on the Moose Jaw auxiliary. May 3, 1976 Tom Newton/Bob Heathorn collection.
414474 200 ton auxiliary (wreck) crane with its boom car 421306. Doug Mackenzie/Carl Schnurr collection
414476 (200 ton) and boom car 402093 Calgary auxiliary. July 3, 1976 Tom Newton/Bob Heathorn collection.
414478 (200 ton) and boom car 418044 . Calgary April 24,1997 Tom Newton/Bob Heathorn collection.
414480 wreck crane (200 ton) with boom car 421626. Doug Mackenzie/Carl Schnurr collection
414501 250 ton #1 auxiliary steam crane at work clearing
up an "affair" at Dixie (Toronto Terminal) 1959.
Here is 414501 (long diesel powered) on the auxiliary
at Toronto Yard. It is preserved at Exporail
Auxiliary crane 414503 (250 ton Industrial Brownhoist
Blt.1968) with its unique depressed flat boom car 422451.
414651 250 ton capacity "Big Hook" built by
Industrial Brownhoist. November 7, 2001 Coquitlam, BC Andy Cassidy
Digging out around a switch with a Burro crane. Al Howlett
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