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A boxcar with nowhere to go

The train never did and never will run here, but they managed to put a boxcar near the old Victoria train station…

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CP 5500

CP 5500 at the Revelstoke Railway Museum CP 5550 is a EMD SD40 6-axle diesel-electric locomotive built by General Motors Electro-Motive Division. Built: GMD, 1966 Serial Number : A 2133 Class : DRF-30a2 (SD-40) Engine: Turbocharged diesel EMD 16-645-E3, 3000 … Continue reading

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Black and white – Nanaimo rail dock

CP Rail’s MV Princess of Vancouver (from www.clydeships.co.uk) During her service with Canadian Pacific, Princess of Vancouver made three round trips daily between Vancouver and Nanaimo, carrying rail cars, automobiles, tractor trailers and passengers. At one point she carried my … Continue reading

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CP 4069

CP 4069, a 1952 (GMD) EMD FP7A  at Wellcox Yard in Nanaimo The locomotive is powering a heritage streamliner train was assembled in Nanaimo to celebrate the 130th anniversary of rail on Vancouver Island. The train is owned by the … Continue reading

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