Canadian Pacific Railway Selkirk '5900'


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Description:
The Canadian Pacific Railway used a variety of locomotives to lead its trains from coast to coast in Canada. These were built to handle rugged terrain of western Canada. The 'Selkirks' were designed to maintain smooth flow of mainline Canadian Pacific traffic through treacherous winding curves and heavy grades of the Canadian Rockies. They were built at the Montreal Locomotive Works in Montreal, Quebec.

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Local identifier:
OPM: 994.2.1G
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 48.4001 Longitude: -89.31683
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3218 Rosslyn Rdoad

Thunder Bay, ON

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Canadian Pacific Railway Selkirk '5900'


The Canadian Pacific Railway used a variety of locomotives to lead its trains from coast to coast in Canada. These were built to handle rugged terrain of western Canada. The 'Selkirks' were designed to maintain smooth flow of mainline Canadian Pacific traffic through treacherous winding curves and heavy grades of the Canadian Rockies. They were built at the Montreal Locomotive Works in Montreal, Quebec.