Gateway to Northwestern Ontario Digital Collections
Canadian Pacific Railway Selkirk '5900'
Description
Media Type
Image
Item Type
Photographs
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.

Subject(s)
Local identifier
OPM: 994.2.1G
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 48.4001 Longitude: -89.31683
Copyright Statement
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Contact
The Duke Hunt Museum
Email:reference@tbpl.ca
Website:
Agency street/mail address:

3218 Rosslyn Rdoad

Thunder Bay, ON

P7C 5M9

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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.