Category Archives: Canadian Pacific

Canadian Pacific Canadian in the Rockies in its original streamlined color-scheme

  Photo by Roger Burrows reproduced from a postcard published by Steamscenes of West Vancouver. The caption reads, in part: “Canadian Pacific Railway: The Canadian as it used to be. dressed in maroon and gray. In March 1964, eastbound No. … Continue reading

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Canadian Pacific streamliner Canadian, predecessor of VIA’s Canadian: photos from 1950s ads

The reproductions above and below are from small photos in National Geographic ads. The quality leaves much to be desired, but nonetheless they give a wonderful feel of the interior of the train. I also have a brochure CP produced … Continue reading

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Canadian Pacific Rail Diesel Cars

  Ad appearing in a late 1940s/early ’50s┬áNational Geographic

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The Canadian: artist’s rendition for Budd Company

Reproduced here from a National Geographic ad. I had the pleasure of riding The Canadian in its early VIA days, when it still used the Canadian Pacific route across Canada. I spent much of the journey looking out the back … Continue reading

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Canadian Pacific’s Canadian, National Geographic ad, 1950s

   

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