Monthly Archives: January 2017

CP 298008 Double Door 40′ Boxcar

Background: As part of the booming housing industry of the 1960’s and 1970’s, railways needed to move more building materials, and prior to bulkhead flatcar and centre beam flats becoming popular starting in the 1970’s, the double door boxcar was … Continue reading

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Kaslo Shops CP Rail SD40-2F Build

Quick overview: CP Rail (Canadian Pacific Railway) ordered 25 SD40-2F model locomotives from General Motors Diesel Division in the late 80’s, they featured the upgraded “draper taper” carbody design and Canadian Safety Cab, both features that CN had embraced on … Continue reading

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