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Canadian Pacific Railway '8000' - This multipressure locomotive was designed in Montreal at Montreal Locomotive works in 1928. These locomotives were assigned road numbers 5900 through 5919. These were part of the Selkirks, a name chosen for then range of Rockies they travelled and crossed. Exhaust steam was mixed with 250 psi pressure steam from the main boiler to feed two outside cylinders. High maintenance costs offset benefits and was scrapped in late 1930's.

This multipressure locomotive was designed in Montreal at Montreal Locomotive works in These locomotives were assigned road numbers 5900 through These were part of the Selkirks, a .

RailPictures.Net Photo: CP 2839 Canadian Pacific Railway Steam 4-6-4 at Spencer, North Carolina by Tom Farence

Net Photo: CP 2839 Canadian Pacific Railway Steam at Spencer, North Carolina by Tom Farence

SP 9902 Southern Pacific Railroad EMD DD35 at Fontana, California by Sid Vaught

Net Photo: SP 9902 Southern Pacific Railroad EMD at Fontana, California by Sid Vaught

UP's Heritage Locomotive for SP.

UP's Heritage Locomotive for SP.

frony cab locomotive | Historic Southern Pacific Cab-Forward Locomotive on Track for Train ...

Historic Southern Pacific Cab-Forward Locomotive on Track for Train .

Richard Leonard's Random Steam Photo Collection -- Canadian Pacific 4-6-0 946

Richard Leonard's Random Steam Photo Collection -- Canadian Pacific 4-6-0 946

Santa Fe's "Super Chief" rolls through Pasadena, CA in August 1958. Photo by Peter Higginbottom.

Santa Fe's "Super Chief" rolls through Pasadena, CA in August Photo by Peter Higginbottom.

RailPictures.Net Photo: CP 2860 Canadian Pacific Railway Steam 4-6-4 at Squamish, British Columbia, Canada by Christian Vazzaz

Net Photo: CP 2860 Canadian Pacific Railway Steam at Squamish, British Columbia, Canada by Christian Vazzaz

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Southern Pacific a roundhouse switcher at the Bayshore Engine House at San Francisco, CA.

SP 2756 Southern Pacific Railroad EMD MP15AC at Kansas City, Missouri by Steve Bailey

SP 2756 Southern Pacific Railroad EMD at Kansas City, Missouri by Steve Bailey

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At 6600 HP the Union Pacific "Centennial" was the most powerful diesel up to that time, overshadowing the Pennsy Centipede sets by 600 HP. One is still preserved and operates on special occasions.

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