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Souvenir of the Canadian Pacific Royal Train at the New York World's Fair, 1939 Canadian Pacific Railway Company 1939

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 Souvenir  of   Canadian  Pacific  Locomotive
Royal   Train jflflRW 1939
Shown   at   New   York   World's   Fair
Printed in U. S. A, Locomotive Nos.2850 to 2859.
Class- HI-d.
Cylinders—22 inches diameter by 30-inch stroke.
Drivers—75 inches diameter.   (Six)
Boiler Pressure—275 pounds per square inch.
Tractive Power—45,250 pounds.
Tractive Power with Booster—57,250 pounds.
Weight on Engine Truck .
Drivers 	
With Booster      Without Booster
Trailer Truck
Total Engine _.
Tender
Total Engine and Tender
61.400
186,700
115,900
364,000
293.500
657,500
61,000
186.700
105.800
353.500
293.500
647.000
Boiler Diameter—front course
Boiler Diameter—third course
Tubes—58	
Flues-
-171
Length of boiler tubes and flues...
Firebox Length	
Firebox Width	
Grate Area	
HEATING SURFACES—
Tubes and Flues
 80 Vs inches
 90 Vs inches
....2i/4 inches O.D.
.....31/2 inches O.D.
....18 feet 3 inches
— 131 inches
  88% inches
...80.8 square feet
Firebox and Arch Tubes .
Total
Superheater    	
Combined	
TENDER
Water Capacity
Coal Capacity	
...3,465 square feet
.„. 326 square feet
...3.791 square feet
...1,542 square feet
...5,333 square feet
..12,000 imperial gallons
 ..21 tons r
MAIN LINES
CANADIAN PACIFIC
RAILWAY
Queen of the Rails in Canada is Locomotive 2850, beautifully lined Canadian Pacific Railway engine, powerful and
capable of high speeds, which successfully completed the record breaking task of hauling the royal 12-car train of
His Majesty King George VI and Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth  3,100  miles across Canada.
The trip passed without incident to mar the giant locomotive's record, although never heretofore has such a train
accomplished  such  a  lengthy  run  on  the  North  American   Continent  without  change  of  engine.
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth, after a thorough inspection  of  2850,  declared that  "it is a lovely engine."
When the locomotives of the 2800 series were built to specifications and designs from the office of H. B. Bowen, Chief of
Motive Power and Rolling Stock, Canadian Pacific Railway, Montreal, the object was to produce a locomotive which could
travel great distances without relief. How well they succeeded was demonstrated by the record royal run—a performance which could just as well have been accomplished by  any of the sixty Canadian Pacific 2800 series locomotives.
The locomotive is a mass of shining stainless steel, royal blue, silver and gold. The semi-streamlined front bears the
royal arms over the headlight which is sunk flush with the boiler-casing; Imperial Crowns decorate each running board;
the crest of the Canadian Pacific appears beneath the window of the cab, and on the tender, the King's arms four feet
high are blazoned in relief.
The general decorative scheme comprises a background of deep blue on the underframe, smokebox, trucks, wheels,
front of engine and all marginal work on engine and tender. The sides of tender, cab and running boards are painted
royal blue, with lining of gold leaf. A panel of aluminum leaf laid in diagonal squares, matching the panel on the cars
of the royal train, extends half way on the tender. The panel is outlined in gold. The jacket on the locomotive, handrails
on it, the tender, and other trim are in brush finish stainless steel. Gold leaf has been employed on the engine
numbers,   which   are   cast  in   relief.
Power, speed, and an attractive appearance are the outstanding features of this locomotive one of 40 of the same type
built in the past two years for the Canadian Pacific Railway. Twenty others of the same series were constructed in
1929-30. In regular service these locomotives have been used on runs approximating a thousand miles between Toronto
and Fort William and in Western Canada.
The locomotives are attractive in appearance, following the popular streamlined construction first developed in the
light-weight high-speed Jubilee engines. The exterior is smooth and modern in appearance with no projecting headlight,
smokestack or domes. Sloping lines of the front plates merge into the horizontal lines of run-boards and boiler in such a
manner as to convey an appreciation of the capacity for sustained high speed inherent in the design.  

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