The Canadian (1955) Canadian Pacific Railway
The Canadian Pacific Railway introduced its flagship train, "The Canadian" to the public in 1955. This promotional film highlights all of the on-board amenities and scenery on a westbound journey from Montreal and Toronto to Vancouver. These beautiful trains were designed and built by the Budd Company and featured fluted, stainless steel sides. Pulled by Canadian-built GMDFP7 diesel locomotives, the train also featured a mid-train Skyline Dome along with a Dome Observation car on the end.
The Canadian crossing Stoney Creek Bridge, highest bridge on the Canadian Pacific Railway. CP Photo
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