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Canadian Pacific Railway Compound Mallet Steam Locomotive no. 5752 and Crew (editor's title)

Canadian Pacific 0-6-6-0 Mallet locomotive no. 5752 and crew
Canadian Pacific Railway compound Mallet steam locomotive no. 5752 and engine crew. The locomotive is one of six 0-6-6-0s built by the road's Angus Shops in Montreal in 1909 for pusher service over the Canadian Rockies on the 2.2% grade out of Field, British Columbia. Note the unusual design of mounting all four cylinders in the middle of the locomotive. While the design was at least somewhat successful, the Canadian Pacific decided to use only rigid-wheelbase locomotives and converted all six 0-6-6-0s to 2-10-0s in 1916-1917, which operated well into the 1950s. These were the only known articulated locomotives ever operated by a Canadian railroad, even though the articulated design was popular among many American roads.
Source Lake Forest College Library Special Collections
Coverage Spatial, Field, British Columbia, Canada; Temporal, circa 1909
Rights Lake Forest College
Date Created c1909
Creator
Resource Type
Format
Classification
Extent 3-1/2 x 5 in.
Depicted Railroad
Location Field, British Columbia
Equipment, Locomotive R1-compound 0-6-6-0 no. 5752
Builder, locomotive Canadian Pacific Railway, Angus Shops, Montreal, 1909
Creator Description Freeman W. Smith lived in South Portland, Maine. It has not been determined if he was a photographer or collector.
Comments Text on both the front and the back of this resource identify the locomotive as "C.P.R. 3152," however roster databases for the Canadian Pacific Railroad list this class of locomotives only as nos. 5750-5755. The number on the front of the locomotive in the photograph is not clear.
Collection Munson Paddock Collection Lake Forest College
Institution
Text on Front of Image Canadian Pacific Mallet 3152
Archie Gilfillam [sp?] 3 1/2 x 5 1/2
Stamped: Freeman W. Smith // 853 Main Street // South Portland, Maine
Image ID Paddock.27.25
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