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File No CPRK 011
Title Rotary C in the Rockies
Date Photographed circa 1889
Area taken Rogers Pass, BC
Area taken (specific) CP Mailine
Restrictions publications
Collection info Gill Coll
Artifact info copy
Condition of original Good
Photographer Truman and Caple
Owner OATS
Donor Gill Family
Description A nice view of the crew posing on top of large steam rotary plow. First rotary was tested in the Selkirks November 1888. CPR acquired 6 of this design. Coal tenders of both loco and plow were enclosed to prevent snow from covering coal.
Credits Glenbow Archives #HA-2216-5
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