Canadian Pacific FA1

Discussion in 'The Real Thing- North America' started by WildCatxxx, Sep 12, 2003.

  1. WildCatxxx

    WildCatxxx New Member

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    Did C.P. use the Fa1's for passenger service or freight? If passenger, what type of cars? Also, if freight, what loads?
  2. 60103

    60103 Pooh Bah

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    WildCatxxx:
    I believe the FA1 locos were bought for freight service. They bought FPA2, and FPB2 for passenegr service (see illustration). The "P" was for passenger and indicated a steam heating boiler. Of course, in summer any loco could pull passenger trains, and an FA could be combined with a trailing FPA or FPB. I'll check if I have any further photos.

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