Entries Tagged as ‘History’

Wednesday, November 8, 2006 at 8:20 pm

Atlas of Alberta Railways

A bit of an off day for me today, so here’s an oldie but a goodie that I posted on The Map Room last March that you simply cannot miss. The Atlas of Alberta Railways is a collection of more than 200 maps depicting the history (and development) of railroading in Alberta and the rest […]

Thursday, November 2, 2006 at 8:31 pm

Canadian Pacific CLC Locomotives

Fairbanks-Morse‘s foray into the diesel locomotive marketplace was, on balance, not successful — they sold far fewer locomotives than General Motors’s Electro-Motive Division (EMD) or even Alco, and they turned out to be lemons from a maintenance standpoint — but they still found their niches, and their buyers. Despite their unpopularity with rail crews, their […]