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Neil M

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Posted - 08/13/2010 :  05:07:55 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Have a look at the top vehicle on this page, a 1939 Buick saloon car that Canadian Pacific adapted for rail use


they don't make them like this any more
Built a waterfront HO layout in Ireland http://www.railroad-line.com/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=22161 but now making a start in On30 in Australia http://www.railroad-line.com/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=52273

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Mike Hamer

Posted - 08/13/2010 :  07:26:59 AM  Show Profile  Visit Mike Hamer's Homepage  Reply with Quote

Hi Neil, thanks for digging up the history of this beautiful inspection car. Car M235 now resides at Exporail just south of Montreal and it is in top notch condition!
Here I am wishing I was a railroad employee from back in the day standing beside this four wheeled beauty!

Mike Hamer
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Edited by - Mike Hamer on 08/13/2010 07:29:28 AM

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Posted - 08/13/2010 :  07:28:30 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote

You're right. That is a classy inspection vehicle, as are some of the others in that link.

While not in the same league, here is a Ford Bronco inspection vehicle that I snapped back in May. Although there are no markings, I believe it belongs to the Black River and Western RR since it is next to their tracks.


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Tyson Rayles

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Posted - 08/13/2010 :  07:32:35 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote

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Posted - 08/13/2010 :  10:39:09 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
CP had some great equipment I see. I like that inspection car Mike.

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The Third
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Posted - 08/13/2010 :  10:57:53 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Really nice they saved this car a great piece of history

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