If you’re just getting into railroadiana for the first time, don’t worry, take it slow and learn as you go!By Allison Lampert July 19 (Reuters) - Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Wednesday, as it earned more from higher shipments of commodities, but executives were cautious on grains for the second half of the year.Canadian Pacific 2317 is a 4-6-2 "Pacific" type steam locomotive built in June,1923 by the Montreal Locomotive Works for the Canadian Pacific Railway. In 1978, the locomotive was restored to operating condition for the purpose of pulling excursion trains for Steamtown until it was taken out of service in 2010.As a member of the G-3 Class, the 2317 was in use in fast passenger service until being retired in 1959 after having its duties taken over by diesel locomotives. Currently, the 2317 is stored awaiting a future overhaul.2317 was built in 1923 for the Canadian Pacific Railway for fast express passenger trains.Below are some general categories of collectible railroad items, each one of which is generally broad enough to have its own unique website if I had the time!If you’re a seasoned collector, then you know what you’re looking for.2317 was fired up once more on 1 September 1984 for the first Steamtown excursion in Scranton which ran on the former Delaware, Lackawanna and Western mainline between Scranton and Elmhurst, PA.It remained this way until after the National Park Service took over Steamtown in 1987 when it was repainted into the livery it wore in active service with Canadian Pacific.2317 was present at the grand opening of Steamtown National Historic Site along with Baldwin Locomotive Works 26 and Canadian National 3254 and ran several excursions on the former Lackawanna main line.
845, first runs324 - Do mainsprings break in thunderstorms? 56478 - Gruen Precision marked on dial478 - Lord Elgin model No. Spec group, term explained482 - Waltham 16S wind indicator w/Montgomery dial482 - Waltham marginal minute wind indicator482 - Waltham wind indicator marked Vanguard 23 Jewels482 - Rockford 16S, 21J wind indicators, grade No. 355, April 2005Elgin’s Veritas Model, Part 1: The First Three Grades 208 - Advantage of a three-quarter plate design 208 - Veritas Model Production, the first three grades, table of 209 - New open-face 18-size, three-quarter plate model 209 - Elgin’s use of names Veritas and B. Raymond variations 209 - Caution in linking a serial number to a date 210 - Elgin Long Run watch 211 - Differences in the three grades of the Veritas model 212 - Runs of the first three Veritas Model Railroad Grade Mvts, table of 213 - Spring Regulator in the Veritas model mvts 214 - Dials on Veritas model watches 215 - Other purposes for high-grade watches 216 - E. Model 1869 216 - More about “Extra” 946 and 947 grades 217 - Another “A. Anderson EXTRA” dial 218 - 16-Size Dueber Hampden Marked Watch Dials, by John Scott NAWCC Bulletin No.In 1965, seafood magnate and steam locomotive enthusiast F. 2317 was moved with the rest of the Steamtown collection to Scranton, PA, arriving on 31 January 1984.Nelson Blount purchased the locomotive and moved it to Bellows Falls, Vermont, with the rest of his Steamtown, U. The 2317 was fired up four days later for the "Grand Entrance Ceremony" on 4 February 1984.Brooks said the trends toward revenue ton-miles (RTM) growth in CP's bulk franchise like potash and coal "look fairly strong" for the second half of 2017.The Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR), also known formerly as CP Rail (reporting mark CP) between 19, is a historic Canadian Class I railroad incorporated in 1881.North American railroad operators, who have faced pressure from volatile commodity prices, are beginning to see profits beat expectations, driven by higher volumes.