Track #2 - Early Trains Deluxe and Interpretive Cars
Canadian Museum of Rail Travel - Cranbrook, B.C.
Tour #2a - The Soo-Spokane Train Deluxe - 1907
(the "Cranbrook Train")

Interior of the Palace Sleeping car Omemee with one of two stained glass domes.
Photo: by Brian Clarkson for the Museum
Interior of the Palace Sleeping car Omemee with one of two stained glass domes.
Photo: by Brian Clarkson for the Museum
Interior of the Palace Sleeping car Omemee with one of two stained glass domes.
Photo: by Brian Clarkson for the Museum

3 of 6 car set on tour

  • A most beautiful train built in the "Edwardian Era" with extremely rare cars.


  • Exquisite workmanship in the Art Nouveau style with stained glass and substantial original upholstery and carpets.


  • This train operated on a strategic international line linking Minneapolis, Minnesota with Spokane, Washington, but through Canada using the Crowsnest Pass line and Cranbrook as a major service stop.

Your tour includes:

  1. Compartment-observation-buffet-library car Curzon
  2.    - Elevation and Floor Plan

  3. Palace-Sleeper Omemee   - Elevation and Floor Plan

  4. First Class Day Car #621
  5.    - Elevation and Floor Plan to be provided.

  6. Baggage car #4144 - Not yet on tour, requires substantial rebuilding.   - Elevation and Floor Plan to be provided.

Track 1: The Millionaires' Special


Track 2: Early Trains Deluxe and Interpretive Cars


Track 3: Cars-of-State and Streamlined Trains


Deluxe Railway Hotel Architecture


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