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Bellingham Bay & British Columbia Railroad


The McKeen Motor Car “Kulshan” of the Bellingham Bay & British Columbia Railroad, in Washington State.  This car was the 70′ model with a baggage room.  It could haul 64 passengers, weighed 40 tons, and was later sold to the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad and was then renumbered 5908.

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Motor Car “Kulshan,” crossing Holly St, Bellingham, Wash.

McKeen Motor Car #2 “Kulshan” of the B.B.&B.C. Railroad.

McKeen Motor Car #2"Kulshan" of the B.B.&B.C.
Factory Photo of the McKeen Motor Car #2″Kulshan” of the B.B.&B.C.R.R.

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The “Kulshan” Motor car at the Sumas, Washington Station.

Photo Courtesy of Washington State University

Details unknown, McKeen Motor Car “Kulshan” on the B.B.&B.C.R.R.


Photo Courtesy of Madison Kirkman

Photo of B.B.&B.C. “Kulshan” in Sumas, Washington.  The back of the photo postcard states “was the motor car from this place.”


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