The Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR), also known formerly as CP Rail (reporting mark CP) between 1968 and 1996, is a historic Canadian Class I railroad incorporated in 1881. The railroad is owned by Canadian Pacific Railway Limited, which began operations as legal owner in a corporate restructuring in 2001. As of 1950, the CP owned the fourth largest fleet of box cars in North America.
Pre-1947: Painted 'Box Car Red'.
Canadian Pacific on two lines in the first panel of single sheathed cars.
Canadian Pacific on one line on double sheathed cars.
Reporting marks of C.P. (with periods).
C.P. lettering on wood doors.
Gothic sans-serif lettering.
This is the only scheme used on wood or composite cars.