This photo was taken by Zach VanRy
It's a perfect fall day in the Rockies as VIA train #2, the eastbound Canadian, pauses at Banff, Alberta. A pair of CP GP9s are assisting VIA FP7 1402 on its trek through the mountains.
Having made it up and over the summit of the Rockies, the hard work is behind them, and the twin candy-striped FP9s on the point of Canadian Pacific's eastbound Canadian pause with their train for... (more)
Back in the CP Rail era, the eastbound Canadian's scheduled ten-minute stop at Banff, Alberta, provided a chance for passengers to stretch their legs and photographers to jump off for a quick shot... (more)
CP 301 had to sit in the Banff siding for 11 hours due to avalanches & heavy snowfall between Lake Louise & Field on the CP Laggan sub