Royal Canadian Pacific has recrewed from the Alberta side and is enroute Cranbrook.
Canadian Pacific GP38-2 leads an eastbound passenger extra past a westbound coal train’s DPU at Crowsnest, British Columbia on July 16, 2011. This special train operated over portions of the CP’s ... (more)
Empty Norpaul-Sparwood coal train has run the length of the horseshoe curve tangent west of Crowsnest and is on one of two "Crossings To Nowhere", with the highway contruction realigning the highw... (more)
Empty coal train DPU can be seen leaving "The Crow" headed west to Sparwood, where the train will load on the spur.
Power sits at the East end of Crowsnest Yard. Sentry Mountain looms over the scene
Royal Canadian Pacific "Passenger 4106 West" passes the derail at the west end of the yard in Crowsnest.
Royal Canadian Pacific is easing into "downtown" Crowsnest on the Continental Divide for a crew change. "Downtown", by the way, consists of one dirt road & a small railroad yard.
The Royal Canadian Pacific, hired for a private charter, is in Track 3 at the summit of the Crowsnest Pass on the Alberta/BC border.
Late in the day, a manifest sporting a variety of power enters Crowsnest from the east. Note the remnants of what appears to be a siding in the foreground.
Crowsnest Yard, the division point for the Crowsnest and Cranbrook Subdivisions, is located on the Alberta/British Columbia border and forms part of the southernmost rail route through the Canadia... (more)
Ordinary cab, extraordinary view.
CP 8821 and UP 8276 idle in the small yard at Crowsnest, BC. The lead unit is on the border between BC and Alberta.
CP 8821 awaits a crew with UP 8276 while a westbound mixed behind another new ES44AC begins its trip on the Cranbrook Subdivision.
Meeting at the Summit...CEFX 107 is in Alberta while CP 9508 is in BC