Twenty locomotives with 55,950 hp on the one train!
A 100-car #790 eastbound coal heads out of Belden behind 3099 3033 3056 3014 3026 3020 3111. Assisting on the way up to Tennessee Pass were ... (more)
Westbound #17 Rio Grande Zephyr slowly winds its way through Byers Canyon behind 5771 5762 253 5763
This SD40 was wrecked at Frijoles Creek, Trinidad, Co. on July 3, 1981 after a bridge wash-out, which sadly took the lives of two crew members. It was rebuilt as BN SD40B 7600 in 1982 and became S... (more)
The frames of either 755 or 760 lies in the yard of the BCR Workshops at Squamish in August 1985. Purchased new in 1980, both 755 and 760 were wrecked in June 1984 and were both retired the same y... (more)
Previously uploaded images from this date in November 1981 have shown the front end of the 20 locomotive #790 eastbound coal train climbing Tennessee Pass at several locations. With seven GPs on t... (more)
Despite missing operational Tumbler Ridge electrics the following day, at least one was picked up at the BCR Yard at Prince George - 6004 awaits shops attention in August 1985.
MLW M-630W 729 undergoes load bank testing after overhaul at the BCR Workshops at Squamish in August 1985 - a repaint into the then new red, white, blue and silver livery beckons.
A cross section of DRGW power undergo servicing between duties at North Yard in March 1982, along with a couple of UP interlopers; a look into the future perhaps?
Wood smoke fills the valley as 5348, 5408, 5087, 5123 and 5108 head east from Boston Bar on an eastbound empty coal in August 1985.
Came across these wrecks (3813 5356 5202 5803 7499) parked at Flagstaff in April 1988 - anyone able to fill in the details? Googling 5356 shows that it was repaired and returned to service and is ... (more)
Skirting the Book Cliffs near Vista, a Potash Local returns from the Cane Creek Branch near Moab, heading towards Helper, behind 3117 and 3098 in March 1982.
Rebuilt with a chop nose, and a very large plow, after a derailment and roll-over on the isolated C&S Leadville to Climax branch, I believe, dedicated BN 6223 undergoes the final touches before re... (more)
The CRT Cargo Sprinter has found a new role as switcher for the new Ettamogah Rail Hub in southern NSW.
In seriously failing light, an eastbound freight heads towards Belden and Tennessee Pass behind 3008, 3050, 5338 and 3021, being assisted off camera by seven GP helpers, in November 1981.
The eastbound RGZ passes Grand Junction yard as it powers back up to track speed after the Grand Junction stop behind 5771 5762 5763 in October 1981