BCR 605 and 620 run a short southbound freight through Quensel BC in August 1985
On a cold winter's day, a CN move on the IHB heads down the yard lead at Norpaul.
BCOL 4621 is seen leading a rare matching consist of fomer BC Rail C40-8Ms north near Pavillon climbing out of the Fraser River Canyon - 13/07/2010
BCOL 4642 is seen leading train #581 the 'Mackenzie Switcher' north into the northern wilds of British Columbia between Odell and Summit Lake. Despite CN taking over BC Rail in 2004 it is still po... (more)
BCOL 4617 is seen leading train 578 Dawson Creek-Chetwynd out of Dawson Creek, BC - 14/07/2010
Northbound V-P(Vancouver-PrinceGeorge) rounds the point at the upper end of the Pavilion loop as it makes the 30 mile 2percent plus climb out of the Fraser canyon at Lillooet.
Seven of these locomotives were built in 1983-84 for use on the BCOL's electrified Tumbler Ridge subdivision.
BCOL power leading over ex-BCOL rails. The line to Fort Saint James branches off here. This motor left its home turf for the curious future of all motors at Markham Yard in Chicago.
BCOL power leading over ex-BCOL rails. This motor left its home turf for the curious future of all motors at Markham Yard in Chicago.
Southbound train 570 switches at the south end of Quesnel yard. Forest Products, pulp paper and lumber, make Quesnel a major revenue producing point.
501 takes orders from West Tower and keeps her rolling on One West through the yard.
501 pulls in to the East end of CN yard in Battle Creek with this colorful lash-up.
The days when an all-BCOL consist was typical here are long gone, this was an especially lucky morning in that this train is generally yarded in Prince George by sunrise.
A pretty conventional wedgie of a train in the snow. Perhaps it is the in your face contrast of the big bright engine nose against the gray background that appeals to me. And it IS BCRail, one o... (more)