IC SD70 1039 looks on as the Excelsior Creek wildfire grows in size in the Maligne Valley. It was eventually under control a few days later, and the town of Jasper could breathe a sigh of relief.
CN's RDC-1 1501 pauses in the run around track at Coal Valley while L767 loads the last few cars under the tipple.
CN's RDC-1 1501 pauses briefly at Mile 40 of CN's Foothills Sub before continuing on to Coal Valley
CN's RDC-1 1501 has reached the "End of Track" sign at Mile 26 of CN's Mountain Park Sub, west of Cadomin. The crew will change ends and head back to Leyland before testing the Luscar In... (more)
Robert's Bank, BC - Makwa, ON (!) train Q106 speeds away from Jasper with 174 platforms in tow. The train would be split in two at Sioux Lookout and then joined back together at Makwa as an X106.
C768's inbound crew sets out some cars at the east end of the yard while the remote unit CN 2964 idles at the west end.
L767's DPU shoves the final 3-4 cars through the tipple at Coal Valley before proceeding just under 50 miles eastward on the Foothills Sub back to the mainline at Holloway.
Matching BCOL C44-9Ws 4646 and 4651 hustle through Henry House at 60 per with train Q106 in check.
Mt. Fitzwilliam stands tall as it watches a pair of BC Rail units cruise away with a loaded grain train.
G845's train crosses the Alberta/BC border behind a pair of BC Rail GEs.
CN train G845 climbs through Geikie behind BCOL C40-8M 4624 and C44-9W 4652.
A pair of BC Rail units glide across the Magnolia bridge high above Highway #16 just west of Gainford with train G845.
CN's RDC-1 1501 has just finished testing Suncor's (CN maintained) 9.4 mile Bryan Spur and is now back on the main on the Foothills Sub ready to head west again.
CN's RDC-1 1501 has just tucked away into the backtrack at Coalspur for the night. It'll resume testing the Alberta Coal Branch tomorrow.