My first trip to Canada to take a few train shots. Sitting in Jasper yard with a coal train
Up front in the consist of Canadian National train No. 302 are three loads of oversized, untreated wood poles loaded on TTX flatcars, that included the use of empty idler flats due to the extreme ... (more)
Canadian National EMD SD70M-2 No. 8926 leads train No. 302 through a rock cut at English east of Jasper, Alberta, on July 16, 2013.
VIA Rail’s train No. 1, the Canadian, pulls into Jasper, Alberta, on July 16, 2013. In a few moments, passengers can stretch their legs in this scenic mountain town while workers clean and prepare... (more)
Canadian National train No. 798 heads east along Jasper Lake west of Devona, Alberta, on the afternoon of July 16, 2013. This view is from near Windy Point and the location is sometimes referred t... (more)
This grimy unit was sitting in the yard as the eastbound Canadian stopped for servicing.
As seen from the dome of Banff Park on the rear of VIA’s train No. 2, the Canadian, an eastbound Canadian National freight arrives for a crew change at Jasper, Alberta, during the train’s station ... (more)
Chicago-Prince Rupert train Q193 races west on the Edson Sub with a nice consist of CN 2165 and IC 1037.
CN SD60F 5538, C44-9WL 2507 and SD70M-2 8885 speed east at 55mph with train Q116. Pyramid Mountain can be seen in the distance.
CN SD60F 5535 and CN C40-8 2109 cross train M347 down to the south track of the Edson Sub at English to accommodate their work at Jasper.
Q116, with a nice leader of CN SD60F 5538, departs Jasper on the north track of the Edson Sub.
CN ES44AC 2831 departs Jasper after a crew change with 112 loads of coal for Prince Rupert.
Briefly escaping from coal service, CN ES44AC 2819 leads 12,000 feet of containers east. The unit was stolen from a coal set at Robert's Bank but would be taken off of train Q102 at Edmonton and s... (more)
CN ES44DC 2255 shoves hard on the rear of Winniandy coal loads into Jasper for a crew change.
CN SD70M-2 8812 and ES44AC 2818 speed east on the Edson Sub in search of another load of coal.