With no crews available for a few hours, a shorter 63 car low priority train rests in the siding at Armstrong waiting for the next available Sioux Lookout crew.
A pair of frosty GEs pull into Jasper with X347. The temperature was hovering around -32C (-25F), and that's without the windchill!
X301's mid-train DPUs idles at the east end of CN's Jasper Yard, as the train has just doubled over from track 2 to track 3 to stage for a few hours.
Prince George assigned ES44AC 2962 leads train X301 through the usual winter wonderland that is the Albreda Sub at this time of the year, passing by Mile 124 between Thunder River and Redsand.
After the pyke had shoved a bunch of snow onto the main at Lempriere while cleaning out the siding, X301's train floats downgrade doing it's best job to clean it all up!
Canadian National southbound #570 descends the steep grade through the Cheakamus Canyon along the former BC Rail Squamish Subdivision. This area is well worth the hike as you're treated to an asso... (more)
For the first outing of 2016 we set out for fresh snow in Cheakamus Canyon. We didn't get it... In return, we received some lovely winter light as a Canadian National southbound from Lillooet desc... (more)