In 2008, as part of the celebrations to mark the 150th Anniversary of the founding of British Columbia, CPR sponsored the "CP Spirit of 150 Rail Tour" train which visited communities acr... (more)
Canadian Pacific 4-6-4 No. 2816 leads the International Heavy Haul Technical Association Special through Morants Curve. It sure would be nice to see 2816 on the road again.
On October 1, 2010, a little boy and his father on the station platform at Banff, Alberta, get a good look at Canadian Pacific’s famed H1b Hudson No. 2816, the “Empress.” The 4-6-4 steam locomotiv... (more)
CP 2816 east departing Nipigon, Ontario.
In the driving wind and rain, Canadian Pacific 2816 rolls the International Heavy Haul Technical Tour Special across the Kicking Horse River.
For everyone missing the Empress, here is a flashback: Eastbound at Ottertail with IMAX camera on board.
In a heavy downpour, Canadian Pacific 2816 pulls into Banff with the International Heavy Haul Association Technical Tour. Passengers wait under cover to board the train to Field BC.
On an October afternoon, the Empress makes her way east through the Thompson Canyon towards her final destination for the evening in Kamloops. The west coast was spoiled in 2008, as 2816 would mak... (more)
The GW Travel trans-Canada special spent the night at Revelstoke and is heading for Banff in beautiful morning light a few miles east of Revelstoke. Interesting mix of power. In the bar at my mo... (more)
Canadian Pacific 2816 with the International Heavy Haul AssociationTechnical Tour ,entering the east end of Field Yard.
CP 2816 approaches the town of Webb.
CP 2816 steams through Gull Lake.
Looming over Canadian Pacific 2816 with the International Heavy Haul AssociationTechnical Tour are the Three Sisters.
For my birthday, I was allowed to see the Empress. Keep missing her out on the road. Taken with permission.