CN trains Q114 and Q115 meet at Perks siding on a beautiful November morning. This is the only siding of any significant length on the whole Three Hills subdivision, and this is where most meets h... (more)
Northbound CN train Q114 (Calgary-Toronto) rounds the curve along highway 9 near the hamlet of Keoma, AB.
A westbound mixed train highballs through Banff station.
A crewmember of CP 8777 looks on hotshot intermodal 101 as it passes west through Lake Louise on the north track.
Q115 coasts downgrade just south of Swalwell, AB. Here, the track dips into a valley, crosses a river on a trestle and climbs back towards Beiseker. The prairies are not that flat!
Hotshot intermodal train 101 rounds the bend at Gap Lake, just West of the hamlet of Exshaw.
Northbound CN train Q114 approaches Beiseker on a beautiful November morning.
After waiting for hotshot intermodal 101 to clear, a CP manifest resumes its trip to Calgary along the scenic Laggan subdivision. With only 178 axles, this puppy got up to track speed in no time!
A CP manifest passes Castle Junction, between Banff and Lake Louise, on the Laggan subdivision.
Toronto-bound intermodal train Q114 is coasting downgrade between Beiseker and Perks.
CN's daily Toronto-Calgary intermodal train rumbles through a little dip just north of Irricana, AB. In the distance is a CN foreman on a northbound patrol run who is performing a roll-by on their... (more)
The crew of CN 443 is just getting off the shop tracks and is getting ready to wye its power before heading north.
Montréal-bound CP 204 approaches the end of its trip on the Laggan as it knocks down the signal at Brickburn West on a beautiful, cold November morning.
This photo is brought to you by Nokian Tyres. After catching this Canadian Pacific empty grain train at Exshaw, I sprinted along snow-covered roads to catch it leaving the Rockies be... (more)
An empty grain train rounds the curve just West of Exshaw, AB.