A place that I had always wanted to visit, Canadian National tracks crossing the Fraser river with Canadian Pacific tracks crossing on the bridge further on.
I spent a good many hours here that day and watched plenty of repair truck heading down the line towards Invermere. Fed up I headed north only to be met by this train heading south after about 30 ... (more)
The last afternoon of my railfanning trip and I was heading down one of my favourite roads in North America. The evening light was just enough to enable me to get a shot at the famous crossing nea... (more)
Following on from my picture last week of the two crossings over the Fraser river, and thanks by the way to all who commented or voted as favourites many thanks, here is the same train on the clim... (more)
Sorry do not know the class of locomotive. Polar Bear Express waits at Cochrane before heading to Moosonee with a Sunday service way back in 1966.
Locomotive No 49 waits at Andrews House with a service train. It will pass under the bridge and go over the last remnant of the line down to Bowes Railway and the river Tyne at Jarrow. The green b... (more)
Beamish Museum is holding a four day Power from the Past event over this weekend. Here is a view of the colliery area where the "coffee pot" is doing some shunting of wagons, a couple of narrow ga... (more)
Santa Specials have finished for the day and Renishaw has its fire dropped.
In the UK rescue locomotives are stationed at various strategic spots around the network and are given the name of Thunderbirds after the TV puppet series. Never did I expect to see a BNSF Thunder... (more)
AMTRAK IN TROUBLE. After visiting the Columbia gorge I made my way over to Marias pass and the Glacier National Park. This Amtrak train headed East from the pass and then stopped at East Glacier. ... (more)
Steam Elephant takes invited guests for a ride along the museum's short length of track.
......And here is the train that the "Thunderbird" came to rescue, slowing down as it approaches East Glacier
Matthew Murray at the end of the day dropping its fire in the Oldest railway shed in the world.
My apologies if I have the type of loco incorrect, I am not well versed on Canadian types
I have been scanning some of my old transparencies recently and this one comes from a fortnight's trip in the Rockies back in 1998. Canadian National freight heads for Kamloops alongside the Frase... (more)