RailPictures.Net Photo: CP 8946 Canadian Pacific Railway GE ES44AC at Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada by Matthew Hicks
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Canadian Pacific Railway (more..)
GE ES44AC (more..)
Mile 100 (more..)
Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada (more..)
January 20, 2012
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CP 8946 (more..)
CP 672 (more..)
Matthew Hicks (more..)
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A light snowstorm near sunset leaves fresh snow to be kicked up by eastbound empty potash train #672, led by still new GEVo 8946. In the darkest depths of the Canadian winter, a golden glow lingers in the sky through much of the afternoon. This is one of the fastest stretches of track through the mountains, with a 50MPH speed limit - Back in the days when speed limits only applied to curves, passenger trains would use the tangents in the area to make up time, reaching speeds as high as 90MPH!
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