RailPictures.Net Photo: CP 8836 Canadian Pacific Railway EMD GP9 at Coquitlam, British Columbia, Canada by Bill Edgar
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Canadian Pacific Railway (more..)
EMD GP9 (more..)
CP line from New Westminster (more..)
Coquitlam, British Columbia, Canada (more..)
February, 1986
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CP 8836 (more..)
Bill Edgar (more..)
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Happy Presidents Day! It was 30 years ago when a decision to visit the Vancouver area and Fraser Canyon culminated in a blizzard that would close hwy 1 west of Boston Bar. But before getting caught in that, we were able to capture a shot of the New Westminster transfer job that connected with industires and BC Hydro and moved freight to/from CP's yard at Coquitlam. Heavy snow was falling which added to the atmosphere of a quartet of venerable Geeps handling this job, probably for 30 years prior to this photo. The train was exchanged at Coquitlam and the Geeps soon had a westbound return trip to New Westminster.
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