CN Train #571 climbs the 2.2% near Glen Fraser, BC. The second more is a BC Rail C44-9W running on home rails. For several Highway 99 skirts the ROW on its way up Pavillion Mountain.
Train 571 is Northbound curling thru the ten degree curves that mark the start of the 2%+ grade of Kelly Lake Hill. This section of the ex. BC Rail is also referred to as the Pavillion Mountain G... (more)
Northbound CN train 571 is clinging to the cliffs and approaching the tunnel near Fountain, BC. The train is a 2%+ section of grade here, and it makes for some dramatic railroading. The head-end o... (more)
Pavilion Mountain Grade . The former BC Rail climbs from Lillooet to Kelly Lake on one the longest grades in North America. The grade thru these S-curves is 1.57%, after adding resistance ... (more)
Fountain and the Land Slide. The former BC Rail clings to the side of the cliffs above the mighty Fraser River. The small village is Fountain, part of a Native Indian Reserve along what wa... (more)
Train 571 pulls its train of empties up the 2%+ grade above the Highway 99 overpass. The former BC Rail grade from here to Kelly Lake is one of the longest and toughest in North America. The massi... (more)
Canadian National 571 clings to the cliff as it climbs out of Fountain. The train is about to punch thru the rock wall on the left of the photo thru a short tunnel. The grade north of Fountain is... (more)
The Rocky Mountaineer takes a trip up the ex BC Rail near Glen Fraser, BC. The train has just rounded a 14 degree curve and passed under the wooden highway 99 overpass. The locomotive is a GMD bui... (more)
Southbound PV descends the 2% plus grade that extends over 35 miles from Kelly Lake to Lillooet at the bottom of the Fraser River canyon
BCR 4619 South descends down the Fraser River Canyon towards Lillooet.