CP 100 carefully begins its descent of Bowker Hill on a pass stop out of Loon. On the lookout for broken rail on this bitter winter morning.
A calm but bitter winter day finds mismatched 8634 cresting the ruling Nipigon Sub westbound grade with extra manifest freight 9421. Crawling past the control point at the former east end (now bac... (more)
Fall colors are beginning to emerge as CP 8155W grinds up Bowker Hill leading hotshot 101, just shy of two miles from the summit at Loon.
Far from its glory days, but a welcome trip down memory lane as candy cane stripes and a multimark appear from the Northern Ontario boreal forest and the howl of an SD40-2 cresting Bowker Hill wit... (more)
A bit of a different view of CP's new fleet of refurbished SD70's. CP 7026 shows us her heels beginning the descent of Bowker Hill as the tailend DPU on 112. For most of the 2020/2021 winter, thes... (more)
The sunlight finally breaks free of the clouds and finds CP 7022 and CMQ 1002 just in time. Train 113 has nearly completed its 12 mile climb up Bowker Hill and will soon tip over the summit and b... (more)
CP 9371 + CP 9812 haul 113's train up the hill through Loon
Montreal St Luc, PQ - Vancouver Coquitlam, BC stacker #113 passes through Loon which is no longer a signaled siding. The Nipigon Sub has had five sidings removed in the past few years; Dublin, Nip... (more)
Eastbound at Loon, Ontario.
Westbound at Loon, Ontario.
CP train 119 approaching Loon, Ontario.
CP train 113 crests Bowker Hill at Loon, Ontario.
During a very heavy sun-shower, in the special brighter light found only under a rainbow, CP train 119 climbs Bowker hill facing directly into the setting sun.
Westbound at Loon, Ontario