The CN 2962 is starting the drop down the 3% grade off the highest point on the Canadian National Railway. The spur serves the Teck's Luscar coal processing plant. The coking coal is moved by hea... (more)
CN 2973 is leading the load-out process at Luscar, Alberta. The train climbs a 2.7-3% grade for four miles out of Cadomin, Alberta. Near the load out the grade levels off to 1-1.3% to help facil... (more)
Two New Canadian National Railroad AC locomotives pull the 2.7-3% grade into Luscar, Alberta. The green fields are areas of reclamation from earlier mining activity. Teck's Cardinal River mine cu... (more)
After testing the Luscar Industrial Spur for geometry defects, CN's self propelled "TEST" car is about to return down the hill and proceed to Coalspur to tie up for the night.
CN's RDC-1 1501 has reached the "End of Track" sign at Mile 5.9 on CN's Luscar Industrial Spur, north of Cadomin. After the crew has finished ending the test in the computer, they will c... (more)
GCFX 6033, ex-CN 5120, is half way through loading the first 50 cars of their train at the Cardinal River load out.
Coal empties climb the 2% plus grade up to the Cardinal River Mine loadout near the village of Cadomin on a branch running south from a mainline connection near Edson Alta.