Vancouver Olympic CP8876 muscles a coal train into the setting sun at Notch Hill, BC. The Huge 10 degree Horseshoe at Notch hill was part a massive 1970s-80s grade relocation project that lowered... (more)
CP SD70ACU 7018 rounds the loop at Notch Hill with train 101-07.
Looking great, CP SD70ACU 7018 approaches the top of the hill at Notch Hill with 101's freight.
101-07's train slogs up the stiff grade and is about to knock down the signal at Notch Hill on the north track of CP's Shuswap Sub.
101's train wraps around the horseshoe curve on the north track of CP's Shuswap, approaching Notch Hill, BC with heritage painted SD70ACU 7018 leading.
Climbing at a snail's pace (maybe 6-7mph), Toronto-Vancouver (not so in this picture!) hotshot train 101-07 passes the church at Notch Hill with some heritage paint leading the way.
As a rancher cuts hay inside the Canadian Pacific’s horseshoe curve between Carlin and Notch Hill, British Columbia, a westbound freight (mostly grain loads) climbs the grade through the big curve... (more)
RMRX #8013 and RMRX #8012 (EMD GP40-2LW) with the westbound Rocky Mountaineer Tourtrain No. 101 Calgary - Banff - Kamloops.
Canadian Pacific SD90MAC No. 9127 and an AC4400CW slowly drifting down the east slope of Notch Hill on the steeper south track with a 124 car unit train of empty Canpotex (PTEX) hoppers.
Notch Hill, BC once presented a mighty challenge to westbound bulk trains on CP Rail's mainline. The 1.8% grade required helpers and was a hectic bottleneck. The new line eliminated the use of he... (more)
A rail train, lead by a pair of SD 40-2's, sits in the siding at Notch Hill.
A westbound coal train passes the old church, which is now in the process of being restored.
A westbound coal train makes it's way up the grade at Notch Hill.