BC Rail 4609 screams into the 10 degree curves on Pemberton Hill. The Red, White and Blue locomotive was built in 1990 to move heavy trains of mineral and forest products over the grades of the B... (more)
BCOL4609 leads train 570 southbound up Pemberton Hill at at Aprox 5 mph!! BC RAIL C40-8M and its CN EMD mate are sand blasting up the 2.2% grade with just under 4000 tons at the drawbar. .... Sou... (more)
1996? nope, its 2019.... BCOL4609 leads train 570 southbound up Pemberton Hill at walking speed! I regretfully never made it to the BC Rail before the CN take over, but this summer I got a little... (more)
A southbound CN manifest heavy with forest products screams up wet rail on the 2.2% climb of Pemberton Hill. The train is passing Narin Falls Provintcial Park in British Columbia. The Green Rive... (more)
A well-timed hike to Narin Falls concluded with a surprise run through the entrance to the Provincial Park.
A duo of CN GEVOs lift a heavy train laden with raw materials from the British Columbia interior up the steep mountain at Narin Falls. The grade here is 2.2% and requires all available horsepower ... (more)
A BC Rail freight winds its way north between Pemberton and Lillouett, BC rolling along the shoreline of Gates Lake. This train is mostly composed of empty forest products cars returning to northe... (more)
A nice collection of ALCos sandwiching a lone GM head north near Pemberton in August 1985. The line up is 712, 628, 801, 751, 800 and 705, with in-train helpers 807 and RCL684.
Southbound on the L570 grinding up the 2.2% hill out of Pemberton, BC. A 15-mile climb to Wedge, just north of Whistler.
The heat is seen flying out the dynamic brakes as train L570 goes though Pemberton, BC with BCR 4618, BCR 763, BCR 3911 and 37 cars in tow... It would only be a matter of feet before the dynamic s... (more)
BC Rail 747 gleams in the sun as its last days near in BC Rail Paint
Morning northbound rolling by old train (now Greyhound) station.
Between shoves the "Pemberton Push" engines lay over at Pemberton.