Westbound potash train #671 is beginning its descent of the Big Hill as it winds over Kicking Horse Pass - The tail end of the train is just leaving Alberta.
The DPU in dynamic brake pulls pm 671 as it heads down the Big Hill, Vanguard Peak looming out of the clouds in the background
The DPU in dynamic brake pulls pm 671 as it heads down the Big Hill
A loaded westbound potash train chugs down a 2% grade in a high notch, the rest of the train is still in Alberta!
3 SD40's lead grain empties easat towards Stephen B.C., the end of the Rockies and the long downhill trip to Calgary.