On a stretch of track across a frozen lake from a closed highway, an eastbound intermodal climbs up to the Great Divide beside Wapta Lake. Trains are few and far between as avalanches and the dang... (more)
Heading eastbound along the sunrise-lit shores of Wapta Lake and dwarfed by Mt. Stephen's 11K' bulk, second 110 grinds upgrade through the sag along Wapta's shore. This is the former site of a wye... (more)
It is almost 6:30a.m. and the sun has just crested over the mountains as the morning mist begins to dissipate.
VIA's Canadian #2 passes Summit Lake, just west of Stephen, near the Continental Divide.