Dynamic braking for all they're worth, 5 GEs ease all of loaded westbound potash train 671's 142 cars down the Big Hill. (2 on the headend, two scattered mid-train, and one on the rear) This view ... (more)
The sun has just risen above the tall rocks bluffs surrounding Lake Superior's Kama Bay in time to illuminate peak fall colors along the tree's lining CP 110's route to Schreiber & points east.
Today's pop quiz: What VIA train is this? Well, before there was a Rocky Mountaineer, today's private-operator luxury cruise train, VIA ran its own version, called Rockies By Daylight, establishi... (more)
East of Canmore along the Bow River.
Southbound CP 8871 highballs through Parson. The Windermere Sub is radio controlled only, with no block signals, hence the radio tower in the background.
On a beautiful fall morning a Canadian Pacific grain train heads east through Exshaw.
CN SD70M-2 8855 leads 11,000 feet of containers west on the south track of CN's Edson Sub, just east of English. CN C44-9W 2685 was mid-train, while CN ES44DC 2249 was bringing up the rear.
Spectacular scenery and clean locomotives allows some decent photography, especially considering the sun had just broken through after a day of cloudy conditions.
CN M302 makes it's way through a slow order on the south track of CN's Albreda Sub in between Redpass and Moose Lake. The track in the middle is now a backtrack, but was once the exchange track be... (more)
In charge of priority freight to Hochelaga, CP 8791 East passes through the bush lining the clear and prestine waters of Lake Superior. 6700 feet back on his tailend is a robotized CP 8851.
Ah, the long evenings of early summer. CP's local from Cranbrook heads north to Golden.
It is almost 6:30a.m. and the sun has just crested over the mountains as the morning mist begins to dissipate.
CN SD70M-2s 8024 and 8011 head into Jasper with just over 6,000 feet of train in tow.
Westbound intermodal train 115 curves along Gap Lake at the base of the Rocky Mountains. Spur to the left serves limestone plant in the background.
CP 9596 throttles up to head eastward on to single track after meeting a westbound in beautiful Lake Louise.