Okanagan Valley Lumby Turn returning to Vernon with Bell poles and empty sand hoppers.
Okanagan Valley Railway freight preparing to head North to Armstrong and Sicamous in the snow.
Skirting the shores of beautiful Kalamalka Lake, OVR GP20 2506 is trailed by leased CN 9482 GP-40-2LW on its way back to Vernon from Kelowna.
OKAN 1038 and CKRY 903 shove their local down the Beverly Subdivision to switch the lumber industries down the line.
OKAN 1038 leads today's CRL Blue Island "shuffle"
OKAN 1038 leads the reverse move into the CRL engine house after a long day of switching.
The 'dead' line, consisting of OKAN 3558 and 3735 behind. 3558 was involved in a collision with mate 3557 that involved a runaway tank car. Needless to say, this unit no longer runs.
OKAN 3550, was originally CN 2550, built in May of 1974, and re-numbered to 3550 in 1987. 3550 was retired in September of 1998, when OmniTRAX bought this (and many M-420(W)'s) from CN.
OKAN 2506 wears colors from OmniTRAX's other shortlines - Central Kansas railway, and Hudson Bay Railway, and OKAN 3550, a M-420(W) wears it's former CN zebra stripes and a Hudson Bay Railway patc... (more)