RS18 618 was built for PGE by MLW in August 1964. Pacific Great Eastern Railway renamed British Columbia Railway on April 1, 1972. Ralph Young Photo from my Collection.
On my way to USAF Survival School we took a few days for some railfanning. The railfanning was fun, the school, well, not so much. This unit is actually BCR but bears the old paint scheme.
PGE 2 sits on the turntable.
Budd RDC numbered BC 33 repainted in its original PGE colours at the West Coast Railway Museum
PGE RS-3 was restored by the West Coast Railway Museum in Squamish, BC to appear as it did when delivered to the railway in the mid 1950's.
Pacific Great Eastern went through some wonderful scenery on its route from North Vancouver to Prince George, BC. Here we see a southbound PGE freight crossing the Fraser River into Lillooet for ... (more)
This thing was probably out of service with the coming of the M-420Bs. It was converted from an SP&S FB-1. I really like the smokestack. There must be a stove in there!
None of the units had an "F" on either end (Some wierd Canadian thing?) but his end has a pilot, marker lights and a bell. That says "front" to me. Very likely the only RS-10 I ever saw.
Somehow the paint shop had missed this unit and we got a shot of something me didn't expect, particularly with a fairly new unit.
The PGE Budd RDC-3, now retired, sits in front of the Station in the West Coast Railway Heritage Park, Squamish, B.C., Canada with Mt. Garibaldi in the background.
A side view of this steam locomotive built by Baldwin in 1910.
Built by Montreal Locomotive Works in 1951. The tarp was used due to the rain to cover work being done on the opposite side.
Steam engine built by Baldwin in 1910.
PGE 1817 was rebuilt from a PGE stockcar into this caboose in 1955.