A CP potash train curls along the bluffs of the Thompson River. This section of railroad is a mixture of agriculture and the Wild West. A truly fantastic area to railfan!
A CP coal load climbs the short grade towards the tunnel thru Black Canyon.. Canadian Pacific line thru the Thompson and Fraser Canyons is a series of up and down moderate grade requiring big co... (more)
Most people do not think desert, when they think Canada. However, near Ashcroft, BC it is cactus, rattlesnakes and HEAT. On this day the thermometer hovered around 100 degrees as this CP Potash lo... (more)
A Canadian Pacific coal load drifts down grade along the Fraser River. This location in White Canyon is scenic and treacherous. Unstable rock from the vertical cliffs makes rockslides here a near ... (more)
A eastbound manifest/stack train claws up Kicking Horse Pass. The train has just exited the Lower Spiral Tunnel. The extremely slow speed of the train allowed me to shoot a vertical and horizontal... (more)
A very heavy Canadian Pacific manifest/stack train charges up the 2.2% Kicking Horse Pass. The train has just exited the Lower Spiral Tunnel. The CP mainline is passing thru YOHO National Park. I... (more)
It's Labor Day weekend in the states and up here it's already very chilly as this chunky little Canada-only switcher has little to do but siit and idle with that delightful Alco wheeze.
A CPR southbound freight is caught at Carmangay, AB on the Aldersyde Sub in late afternoon light and dark clouds in the east. Notice the two D&H units on their way to Boise for rebuilding.
Looking like a model railroad a CP Westbound coal train coasts though the Thompson Canyon for Roberts Bank, BC
Westbound afternoon piggyback train headed west, led by a pair of CP sd40-2's