Eastbound CP detour train diverging from the former FRVR/C&NW route to the former Soo Line route south of town.
As dusk approaches, CP 5672 West with candy-stripe SD40s descends Kicking Horse grade at Cathedral, B.C. for a crew change at the foot of the grade at Field.
D&H Train 414 heads north across the Mohawk River on its way to Saratoga Springs, NY. 414 is already the last train on the D&H that still runs with SD40-2s, however today's lashup is even rarer w... (more)
Today is a day of rest for these old girls. Come Monday morning a Crew will be back aboard dropping rail off south of this location.
As this daily freight gets later in it's schedule, the photo ops at this historic D&H location become better. Power continues to be an EMD mix of battered CP war wagons and leased power.
CP's tri-weekly service to New York City heads North to Saratoga Springs in the last rays of sun
It is rare to see light engines sitting in the siding at Brighton, and even more rare to see 5. In order : All CP, SD40-2 5672, AC4400CW 9523, SD40-2 5805, AC4400CW 9639, and AC4400CW 9590.