I was lucky enough to have this train pass right after high sun hours. This thing hasn't had a CP leader in a long time so this is a treat.
KCS frac-sand load westbound.
Westbound KCS frac-sand load
KCS empty frac sand eastbound with CP power.
CP 8863 + CP 8890 pull 123 cars of 420's freight over the Little Pic River and alongside Lake Superior
CP 204 hustles through Bremner
CP Vancouver to Montreal freight/intermodal passing O'Brien
A pair of ACs bring CP train 254 of the twelfth through a series of open farm fields allowing a stiff north wind to blow snow off the trailing grain loads heading to the United States.
177-22 heads west along the calm autumn waters of the Bow River. There's snow on Sulphur Mountain by this time in September, and there was snow earlier on the ground that day. Railroad: Canadian Pacific RailwayLocomotive: GE ES44ACLocation: Banff, Alberta, CanadaLocomotive #: CP 8863Train ID: CP 177Photo Date: September 22, 2010
The bright orange and yellows brighten up an otherwise dreary day along the North Shore of Superior as CP 8863 East hustles 112's train east to a crew change at Schreiber.