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    Foreign Road Power in Canada Feb 14

    Then up on the former BC Rail word came that one of CN's recently acquired ex-EMD Demonstrator SD70Ace's was leading a very late southbound train 570 to Squamish. Delays in getting out of Lillooet resulted in train 570 arriving in Squamish at 16:56 which is eight to ten hours later than normal...
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    Foreign Road Power in Canada Feb 14

    On Friday Feb 14 BNSF Lake Yard (Portland, Or) to Thornton Yard (Surrey, BC) had Norfolk Southern Heritage painted GE ES44AC #8105 as second in consist. This is the first such sighting of one of Norfolk Southern's heritage locomotives coming to the Vancouver BC area. The 8105 is painted in an...
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    3x CN SD75I on empty grainer on BNSF OT Sub.

    The CN powered canola train was past Marysville, Wa on Sunday June 26 around 16:30. CN 5613 SD75I CN 2453 Dash 8-40CM CN 2652 Dash 9-44CW cp1400
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    Coors Light Silver Bullet Express

    13. With the train now pointing east they backed down the Okanagan Spur to the CN station in downtown Kamloops. This station is used by Rocky Mountaineer during its summer season. 14. Hey Ladies where you going? Additional passengers and returning Tohbug participants boarded the train here...
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    Coors Light Silver Bullet Express

    10. At Heffley Creek Rd the train was spotted so passengers could disembark to buses for a trip to Sun Peaks ski resort for some more sliding in the snow. This time it involved some sort of toboggan they called a Tohbog. Four at a time down a tube park run with lots spills and thrills. Probably...
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    Coors Light Silver Bullet Express

    7. A side view of the wrap on the locomotives. Via 6445 and 6408. Both have not been rebuilt to F40-3 standards yet and likely will be going to Montreal shortly after this trip for their turn. I don't know, but like the Budweiser unit a few years ago its not likely these will stay in this scheme...
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    Coors Light Silver Bullet Express

    4. Bridge 44, which is 44 miles west of Blue River, provides a nice overview with the snow still falling. 5. After a multiple meets and lengthy delays at Birch Island and a five train meet at Blackpool (including Via #2) the sun broke out south of Barriere. 6. Near Exlou they leaned in...
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    Coors Light Silver Bullet Express

    Molson/Coors Brewery Canada is running a contest awarding winners with tickets to ride the Silver Bullet Express. One of their products has been promoted as the Silver Bullet for years. In a first for Molson/Coors and Via Rail Canada a charter train was arranged to give beer drinkers the full...
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    Comment by 'cp1400' in media 'Via #2'

    Well the date is wrong. Via #6403 was in Vancouver Feb 14-22, 2009. I saw it departing Vancouver as the trailing unit on #2 Sunday Feb 22. Otherwise good catch leading the Canadian.
  10. Lake Louise Sunrise

    Lake Louise Sunrise

    GW Travel passengers are treated to an early morning runby from CP 2816 at Lake Louise Station on Sept 30, 2008.
  11. Slovakia Steam

    Slovakia Steam

    Slovakia State Railway 2-10-0 556.036 charges across this multiple arch viaduct just east of Telgart, Slovakia on Sept 25. 2007
  12. Kicking Horse Morning

    Kicking Horse Morning

    Shortly after sunrise on Sat July 15 Canadian Pacific Empress #2816 climbs the 2.2% "Old Line" from Lake Louise to the summit of Kicking Horse Pass at Stephen. Having spent the night on the Chalet Track at Lake Louise the 2816 has been chartered for the day by the Alpine Club of Canada...
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    Comment by 'cp1400' in media 'Wolztyn Steam Parade 2006'

    jay611 wrote: With 8000+ people in attendance for this event it was practically impossible to keep bodies out of the photos. Besides, in my opinion people seeing, enjoying and photographing this event is part of the picture. What's a parade without the people?
  14. Wolztyn Steam Parade 2006

    Wolztyn Steam Parade 2006

    Finale for the 2006 Wolztyn Steam Parade in Wolztyn Poland. Twelve engines in steam passing the parade line.
  15. Steam on Flat Car

    Steam on Flat Car

    Reading 4-8-4 #2100 passes over Kanaka Creek in Maple Ridge BC on Sat Oct 15, 2005. Canadian Pacific Railway handled this equipment move from St Thomas Ontario. The 2100 is en-route to a new home in Tacoma, Wa. The private owner of the 2100 hopes to start a new steam excursion service between...




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