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  1. BCOL log car?

    BCOL log car?

    Apparently there's such a thing. A cut of three on 347, surrounded by 105 center-beams and 15 other cars. Before today I thought only narrow gauge lines still had these. Note the faded out # (the other two were BCOL 10359 & 10426?) and red color on the inside of the forks. Tree bark...
  2. BCOL tankers

    BCOL tankers

    Ever since CN took over BCOL, their equipment has been slowly integrating into CN's system. These two tankers were surrounded by IC's in addition to CN's regulars. Its hard to find BCOL boxcars with the old flower logo, never mind tankers. Note the odd pipe stack on the end. This is the...
  3. Two of a kind

    Two of a kind

    BC Rail & CN purchased all but three Dash 8-40CM's. Who could have guessed back then that CN would take over BC Rail and put the D8's together on many of their trains. You can see the CN/BCOL differences pretty well in this photo, for instance one less engine opening on the BCOL unit's...
  4. Railfan with a friend

    Railfan with a friend

    Whenever I go to railfan Difienbaker park, a fellow railfan Elijah, usually comes along with me since he lives nearby. On this day we're shooting a E/B manifest with two Dash 8-40CM's for power! One CN, the other BCOL. As we were standing side by side our photo's turned out identical, so I'll...
  5. BCOL 607

    BCOL 607

    BCOL 607, RS18C
  6. BCOL S-13 @ N.Vancouver

    BCOL S-13 @ N.Vancouver

    BCOL 1001 MLW S-13 at the North Vancouver BC engine facility June 1980.
  7. BCOL RS3@N.Vancouver

    BCOL RS3@N.Vancouver

    BCOL RS-3 561 at the BCOL North Vancouver BC shops in June 1980.
  8. BCOL RS3@Lillooet

    BCOL RS3@Lillooet

    MLW RS-3 571 idles away at Lillooet BC yard in June 1980.
  9. BCOL Quesnel

    BCOL Quesnel

    BCOL northbound making an air test at the yard in Quesnel BC in 1980.
  10. BCOL Alexandria

    BCOL Alexandria

    A pair of MLW RS-18Cs tied up on the short siding at Alexandria BC in 1980.
  11. BCOL Budds

    BCOL Budds

    Southbound BCOL passenger train about a 100 miles south of Prince George at Alexandria BC in 1980.
  12. CN business special

    CN business special

    A special indeed! Even the weather cooperated! Actually it was two business cars dead in transit: CN 1060 1949 "Sandford Fleming" Track inspection car & CN 1059 1954 "Tawaw" Reception-Marketing car Trailing CN 5456 & BCOL 766 on an intermodal. PS. The clouds...
  13. CN Business train?

    CN Business train?

    CN 5456 & BCOL 766 lead an intermodal with two business cars on it: CN 1060 1949 "Sandford Fleming" Track inspection car & CN 1059 1954 "Tawaw" Reception-Marketing car I have "rosters" of them from each side, which I'll post on the forums over the next...
  14. BC Rail 762

    BC Rail 762

    It may not be in BC, but it's still trailing a draper taper! (CN 5530, SD60F).




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