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CN SD70I & BCOL Dash 8-40CM get fuelled at Walker shops. Note the twisty rail in the foreground. Id probably be shot for taking a similar photo at the Saskatoon shops (recall http://tinyurl.com/69r8jh) side street access makes all the difference in Edmonton.
BCR 4618 belts out a few toots of its K5H as it prepares to ditch its Dynamics for Full power for the assault up to Tisdall and beyond...
Other units in the consist include BCOL 759 and BCOL 3911, and about 37 Loaded cars.
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...
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...
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...
This train which runs 4 or 5 times a week is leaving Chetwynd BC at 9am for Dawson Creek & will return late the same evening.The distance is 60 miles & the crew will encounter 2 sets of 2.2% grades each way on this seedy old branch line which has a maximum speed limit of 10 to 20 MPH for...
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