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  1. BCR Alco MLW Power

    BCR Alco MLW Power

    Railfanning some of my old stuff. M-630 BCR #722 SB at Lillooet, BC. 35mm slide scan, remastered.
  2. Passenger RMR 8018

    Passenger RMR 8018

    Southbound Whistler Mountaineer at the north end of Squamish.
  3. CN x568 South at Britannia

    CN x568 South at Britannia

    An extra freight passes though the town of Britannia on a glorious winter morning
  4. Walker Fuel

    Walker Fuel

    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.
  5. Flyin' though Pemberton

    Flyin' though Pemberton

    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.
  6. BCOL 764

    BCOL 764

    BCOL 764 at Thornton yard.
  7. CN_K059e_P2


    Daily Northbound CN ex BCR train to Ft. St John BC
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. Dawson Creek Local

    Dawson Creek Local

    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...
  12. Fall Colors

    Fall Colors

    Northbound Freight Prince George to Chetwynd BC
  13. Fire in the Hole

    Fire in the Hole

    Eastbound train on 2.2% grade has a momentary turbocharger fire
  14. IMS power

    IMS power

    CN tries to save on power anywhere it can, even outdoing CP with more one unit-wonders lately. Yet when it comes to intemrodal, its the power hour! Two CN SD60F's sandwtich a BCR SD40-2.
  15. BCR Still in the lead

    BCR Still in the lead

    CN Train 472 Daily Southbound out of Chetwynd in northern British Columbia. CN acquired all BCR rolling stock in 2004 however for the most part BCR units still abound in this area.
  16. Mackenzie Switcher

    Mackenzie Switcher

    C425 802 leads the southbound Mackenzie Switcher on the Chetwynd Subdivision.
  17. Southbound


    C425 802 leads the southbound Mackenzie Switcher on the Chetwynd Subdivision.
  18. CN in the canyon.

    CN in the canyon.

    A CN grain train proceeds westbound through the Fraser River Canyon area. This shot was taken at Hope BC. The second engine is one of only 4 4 window BCR Dash-9s.
  19. BCR 718

    BCR 718

    Southbound Freight
  20. BC Rail Southbound

    BC Rail Southbound

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