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  1. CPR in the Idaho Panhandle

    CPR in the Idaho Panhandle

    CPR 8934 on the point of a northbound empty grainer approaches the old US Rte 2/95 grade crossing at Deep Creek,Idaho.The train is passing under the BNSF Kootenai River Sub main a ways behind the power.It is headed for the border at Eastport,ID on the UP Spokane Sub.
  2. Twin Bridges

    Twin Bridges

    An eastbound manifest train speeds through the Twin Bridges during the best fall colour we've had in years
  3. CP 9531 Eastbound at 85th Street

    CP 9531 Eastbound at 85th Street

    It's spring in Calgary - That means brown grass, a few green shoots, and snowfall as unpredictable as a wounded boar. Here's 672, an eastbound potash train, coming into Calgary with the rocky mountains in the background.
  4. 3716 on the Kettle Valley

    3716 on the Kettle Valley

    3716 was built by the Montreal Locomotive Works in 1912 as #3916, class N3b for the Canadian Pacific Railway. It was rebuilt in 1929 and renumbered to 3716 and reclassed N2b. Based in the Kootenay's for many years. It was converted to oil burning by CP later in its like. After it was retired...
  5. Empress in the Tunnel

    Empress in the Tunnel

    CPR 2816 "Empress" steams out of a tunnel just north of Hope, BC. The engine was pulling a special charter train which included some ex. MILW coaches that were loaned from Friends of the 261.
  6. Pioneer Critter, Corinne sk

    Pioneer Critter, Corinne sk

    SW900 ex Reading 1501 which was then transferred over to Conrail as 8701 and then acquired by Conagra in 1997. This unit is now operated south of Regina in the community of Corinne at the Pioneer elevator on the old Soo Line. I caught this old girl on my cross Saskatchewan trip this Summer. I...
  7. 2009 CPR Christmas Train Welcome to Saskatchewan!

    2009 CPR Christmas Train Welcome to Saskatchewan!

    Bitterly cold temperatures were not going to stop me from seeing this year's christmas train. Every year I manage to miss it, so this year I was ready. Dispite the near below 40 weather (with the windchill of course), I stayed to watch the show, then waited to get a shot of the train departing...
  8. Hagen vs. Kermit Crack

    Hagen vs. Kermit Crack

    This was taken about two weeks ago when me and a buddy ventured out to Hagen. I've been out there several times, but never managed to get any photos in. This is a magnificent spot for anyone interested in vintage elevators. The elevator still says "Use Pool Co-Op Flour"! This was the...
  9. CTRW Meadow Lake Branch (Canwood)

    CTRW Meadow Lake Branch (Canwood)

    After the fire was contained, I decided to venture out to Canwood to check it out. Low and behold three elevators still stand, but the track has fallen into disrepair. This lonely sunset shot represents my feelings towards the beauty of prairie rail but also how I long of the good old days of...
  10. CP 8000 at its New Home

    CP 8000 at its New Home

    CPR 8000 is a Baldwin DRS 4-4-1000. Built in 1948 and retired in 1975. It spent most, if not all of its like working the E&N railway on Vancouver Island. The engine was donated in 2007 to the West Coast Railway Association in Squamish, BC. Now after now almost 3 years their about since it...
  11. CPR 374

    CPR 374

    CPR 374 sits out on display for its 122nd anniversary of pulling the first transcontinental train into Vancouver, BC.
  12. Happy Anniversary 374

    Happy Anniversary 374

    Today (May 17, 2009), we celebrated the 122nd anniversary of CPR 374 pulling the first transcontinental into Vancouver, British Columbia in 1887. For this, we pulled the engine out of the museum and connected it to a steam generator so that we could operate the steam whistle on it. Also, we had...
  13. MLW's at Squamish

    MLW's at Squamish

    CPR #6503 type S-3 and PGE #561 type RSC-3m built in 1951 and 1948 are in working condition at the West Coast Heritage Park in Squamish, BC. Both are now sued for switching around the heritage park adn 561 sometimes lends a hand at Day Out With Thomas Events.
  14. Train to Nowhere

    Train to Nowhere

    CPR 4-6-4 Royal Hudson #2860 on a steam up event on September 29, 2007. After have a pass by meet with the Whistler Mountaineer, 2860 heads back to the museum at the end of the day. What was thought at first to be bad luck that it leased steam leaving me in a cloud of smoke turned out to be what...
  15. CP Rail #9014

    CP Rail #9014

    CP Rail #9014 Approches the West Crossing...CP Rail #8623 split his train and is waiting at the East Crossing...
  16. Waiting


    CP Rail #9014 & CP Rail #8623 Both Locomotives sit in the Railyards waiting for the Green Lite.
  17. CP Rail #8831

    CP Rail #8831

    Approching West Crossing CPR Mainline throught Indian Head, Saskatchewan
  18. CP Rail #8848

    CP Rail #8848

    CP Rail #8848 Passes Another Freight Train in the Railyards of Indian Head...
  19. Autum


    Passing through the Railyards in Indian Head...
  20. Rounding the Bend

    Rounding the Bend

    Rounding the last Bend Before Arriving in the Indian Head Railyards...That is a Pusher on the End...

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