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Traveled to Ft. Madison Iowa from Chicago June 22, 1983 for "A day in the West". This was the first engine I saw as we pulled into the yard at sunrise. Kodachrome's have been my favorite scheme ever since.
DRGW 3026 gets ready to slug it out with the grades of the Tehachapi Mountains. This unit was the 2nd of 6 locos that made up the helper consist for the evening oil can train. Unfortuately that train left after dark so I couldn't get any shots of her in action.
Here the Sumas local is on the north side of the US/Canada border on CPRail trackage at Huntingdon, B.C. Sumas Wa, is just in the distance behind the locomotives. This power is about to lift an interchange from the Southern Railway of BC and take it south.
Taken at 8.35pm on a very warm...
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