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  1. Whistler Mountaineer along the Sea Wall

    Whistler Mountaineer along the Sea Wall

    Whistler Mountaineer lead by 8018 with 8019 behind it head south along the West Vancouver Sea Wall Walk on their way back to the North Vancouver station at the end of another days journey.
  2. Do not park on or near the RR tracks.

    Do not park on or near the RR tracks.

    While student engineering in Ballard we encounter a van parked to close to the tracks in perfect of a sign stating not to park on or near the tracks. Also a interesting note the building the sign is on also owns the van parked near the tracks.
  3. Operation Lifesaver RV

    Operation Lifesaver RV

    I've seen this bus every time CP's Holiday train comes through. If they follow each other, why not just put it on the train? You can see the Saskatoon Food Bank truck loading in the background.
  4. Retro Canadiana

    Retro Canadiana

    Once upon a time such trains ran all over the country. Today they've been 'downgraded' to running on a mixed, complete with an AC4400CW for power, IMS and paper boxcars. Ouch! The Holiday train sure looks nice. Don't let the pretty looks fool you, this car is as Canadian as... an ex-UP...
  5. Sutherland caboose

    Sutherland caboose

    Until this year Sutherland had everything you'd want at the shops - a snowplow, TRACKMOBILE, switchers, etc. but still lacked a caboose. On July 18th, this old cab came into town, and has been sitting at the shops ever since. He is most likely a Regina transfer, as they had three sitting...
  6. Van convention?

    Van convention?

    How unusual is it to see 5 cabooses all together outside of a museum or a tourist RR setting. As you can probably guess by the couch in the foreground, this isn't the best setting by far - a converted landfill, i.e. garbage hill. These cabooses along with various work equipement, mostly bunk...
  7. GWWD 235

    GWWD 235

    This van used to be an all-rail machine just like this old truck sitting across from it: For some reason he had his rails wheels taken away, and has been sitting like this for quite some time. I know that today when hi-rails dominate, such a van seems like a...
  8. Local delivery?

    Local delivery?

    With downsizing and outsorcing, now when your parcel gets loaded in the van, the van is loaded on a flat and shipped by rail to wherever you live. Yeah right, 13 brand new Daimler vans, most likely from Dartmouth, NS are heading West to serve you. Such loads are somewhat common on CN IMS trains...
  9. VIA's other fleet

    VIA's other fleet

    VIA Rail is Canada's national rail people mover, utilizing RDC's, F40PH-2's, P42's and hundreds of passenger cars. Then there're these guys, one truck and van, based in Winnipeg - used on runs between the Winnipeg Maintenence Center (WMC) and Union station downtown. The van is ussually full of...
  10. CN Hazardous crew

    CN Hazardous crew

    CN hazardous crew
  11. Sperry Rail Services

    Sperry Rail Services

    While I see Sperry Rail Services ala SRS often on CP, the first time I caught it was on CN. They don't normally run on CN.
  12. CN van

    CN van

    Caught following a Speery Services van on the mainline. Looks like an oddball. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to - An online railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used railroad books. Railroad pictorials, railroad history, steam locomotives, passenger trains, modern railroading. Hundreds of titles available, most at discount prices! We also have a video and children's book section. - An online model railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used books. Layout design, track plans, scenery and structure building, wiring, DCC, Tinplate, Toy Trains, Price Guides and more.