A westbound Canadian National grain train slows through Black Canyon to allow a westbound Canadian Pacific stack train onto the westbound track through the Thompson River Canyon. CN & CP share ea... (more)
A lengthy Canadian National train No. 105 slinks its way through rugged Black Canyon west of Ashcroft, British Columbia, on September 24, 2015.
An eastbounder approaches Ashcroft after passing through Black Canyon.
A Canadian Pacific stack train traverses scenic Black Canyon west of Ashcroft, British Columbia, in some turbulent weather on the afternoon of September 24, 2015. CP GE AC4400CW No. 8533 and ES44A... (more)
In the scenic Thompson River Canyon, Canadian National train No. 106 crosses over the river just east of Ashcroft, British Columbia, on a sunny September 28, 2015. Canadian Pacific’s main line can... (more)
The rugged and shear cliffs of Black Canyon surround Canadian National train No. 417 as it crosses the Thompson River west Ashcroft, British Columbia, on September 24, 2015.
This is a great little place to have a picnic lunch alongside the Thompson River on the east side of Ashcroft. The CN and CP are back to bidirectional running here. Beyond this point the road tu... (more)
CP ES44AC 8807 leads a loaded grain train west on the appropriately named Thompson Sub. Train 301-202 will follow the Thompson River for the better part of its run along the sub before joining up ... (more)
CP ES44AC 8903 leads a heavy loaded potash train west into Ashcroft.
A CN empty coal train rolls east along the Thompson River between Black Canyon and Ashcroft, BC. CP's main is across the river. The two railroads do not normally share trackage at this location, b... (more)
A pair of CP ES44ACs lead an empty potash train east on the Thompson Sub, approaching Black Canyon.
CP AC4400CW 9813 leads train 199-21 west on the Thompson Sub approaching Ashcroft.
Canadian National train No. 417 rounds the rocky cliffs of Black Canyon west of Ashcroft in British Columbia’s scenic Thompson River Canyon on September 24, 2015.
A 25-car Rocky Mountaineer Railtours passenger train approaches Ashcroft, British Columbia, while traversing scenic Thompson River Canyon on September 28, 2015.
Canadian Pacific’s Ashcroft local switches the tie plant east of town on the morning of September 28, 2015. The facility occupies a piece of land wedged between the CP main line and the Thompson R... (more)