RailPictures.Net Photo: VIA Rail EMD FP7 at Stoney Creek, British Columbia, Canada by Steve Patterson
 
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» EMD FP7 (more..)
» Unknown
» Stoney Creek, British Columbia, Canada (more..)
» August 11, 1981
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» VIA 2 (more..)
» Steve Patterson (more..)
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VIA’s eastbound Train 2 crosses Canadian Pacific’s famous Stoney Creek arch bridge on its descent off Rogers Pass on Aug. 11, 1981. The steel bridge replaced a wooden trestle in 1893 and and a second reinforcing steel arch was added in 1929. The bridge is 484-ft. long and is 325-ft. above the creek. CP’s opening of its new 9.1-mile long Macdonald Tunnel and route with 1% grades under Ross Peak in Dec. 1988 has taken much traffic off this original line.
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