Black Canyon A eastbound train of empty hoppers for the potash mines of Alberta and Saskatoon rolls into the Black Canyon along the Thompson River. This spectacular portion of railroad is near the small town of Ashcroft that commonly reaches temperatures over 90 degrees. Canada is not often thought of as having deserts.
Coal and steel don't go bad. This album features long, slow, heavy freight trains; drag freights, slop freights, dead freights, etc. Trains with lots of power, and lots of different cargo slogging along behind.