A CP unit grain train travels westbound on CN's Ashcroft Sub seen here crossing the Thompson River in Lytton, BC.
Eastbound CN manifest 416 follows the Thompson River upstream through the twists of Black Canyon between Ashcroft and Coho, BC. This train was one of the longest I have ever seen; my companion fo... (more)
Early on a glorious summer morning a loaded grain train works along the Thompson River, passing the west end of seldom-used Martel siding on CN's Ashcroft Sub. This water-level route is sufficien... (more)
Seemingly a scene from a massive N scale model railroad, CP trains pass each other at the exit of White Canyon along the Thompson River. The westbound stack train at left is twisting along CN's A... (more)
Near the end of a glorious summer day, a westbound CP stack train follows the Thompson River downstream in the CN/CP co-production zone between Ashcroft and Mission/Matsqui.
With one of a handful of trains running that day a CN Eastbound Manifest rolls though the small town on Walhachin, BC on route to Kamloops, BC for a crew change
Black Canyon Part II: If Black Canyon is merely amazing in daylight, then it's downright dramatic under a ful... (more)
A loaded CP coal train cruises downgrade along the Thompson River near Spences Bridge, working westward on CN's Ashcroft Sub in the railroads' Fraser/Thompson Co-Production area.
A loaded CN coal train passes an empty CP grain train in the narrow confines of Black Canyon. At this location, the Thompson River twists through an oxbow so tight that the only routing option av... (more)
Another in a parade of westbound CP stack trains leaves behind the depths of White Canyon as it follows the twisting Thompson River for the last few miles to its confluence with the mighty Fraser.
With the one and only run out to the west coast for these BNSF SD70ACe's it sure made for a fun day following them down the Thompson Canyon.
CP Coal train running westbound on CN's Ashcroft Sub through the Fraser Canyon.
CN 5708 and BCR 4606 haul a CN Stack though the Canyon towards the Pacific Coast.
Remarks: CN 5350 and CN 2408 elephant style make their way through the rock sheds at Lasha (White Canyon) on the CN Ashcroft Sub, Oct 22, 2006 towards the Pacific Coast.
2 CN Units haul a long string of Containers Westward towards Vancouver, BC though the mighty Thompson River Canyon.