Vancouver Olympic CP8876 muscles a coal train into the setting sun at Notch Hill, BC. The Huge 10 degree Horseshoe at Notch hill was part a massive 1970s-80s grade relocation project that lowered... (more)
RMRX #8013 and RMRX #8012 (EMD GP40-2LW) with the westbound Rocky Mountaineer Tourtrain No. 101 Calgary - Banff - Kamloops.
Canadian Pacific SD90MAC No. 9127 and an AC4400CW slowly drifting down the east slope of Notch Hill on the steeper south track with a 124 car unit train of empty Canpotex (PTEX) hoppers.
Notch Hill, BC once presented a mighty challenge to westbound bulk trains on CP Rail's mainline. The 1.8% grade required helpers and was a hectic bottleneck. The new line eliminated the use of he... (more)
A gorgeous October Canadian Morning. CP8636 strains to lift grain up the 1% Loop at Notch Hill, BC.
The shadows are very long as an Empty CP Grain train descends the Loop at Notch Hill. The train is running the "wrong way" on the new track generally used for westbound trains. The old steeper t... (more)
Early morning at Notch Hill, BC. A CP coal drag grinds up the 1% with 3 GE'S (2x1 swing) on a gorgeous morning....
Last light falls on a CP coal drag at Notch Hill, BC.
A CP coal train 2 x 1 tackles the 1% Notch Hill at a crawl.