Heading downgrade from the Spiral Tunnels, this intermodal train is a few kilometres from Lake Louise
Though the timing was a bit off, this shot typifies the scenery of the Canadian Rockies- tall mountains and tons of pine trees. And SD-40-2s, of course.
An eastbound BNSF stack train crosses Sheep Creek in the Marias Pass areawith a warbonnet on the point
A CN-led unit train crosses the Java Creek
The eastbound Empire Builder is seen here crossing Java Creek in the Marias Pass area
Now well into flat land, the quartet of GEs rounds a bend with the mountains it just traversed serving as a perfect backdrop
BNSF 4453 seen crossing the bridge in front of "the most photographed barn in Montana"
Now east of the summit and heading downgrade, BNSF 4453 and company pass a picturesque pond. How tranquil.
An early morning BNSF train heads upgrade, just west of the summit, which is also the continental divide
Two ex-BN SD-40-2s on a manifest just east of West Glacier
A CP train skirts the Oregon side of the Columbia
An ex-BN SD-40-2 leads a train of garbage containers
An ex-BN SD-40-2 leads a train of garbage containers along the river.
A BNSF train comes off the Oregon Trunk onto the main as it crosses the Columbia River