CP 8931 leads it train east near the rural community of Indus. Recent rain and warm temperatures have made the area very green.
The Royal Canadian Pacific luxury passenger train makes its way east through Banff National Park.
A westbound grain train nears the the Continental Divide near Lake Louise. Next, it will face a 13 mile decent to Field, BC.
CP 9633 leads its train east upgrade towards the continental divide. This stretch of track once had a siding named Hector.
The sun peaks through for a brief moment as this mixed freight heads west towards Calgary. This would be pretty much the only sunlight seen all day on this the shortest day of the year. How glorio... (more)
An eastbound intermodal makes its way through Calgary on a beautiful fall afternoon.
While the citizens of Calgary head to work, the Rocky Mountaineer sets out for the mountains of Southern Alberta and British Columbia. This excursion is the first westbound trip out of Calgary si... (more)
CP 8950 leads its train slowly east along the swollen banks of the Bow River. Flooding which began June 20th, caused CP to close its line down between Calgary and Golden for almost 5 days.
CP 8613 leads its train west out of Calgary. Trains don't normally take the siding unless it's passing another train. After the June flooding, a sink-hole developed at the east end of the siding. ... (more)
With a classic A-B-A power consist, the Royal Canadian rolls into Calgary at a leisurely speed. There's only 9 or 10 miles left before its passengers disembark at the Palliser Hotel.
CP 8752 leads its string of empty potash cars east through the curve near Exshaw on a chilly day in January.
CP 8705 leads an empty eastbound potash train through Morant's Curve at about 8 o'clock in the morning.
RMRX 8012 leads its passenger train west out of Calgary.
An empty grain train makes its way east across the Alberta prairie at day's last light.
CP 9777 leads its train west past the Banff station. I later learned that this locomotive was used in the movie 'Unstoppable' starring Denzel Washington.