A nice collection of ALCos sandwiching a lone GM head north near Pemberton in August 1985. The line up is 712, 628, 801, 751, 800 and 705, with in-train helpers 807 and RCL684.
Normally a nocturnal runner, a rather late Artic Fox express piggyback from Fairbanks to Anchorage runs through Birchwood, just north of Anchorage, just before midday behind 3012 and 3007 in Augus... (more)
#1 meets #2 at Oliver in August 1985. Due to radio problems #1, behind 1506, 1502 and 1517, had to stay put at Oliver until #2 showed up behind 1508, 1530 and 2402, instead of proceeding to Carlo ... (more)
Having attention to its drawgear, 2402 sits inside the maintenance shed at Anchorage in August 1985.
A trio of SD45s await their next helper duites at Minturn Yard in December 1981. The rear helper off an earlier eastbound coal, 5319, 5318 and 5339 had run back light from Kobe, south of Leadville... (more)
A light overnight fall of snow highlights surrounding mountains as an eastbound coal empty sit in the hole at Glenwood Springs for a cross in October 1981. The line up was 5358, 5379, 5367, 5413 a... (more)
Veteran 5300 sits biding its time at Helper in March 1982.
A shining GP9RM 7006 sits in the CN Yard at Prince George in August 1985. The locomotive was cut up in 2007.
One last look at the RGZ before the photographer returned to UK - 5771, 5762, 253 and 5763 chant through open country near Troublesome siding, east of Kremmling, in April 1982.
The second visit to Utah didn't produce such good weather as the first trip - in rather overcast conditions, eastbound #18 snakes through the curves at Kyune, on the way down from Soldier Summit t... (more)
Despite missing operational Tumbler Ridge electrics the following day, at least one was picked up at the BCR Yard at Prince George - 6004 awaits shops attention in August 1985.
During part of 1985, electric operation of the Tumbler Ridge line was limited to Tumbler Ridge to Table due to problems with the electric locomotives. The gap was filled by trains being diesel hau... (more)
A southbound empty woodchip train blends into the landscape as it heads towards William Lake behind RS-18C 605 and 620 in August 1985.
Switchers RS-18C 603 and RS-10 585 sit in Prince George BCR Yard between duties in August 1985.
Meeting the early morning summer sun just south west of Clinton, the mixed bag of 719, 757, 806, 728 and RCL688 head north in August 1985.