The CN Super Continental rolls south down the Thompson Rvier valley north of North Kamloops in August 1975. The train features an A-B-B set of FP9s, and a former Milwaukee Road Superdome, but did ... (more)
VIA's eastbound Canadian A Roger Puta Photograph
The Super Continental is under way leaving Boston Bar over the famous Anderson Creek trestle as it makes its way down the Fraser Canyon to Vancouver, BC.
CP 1403 and a GP9 glide the eastbound Canadian over the top of Kicking Horse Pass under a backdrop of some of the most beautiful mountain peaks on the continent. This location is at or near the BC... (more)
Even when the jagged peaks of the Brule Range in Alberta’s Jasper National Park are shrouded in low clouds, the view at Swan Landing is still arresting. On August 6, 2016, eastbound VIA Rail train... (more)
A cold wintry rain greets the Canadian upon its arrival at Vancouver, BC. The grayness of the day is accentuated by the missing drumhead on the observation car. By this time, VIA has taken over th... (more)
VIA #1, the westbound Canadian hustles through Henry House en route to a station stop at Jasper. The train was an impressive 25 cars long on this day.
With a decent sized 21 car train, VIA #1 departs the siding at Medicine Lodge after meeting train M348, who's tailend coke empties can be seen in the distance.
Passing Windy Point west of Devona, Alberta, is VIA Rail's westbound #1 "The Canadian". The train is traversing through scenic Jasper National Park on CN’s Edson Subdivision.
VIA Rail's westbound #1 "The Canadian" passes a eastbound intermodal waiting to enter the single-track segment at Henry House near Jasper, AB.
The eastbound Canadian in beautiful afternoon autumn light is almost across BC, approaching the Alberta border.
The Canadian departs Armstrong somewhat on schedule
Storm light over Jasper VIA Rail No. 1, the westbound Canadian, makes its station and service stop under angry skies at Jasper, Alberta, on the afternoon of August 9, 2016. In a few min... (more)
Outpacing thunderstorms moving in from the northeast, VIA Rail’s westbound Canadian passes a pristine mountain lake at Henry House, Alberta, on August 9, 2016. The train will finally get a drenchi... (more)
After stopping to pick up two campers, the Canadian departs across the Pikitigushi River