CP 9824 leads 02H-01, the American Holiday Train, up the Hamilton Subdivision on its way to Galt and eventually Ayr, Woodstock and London for tonight's festivities.
After making an appearance at Canadian Pacific's Kinnear Yard that attracted hundreds of people, the U.S Holiday train spends the night at Aberdeen Yard where it would remain tied down until 14:30... (more)
Conductors side of CP 9824's cab
The crew inspects the train before pulling past the south switch and shoving to Aberdeen, where the train will layover for the night, and most of the next day.
cab of Canadian Pacific GE AC4400CW 9824
A member of the local constabulary ensures the RoW is clear of spectators while a "ghostly" crew member climbs aboard as the Holiday Train prepares to depart Kinnear.
The crowd gathers around the brightly-lit Holiday Train, taking in the sights and sounds of another well-executed event.
A youngster enjoys playing in the snow in front of the CP Holiday Train before the crowds arrive.
With literally hundreds of people scattered about Nicholson the CPR Holiday Train makes a five minute stop atop the viaduct.
028 the CPR Holiday Train prepares to leave Steamtown with its brightly lit train.
With the golden beaver emblem brightly lit the CPR Holiday Train waits to leave Steamtown.
The CP Holiday Train starts its yearly journey at Steamtown on a very cold Saturday night.