This potash train heads west into Bowness amid beautiful fall colors along the Bow River.
One of my favourite pics of our Canada trip
Westbound potash train lead by CP 8864 which is a Vancouver 2010 Olympic locomotive that has only partially been repainted.
Dynamic braking for all they're worth, 5 GEs ease all of loaded westbound potash train 671's 142 cars down the Big Hill. (2 on the headend, two scattered mid-train, and one on the rear) This view ... (more)
Uploaded nearly a month after the fact, this is still the first snow shot of the year on Railpictures. The snow lasted but a few days, and made for some great shots in the meantime! Here we see a ... (more)
Westbound potash train #671 is beginning its descent of the Big Hill as it winds over Kicking Horse Pass - The tail end of the train is just leaving Alberta.
DPU on a westbound unit potash train rolls through the ghost town of Webb on the semi arid prairies of southwestern Saskatchewan
Westbound potash makes its way up the new grade west of Lake Louise, Mt. Richardson of the Slate mountains in the background
The rear end helper on 671 shoves up, while further up the line the head end pulls like mad to get the loaded potash train up the hill. It's not often everything lines up like this!
The DPU in dynamic brake pulls pm 671 as it heads down the Big Hill, Vanguard Peak looming out of the clouds in the background
The DPU in dynamic brake pulls pm 671 as it heads down the Big Hill
A loaded westbound potash train chugs down a 2% grade in a high notch, the rest of the train is still in Alberta!
The DPU on a westbound potash train pushes heavy loads up the new track while an eastbound sits in the siding in interesting shade light, waiting for a green to head east.
The DPU of a westbound potash train passes Castle Mountain
A westbound potash train crests the backbone of the continent on a wintry day in early october. Summit Lake has already frozen over while most of the continent is stuck in summer still...