The New Road and the Old. In the 1870's a trail through the British Columbia Wilderness was constructed to offer ranchers a way to move cattle from the interior near Lillooet and Pemberton... (more)
Canadian National celebrates 100 years! In 1919 the Canadian Parliament created the Canadian National Railway from several defunct bankrupt railroads. Here in Lytton, BC CN3224 in celebratory pai... (more)
Amtrak #5 threads thru Tunnel 29 in the Colorado Rockies. A close look will reveal a few patches of snow from a storm that dropped 20+ inches of snow on this spot, less than a week before....
Eastbound Via with its classic looking train rounds "Robertson’s Curve" at Brule, Alberta. Brule Lake is formed by the Athabaska River on the edge of Jasper National Park.
A westbound BNSF manifest heavy in unfinished steel, I-beams and tank cars climbs the 2% grade thru South Boulder Canyon. The train has 5 big motors, configured 3x2. The railroad has followed Sout... (more)
UP4430 east descends Solider Summit in a colorful Price River Canyon. The heavy manifest was pushed up the west slope by a manned helper out of Helper, UT. The helper units are still clinging on... (more)