Category Archives: trains

Windsor & Hantsport Railway Company

The Windsor and Hantsport Railway is a 90.1 km railway line between Windsor Junction and New Minas with a spur at Windsor which runs several miles east, that served gypsum quarries located at Wentworth Creek and Mantua. It suspended operations … Continue reading

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The train does run here – Port Of Halifax

A pair of rather grimy Canadian National locomotives at the Fairview Cove Container Terminal on Bedford Basin. CN 4760 and CN 4806 are END GP 38-2W locomotives. Related Posts:CN Mountain Locomotive 6015Alberni Pacific No. 7Port San JuanAlberni Pacific – trains … Continue reading

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Vancouver – trains and tracks

Trains and tracks alongside Burrard Inlet – Vancouver Related Posts:R.G. McBeathBurrard Otter II and Burrard Pacific BreezeNanaimo Wellcox YardBlack and white – the E&N

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Cowichan Valley Railway No. 25

Cowichan Valley Railway No. 25 at the BC Forest Discovery Centre No.25 was used during the construction of the Great Northern Railway (now CNR) grade through the Fraser Canyon, and later to transport fill for the construction of North Vancouver … Continue reading

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BC Forest Discovery Centre

Cowichan Valley Railway #25 on the trestle over the Somenos Marsh Related Posts:The last tree standingCowichan Valley Railway No. 25Cowichan River Estuary – Fall reflectionsPort Alberni – Maritime Discovery Centre

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A boxcar with nowhere to go

The train never did and never will run here, but they managed to put a boxcar near the old Victoria train station… Related Posts:BoxcarTrain couplersThe train don’t run here anymore…The train don’t run here anymore…

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Nanaimo Wellcox Yard

The well organized confusion of tracks at Wellcox yard – Nanaimo Related Posts:Nanaimo – Wellcox YardNanaimo Wellcox YardNanaimo Wellcox YardNanaimo – CPR Dock

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Nanaimo Wellcox Yard

Hazardous material transfer area at Wellcox yard – Nanaimo Related Posts:Nanaimo Wellcox YardNanaimo – Wellcox YardNanaimo Wellcox YardNanaimo – CPR Dock

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Nanaimo Wellcox Yard

A bit of train graffiti – Wellcox Yard, Nanaimo Related Posts:Nanaimo Wellcox YardNanaimo – Wellcox YardNanaimo Wellcox YardNanaimo – CPR Dock

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Loon Lake

The E&N rail line is widely know as connecting Courtenay and Victoria, but there’s also the Port Alberni Sub, a 39 mile long branch line that runs from Parksville, over the Alberni Summit,  to Port Alberni. The E&N trestle over … Continue reading

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