Category Archives: trains

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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CP 5500

CP 5500 at the Revelstoke Railway Museum CP 5550 is a EMD SD40 6-axle diesel-electric locomotive built by General Motors Electro-Motive Division. Built: GMD, 1966 Serial Number : A 2133 Class : DRF-30a2 (SD-40) Engine: Turbocharged diesel EMD 16-645-E3, 3000 … Continue reading

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Canadian Pacific 5468

Canadian Pacific 5468 at the Revelstoke Railway Museum Canadian Pacific 5468 is a Mikado P-2k class 2-8-2. It was one of 12 P-2ks built for the Canadian Pacific Railway by Montreal Locomotive Works, specifically for use in the mountains of … Continue reading

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