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The final day of 2816's Inaugural Run from Vancouver to Calgary was magnificent.
Departure from Lake Louise was of course "on time" and with moist crisp mountain air, the exhaust from 2816 could not have been more perfect.  The train rounding Morant's Curve, MP 114 of the Laggan Sub.
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Caption: The final day of 2816's Inaugural Run from Vancouver to Calgary was magnificent. Departure from Lake Louise was of course "on time" and with moist crisp mountain air, the exhaust from 2816 could not have been more perfect. The train rounding Morant's Curve, MP 114 of the Laggan Sub.

Photographer:
Steve Bradley [54] (more) (contact)
Date: 09/23/2001 (search)
Railway: Canadian Pacific (search)
Reporting Marks: CP 2816 (search)
Train Symbol: Inaugural (search)
Subdivision/SNS: Laggan Sub (search)
City/Town: Morants Curve (search)
Province: Alberta (search)
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5 Comments
  1. An amazing and beautiful shot Steve!

  2. None finer.

  3. I am floored. And no ditch lights. This trip is legendary as it’s still talked about today…

    Just plain awesome.

  4. Thanks Matt. May fire up the scanner and have a few more from that trip.

  5. “in a spectacular recreation of the glorious age of steam” (You)

    This is an absolutely legendary shot you’ve got here Steve.

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