Welcome Visitor. First time here? Like what you see? Bookmark us for when you are bored, and check out 'top shots' and 'fantastic (editors choice)' in the menu above, you won't be dissapointed. Join our community! click here to sign up for an account today. Sick of this message? Get rid of it by logging-in here.

A photo to go with my last post. Almost the same spot, but, 34 years earlier. In my 2019 photo, I am closer to where the hoppers are and a little further away from the track. No SD40's allowed back then, the big power in 85 were the GP38's. Speaking of 85 and Eric Mays recent post and mention of 80lb rail. The mailine here is 85lb rail and the elevator track in the foreground is 60lb spaghetti rail. Hefty stuff :-) In this photo the 1078, 1069 and 1075 are passing through Redwater at 11:00 and headed for the air base at Cold Lake.
Copyright Notice: This image ©L. Priest all rights reserved.



Caption: A photo to go with my last post. Almost the same spot, but, 34 years earlier. In my 2019 photo, I am closer to where the hoppers are and a little further away from the track. No SD40's allowed back then, the big power in 85 were the GP38's. Speaking of 85 and Eric Mays recent post and mention of 80lb rail. The mailine here is 85lb rail and the elevator track in the foreground is 60lb spaghetti rail. Hefty stuff :-) In this photo the 1078, 1069 and 1075 are passing through Redwater at 11:00 and headed for the air base at Cold Lake.

Photographer:
L. Priest [41] (more) (contact)
Date: 06/10/1985 (search)
Railway: Canadian National (search)
Reporting Marks: CN 1078 (search)
Train Symbol: 836 (search)
Subdivision/SNS: Coronado Sub. (search)
City/Town: Redwater (search)
Province: Alberta (search)
Share Link: http://www.railpictures.ca/?attachment_id=38241
Click here to Log-in or Register and add your vote.

18 Favourites
View count: 289 Views

Share this image on Facebook, Twitter or email using the icons below
Photo ID: 37048

Sorry, there is no map for this photo. Photographer did not add GPS co-ordinates. Please add next time or ask for a correction to this photo.

5 Comments
  1. Thank you for all the wonderful comments. :-)
    A few years have been spent figuring out Nikon scanner lingo and TIF photo editing. Lately, it has been cameras, RAW files and their editing. I’m still a work in progress, although, with comments like those below, I feel I am close to giving these photos the presentation they deserve. Go figure, it is more than click the button and post.

    I see I have a typo in the caption. It should read “In my 2018 photo,” not “2019 photo”.

  2. Love the L.Parks oldies. Classic.

  3. Awesome!
    Classic prairie scene

  4. This is an absolute gem.

  5. Excellent, just excellent!

Railpictures.ca © 2006-2018 all rights reserved. Photographs are copyright of the photographer and used with permission
Terms and conditions | About us