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Westward from Cranbrook, CP had a wayfreight to Creston, typically with a single GP9 for power.  Here it is on Saturday 1974-09-28 on its homeward journey with 8494 and a sizeable train at the station name sign for McConnel, 12 miles east of Creston and 55 miles to go, with Mount Thompson standing firmly on guard on the left.
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Caption: Westward from Cranbrook, CP had a wayfreight to Creston, typically with a single GP9 for power. Here it is on Saturday 1974-09-28 on its homeward journey with 8494 and a sizeable train at the station name sign for McConnel, 12 miles east of Creston and 55 miles to go, with Mount Thompson standing firmly on guard on the left.

Photographer:
Ken Perry [173] (more) (contact)
Date: 1974-09-28 (search)
Railway: Canadian Pacific (search)
Reporting Marks: CP 8494 (search)
Train Symbol: Eastward Wayfreight (search)
Subdivision/SNS: Nelson (55.4) (search)
City/Town: McConnel (search)
Province: British Columbia (search)
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  1. Very cool shot of a remote area!

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