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CP was considering buying GE power. During a test a trio of GE Built BN Dash 8's with dynamometer car in tow descends the west slope of Rogers Pass.
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Caption: CP was considering buying GE power. During a test a trio of GE Built BN Dash 8's with dynamometer car in tow descends the west slope of Rogers Pass.

Photographer:
Bill Hooper [219] (more) (contact)
Date: 05/03/1985 (search)
Railway: Canadian Pacific (search)
Reporting Marks: BN 5497 (search)
Train Symbol: CP 357 (search)
Subdivision/SNS: MP 94.5 Mountain Sub. (search)
City/Town: Flat Creek (search)
Province: British Columbia (search)
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3 Comments
  1. I’m guessing a smaller than normal grain train with nothing mid train? Test must not have gone too badly; look at CP now, although not with B-B units :)

  2. This is really cool!

  3. An excellent photo. Great power too :)

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