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Grain empties approach Carlin siding on the south track from Notch Hill to Tappen on CP's Shuswap Sub. This was original main on a 2% grade. The north track buuilt in 1970's eased the grade to under 1% via a massive loop and is used for loaded westbound trains.
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Caption: Grain empties approach Carlin siding on the south track from Notch Hill to Tappen on CP's Shuswap Sub. This was original main on a 2% grade. The north track buuilt in 1970's eased the grade to under 1% via a massive loop and is used for loaded westbound trains.

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Bill Hooper [147] (more) (contact)
Date: 04/05/1997 (search)
Railway: Canadian Pacific (search)
Reporting Marks: CP 5805 (search)
Train Symbol: CP 356 (search)
Subdivision/SNS: MP 75.4S Shuswap Sub. (search)
City/Town: Carlin (search)
Province: British Columbia (search)
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One Comment
  1. Wow! Nice variety of units. Even a NS and a CP convert B unit. Great Shot. :-)

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