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Westbound intermodal starts the climb out of the Columbia Valley at Revelstoke on the south track. The south track was constructed in the early 70's to ease the grade over Eagle Pass for westbound loads. The original line remained as the north track and usually handles eastbounds, mostly empties.
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Caption: Westbound intermodal starts the climb out of the Columbia Valley at Revelstoke on the south track. The south track was constructed in the early 70's to ease the grade over Eagle Pass for westbound loads. The original line remained as the north track and usually handles eastbounds, mostly empties.

Photographer:
Bill Hooper [264] (more) (contact)
Date: 09/18/2012 (search)
Railway: Canadian Pacific (search)
Reporting Marks: CP 8952 (search)
Train Symbol: CP 199 (search)
Subdivision/SNS: Shuswap Sub MP 3.2 (search)
City/Town: Revelstoke (search)
Province: British Columbia (search)
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