BC Rail

BC Rail Howe Sound Canada Misc. Canada


Stock #: 614924
Type: Large Format Postcard
City: Howe Sound
Country: Canada
Publisher: Audio Visual Designs
Size: 6" x 9" (15.25 x 23 cm)

Additional Details:
Rail excursion sin western British Columbia are popular throughout the fair weather season with trips from North Vancouver to Squamish. These excursions are fun with steam locomotives, usually Royal Hudson 2860. Today, May 21, 1988, the train is powered by doubleheader 6060 and 3716 and is seen traveling southbound along Howe Sound, BC. The lead locomotive, former Canadian National 6060, now owned by the province of Alberta, is a Mountain type 4-8-2 built as a group of twenty class U-1-f locomotives from October through December 1944. Following the Mountain is former Canadian Pacific Consolidation 3716 owned by the provincial tourist agency.