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January 12th, 2022
I caught CN 418 heading into Edmonton on the Westlock sub under the Henday while in the area for errands.
Edmonton is the capital of Alberta and a very busy railroad city.
CN 418 passes under the Henday on the Westlock sub.
February 10th, 2022
With my family in town we toured around visiting the Mundare sausage, Vegreville egg, St Paul UFO landing pad, and other such tourist attractions, catching CN 410 passing the egg as we passed with good timing.
An hour east of Edmonton on the subdivision of the same name, Vegreville is home to a gigantic easter egg next to a preserved caboose alongside the tracks.
CN 410 passes the egg in Vegreville on a beautiful, if chilly, afternoon.
July 16th, 2022
Traveling toward Vancouver, we stopped for CN 199 and Via 2 around Jasper.
Covering all of Jasper National Park in Alberta.
July 17th, 2022
Taking the scenic route from Kamloops to Vancouver, we stumbled upon Rocky Mountain Railroad train 613 going through Pavilion, BC on the Lillooet sub.
Squamish-Lillooet, British Columbia
Squamish-Lillooet encompasses large areas of unincorporated landed between Squamish and Lillooet between Kamloops and the coast.
July 21, 2022
We took the Yukon and White Pass excursion from Skagway, Alaska up to the Canada-US border and return.
Skagway is a small gold rush town that lives on as a cruise ship destination and tourist town, and hosts the historic Yukon and White Pass Railroad.
September 28th, 2022
I caught the CP test train between Fort Saskatchewan and Edmonton on my way up to join some friends near Scotford to see some SD40s, also finding two of CP's few SD60Fs on the north side of town.
Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta
Fort Saskatchewan is along the CN Vegreville sub and the site of a significant industrial park around Scotford Yard. CP crosses just to the east of town on the Leduc sub.