The train as we arrive at 0620 in the morning.
The station is lit up well enough. We did not beat everyone there, but we were earlier than most.
A look in the front doors. This used to be an rail car maintenance facility.
The waiting room.
Check in is easy.
Supports for the overhead crane. (Not required to move the souvenier stand)
Looking North from the trackside doors.
Close to boarding time. And the sun is almost up.
The station with the Mountains to the Northwest.
A close up look at the Gold Leaf Dome. Seats are upstairs. Dining Room is downstairs.
Checking Karen's ticket.
Ready to travel.
Looking back at the station as we back around the Wye.
Approaching the bridges at New Westminster.
On to the bridge we go.
All kinds of bridges here.
Crossing the Frasier.
Heading along the river on CN track.
Travelling along CN's Thornton Yard.
Built in bar at the front end got lots of use.
Splitting to head over the Mission Bridge.
Looking East on the Frasier at Mission.
Hard Right onto CPR tracks.
A view of the whole car.
The outdoor observation platform. You can go here at all times except for the 5 mile tunnel.
The dining room. This section had one table each side.
The rest of the dining room. This section had 3 tables each side.
Hell's Gate in the distance.
Close up of the narrowest part of the canyon. The water level is about as low as it will be right now.
We like the wine.
Our dinner partners.
Approaching a CN bridge
The CN line cut into the mountain with slide sheds.
A fixer upper in the upper canyon.
A potash train on the other side.
Approach to Kamloops.
Home baked cookies to tide us over.
Great dome for looking up.
The cast from the the mid way musical at Kamloops.
Morning at Kamloops for Day 2 of the tour.
The station where we reboard.
the engine for the other train.
We head out at sunrise.
Fog in the distance. (We did go into it.