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Canada

Hope – The CN Train

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One of our favourite sounds in the Mountains was the echoeing hoot of the freight trains thundering through the Rockies. It wasn’t uncommon to see up to three locos hauling several miles of trucks. 170 wagons was our record.

Sitting by the level crossing in Hope Valley I painted this orange CN train that matched the orange sunset (and squished my pennies on the track!)

 

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