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Last updated: January 30, 2013

 

Monashee Mill in winter.

 

January 25, 2013

 

Looking west towards Eagle Pass.

 

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Looking east from the entrance to Eagle Pass towards Revelstoke.

 

January 25, 2013

 

The Big Eddy with the Revelstoke golf course in the foreground. Revelstoke was

first called "Big Eddy", then "Farwell" before becoming "Revelstoke." The

Columbia River flow from right to left in the picture. The Big Eddy was at one

time used to catch logs floated down river and a mill was located on the bank

of the river to process the logs.

 

January 25, 2013

 

Coal train heading west out of Revelstoke across the Columbia River on route to

Vancouver. CP uses 112 car unit trains to transport coal from southeastern

British Columbia to Vancouver making a round trip of over 621 miles (1,175 km)

in approximately 85 hours.

 

January 25, 2013

 

At one time the Greyhould bus competed with the railway for passenger traffic

through the Kicking Horse and Rogers Passes. Now Via Rail only runs

transcontinental passenger service through Emonton, Jasper and the

Yellowhead Pass to and from Vancouver.

 

January 25, 2013

 

Snow clearing equipment in the Revelstoke yard. R4P snow plow (left

background) originally by dragonharth, reskinned by Rail4Pete

(KUID2:198760:100653:1). Jordon Spreader in the foreground by bnsf50

(KUID2:39134:100428:1). Snow Blower (right background) by allen3 (KUID:

119692:8009016).

 

January 25, 2013

 

Revelstoke in winter. Revelstoke holds the Canadian record for the snowiest single

winter. On Mount Copeland just outside town 80.2 inches (2447 cm) fell during the

winter of 1971-72. In town, Revelstoke received 25.5 feet (779 cm), enough to bring

snow levels higher than many roofs.

 

January 25, 2013

 

West-bound lumber train in Revelstoke yard.

 

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East-bound out of Revelstoke.

 

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Revelstoke Crossing east of Revelstoke on the Illecillewaet River.

 

January 30, 2013

 

An eastbound lumber train passes through Revelstoke Crossing while a

westbound coal train waits.

 

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Greely.

 

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Greely.

 

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Twin Butte.

 

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Lauretta.

 

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East of Lauretta.

 

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East of Lauretta.

 

January 30, 2013