Canadian Pacific coal train hoops up train orders at Elko, BC depot

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Canadian Pacific coal train hoops up train orders at Elko, BC depot

Sperry Railcar 123 sits in the clear at Elko, BC. The operator at the station was real friendly. We found out that we had about an hour to wait for the next train. So we had time to go get something to eat.

Canadian Pacific coal train hoops up train orders at Elko, BC depot

A loaded coal train with engines 5816 and 5863 on the point is passing Sperry Railcar 123. The train is hooping up orders at the little depot at Elko, BC on July 16, 1981. Elko is at milepost 54 on the Cranbrook Subdivision. The elevation here is 3,090 feet. Disk 1

Canadian Pacific coal train hoops up train orders at Elko, BC depot

Cut in 60 cars deep are the radio controlled helpers with Robot car 13 (a former Fairbanks Morris B unit) and engines 5772, 5601, and 5769.