Canadian Pacific Railway infrastructure: Canadian Pacific Railway bridges and tunnels, Canadian Pacific Railway facilities

 
9781233081912: Canadian Pacific Railway infrastructure: Canadian Pacific Railway bridges and tunnels, Canadian Pacific Railway facilities

Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 25. Chapters: Canadian Pacific Railway bridges and tunnels, Canadian Pacific Railway facilities, Canadian Pacific Railway lines, Facilities of the Canadian Pacific Railway, Big Hill, Alexandra Bridge, Crowsnest Pass, High Level Bridge, Michigan Central Railway Tunnel, John Street Roundhouse, Prince of Wales Bridge, Short Line Bridge, Lethbridge Viaduct, Cisco Bridges, West Toronto Diamond, Omaha Road Bridge Number 15, Field Hill, Michigan Central Railway Bridge, Mission Railway Bridge, Sunbury Line, CPR Bridge, Connaught Tunnel, La Crosse Rail Bridge, Brockville Tunnel, Hastings Rail Bridge, Reversing Falls Railway Bridge, Saint Croix-Vanceboro Railway Bridge, CPR Angus Shops, CPR West Toronto Yard, Saint-Laurent Railway Bridge, Crooked Bridge, Canadian Pacific Camden Place Rail Bridge, Sabula Rail Bridge, Canadian Pacific Building, Jackknife Bascule Bridge, Stoney Creek Bridge, Mount Macdonald Tunnel, Eagle Pass, Windsor Subdivision, Harry S. Truman Bridge, Walkley Yard, CPR Toronto Yard, Marpole Bridge, CPR Alyth Yard, CPR Lambton Yard, CPR Vaughan Intermodal, Parry Sound CPR Trestle, CPR Montrose Yard, Mount Shaughnessy Tunnel, CPR Parkdale Yard, CPR Aberdeen Yard, CPR Kinnear Yard. Excerpt: The Big Hill on the Canadian Pacific Railway main line in British Columbia, Canada, was the most difficult piece of railway track on the Canadian Pacific Railway's route. It was situated in the rugged Canadian Rockies west of the Continental Divide and Kicking Horse Pass. Even though the Big Hill was replaced by the Spiral Tunnels in 1909, the area has long been a challenge to the operation of trains and remains so to this day. The essential problem was that the railway had to ascend 1,070 feet (330 m) in the space of 10 miles (16 km) from Field at 4,267 feet (1,301 m) climbing to the top of the Continental Divide at 5,340 feet (1,63...

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