Marilyn writes: “Somewhere in Banff on a Monday afternoon”. I write: “beautiful!” I love the way the train has a bit of a lean as it hugs the Bow River. Canadian Pacific stands out against the forest green and autumn yellow of the trees. The mountains proud in their role as a backdrop. Anybody besides me thinking of Roger Miller and his song “King of the Road”? Or maybe you have thoughts of the historic LAST SPIKE…?
DID YOU KNOW? CP was Canada’s first transcontinental railway and was one of the main reasons people came to live and work in the west. There are 22,500 klicks (14,000 miles)of track in Canada and the U-S. Back in 1885 on November 7th, the last spike was pounded in at Craigellachie, BC–joining the track from the east, to the track built from the west.
IT CAN BE BANFF…IT CAN BE JASPER…OR IT CAN BE OUT YOUR BACK DOOR. SEND US YOUR KODAK MOMENT TODAY – SEE IT ON BT AND THIS VERY BLOG TOMORROW!