|View single post by Si.|
|Posted: Thu Jul 2nd, 2020 10:54 am||
" More mother nature then the CPR, which put a stop to the grade, snow slides and fires. "
The 'Skyline' ? ... or the 'Lucky Line' ? ... That is the question.
I am just AMAZED that anyone even thought that building a railroad there was even possible !
" ... or was it the start of the proposed extension to Silverton (not Colorado)
the grade would drop close to 1800 Feet to arrive in Silverton. "
The 'K.& S.Rly.' line elevations & miles shown here, are fascinating ...
... as is the brief history of the railway, its abandoned sections & from 3' to Std. Gauge in some parts.
Kaslo & Slocan Railway ... From Google Images.
" Another project at the time in 1908 was a new Wye being built in Cody,
there the grade at least had ties laid, rail was never laid. "
The route along the Kaslo River looks AMAZING !
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