Friday, May 13, 2011

2816 Shakedown Ride

Unfortunately, it appears that I will not be chasing 2816 on her shakedown run to Carseland and back to Calgary. I will however be going along for the ride! A friend of mine asked if I wanted to join him as he is allowed to bring along a guest...

...I did not refuse.

In the words of Balki Bartokomous:
"Now we are so happy, we do the Dance of Joy! HEY! Dia, dia, dia, dia, da-dia, da-da-da-dia! Hey! Hey! Hey! Hey! Hey! Hey! Hey!"



Eric said...

Great news, Jason. Not sure if CP allows the Dutch doors open (at least with oil there are no cinders-in-the-eye to contend with) or detraining during wyeing. I'm sure you'll find some unique photo opportunities. Enjoy,

jddc.trains said...

Thanks Eric. I'm not 100% positive about the dutch doors, but I think they do open them. I know that the doors on the modified baggage car will be open. I already have a few shots in mind that I would like to try.


Canadian Train Geek said...

So... how was the trip? :)

jddc.trains said...

I enjoyed the trip immensely. I'll be posting about it this week with a few photos of the day!