A return to the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train


Chuck The Writer


Last year, the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train traveled through the Capital Region.  The train run combines a mobile concert with a charitable fundraiser – visitors are encouraged to bring non-perishable food items for the local food banks, and the train provides a half-hour of holiday music and contemporary hits.  A good time is had by all, and the train moves on to its next stop.

Last year, I wanted to get a shot of the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train as it charged through the Capital Region.  There were several opportunities and options to select from, but I unfortunately arrived at my chosen destination AFTER the train had passed.  This is proof that I need to pay more attention to train schedules.

https://www.cpr.ca/en/community-site/PublishingImages/en/community/holiday-train/HT_2014_Logo.pngSo I scrutinized the schedule for this year.  The train is parked at the Albany CP railyard on Monday morning.  It has to arrive at Mechanicville at 5:45…

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About Jonathan Caswell

Mr. Caswell has been composing poetry at least since High School. He has been on WORD PRESS for ten years and contributes to two other blogs beside this one. This blog has a Christian emphasis but all bloggers are welcome. Mr. Caswell chooses to---with permission--re[post material of interest

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