Welcome Home Engine 8454!

On April 29, 2015, we welcomed home our locomotive for our railway tours. Things are getting a whole lot closer for the inaugural train tour of the Aspen Crossing Railway this May 15th. We are excited to announce the arrival of the Locomotive for the project. We were hoping the locomotive would get delivered by rail, but unfortunately CP is storing over 400 grain cars on the first 8 miles of the Lomond Spur and is unable to provide service at this time. To overcome this we moved the locomotive by truck for the last 75 miles, all the way from Lethbridge, Alberta. A sight rarely seen! The nearly 200,000 pound unit is a 1951 Alco S3, built by Montreal Locomotive Works, that was last owned by P

New Railway Tours departing from ASPEN CROSSING – ALL ABOARD!

Aspen Crossing has been evolving over the past 11 years to what it is today, a Railway themed destination. Spring 2015 will mark the newest addition in its evolution, Aspen Crossing Railway. Comprised of a rescued caboose, proudly showcasing the Aspen Crossing Railway name, along with a diesel engine, 3 other cars, Aspen Crossing Railway will be offering 8 different themed train excursions. These tours will take place on 14 miles of CPR track that would have otherwise been ripped from the ground, leaving no sign of the important role they once played in settling the west. Jason Thornhill, the founder of Aspen Crossing has been compared by many who know him, as the prairie version of, Walt Di

Spring has Sprung – Time for a Train Tour in the Prairies

Yay! It’s spring time! The temperatures have surely warmed up this past week. For those of you that follow us, we welcome you back! For our new visitors, Welcome! 2015 is going to be a year of many new things here, to see and do at Aspen Crossing. You may recall our post from last October, letting you know that we were going to have our very own Railway. Yes indeed! Aspen Crossing Railway is official! Beginning with our Inaugural tour Friday, May 15th dubbed, The Royalty Tour. For a number of selected VIP’s and those lucky enough to get in on the 50 tickets that will be available to the public, The Royalty Tour will be the best kick-off train tour, the prairies has ever seen! This May long w

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