December 8, 2019

A real train ride to the North Pole!

Set to the sounds of the motion picture soundtrack, families are sure to delight in their journey to the North Pole, complete with hot chocolate and cookies served on board the train. Passengers will be entertained by many of the cha...

March 20, 2019

Originally published March 19, 2019 02:43 pm

https://www.xfmrocks.com/2019/03/19/goodbye-to-5080/

Author: Lew Harrison

Images taken by Andy Chornomitz

Goodbye to 5080
Prince Albert, SK, Canada / XFM
Lew Harrison
March 19, 2019 02:43 pm

Since the 60’s, CN locomotive 5080 has...

May 23, 2018

With the promise of a new life, free from persecution, poverty and oppression; early European settlers came to the prairie provinces as the chosen ones, used to hard work and even harsher climates. They believed in the land of opportunity, grateful for a second chance,...

February 10, 2018

Everyone knows about our train-tastic passion for trains. Here at Aspen Crossing, our tagline is: Celebrating Our Railway Ties! As a tribute to Cupid and all that embodies, we explore of course Amore from where else, trains!

Rail Fascination

There’s an undeniable connect...

October 5, 2017

For many of us, Halloween is a super fun time. Dressing up in costumes, going to parties or hosting one. Decorating and baking scary types of foods and sweet treats. But for a lot of others, it’s the thrill of pushing your fear boundaries to get that adrenaline rush.

 G...

April 17, 2017

Nothing beats a great cup of tea - except if it’s High Tea, served aboard the Aspen Crossing Railway! Enjoy a traditional elegant pastime; fine china, fancy finger foods and some great company! 

The New Hydration Movement

There’s a hot new beverage that’s gaining in popu...

April 3, 2017

When we think about Easter, we tend to equate it with chocolate bunnies, coloured eggs, cute fluffy yellow baby chicks, delicious juicy slices of baked ham, cooked special for Sunday dinner.  Sounds lovely, doesn’t it! 

Here at Aspen Crossing, we’d like to share wi...

March 31, 2017

Did you know there are over 2,000 different types of cheese worldwide? Did you know there are 13 basic cheeses that we should all know? And what about age and intensity, geography and mammal? And apparently, contrary to popular belief, very few red wines should be pair...

June 16, 2016

In celebrating Father’s Day and our 12th Annual Train Days, we’d like to introduce you to two Foamers that have 3 generations of train engineering. You might say that, silver rails run deep in their family history.

The picture below shows son Lonnie on the left with his...

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