Anne Elliott's photos with the railway

Blackie Grain Terminal, Alberta

Blackie Grain Terminal, Alberta
Yesterday, 19 March 2016, I was on a birding day trip with a group of friends, going SE of Calgary, E of High River. Near the end of the day, we called in at the small hamlet of Blackie. We were hopeful that we would see at least one of the Eurasian Col…
Added on March 20, 2016

Livingston House, Heritage Park

Livingston House, Heritage Park
This photo was taken on 13 August 2015, when I spent about three hours with friends at Heritage Park in Calgary. One of them is a volunteer at the Park and she had very kindly invited us to visit.

The temperature got up to 33°C or 34°C that day!! We…
Added on December  6, 2015

Near Morant's Curve

Near Morant's Curve
The railway track, river and closest trees seem to be level in this photo, but the distant, sloping hillside looks "wrong". This was taken from Morant's Curve, which is a famous spot along the Canadian Pacific Railway. It's located on the western end of…
Added on June  2, 2014

Through the Rocky Mountains

Through the Rocky Mountains
This is just another example of good luck with timing, when friends, Cathy and Terry, and I, spent two amazing days in the Rocky Mountains, west of Calgary. This CP Rail train came along just at the right time.

My friends and I left Calgary early mornin…
Added on May 19, 2014

Grain elevator, Blackie, Alberta

Grain elevator, Blackie, Alberta
When I was on a birding day trip with a group of friends, going SE of Calgary on Saturday, 15 March 2014, we called in at the small hamlet of Blackie. I had been there with other friends two days earlier and I had spotted a couple of very distant Eurasia…
Added on March 17, 2014

Lord of the Isles

Lord of the Isles
This small model train was one of several that were sent over from England to me, after my Brother died last Christmas. My Father was a keen collector of model trains and also did a huge amount of photography of the various steam trains of the UK and a f…
Added on December 12, 2011