Rocky Mountain Express
Rocky Mountain Express propels audiences on a steam train journey through the breathtaking vistas of the Canadian Rockies and highlights the adventure of building the nation’s first transcontinental railway. The completion of the Canadian Pacific Railway in 1885 ranks among the greatest engineering feats in history. Retracing the original route aboard the majestic steam engine 2816, the audience is transported back to the age of steam to re-live this alpine nation-building odyssey. The film weaves together spectacular IMAX aerial cinematography, breathtaking vistas of the west, archival images and maps and the potent energy and rhythms of a live steam locomotive to immerse audiences in a an era of remarkable ingenuity and struggle and a region of stunning natural beauty.
Showing daily when Exporail is open at 11 am in French. Admission is $5 p.p. For more pictures from the movie, visit the web site The Stephen Low Company.
New: The Trolley
The film “The Trolley” tells the fabulous story of this means of transportation on rails. The images shot in 39 cities around the world bear witness to the remarkable impact this invention has had on people.
This 45-minute documentary by Stephen Low is now available to the Exporail visitors in English at 2:00 p.m. and in French at 3:00 p.m. Rate 5$ per person.