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jiml

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It didn't last very long. (I'd have to look up to be exact.) IIRC the route was abandoned in favor of another nearby line, making the elaborate bridge surplus. There's some reading and more pics available online.
 
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The Southern Alberta Dayliners were discontinued as a package effective 18 July 1971. Prior to that, the Lethbridge<>Fort Macleod<>Calgary trains used the Lethbridge Viaduct. The other routes focused on Lethbridge then were Medicine Hat<>Lethbridge and Lethbridge<>Vulcan<>Calgary.

In my 1984 visit Lethbridge seemed to be what Edmonton and Calgary once were before the energy booms. Here it's time for the half-hourly meets in downtown.

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There's a nice park below the Viaduct.

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Another all wooden trestle. It’s the Goat Canyon trestle in San Diego co. It was built in 1933 because of all the tunnel collapses through Carrizo gorge. This was a rail line going through lower San Diego co, Baja and into Imperial Valley. It was made of wood because of the temperature fluctuations in the area. No longer in use.31EFCBC6-CD4C-4E8B-8F7C-CF00AA6347CE.png
 

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Another all wooden trestle. It’s the Goat Canyon trestle in San Diego co. It was built in 1933 because of all the tunnel collapses through Carrizo gorge. This was a rail line going through lower San Diego co, Baja and into Imperial Valley. It was made of wood because of the temperature fluctuations in the area. No longer in use.View attachment 25488
Isn't there a bunch of old commuter cars stored on that line?
 
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