Planes, Trains and Automobiles: 6 Shots of Canada on the Move

Hey Canada! We recently challenged you to capture iconic Canadian modes of transportation: the vehicles in which we travel across this beautiful country of ours. From planes and trains to automobiles, here are our six favourites photos.

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Banff tour bus
Photo: Fred Allin

1. Brewster Ice Explorer

Photographer Fred Allin found inspiration in the Brewster Ice Explorer, a fifteen-metre-long colossus designed for transportation on the Athabasca Glacier.

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Padwheeler ship
Photo: Dianne Reid

2. Vancouver Paddlewheeler

What better way to tour British Columbia‘s Fraser River than by taking a paddlewheeler? Thanks to photographer Dianne Reid for sharing!

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Freight train
Photo: Russ Hayes

3. Orford Express

You can’t help but wonder how thrilling it must be to be a conductor. Russ Hayes snapped this shot of the touring train in Sherbrooke, Quebec.

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Ski-doo on Rice Lake
Photo: Norma Keith

4. Ski-Doo

January’s “Transportation” Theme Pic Challenge inspired photographer Norma Keith to send in these high-powered snowmobiles in Rice Lake, Ontario.

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B25 airplane
Photo: Rob Ballantyne

5. North American B-25 Mitchell

Photographer Rob Ballantyne found inspiration in this vintage bomber, located in Calgary, Alberta.

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Dog sled tour
Photo: George Vanderberg

6. Dog Sledding

Nothing screams “Canadian transportation” louder than dog sledding! Photographer George Vanderberg snapped this shot in Spray Lakes near Canmore, Alberta. Thanks for sharing, George.

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