Rocky Mountain Express
October 7, 2011 - May 28, 2012 |
Rocky Mountain Express propels audiences on a steam train journey through the Canadian Rockies and relates the epic adventure of building the young Canadian Dominion’s first transcontinental railway. The film weaves together spectacular IMAX aerial cinematography, breathtaking western vistas, archival photographs and maps and the potent energy and rhythms of a live steam locomotive to immerse audiences in an era of ingenuity and struggle and a region of stunning natural beauty.
Jump on the restored Empress locomotive on a journey through the Canadian Rockies and discover the heroic human drama and epic engineering involved in shaping a nearly impossible transcontinental railway link!
Daily at 10 a.m., 12 p.m. and 2 p.m.
Feel the physics and consider the chemistry of natural phenomena like tornados and avalanches.