I took this shot of my friend entering one of the Othello Tunnels. He actually does have a “Man-Cave” in his basement, so I thought this would amuse him. I got to play around with some filter effects to give some it some impact.
I took this shot of my friend at the Othello Tunnels near Hope, British Columbia. Here’s a bit of background history … The tunnels were built by the Canadian Pacific Railway in 1914, who also helped in the construction of the cross-Canada railway that was meant to link the Kootenays with the South Coast of BC. In 1914, they contained one of the most expensive railway miles in the world, at $300,000.
Back in the early 1900s, the Canadian Pacific Railway wanted a rail line linking the Kootenay region with the coast. This railway line was built over three mountain ranges in the Coquihalla Gorge, passing through five tunnels and over several bridges – known as the Othello Tunnels.
“Hmmm … Something’s missing … “
(Othello Tunnels – Hope, BC – Part of Historic Kettle Valley Railway)