Author Archives: Adam Walker

A Quick One – Kelino Street, 2013

I dug up a session I had at Kelino Street in August 2013.  In this one, I saw a meet of CN freights, followed by an eastbound VIA.  A westbound freight, led by CN 8844 and CN 2280 meets an … Continue reading

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A Quick One – Kellino Street Meet

I was out and about with my daughter on March 29th and I decided to stop by Kellino Street for some potential train watching.  The spot there is good because there’s some ground off the side of the road where … Continue reading

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A Quick One – Father’s Day

To celebrate Father’s Day with my own father, we went out for lunch and saw Star Trek Into Darkness.  Before this, I went to the Hopkins Street bridge in Whitby, given that it’s across the highway from the movie theatre … Continue reading

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Capreol!

We spent the Thanksgiving weekend with my parents, my sister and her family, as well as her in-laws up in scenic Sudbury.  Having now driven there and back, I can say that VIA needs to seriously consider adjusting the timing … Continue reading

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Level Crossings I’ve Known… – Mile 95.20, Newmarket Spur

In a previous post, I mentioned going up Rama Road to Longford Mills.  When going further north along Rama Road, I encountered the Newmarket Spur again and decided to stop and take a couple of quick shots of the relevant … Continue reading

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A Quick One – Longford Mills

My wife and I went up the Casino Rama to see Chicago (the band).  The following morning, we went up Rama Road to visit Longford Mills, the southern end of the northern section of the Newmarket subdivision, also known as … Continue reading

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A Quick One – Back On The Horse

Hey gang. I once read somewhere that you aren’t supposed to mention a gap between posts on a blog, that it draws attention to the fact that you haven’t posted.  As if someone couldn’t compare the dates of the posts … Continue reading

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Year Two In Review

A bit delayed, but yes, The Walker Express has been live for two years!  Let’s take a quick trip down memory lane, shall we? In January, I shot the late 6444 at Liverpool. And one of the last un-rebuilt VIA … Continue reading

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A Quick One – Cloud F—-d

I was out and about on November 24th and stopped by the Pickering GO station to try and catch a westbound VIA which had left Oshawa about ten minutes before.  When I arrived the sky was very pleasant, looking like … Continue reading

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Level Crossings I’ve Known… – Mile 177.49, CP Belleville Sub

After going to the Whitby Model Train show, I went down Hopkins Street to the level crossing at the old Ralston Purina factory.  I’ve crossed this more times than I can count, back to when I was a very young … Continue reading

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