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CP Holiday Train 2012 – Oshawa

My wife and I took our daughter to see the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train at Oshawa this year.  You may recall that we went last year, just the two of us and had a bit of fun.  This year, we … Continue reading

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A Quick One – VIA 913 at Harwood

I stopped in at the Harwood Avenue overpass on November 17th to try and catch a quick eastbound VIA.  I could see that I hadn’t missed it, since the eastbound signal on the south track was still open. It timed … Continue reading

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Developments at Grace

I try and drive by Grace Chemical every couple of days to see if there is a car on one of their tracks.  I haven’t seen anything there since June 2011 and there have been de-railers on both of their … Continue reading

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A Quick One – VIA 920 at Harwood

I was out and about on October 13th and decided to setup at the Harwood Avenue overpass to catch one of the morning westbound VIA trains as they headed for Toronto.  This day was interesting, weather-wise, with spots of rain, … Continue reading

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Barrie Collingwood Railway

For my wife and I, Thanksgiving sometimes means a trip north to Meaford for dinner and a stay at her grandparent’s home.  As per my standard MO, my goal is to find any trains or train related stuff en route.  … Continue reading

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Level Crossings I’ve Known… – Havelock Sub, Mile 117.14

As I mentioned before, my family and I went up to the Kawartha’s for a week after Labour Day.  While on one of our trips into Peterborough, I stopped our vehicle near one of the bridges that crosses the water … Continue reading

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A Quick One – A Sunday Northlander

I was at work on September 16th and brought my camera with me to catch a southbound Northlander.  I went out earlier than the usual time, but didn’t mind waiting for it.  As she approached my usual viewing point, south … Continue reading

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One Last Northlander…

Having been unable to see the very last Northlanders on September 28th, I really wanted to see the return trip of the very last Toronto bound Northlander.  I asked on the Railfanning The Ontario Northland Facebook group and “inside man” … Continue reading

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A Quick One – Second Last Northlander

I went up to the bridge that crosses Leslie Street to shoot the second last revenue run of the Northlander. She was running twenty minutes late, probably because of an early running Canadian.  In any event, ONR 1800 and 1809 … Continue reading

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Level Crossings I’ve Known… – Nephton Sub – Mile 14.69

During the week of Labour Day, my wife and I took our daughter up to a cottage on Buckhorn Lake.  While out seeing the Petroglyphs Park (which I recommend everyone taking the time to visit), I took us up to … Continue reading

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