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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 – 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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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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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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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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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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