Category Archives: model trains

Whitby Model Train Show 2012

A relatively quick one on the Whitby Model Train Show from November 17th.  Many of the usual suspects were present (Belleville, Ganaraska, Miner Junction, etc.), so here are a few I hadn’t seen before. The Erin Mills N scale setup … Continue reading

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A Quick One – Meanwhile, at George’s Trains…

To celebrate my first Father’s Day, I went up to George’s Trains with my dad about a week later to pick up a few cars and some track.  We hadn’t been to George’s together in probably 20 years, back when … Continue reading

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Lindsay Model Train Show 2012

April approaches and that means one thing in the model train world: the Lindsay Model Train Show.  I visited last year and I had placed this year’s date in my calendar as soon as I saw the flyer for it … Continue reading

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Ganaraska Model Train Show 2012

With February comes the promise of a fresh season of model train shows.  As it is the first show I went to when my interest in trains was renewed (as I mentioned here), the Ganaraska show has become something of … Continue reading

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Saturday Surprises

I ran some errands on Saturday morning and brought my camera with me, in case I might come across some trains.  I had thought to check out some action I saw on the Ajax spur the past few days, but … Continue reading

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Lindsay Model Train Show 2011

On April 2nd I trekked out to Lindsay for the annual model train show at the Victoria Park Armoury.  I parked a few streets away and, as I approached, I was greeted by this friendly fellow. Inside, the vendors were … Continue reading

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Cobourg Model Train Show 2011

On a rainy March 5th, my wife and I went out to Cobourg for the Cobourg Model Train Show.  It was certainly much smaller than I expected, but there were some nice layouts I hadn’t seen before and some other … Continue reading

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Athearn P42

About nine months ago, George’s Trains sent out an email saying they were doing a run of Athearn VIA P42s, number 905.  After some deliberation, I called in and pre-ordered one.  They announced in late 2010 that they’d be arriving … Continue reading

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Ganaraska Model Train Show 2011

On February 5th, I went to the Ganaraska Model Train Show in Port Hope, Ontario.  This annual show has a special place in my heart, as it was the first train show I went to after I got back into … Continue reading

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