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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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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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East Scarborough Chase

I went out on March 10th with the intent to find something, but no actual game plan in mind.  I considered going up to Church Street, to finally catch that elusive train at that spot.  I changed my mind though, … Continue reading

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A Quick One – CP at Audley Road / 100 Posts

Having already done a retrospective only a month and a half ago, it seems far too self serving to spend another one to celebrate 100 posts.  So, here’s a tale of waiting for some CP action in north Ajax. On … Continue reading

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One Year Later…

One year ago today I sat down on my couch and wrote this… I decided to try out a rail fan spot I’d scouted before and took some shots today. …and my blogging journey began.  It’s been quite a year!  … Continue reading

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CP Holiday Train 2011 – Oshawa

The CP Holiday Train ran through Oshawa on November 28th this year.  I had planned on going to check it out and my wife decided to tag along.  This year it stopped in behind the Walmart Supercenter.  In previous years … Continue reading

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Eastward Bound – Havelock and Home

I left Ottawa early on Saturday morning.  As I mentioned before, I had intended to check out some of the sights, but I was reminded that I had to be back home earlier in the day than I thought, so … Continue reading

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Eastward Bound – Smiths Falls

After leaving Brockville, I headed north to Smiths Falls.  I’d been here once before, about seven years ago, with my then-girlfriend (now wife) on our way to Ottawa for New Years.  We stopped at Smiths Falls for the Hershey factory, … Continue reading

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Eastward Bound – Brockville

After leaving Gananoque, I took the 401 further east to Brockville.  There were two spots there I wanted to check out: the VIA station and the rail tunnel by the lake.  I headed to the VIA station first. I got … Continue reading

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Plug Hat Redux

Had most of the day off on August 12th (except for working from midnight to 4am), so I was out and about in the afternoon and heard a westbound freight would be heading up the York Subdivision.  As I was … Continue reading

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