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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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Great Day! (part two)

As I headed east on Victoria, passing the abandoned motorcycle dealership, I saw a slow moving freight coming west at a very slow pace.  I made a U-turn as soon as it was safe (safety first!) and headed back to … Continue reading

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Mile 48.26, Bala Sub – Ravenshoe Road

I had April 9th off work and decided.to head north.  With the imminent arrival of my daughter, I didn’t want to travel too far away, so I used my friend Google Maps to find somewhere that was only about 45 … Continue reading

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Day Trip – An Unexpected Chase

I had the day off work on September 23rd and I decided that I would do a little train chasing.  As I had in April, I would meet the Northlander at Washago, then follow it north towards Huntsville.  Unlike April, … Continue reading

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A Quick One – Pickering Meet

I went to the Rouge River bridge on September 4th to try and catch some VIA and GO action on a sunny afternoon.  Unfortunately for me, I seemed to have forgotten how to shoot trains after my trip to Paris!  … Continue reading

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A Quick One – Thickson Road

I was out and about on September 3rd and came across a fairly long consist moving slowly, westbound, along the Kingston Sub in Whitby.  It was peculiar to me, as they are usually moving quite fast through that stretch.  I … 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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Father’s Day – Part Two

Thanks once again to the increased reception of my scanner, I was able to pick up some more action coming along the Kingston and York subs that would make for good shooting at Liverpool.  About an hour had passed since … Continue reading

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Northward Bound – Washago

In my continuing adventures travelling the rail country of Ontario, I arrived in Washago around 10am on April 21st.  Washago is the point at which the CN Bala and CN Newmarket subdivisions split off to the north west and north … Continue reading

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