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Capreol!

We spent the Thanksgiving weekend with my parents, my sister and her family, as well as her in-laws up in scenic Sudbury.  Having now driven there and back, I can say that VIA needs to seriously consider adjusting the timing … 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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A Few Trains More…

When I was out on the 22nd, I got these shots of VIA 918 after which there was a bit of a lull in the action.  The scanner gave me some useful information: that a westbound freight had passed a … Continue reading

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Whitby Return

In celebration of my one year anniversary, I headed out to Whitby for a few hours of glorious rail fanning.  I intended to go to my very first spot on Victoria Street, but due to Sunday service going on at … Continue reading

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Eastward Bound – Lovekin and Port Hope

With the arrival of October came another time to hit the road and see the railroading sights of the great province of Ontario.  As I had been north in my last venture, as well as for a day in September, … 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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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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A Quick One – CN 2285

In my travels on July 17th, I stopped at a level crossing east of Newtonville on Lakeshore Road and caught CN ES44DC 2285 pulling some mixed freight west, toward Toronto. 2285 was getting assistance from SD75I 5671 and SD70M-2 8865 … 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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