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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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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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Great Day! (part one)

I got a chance to get out on May 27th and spend some quality time near the rails.  While I was considering going into the city or perhaps to the north of it, I decided that I would go out … Continue reading

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A Quick One – VIA 918

I went out to brave the elements on January 22nd and, after considering a trip somewhere a bit further north, I stuck closer to home and ended up at the Pickering GO station and on the Liverpool Road bridge.  I … 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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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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Mile 315, Kingston Sub

After my encounter at Church Street, I heard that there was a chance that a CN freight might be heading towards the Oakville sub.  The only logical conclusion was that they would take the Kingston sub through Scarborough, past Union … 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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A Quick One – CN 5685

I got my hair cut on May 28th (a change from always having lunch when I get shots of trains) and once I was done, I turned on my new scanner and heard some traffic might be passing by the … Continue reading

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Rail Links – May 10th

Some links for your Tuesday afternoon… Amtrak’s Incredible Shrinking Service FastCompany has an article talking about the degeneration of passenger rail service in 1962.  It features a startling time lapse graphic, the coverage getting slimmer and slimmer across the country … Continue reading

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