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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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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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Friday Five

Having been thinking about it since I started actively shooting trains in January, I decided to shoot at an intriguing but very public place on August 19th.  West of Durham Junction (mile 313.9 on the Kingston Sub), the tracks rise … Continue reading

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A Late Night In Ajax

As I’ve mentioned in the past, there is an industrial spur that runs off the Kingston Subdivision, south into Ajax.  This spur used to service companies such as Lear and Chrysler, but has reduced its customers down to a handful … Continue reading

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A Quick One – ONR/GO Meet

I spent some time on York Mills Road today, standing on the bridge that passes over the CN Bala subdivision (mile 11.22 for those who like to know).  I didn’t have a scanner or my camera with me; sometimes its … 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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Arch Allies

It’s about time to do a little round-up of some train blogs and friends who have given me some love in the past and recent times. Matt over at Saint John Railfan has me linked in his side bar; very … 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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Five On A Saturday

I ventured to my favourite spot on March 19th for a little photographic relaxation.  As I said in my previous post, the 12pm and 3pm hours on Saturday seem to be the best for this area.  Having done 12pm before, … Continue reading

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