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A Quick One – A Sunday Northlander

I was at work on September 16th and brought my camera with me to catch a southbound Northlander.  I went out earlier than the usual time, but didn’t mind waiting for it.  As she approached my usual viewing point, south … Continue reading

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A Quick One – Second Last Northlander

I went up to the bridge that crosses Leslie Street to shoot the second last revenue run of the Northlander. She was running twenty minutes late, probably because of an early running Canadian.  In any event, ONR 1800 and 1809 … Continue reading

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A Quick One – Two Headed Northlander

I heard on the Railfanning the Ontario Northland Facebook group that the June 6th North Bay to Toronto run of the Northlander would have not one but two engines due to a mechanical issue.  Intrigued at the possibility of catching … Continue reading

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A Quick One – On The Run…

I had a feeling before I went into work on February 9th.  I had a feeling that the Canadian would be coming by that morning.  I don’t know how I knew, but I just felt it.  I took my camera … Continue reading

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A Quick One – A Canadian In The Pocket

I was walking over to the drug store on the morning of December 13th to get some items to fight off my current cold and, as it was about that time, I stopped at the bridge over the Bala sub … Continue reading

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Northlander/Canadian Meet

I had a good feeling when I woke up on August 18th, a good feeling that I would encounter two of my favourite trains that morning.  I took my camera to work with me and, at around 8:40am, I trekked … Continue reading

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Northlander Tweets

The CN Bala subdivision passes close to where I work, so I see the Ontario Northland Northlander go by (almost) every morning. Of late, I’ve been tweeting the engine number and any interesting points about the consist. This, and other … Continue reading

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Northward Bound – Heading Home

Leaving North Bay, I was back on the road again, destination: Parry Sound.  This was one of the longest uninterrupted drives I’ve ever done.  I haven’t done much solo travel in my life, but what I have done hasn’t lasted … 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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