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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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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 – 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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Ganaraska Model Train Show 2012

With February comes the promise of a fresh season of model train shows.  As it is the first show I went to when my interest in trains was renewed (as I mentioned here), the Ganaraska show has become something of … 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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Willowbrook Yard and VIA TMC

After spending the morning at Pottery Road, I took the Gardiner Expressway down to south Etobicoke to check out the Willowbrook Yard.  I hadn’t actively sought out this place before, recalling it only in vague memory when it would have … Continue reading

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Odds and Ends

A few found pictures to share today.  First up, ONR GP38 1805 heads north under the York Mills Bridge on July 1st. ONR GP38 1801 comes south towards the York Mills bridge on August 7th. A bit of an older … 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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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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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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