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One Last Northlander…

Having been unable to see the very last Northlanders on September 28th, I really wanted to see the return trip of the very last Toronto bound Northlander.  I asked on the Railfanning The Ontario Northland Facebook group and “inside man” … 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 – New Perspective

I had to work on July 2nd, which was the work day set aside for Canada Day, so I decided that I would take advantage of the non-existent traffic to try a new spot to shoot my old friend the … 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 – Morning Meet

I was waiting for the Northlander to come by on January 26th when I noticed that the northbound signal on the Bala sub was red.  When it’s red at this time of day, that usually means that there’s trouble on … 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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