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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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Great Day! (part two)

As I headed east on Victoria, passing the abandoned motorcycle dealership, I saw a slow moving freight coming west at a very slow pace.  I made a U-turn as soon as it was safe (safety first!) and headed back to … 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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Lindsay Model Train Show 2012

April approaches and that means one thing in the model train world: the Lindsay Model Train Show.  I visited last year and I had placed this year’s date in my calendar as soon as I saw the flyer for it … 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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Day Trip – Southbound Chase

In the afternoon on the 23rd, after my chase north and my visit to the Huntsville and Lake of Bays Railway, I went with Wayne Shaw to wait at Aspdin Road for 595 to come by on its way to … 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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CN on Sunday

I heard some train horns while working around the house on June 5th.  The apparent closeness of them caused me to set out to see if I could find some action.  I brought my scanner along with me and, while … Continue reading

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