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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 – 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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Catching Up…

I return!  In case you haven’t been following me on Twitter (and why not?), I’ve been busy with my new daughter.  In keeping with the theme of my blog, that is to say that I’ll post almost whatever I damn … 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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TMC Treats

I took the train into Toronto on December 17th with the idea of going to the VIA Toronto Maintenance Centre or TMC.  As my previous experience had shown me, I could go to Mimico GO station and walk down Judson … 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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