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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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Eastward Bound – Lovekin and Port Hope

With the arrival of October came another time to hit the road and see the railroading sights of the great province of Ontario.  As I had been north in my last venture, as well as for a day in September, … Continue reading

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Mile 315, Kingston Sub

After my encounter at Church Street, I heard that there was a chance that a CN freight might be heading towards the Oakville sub.  The only logical conclusion was that they would take the Kingston sub through Scarborough, past Union … Continue reading

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Father’s Day – Part One

I needed to run a few errands on Father’s Day, picking up gifts for my brother-in-law as well as his father.  A dinner was planned by my parents, at their home, with all the in-laws and the kids.  But that … Continue reading

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Editorial – The Time Has Come for High Speed Rail

An election has been called in Canada for May 2nd and it is a critical time for the future of high speed rail.  While there is successful commuter rail service in the greater Toronto area, Montreal and Vancouver, intercity rail … Continue reading

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Five On A Saturday

I ventured to my favourite spot on March 19th for a little photographic relaxation.  As I said in my previous post, the 12pm and 3pm hours on Saturday seem to be the best for this area.  Having done 12pm before, … Continue reading

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VIA/GO Duo

I decided to visit my railfan spot in Whitby on March 12.  In doing some research, I found that the 12pm and 3pm hours are the best on Saturdays, with 12pm being more convenient that day.  I arrived at 12:10pm, … Continue reading

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Athearn P42

About nine months ago, George’s Trains sent out an email saying they were doing a run of Athearn VIA P42s, number 905.  After some deliberation, I called in and pre-ordered one.  They announced in late 2010 that they’d be arriving … Continue reading

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