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Level Crossings I’ve Known… – Mile 177.49, CP Belleville Sub

After going to the Whitby Model Train show, I went down Hopkins Street to the level crossing at the old Ralston Purina factory.  I’ve crossed this more times than I can count, back to when I was a very young … Continue reading

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CP Holiday Train 2012 – Oshawa

My wife and I took our daughter to see the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train at Oshawa this year.  You may recall that we went last year, just the two of us and had a bit of fun.  This year, we … Continue reading

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Level Crossings I’ve Known… – Havelock Sub, Mile 117.14

As I mentioned before, my family and I went up to the Kawartha’s for a week after Labour Day.  While on one of our trips into Peterborough, I stopped our vehicle near one of the bridges that crosses the water … Continue reading

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A Quick One – CP at Audley Road / 100 Posts

Having already done a retrospective only a month and a half ago, it seems far too self serving to spend another one to celebrate 100 posts.  So, here’s a tale of waiting for some CP action in north Ajax. On … Continue reading

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CP Holiday Train 2011 – Oshawa

The CP Holiday Train ran through Oshawa on November 28th this year.  I had planned on going to check it out and my wife decided to tag along.  This year it stopped in behind the Walmart Supercenter.  In previous years … Continue reading

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Eastward Bound – Havelock and Home

I left Ottawa early on Saturday morning.  As I mentioned before, I had intended to check out some of the sights, but I was reminded that I had to be back home earlier in the day than I thought, so … Continue reading

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Eastward Bound – Smiths Falls

After leaving Brockville, I headed north to Smiths Falls.  I’d been here once before, about seven years ago, with my then-girlfriend (now wife) on our way to Ottawa for New Years.  We stopped at Smiths Falls for the Hershey factory, … 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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Plug Hat Redux

Had most of the day off on August 12th (except for working from midnight to 4am), so I was out and about in the afternoon and heard a westbound freight would be heading up the York Subdivision.  As I was … Continue reading

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A Quick One – Meanwhile, on Westney Road…

I was in north Ajax on August 6th and decided to take a chance and wait for some action on the CP Belleville sub.  It passes under Westney Road just north of Taunton Road.  I parked at the new plaza … Continue reading

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