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A Quick One – Cloud F—-d

I was out and about on November 24th and stopped by the Pickering GO station to try and catch a westbound VIA which had left Oshawa about ten minutes before.  When I arrived the sky was very pleasant, looking like … Continue reading

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A Quick One – VIA 920 at Harwood

I was out and about on October 13th and decided to setup at the Harwood Avenue overpass to catch one of the morning westbound VIA trains as they headed for Toronto.  This day was interesting, weather-wise, with spots of rain, … 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 – Meanwhile, at George’s Trains…

To celebrate my first Father’s Day, I went up to George’s Trains with my dad about a week later to pick up a few cars and some track.  We hadn’t been to George’s together in probably 20 years, back when … 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 – 1809, Finally

1809 has been in her new paint for close to a year now, but I’ve only caught her in that time using my various cell phones and not my good camera.  Well, that changed on May 27th, when I was … Continue reading

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Mile 48.26, Bala Sub – Ravenshoe Road

I had April 9th off work and decided.to head north.  With the imminent arrival of my daughter, I didn’t want to travel too far away, so I used my friend Google Maps to find somewhere that was only about 45 … Continue reading

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A Quick One–VIA 6428 at Liverpool

I had a bit of time on April 7th, so I ventured out to try and find something to shoot.  I chose to head into Pickering and stop at the GO station, as the scanner was giving me some good … 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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