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A Quick One – Father’s Day

To celebrate Father’s Day with my own father, we went out for lunch and saw Star Trek Into Darkness.  Before this, I went to the Hopkins Street bridge in Whitby, given that it’s across the highway from the movie theatre … Continue reading

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A Quick One – Back On The Horse

Hey gang. I once read somewhere that you aren’t supposed to mention a gap between posts on a blog, that it draws attention to the fact that you haven’t posted.  As if someone couldn’t compare the dates of the posts … Continue reading

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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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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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Whitby Model Train Show 2012

A relatively quick one on the Whitby Model Train Show from November 17th.  Many of the usual suspects were present (Belleville, Ganaraska, Miner Junction, etc.), so here are a few I hadn’t seen before. The Erin Mills N scale setup … 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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Great Day! (part one)

I got a chance to get out on May 27th and spend some quality time near the rails.  While I was considering going into the city or perhaps to the north of it, I decided that I would go out … Continue reading

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Whitby Return

In celebration of my one year anniversary, I headed out to Whitby for a few hours of glorious rail fanning.  I intended to go to my very first spot on Victoria Street, but due to Sunday service going on at … 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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A Quick One – Thickson Road

I was out and about on September 3rd and came across a fairly long consist moving slowly, westbound, along the Kingston Sub in Whitby.  It was peculiar to me, as they are usually moving quite fast through that stretch.  I … Continue reading

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