On the last day of May, I had the opportunity to go to Hilda and I did. As the lighting was perfect for it, I decided to try out a new composition I don't think anyone has done before, with the tr... (more)
Perfect timing. A westbound CN mixed freight train meets a Eastbound CN intermodal train, the screaming engines go by Hilda Ave with a nice horn salute for the railfan, nice crew on board.
Winter is awesome, but I think this is too much of it. There was one day in March where the weather hit +13 here in southern Ontario, and I decided to venture out and do some railfanning. CN 373 w... (more)
In the sunny March weather, preparing for tomorrows -19 weather, I am able to go film a few trains at the Hilda road bridge, here is my 2nd and final catch, 373 heading west with a 3 unit lashup, ... (more)
As the sunny +13 degrees March weather comes, I am able to head down to Hilda for a few hours to watch some trains. In a short time, we get this train lined and we see it come around the bend as w... (more)
As the snow slowly starts melting and the fog rises up, the trains are still movin'! With the photographers luck of the sun coming out for a bit, I was able to shoot this westbound mixed freight a... (more)
CN 121 passes CN X301 at Hilda, having a decent 4 unit lashup. As seen in the photo, perfect timing brought a yellow crane on X301 going the other direction.
Thanks to an update from a Facebook group, I decided to head out and catch this slightly rare occurrence on CN. CN 451 headed up to North Bay with this CSX trailing and came back leading to my fav... (more)
In PL, a Westbound coming off the Bala subdivision rolls by New Westminster, one of my most visited spots in the area.
CN X314 is hauled by 2 "beast" back to back SD70M-2's, in perfect evening light just before my bus ride home arrives.
CN L351 at Yonge st overpass.
Making the trip from Lovekin to Thornhill in only ninety minutes, BNSF GE's 7284, 6568 obviously have no contention with the York Sub grade as they rocket uphill with empty cans on U711.
A westbound Canadian National mixed freight train brings up the grade throttling around the bend at Hilda avenue, mile 22 of the York subdivision, just 2 miles from its destination, in Macmillan y... (more)
CN Q102 west meets Q105 at Hilda Ave on the York Sub in a positively fabulous winter wonderland.
With the sun out, a solo unit leads a westbound mixed freight train by the Hilda bridge, a popular spot for railfans among the area.