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The Huntsville and Lake of Bays Railway's "Portage Flyer"
What I do to keep myself out of trouble in the summertime...
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Photo ID: 587844

No. 2 sits on the turntable (yes, really, it's only about 5 feet long) outside the shed before the first run of the day.

Railroad: Huntsville and Lake of Bays Railway
Locomotive: Steam 0-4-0
Location: Huntsville, Ontario, Canada
Locomotive #: HLBR 2
Train ID: Portage Flyer
Photo Date: August 25, 2016


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By: James Heinrich

Added: Sep 03, 2016

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Photo ID: 587614

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Some days you're better off staying in bed, and this was one of mine.

Railroad: Huntsville and Lake of Bays Railway
Locomotive: Steam 0-4-0
Location: Huntsville, Ontario, Canada
Locomotive #: HLBR 2
Train ID: Portage Flyer
Photo Date: August 27, 2016


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By: W. D. Shaw

Added: Sep 01, 2016

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Photo ID: 545810

The Portage Flyer crosses Forbes Hill drive returning to Rotary Village Station on the first run of the last day of 2015 steam operations.

Railroad: Huntsville and Lake of Bays Railway
Locomotive: Steam 0-4-0
Location: Huntsville, Ontario, Canada
Locomotive #: HLBR 2
Train ID: Portage Flyer
Photo Date: September 04, 2015


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By: W. D. Shaw

Added: Sep 08, 2015

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Photo ID: 545806

Something you don't see every day, at least for most folks. Fireman Cole spins old No. 2 on the home-built turntable in front of the train shed on the last day of steam operations for 2015.... (more)

Railroad: Huntsville and Lake of Bays Railway
Locomotive: Steam 0-4-0
Location: Huntsville, Ontario, Canada
Locomotive #: HLBR 2
Train ID: Portage Flyer
Photo Date: September 04, 2015


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By: W. D. Shaw

Added: Sep 08, 2015

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Photo ID: 536778

Not Quite a Double-Header: Coupled behind Loco #2, #1 sees the light of day for the first time in many a year. Looking rather naked without her saddle tank (barely visible sitting beside th... (more)

Railroad: Huntsville and Lake of Bays Railway
Locomotive: Steam 0-4-0
Location: Huntsville, Ontario, Canada
Locomotive #: HLBR 2
Train ID: n/a
Photo Date: June 30, 2015


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By: W. D. Shaw

Added: Jun 30, 2015

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Photo ID: 533492

Torch on a Train: The 2015 Pan Am Games Torch Relay took to the rails for one of its legs while in Huntsville. The torch bearer on the train's outbound journey was a 13-year old youth athle... (more)

Railroad: Huntsville and Lake of Bays Railway
Locomotive: GE 25-ton
Location: Huntsville, Ontario, Canada
Locomotive #: HLBR 3
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June 03, 2015


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By: W. D. Shaw

Added: Jun 04, 2015

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Photo ID: 533449

Torch on a Train: The 2015 Pan Am Games Torch Relay took to the rails for one of its legs while in Huntsville. The torch bearer seen walking out of the compound delivered the torch to one o... (more)

Railroad: Huntsville and Lake of Bays Railway
Locomotive: GE 25-ton
Location: Huntsville, Ontario, Canada
Locomotive #: HLBR 3
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June 03, 2015


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Added: Jun 04, 2015

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Photo ID: 531107

The Portage Flyer loads up for the last run of the first day of the 2015 operating season.

Railroad: Huntsville and Lake of Bays Railway
Locomotive: GE 25-ton
Location: Huntsville, Ontario, Canada
Locomotive #: HLBR 3
Train ID: Portage Flyer
Photo Date: May 16, 2015


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Added: May 17, 2015

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Photo ID: 488018

Cold, rainy days in July may indeed be miserable but they do have some redeeming factors. It's nice and cozy in the cab (as opposed to the usual sauna) and the steam hangs around a lot bett... (more)

Railroad: Huntsville and Lake of Bays Railway
Locomotive: Steam 0-4-0
Location: Huntsville, Ontario, Canada
Locomotive #: HLBR 2
Train ID: Portage Flyer
Photo Date: July 03, 2014


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By: W. D. Shaw

Added: Jul 03, 2014

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Photo ID: 462854

On Saturday Evening this locomotive and it's coaches will be all lit up to deliver kids to see Santa at Fairy Lake Station at the other end of the line. Today we came in to clear the line in prepa... (more)

Railroad: Huntsville and Lake of Bays Railway
Locomotive: GE 25-Ton
Location: Huntsville, Ontario, Canada
Locomotive #: HLBR 3
Train ID: Plow Extra
Photo Date: December 19, 2011


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Added: Dec 19, 2013

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Photo ID: 460199

The Portage Flyer about to pull in to Rotary Village Station at the western end of the line, returning from Fairy Lake on a warm day in July.

Railroad: Huntsville and Lake of Bays Railway
Locomotive: Steam 0-4-0
Location: Huntsville, Ontario, Canada
Locomotive #: HLBR 2
Train ID: Portage Flyer
Photo Date: July 18, 2013


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By: W. D. Shaw

Added: Nov 27, 2013

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Photo ID: 454030

Trackside Treasure: Portage Flyer passengers focus their attention on the train as they stretch their legs on the station platform in the background while we focus ours on this odd little h... (more)

Railroad: Huntsville and Lake of Bays Railway
Locomotive: GE 25-Ton
Location: Huntsville, Ontario, Canada
Locomotive #: HLBR 3
Train ID: Portage Flyer
Photo Date: October 05, 2013


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Added: Oct 05, 2013

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Photo ID: 448543

I'd met Ray at a weekly local car show and asked him to stop by sometime to take some shots of his sweet 1950 Meteor with the Portage Flyer. He kindly obliged by showing up the very next day, so I... (more)

Railroad: Huntsville and Lake of Bays Railway
Locomotive: Steam 0-4-0
Location: Huntsville, Ontario, Canada
Locomotive #: HLBR 2
Train ID: Portage Flyer
Photo Date: August 22, 2013


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Added: Aug 23, 2013

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Photo ID: 448133

Number 2's trusty Detroit Lubricator basks in the warm glow of the train shed's lights - filled and ready for another day's service protecting the locomotive's vital parts from wear.

Railroad: Huntsville and Lake of Bays Railway
Locomotive: Steam 0-4-0
Location: Huntsville, Ontario, Canada
Locomotive #: HLBR 2
Train ID: unassigned
Photo Date: August 20, 2013


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Added: Aug 20, 2013

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Photo ID: 445885

Railroad: Huntsville and Lake of Bays Railway
Locomotive: Steam 0-4-0
Location: Huntsville, Ontario, Canada
Locomotive #: HBLR 2
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August 03, 2013


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By: Maxim1100

Added: Aug 03, 2013

Views: 1,447
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