A couple of years ago (or even last year for that matter) hearing that 451 was on its way up the Newmarket Sub with a Dash 8 cowl unit leading would be just another yawn moment, but lately with th... (more)
Passing the old Gravenhurst Station, an (almost) empty CWR train heads south down the Newmarket Sub the day after backing up over 100 miles from Washago to drop of some rail.
An (almost) empty CWR train heads south down the Newmarket Sub headed up by a nice looking Dash 8.
A CP manifest crosses the Seguin River at the head of the harbor in Parry Sound. The MV Chippewa III was originally built in 1955 as a "Maid of the Mist" boat to ply the tumultuous waters at the b... (more)
The Portage Flyer crosses Forbes Hill drive returning to Rotary Village Station on the first run of the last day of 2015 steam operations.
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)
A shiny new GE Tier 4 compliant locomotive leads CN 451 up the Newmarket Sub on a not-so-shiny day. The GP9 trailing is the power for CN 595, the Huntsville local, returning home from weekend main... (more)
Unusual power for the Huntsville local, CN 595, this is the first time I personally have seen a GMD1 here (although I'm told there was one around for a day or two 7 or 8 years back).
An overcast day is brightened by the presence of flowers and a pair of standard-cab units (CN 5478 and IC GP38-2 9604) leading a relatively rare daylight 451 north through some typically idyllic M... (more)
Not the usual power for 595, but back in the late 90s it was! 7068 is seen here approaching the south switch at Martins with Siding Lake in the background while filling in for 4132, with the latte... (more)
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)
CN 4132 light power running long hood forward through Bracebridge down to Longford Mills, passing the "station" that used to be a passenger shelter for the now-defunct Ontario Northland "Northland... (more)
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)
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)
CN 451 approaches the south switch at Martins on a sunny spring morning.