On the first day of operations for the 2013 season I've posed the engine clear of the water tank for photos before backing the train up so the coaches are even with the station platform..
Near the end of an otherwise dreary day the sun has finally decided to come out for a while before setting, illuminating this BC Rail unit in original paint. The "u" designation in the locomotive ... (more)
It's never easy to photograph narrow-gauge equipment at mid-day without getting obliterating shadows on the underframe parts of the locomotive, so when Steven the brakeman and I arrived at work th... (more)
595 rolls through the curves at Mile 144 of the CN Newmarket Sub on its return trip to Huntsville after switching the Panolam plant at Martins.There has been a dramatic increase in loads coming ou... (more)
Spring has returned to Muskoka (although you would never have known that yesterday) and along with it so has CN 4132, after a rather lengthy absence. Here it is approaching the Bethune Road crossi... (more)
A pair of old gunboats idle away the afternoon awaiting their next assignment.
A westbound GO commuter train speeds past the west end of Oakville Yard during the afternoon rush, led by cab car 252. Since there's few things less visually interesting than a cab-car leading a c... (more)
A couple of geeps bask in the sun at Oakville Yard.
Snow and freezing rain had coated the trees with a thick layer of white overnight, so I thought I'd head out and capture 595 in one last wintery shot for six months or so. By the time the train ap... (more)
CN 451 has passed through the 10MPH restriction alongside the flooded Big East River just north of Huntsville, and is beginning to climb up into the Almaguin Highlands on its way to North Bay.
Pink! Faded and blistered, CN 2518 on the point of CN 451 negotiates the S-curve at the Mile 144 marker of the Newmarket Sub, just south of Huntsville.
CN 4132 has been replaced temporarily by 4115 as power for CN 595, the Huntsville roadswitcher. 4115's paint, while rusted out in places, at least lacks the embedded grime of 4132.
CN 451's power rejoins its train after making a drop at Huntsville, with Shadow the Railfanning Dane watching the move closely.
CN 451 rolls into Huntsville to drop a few cars before continuing on to North Bay.
Teamwork! First of all you can relax; although the old Geep is doubling as a tractor today it only looks like it's on the ground! CN 595's crew teams up with Foreman Macintosh's crew... (more)