A snowmobiler taking advantage of (hopefully) one of winter's last gasps pauses a little close to the tracks for the passage of CN 450 on Old Muskoka Road in Allensville. Just 8&1/2 hours earlier ... (more)
Moment of Impact: ON 698 bears down on the Old Muskoka Road crossing in Allensville, blasting the snow bank left by the road plow earlier in the day. Click Railroad: Ontario NorthlandLocomotive: GMD GP38-2Location: Allensville, Ontario, CanadaLocomotive #: ONR 1809Train ID: ONR 698Photo Date: January 19, 2012
ON 698 bears down on the Old Muskoka Road crossing in Allensville, kicking up accumulated snow along the right of way.
450 crosses the Old Muskoka Road and an adjacent snowmobile trail with handrail damage sustained the previous day in a collision with a downed tree.
With the tracks mostly cleared by the passage of CN 451 a couple of hours earlier 450's journey has been quite a bit easier since their meet at Novar. The damage to 2642's handrails, the result of... (more)
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)
With 595 out of its way having ducked in the hole at Martins, 450 is back up to track speed southbound approaching Old Muskoka Road, just north of the CN Newmarket Sub Mile 138 marker.
Engineman Wayne gives the usual greeting as he flies over the Old Muskoka Road crossing on Labor Day, 2012.