Massive upgrades to CN's Newmarket Sub have brought all kinds of different equipment to the area recently. This Peterbilt Brandt RTL (Road Transferable Locomotive) along with a Mack have been busy... (more)
On June 28, 2014 CN 908 Herzog ballast train had engine problems at Gravenhurst. After a half day of messing around down there they finally set out the majority of the hoppers on the siding there ... (more)
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)
CN 451 passing the Newmarket Sub's 146 mile marker at the south end of Huntsville Yard with just the traffic for Huntsville in tow. When the train is too long to be stopped in town for switching t... (more)
CN 451entering the south end of Huntsville Yard with just the traffic for Huntsville in tow. When the train is too long to be stopped in town for switching, thereby blocking grade crossings such a... (more)
CN 451 slips into the sleeping town of Huntsville about an hour before sunrise, with icy fog lifting off the frozen surface of Hunter's Bay in the background.
VIA Rail's "Revelstoke Park" carries the markers for VIA 2 as it departs Washago on an early June morning in 2013. Aside from the old coaling tower there is still a lot of history to be found in t... (more)
VIA 2 pulls into Washago for a station stop before continuing on its way to Toronto, on a warm June day in 2013.
Nice to catch a spartan-cab GE leading for a change, but the cowl-body that's trailing is no slouch either. I really love the mean looks of both these old beasts!
Two Dash 8 variants lead today's 451 north at Martins. Nice to catch a spartan-cab GE leading for a change!
Seeing Double: A broadside view of CN 5521 and its reflection as it leads 451 north at Martins, en route to North Bay.
Early Morning at the Beaver Pond Today's 451 was a bit of a treat with a clean-looking SD60F running solo, seen here reflecting off the beaver pond just shy of the south switch at Martins S... (more)
CN 595 departs Martins after working the Panolam plant there, with tanks for Stepan Chemicals 50-odd miles south at Longford Mills.
A normally nocturnal 450 leans into the big bend at Utterson. Almost didn't bother heading out for this one due to the overcast skies, but it looked a bit lighter south of me so I raced down to Ut... (more)