CN 451 with SD70M-2 8928 leading a nicely painted Dash 8 CSXT 7743 hits the Domtar Road crossing at the south end of Martins on a snowy first day of March. Not being familiar with CSX at all I wou... (more)
CN 595 waits beneath the frost-covered trees for its crew to clear the switch points at the south end of Martins Siding so they can get back on their way south after a meet with CN 451.
CN 451 passes the Newmarket Sub mile 146 marker at the south end of Huntsville Yard with 35 cars and a lone BCOL unit in charge. After setting out a single boxcar here they will continue on to Nor... (more)
CN 451 setting out one car in Huntsville Yard with a lone BCOL unit in charge. I love this paint scheme, but the dirt really shows up on it.
CN 451 glides across the Siding Lake causeway approaching Martins just after sunrise, with work ahead at Huntsville before continuing on to North Bay.
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.
The day after catching this train blasting through snow on its northbound journey from Toronto I catch it again heading south, encountering more snow at the South Lancelot Road crossing in Allensv... (more)
A quick flashback a couple of years to when the Northlander still plied the rails sees 697 passing Siding Lake on a typical winter day in Muskoka, with the skies beginning to clear after a morning... (more)
After waiting for the passage of 451, CN 595 waits some more while the south switch at Martins is chopped free of ice.
595 negotiates the curve approaching the Aspdin Road crossing at the north end of Martins Siding with the single boxcar that 451 dropped at Huntsville Yard the previous day.
Air Guitar! With one hand gripping the handrail and the other on his radio he does kinda look like he's playing air guitar don't ya think? 451's conductor rides the trailing unit to keep ey... (more)
The conductor resets the derail at the north end of HV61 after 451 set a boxcar out there. The power will now return to its train which it left south of town to avoid fouling crossings, before con... (more)
CN 451 approaches the Newmarket Sub's mileboard to Huntsville, where it will set out one car before carrying on its way.
Darwin Candidates? Just practicing, the power is returning from setting out 1 empty boxcar in Huntsville Yard and hooking back up to its train. You can see the conductor on the ground in th... (more)