The man and his machine. Hogger Steve Bradley leans out of CCGX 1000 making sure everyone is aboard during a Credit Valley Explorer excursion stop in Inglewood. Having switched hundreds of cars, b... (more)
While a crew member closes the knuckle at the end of her set off, CCGX 1000 runs around the interchange track to couple on to the lifts on the other end of the caboose at the CP-OBRY interchange i... (more)
It was suppose to be the final farewell run for the famed CCGX 1000, a hi nosed GP9 built by GMD for the Quebec North Shore & Labrador Railway, as seen here, she's trailing an ex CN GP9RM through ... (more)
First Canac painted Savage owned locomotive. And for those wondering, this unit started out on the QNSL, later being sold to Norampac, and its Red Rock, ON mill before closure. Painted at NREC Cap... (more)
A new way of DPUing a short tourist train to get up steep hills well maybe not...CCGX 4009 hangs a ride north back to Orangeville as the 1000 puts on her last show before going into storage.
It's one of those days. After driving north for an hour to Orangeville in hopes of a driftbusting chase, I was disappointed to find the yard cleared and 1000 covered in snow, meaning they ran yest... (more)
A cyclist takes advantage of the crossing as the Obico A shoves south to service one customer on the Area H spur, the spur itself runs parallel to a road way further down with 3 more crossings to ... (more)
A 4 pack of GP9's (rare in 2008) lead this string of overflow multi's westwards onto the Galt Sub to be set off at Kipling for storage on the mainline.
After wondering around, loosing the train and getting lost, we wait around on a random road crossing waiting for the now in service ex-CN sw1200rs. The vast industrial spur lines in Hamilton makin... (more)
A couple of MoW section men overlook the diamond at West Toronto as CP's T42 (1st Emery) approaches from the west out of Lambton Yard bound for the connecting track to the MacTier Sub.
GEXR 177 was GEXR's original and first unit. The GM model plate still shines in the sunlight, while the rest of her control stands switches and gauges rust away.
GEXR 177, once known as "Titania" now sits in Stratford Yard with no rear truck.
You can hear this unit screaming "Somebody paint me!!"
Freshly painted CP 1570 sits in the Schreiber yard. Not very many GP9's got the the Golden Rodent decal applied to them.