I was hoping for a bit better fall colors, but at least we caught the loco leading this time.
The Guelph Junction Express crosses the Eramosa River on a beautiful fall day.
A stream of diesel smoke shoots straight into the sky as the crew of OSR 506 cross Imperial Road in Guelph, on their way to service Alpha Owens Corning, one block away.
With 13 cars from the interchange and Traxxside Transloading, RLK 4001-LLPX 2210 run through the former Fergus Sub yard with a few cars for storage occupying the weed invested tracks.
Budd RDCs modified/rebuilt by Morrison-Knudson in 1982 as unpowered passenger cars, but with cab control systems intact. RS-23 OSRX 506 provides the power. Don't try this at home, kids! Photos ta... (more)
Budd RDCs modified/rebuilt by Morrison-Knudsen in 1982 as unpowered passenger cars, but with cab control systems intact. RS-23 OSRX 506 provides the power.
The Guelph Junction Express crosses over the Eramosa River. Photo taken with permission while accompanied by a crew member. The Budd car is an ex RDC-2 with engines and radiator dome removed, but ... (more)
The chug of a pair of MLW's echo off the buildings in downtown Guelph and over the Speed River as the southbound train brings traffic from the interchange at the north end town to PDI at the south... (more)
The OSR Rare Miles Extra accelerates over a small rise in the tracks at the first runby at Guelph.
Photo taken on the first of 2 run pasts of the Guelph Historical Railway Assn. rare mileage tour of the Guelph Junction Railway.
It seems a lethargic snail moves quicker than the northbound local passing over this creek beside a farm.
Winter railroading on a shortline. Both crew members get down to sweep out a switch.
Lifting one car from Owens-Corning
Conductor Luc Doiron climbs aboard the 181 in the North end of Guelph after grabbing the interchange cars from GEXR. This shot is dedicated to my good buddy Luc and I wish him luck with his new j... (more)