On what might have been the last warm day of the year, a light power move approaches BIT under a spectacular fall sunset. Even if a train hadn't shown up, the colour-filled sky was enough to make... (more)
Breaking the silence of the small town of Brighton, hi-pri intermodal rushes by in the morning sun.
This shot is just plain Loonie! The Huron Central's almost-daily run passes the massive monument representing Canada's 1-dollar coin in the town of Echo Bay. This tiny town is home t... (more)
Snow has been falling all day, but that doesn't stop the former Algoma Central's passenger train from carrying on. This train is scheduled to be scrapped in late April 2014, unless plans can be ma... (more)
Resting at Salford is a marvel of a locomotive, an old relic from the TH&B railway. In preserving the heritage of this unit, president Jeff has refrained from repainting the unit, instead adding m... (more)
Still proudly wearing her Chessie colours, OSRX 175 rests in the morning sun outside of the Ontario Southland Railway's Salford shop. It is coupled up with a former BC rail unit, and on site there... (more)
With engineer Tom at the controls, the SMSU glides over the iconic THIS IS INDIAN LAND bridge in Garden River. The message on the bridge has stood for decades upon decades, and regularly is... (more)
A different kind of "Red Barn" On a pleasant afternoon, the empty ballast work train passes the leaning Finnish-owned farm that rests between the road and the rails.
After being told by the operations manager that the run was cancelled, I decided to head for home. On my way, I stopped by the shops around the back of the yard, and after introducing myself to an... (more)
Bridging the gap! The southbound freight roars over the always impressive Bellevue Valley trestle, accompanied by a sea of lush green foliage. The sound of the GE's working hard echoed acro... (more)
For railfans, highway 556 on the way to Searchmont, ON is a Godsend. Paralleling the CN SOO sub for most of the way, it provides many opportunities to see rail action along the drive.
Already well underway at 08:43, the Agawa Canyon Tour Train crosses the impressive trestle over the Bellevue valley.
The southbound bi-weekly freight from Orangeville has just completed its trek to the CP interchange at Streetsville Junction. The 3 man crew has just dropped off their 7 cars at the south siding l... (more)
Thanks to the crew of this stopped train at a station for a view of the motion controls on a high speed passenger locomotive.