VIA 55 with its typical stainless steel consist rounds the bend at Lovekin on a pleasant Sunday afternoon.
Sunday's Cobourg Turn has taken the siding at Lovekin to wait for a 140 that has already passed, and will now have to wait for 112 to pass before the train can proceed west to Toronto Yard.
The CP Expressway train hauls truck trailers on flats from Montreal to Toronto and vice versa. It is a convenient alternative for companies like Canadian Tire and Sears, who are frequent users of ... (more)
CP AC44 8536 brings up the tailend chugging away..
CN's very first SD70M-2, CN 8000, leads a lengthy 149 around the bend at Lovekin.
After figuring out their FTO issues, we see CP 140 on the main after having accepted a clear to restricting signal at the west end of Lovekin siding.
VIA 57 makes his usual appearance in the afternoon following 149 into Oshawa.
CP 131 speeds along Lovekin siding after meeting counterpart 130-19 at Port Hope.
VIA 6427 has been hauling people from Toronto to Montréal and back on 57 for a few weeks now, and today was one of those days as the afternoon VIA zips past the classic Lovekin curve.
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CN Q14921 30 westbound through the classic curve at Lovekin. This curve should be considered a North American railroad photography icon. It's no Morant's Curve but god is it smooth to shoot..
CP 130-30 speeds through Lovekin with a wyed power setup lead by 6004.
VIA 44 rushes below the Lovekin bridge with some horn for the foamers above.
CN M30511 29 heads through Lovekin with a nice lashup including CEFX GP20D 2015, which is billed for Hamilton after on the CBNS in Truro, NS. Up on the bridge was RP'er Railroad: Canadian National RailwayLocomotive: EMD SD70M-2Location: Lovekin, Ontario, CanadaLocomotive #: CN 8815Train ID: CN M30511 29Photo Date: October 30, 2011
Walk over the bridge that crosses the CN Kingston sub that awaits your destiny to the CP Belleville sub. My friends, I welcome you to Lovekin, Ontario where these two subdivision run adjacent to e... (more)
CN Q19251 26 from Prince Rupert to Montréal speeds under the famed bridge at track speed.
Of interest, here is this same angle 21 years ago from a shot by John Reay of Railroad: Canadian National RailwayLocomotive: GE ES44DCLocation: Lovekin, Ontario, CanadaLocomotive #: CN 2221Train ID: CN Q19251 26Photo Date: October 30, 2011