1800 leads the Northlander by the location of a long-closed crossing at the back corner of one of my woodlots. The Stephenson Road 8 crossing was closed due to multiple fatal occurrences, mostly i... (more)
Slowing for the station stop 1809 leads the Northlander across the Muskoka River in Huntsville. The bridge work that has been going on since late winter is finally complete. The bridge was jacked ... (more)
Northbound Polar Bear Express taken on one of the few sunny days during the constant rains of the summer of '03.
I used 5 No. 5B flashbulbs with Kodachrome 64 film to light this engine.
698 swoops down around the bend at Martins on a beautiful spring afternoon. In this view you can see the spur going off the back track and up the grade to the Panolam plant at the far left.
698 leans into just another curve on the twisty Newmarket Sub led by a sparkling clean 1809.
Doin' the wave! Engineman Sykes waves out his window at the photographer while an attractive young lady on a tractor waves at the train from the other side of the tracks. Nice to see 1809 back on ... (more)
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A grimy 1809 leads its train past the swamp just north of Falkenburg.
Wishful Thinking! The sign on 1809's front railing says "Ontario Northland NOT for sale!". Today's 697 with 1802 in charge also bore the signs. A noble sentiment, and one that I wholehearte... (more)
ONR 698 southbound approaching South Lancelot Road in Allensville.
With 1809 reflecting off the small pond on the east side of the tracks just south of Martins, this photographer can't help but reflect upon the imminent demise of passenger service on this line. L... (more)
A school bus waits at the Old Muskoka Road crossing for the passage of 698, whose arrival fortuitously coincides with the sun deciding to peek though a hole in the clouds.