A week to the day that I caught two RMR domes heading north for repaint at the ONR North Bay Shops I catch two others headed back south in their spiffy brand new paint. Those guys sure do a great ... (more)
Domes on the Northlander! Unfortunately not a harbinger of a future ONR service, the Rocky Mountaineer domes came across Canada on VIA 2 to Toronto a few days ago and are bein... (more)
There is a train back there... somewhere!1800 kicks up some of the snow that has accumulated over the past 36 hours, approaching the Domtar Road crossing at the south end of Martin's... (more)
698's northbound counterpart 697 broke trail through here about 4 hours ago, but the accumulation of snow in the meantime alowed for a continuous wake being thrown all down the line, with decent b... (more)
The Weather Network called for 5 centimetres of snow today. That's a couple of inches by my reckoning. Hasn't let up yet, I wonder how many times that they really meant...
With 1809 (now minus its Christmas Train decor) leading, 698 races south along beside Siding Lake at Martins. With the temperature at -28C (~-18.5F) when I woke up this morning I felt confident en... (more)
A Classic Beauty in a typical Muskoka winter scene. 1805 leads the Northlander across North Lancelot Road a mile south of Martins. Unfortunately the passage of CN 450 and 451 during the nig... (more)
After a fresh dumping of powdered snow the Northlander with newly painted 1809 is all decked out for the Holiday season while it picks up speed after it's station stop in Washago and more snow is ... (more)
1809 hits some small drifts as it crosses Old Muskoka Road heading north on the second day of the new year.
697 crosses the freshly-sanded Domtar Road at Martins.
A day after getting a few inches of fresh snow 1809 leads the northbound Northlander across Scotia Road near Emsdale.
A day after getting a few inches of fresh snow the sun comes out as 1809 leads the northbound Northlander through the scenic wintery landscape between Novar and Emsdale.
On Boxing Day 697 crosses Siding Lake approaching Martins, with 1809 - still in fresh paint and Christmas Train decor - leading.
On Boxing Day 697 approaches the Domtar Road crossing at Martins, with 1809 - still in fresh paint and Christmas Train decor - leading.
Zoom-Pan of 1800 leading 698 south through Allensville, approaching the Old Muskoka Road crossing.