The engineer flashes a peace sign as 698 passes a sign protestiing the divestment of Ontario Northland assets and the termination of the Northlander train service nine days from today.
Chevron painted 1805 leads this short Hearst to Kapuskasing train along a section of the long defunct National Transcontinental Railway's old mainline.
Engineman Wayne gives the usual greeting as he flies over the Old Muskoka Road crossing on Labor Day, 2012.
Destiny is knocking on Ontario Northland’s doorstep, the cancellation of the Northlander, the divestiture of the Ontario Northland piece by piece by the Liberal government, only time will tell if ... (more)
Basking in the warm summers evening light, the ride from Toronto, ONT 121 is almost set to depart to the shops. A passenger has a chat with the engineer before getting the signal to proceed ahead ... (more)
Northern Ontario sunset, ONR 121 arrived into Cochrane 15 minutes ago and is now backing into the yard to be tied up and service for the night for tomorrows run south as 122 to Toronto.
3&1/2 weeks until the plug gets pulled on the Northlander train service, unless a miracle happens in the meantime. Gotta get my shots while I still can! 1809 leads 697 into Huntsville Stati... (more)
James has managed to glom a ride in the left seat of 1800 and leans out to give me a big wave as they pass the Mile 144 marker on the CN Newmarket Sub, just south of Huntsville. Sadly, we will no ... (more)
ON 697 arrives at Huntsville Station 10 minutes off the advertised, but before they get to their next stop at South River they'll be back on schedule.
A lucky break in the clouds illuminates ONR 1802 as it passes a meadow of wildflowers alongside Aspdin Road at the CN Newmarket Sub Mile 144 marker. Northlander train service is scheduled to be di... (more)
ONR 697 head to Union to pick up its passengers for their trip north. On the back of the train was a green Mother Parkers Pacific # 4444 private car.
698 flies around the bend at Utterson with 1809 up front. I'm standing where the station used to be, and the remnants of the passing track roadbed are still evident.
698 flies around the bend at Utterson with 1809 up front.
ONR 1809 leading the Northlander into Toronto with a private car on the end.