The Ontario Northland instituted a Toronto to Timmins passenger service in 1977 called the Northlander. The ONR purchased retired TEE trainsets from Europe for this train, but found the locomotiv... (more)
September 28th will mark the 2nd anniversary of the last of the Northlander. Words cannot describe how much I miss this train, my daily pre-dinner photo fix for many many years.
The last sunset for the Northlander. This last run on September 28, 2012, marked the end of an era for Ontario railfans. A year later and it's hard to believe how much I had relied on this daily (... (more)
It's been almost a year since the Ontario "Northlander" made it's last daily (except Saturday) trek from the great white north to Toronto Union Station, so I figured it was time to dig into the ar... (more)
Southbound 'Northlander', with its familiar GP38-2 and F 'B' unit combo, rounds the big bend at McCowan Road.
The daily (except Saturday) 'Northlander' enroute to Toronto Union Station.
Ontarion Northlands Northlander departs Toronto Union Staion northbound destined for Cochrane.
Ontario Northland's northbound passenger train the Northlander crosses the Wabi River just north of the New Liskeard station on its way to Cochrane from Toronto.
Ontario Northland southbound passenger train the Northlander running from Cochrane to Toronto stops at Englehart, Ontario on 2008 December 21st in light snow. GP38-2 1806 with APU 204 passenger ca... (more)
Since I last photographed this poor old girl in October of 2006 (Photo ID: 178804), her condition hasn't improved any. She is enduring corrosion and vandalism while hooked to a few other unfortuna... (more)
The Northlander pulls past the freight shed as it departs Huntsville Station, about an hour past it's advertised time of 15:30.
On and off from different sides, crew members demonstrate an efficient crew change at Englehart for the southbound Northlander.
1805 leads southbound Northlander across Englehart River bridge just south of Englehart station. Extended Christmas Day consist includes GP38-2 1809.
Southbound Northlander departs Cochrane for Toronto shortly after dawn
Toronto to Cochrane Northlander at Swastika Station with a longer than normal consist for Canadian Thanksgiving Holiday.