CN 451 slows for a stop at Huntsville during a lull in the snow flurries.
451 kicks up the freshly fallen snow following a significant accumulation across the Muskoka region over Christmas. It might look like twilight, but with the weather and short days it’s actually o... (more)
A daylight CN 450 accelerates through Martins after clearing a work crew installing crossing barriers a couple miles north.
CN 450 stopped at Martins to lift CN 4713, the power for the local roadswitcher CN 595 to take south for weekly servicing, but for some reason elected not to and continued on south without it. I h... (more)
After traversing the ONR from Rouyn-Noranda, CN detour train 577 (321 in disguise) is back on CN rails rolling south by the appropriately named Siding Lake at Martins.
With another blockade detour train CN X131 heading its way, CN 450 pulls ahead through south siding switch at Martins, doubling its train into the siding and back tracks so the stacks can get by.
With another blockade detour train CN X131 heading its way, CN 450 pulls ahead of the south siding switch at Martins to double its train into the siding and back tracks to let the stacks go by.
Day's EndA Brandt RTL (Road Transferable Locomotive) brings a few empty tie gons into Martins after sunset.
Blockade Running: With a First Nations protest blocking rail traffic between Southern Ontario and Quebec, CN has started detouring trains in the back way. The route includes the CN Newm... (more)
CN 451 approaching the south end of Martins Siding at Mile 141 of the Newmarket Sub.
CN 595 switching at the south end of Martins.
CN 451 approaching South Siding Switch Martins just after daybreak.
Today's CN 451 hits the Domtar Road crossing at Mile 141 CN Newmarket Sub (Martins). The lighting wasn't anything to write home about, but when you see a rare matched set of cowls these days you t... (more)
CN 595 switching Panolam at Martins.
One more thing off the bucket list! It took me 10 years to get this shot due to repeated wrong time/wrong place circumstances, so after missing it by 10 minutes again yesterday I was more ... (more)