A splash of colour All the way from the west coast and intact, two leased GE's lead CN Q10651 27 and 8,072 ft of train past Mt. Albert down the Bala Sub.
VIA #2, "The Canadian", is only 3 hours behind schedule as it passes through Mount Albert, ON. Thankfully for the photographer and some passengers, 2 southbound freights were not helping... (more)
A pair of Canada only gevos make their way South through Mount Albert. Although there is barely a sign a snow here, you can tell up North M314 was doing some "drifting"
Northbound mixed freighter passes the Cargill grain elevator at Mount Albert.
CN 2686 leads train 314 through relatively flat Zephyr, ON.
CN 2648 leads the first of three 301 sections through Mount Albert, ON.
After two days of freezing rain, everything but the train is covered in icy crystals, including even the dead weed stumps that line the track bed - providing a sparkling path in the morning sunshi... (more)
The sun shines bright on this cold spring morning, so I drove up to shoot a few trains on the Bala before the ice melts from the surrounding landscape. Running at full throttle, CN 114's three big... (more)
Southbound in perfect light, CN 112 glides through Mount Albert in the array of fall foliage.
VIA Train 2 enters the home stretch enroute to Toronto Union Station.
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.
Northbound commuter does a little snow removal.
Southbound at Herald Road crossing.
Southbound 'Northlander', with its familiar GP38-2 and F 'B' unit combo, rounds the big bend at McCowan Road.