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"
Approaching Zephyr siding on the Bala Sub.
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)
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.
The next-to-last Northlander heads south through Beaverton.
The next to last Northlander heads south towards Toronto.
After meeting a northbound, train 114 heads south from Mount Albert.
Rolling into history, the final Northlander clicks off the miles through farmland south of Brechin, Ontario. With this an era ends. Always a unique train, in its final form hauled by freight locom... (more)