After dropping Ottawa coaches on the station siding, the Montreal section of the eastbound train accel... (more)
Over the years, I witnessed several different ways to split a train into Montreal and Ottawa sections when it arrived at Brockville, Ontario from Toronto. Here, the first three coaches are being s... (more)
"Welcome to Napa Valley and the Wine Train."
NVR 72 leads the afternoon lunch train back to Napa on a beautiful fall afternoon.
November 11th, 2017
Former CN FPA4 leads the weekend trip from Nelson Crossing to Monticello.
On a perfect Fall day, the CVSR Scenic with CVSR 800 leading storms under the distinctive Rt. 82 bridge in Brecksville, OH, as well as some of the remaining fall foliage. Many bikers were lined up... (more)
A year earlier than my last post, my father was in the area on business and lensed VIA 76 with a much larger conventional consist departing Windsor at the same location. The ABBA combination incl... (more)
A Toronto-bound train from Montreal backs off of the CN main line at Brockville, Ontario. It is coupling to the Ottawa section, which has arrived on the CP branch from Smiths Falls.
One of the largely unseen aspects of the consolidation/separation of Ottawa and Montreal sections of trains to/from Toronto was the turning of the power that arrived from Ottawa on the CP branch f... (more)
NVR 72 leads the Napa Valley Wine Train's lunch train back to Napa, seen here at Oak Knall Ave.
March 4th, 2018
On a beautiful, cold winter day, the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad Scenic rumbles past the ex B&O Freight Station in Brecksville, OH with CVSR 800 leading. This spot originally had a passenger s... (more)
Just minutes out of Toronto Union Station, a Windsor-bound VIA corridor train heads west behind a chugging (as Alcos will) MLW FPA4 cab unit.
Rolling through Brockville, Ontario, a westbound VIA Rail train approaches the Stewart Boulevard bridge.
Westbound Lakeshore Convergence (5)
In the finale to this series, Via Rail Train 44 has departedt ... (more)
Westbound Lakeshore Convergence (4)
After making its station stop at Brockville, Ontario, VIA Rail... (more)