A special passenger train chartered by the Federation of Northern Ontario Municipalities (FONOM) readies to depart Cochrane Sunday May 8th, 2022. The train will pick up Mayors, Councillors, and ot... (more)
Southbound 514 trundles compass east on the Kap crossing the Opasatika River and frozen northern landscape on its way to Cochrane. With some rare six-axle help, its looking pretty overpowered with... (more)
On a brisk winter morning in the -20s (C), I strapped on my snow shoes and set out for a half mile walk just before sunrise to catch 214 on its way south. With a fairly short train, it's making qu... (more)
211 creeps through the winter wonderland at Boston Creek on a sunny afternoon, its light power barely disturbing the absolute quiet less the odd sound of a bird or snow falling off branches.
ONT 124 is caked in snow bringing up the rear of work extra 1734, operating a three man crew with the Jordan Spreader. Both wings are now fully extended having cleared the crossing with the train... (more)
Following a two day dumping adding to an already heavy winter snow load, ONR decided it was time to clean up the right of way right across the network. Here the flanger is seen biting into the ice... (more)
207 has just started its 2.5 hrs of work at Porcupine on the outskirts of Timmins while a foreman braves the harsh winter weather to clear switches and make it possible. In one of the most intrica... (more)
308 is absolutely flying over the Frederick House River through the small town of Connaught with its work now done at Kidd. It’s creating a mobile whiteout in its wake reminiscent of the weather... (more)
An overpowered 514 with an unusual six-axle helper makes its way east in the early afternoon sun, crossing the impressive structure over the Groundhog River at MP 50 on the Kap Sub. This photo loo... (more)
The sun is shining following a two day dumping in Temagami and with no traffic in close to two days on the line, 214 busts through the first of two impressive snowbanks left on O’Connor Dr. and ... (more)
214 banks into one of the many curves around Net Lake kicking up the overnight dusting of snow with the mercury only just starting to rise in the golden early morning sun.
The Polar Bear Express speeds north through the Lillabelle Lake area on its journey from Cochrane to Moosanee at a location known fondly as the “Robin’s Nest” after a local photographer. At ... (more)
Although I doubt that they ever pulled a train together, an Ontario Northland FP7 and a Canadian National FPA4 ride the turntable together at CN’s Spadina roundhouse in Toronto.
An Ontario Northland FP7 waits in the servicing area at Canadian National’s Spadina roundhouse in Toronto.
The golden cab of 2101 is kicking up the snow in the late afternoon sun at Temagami under the watchful eye of the rusted infrastructure no longer in use. I can take no credit for this vantage poin... (more)