A monstrous bloom of snow goes darting in every direction as the OSR and their Russel plough blast Southward towards Tillsonburg after heavy snow and strong winds buried the Port Burwell sub.
Ontario Southland Railway arrives in St. Thomas where they will switch two tank farms. Engines: OSR 6508 and OSR 1401
Having brought Autoracks from the Toyota plant at Ingersoll, 6508 and 1401 simmer in the sun awaiting their next turn of duty.
The OSR prepares to depart Woodstock for Ingersoll.
The fresh powder gets redistributed onto Avon Road near Belmont on the ONR's former CP St. Thomas Subdivision. It's always fun in the Great White North in wintertime.
OSR 6508 and 1401 idle at the Woodstock station while the crew is off getting Timmies for lunch.
The former past of 6508, while it was at the Waterloo St. Jacobs railway is just barely showing... (more)
OSR 6508, an ex CNR FP9-A #6508 is coupled to an ex Soo Line GP-7 waiting their next assignment on the Woodstock freight in about an hour. An OSR S5 #500 is in the stall to the right in the backg... (more)
The Woodstock job has just finished for the day with the power resting outside the shops at Salford.
A former CN/VIA GMD FP9 built in London, Ontario and formerly serving the Waterloo and St. Jacob's Railway (WCXX), is now seen here working on the OSR bringing the snow plow back after doing an ex... (more)
An ex-CN FP9 and an ex-BCOL M420W lead the Woodstock job back to Ingersoll. Who would have guessed that these two would be coupled together in 2013 to haul autoracks down ex-CP trackage in Souther... (more)
Always nice to see F-units in active service in 2013.
Ex CNR FP9 6508 is getting serviced along side a road repair truck and OSR S-5 Alco switcher inside the OSR Salford shop. The name "Spirit of St.Jacobs" used by former owner can still be seen on ... (more)
Ex CNR FP9 6508 and an old Alco S5 switcher bracket the modified road repair truck in the new OSR shop in Salford, Ont.