After taking the train from Toronto to Ottawa I was able to grab a shot at the head end before going the train departed for Montreal. The crew seemed to approve because they gave me a funny look a... (more)
UP, ex CNW 6703 leads an NS train into the yard slow enough for me to try some pan shots. The consist and train had apparently been sitting in plain view for a few days before the convening of my ... (more)
CN 5687, 2512 and GTW 5941 head up 435, but skipped their usual set off at Brantford on account of the yard being full. The dispatcher crossed them over to the south track at Hardy (1.8 miles west... (more)
Via 83 leaves the Aldershot station next to one of the few GO train sets with the book-ended F59's. Not too often you see a GO engine facing west.
As part of the first order of SD 70's ordered by CN, these one got the high mounted headlight, making them harder to find. Here 8001 leads 435 down track 30 at Aldershot yard with the help of 2135... (more)
CSX 571 rolls out of the sunset towards the Depew station.
Consecutively numbered 5678 leads 422 though Snake towards Aldershot.
I remember being really surprised when 331 (I think) came around the curve at Ingersoll that day. The engineer had his train in about notch 6 and the sound was incredible. It’s not every day you s... (more)
CN 422 works hard to get from Hamilton to Aldershot. In the steam era, the section of the Oakville sub 5730 is rolling through, used to have a helper locomotive assigned to it. The locomotive woul... (more)
I've heard a rumor recently that the steam has been taken out of Steamtown with the retirement of 3254. So I've looked through my photos to see what I've got. Unfortunately, I never had the please... (more)
CSX 2753 and 1106 switch out cars at the yard.
The first stop for the Canadian/American holiday train in Hamilton. Fortunately, the crowds stayed at bay for the most part. I guess my "people-filter" was working today!