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The Train

A train – in this case, not the train, but a VIA Rail passenger train that I saw at one of my favourite train watching spots. Nothing unusual here, but I shot the images and video on my sweet little … Continue reading

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A pair of trains

Above, a Canadian Pacific freight train in Trenton, heading toward Toronto. Below, a Canadian National VIA passenger train in Smithfield, heading toward Toronto. © 2013 CKB

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Toronto – Union Station

There is nothing that comes close to traveling by train – everything is someone else’s problem, there’s lots of room to move about, and the constantly changes. It’s awesome, as is stepping off your train and entering Union Station in … Continue reading

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The bridge is on fire?

Actually it’s a trestle as it carries trains and is elevated above the ground. What the heck, it’s the Canadian Pacific train bridge in Port Hope and it caught on fire. Apparently that happens fairly often and is not a … Continue reading

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VIA Eastbound

A VIA passenger train at the Canadian National (CN) station in Belleville, Ontario. This train has arrived from Toronto and is heading to Montreal – yes – we do have passenger rail service in Canada. Sometimes you have to see … Continue reading

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Memory Junction

A moment at Memory Junction Museum in Brighton, Ontario. All images © 2012

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Train Geekery

Above, a Canadian Pacific freight train heading west toward Brighton and Toronto. Below, a Canadian National freight train heading east toward Brockville and Montreal. Video © 2012 CKB

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Train Geekery – Via east and west

CN 5738 heading west from Brighton, Ontario toward Toronto. And a pair of VIA passenger trains… © 2012 CKB

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Train Geekery – CN 2227

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A Quinte West moment

The trail leading past the Quinte West fire training facility and the water plant is one of my favourite places to escape the concrete and pavement that goes hand in hand with urban life. I suppose that’s a bit ironic … Continue reading

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