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A pair of trains

I like trains and I like taking pictures of them. On this trip I saw CP 9769 and CEFX 1029, one pulling, the other pushing. and a video of another pair of trains…

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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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Lines and lines and lines

A shot spoiled by lines… Lines in the field… Lines in the sky above the railroad lines…

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The long train

I had waited patiently for this train to start moving from where it had stopped, just under the bridge in the back ground – in fact, I waited so long that I forgot that I had a video camera merrily … Continue reading

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Trains and stuff

We had a rare bit of spare time so we headed out to Smithfield on a train watching expedition – Smithfield is one of those places that’s smack dab in the middle of nowhere but it’s a great place to … 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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Turbines travelling

We most often see wind turbines travelling around in an endless circle, but how do they get from the factory to where they will be installed? Largely by rail – due to their size. And now you know… © 2013 … 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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The Bridge

Looking across the Trent toward the other side of the river and the other side of the tracks – in this case, despite the industrial look, the other side of these tracks is arguably the nicer side of Trenton. Images … Continue reading

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Canadian Pacific Jordan Spreader

CP 8206 and CP 8248 have been at the Trenton yard shuttling cars around for a few weeks – I assume that this is being done as training for crews. CP 402898 is a bit of an unusual sight – … Continue reading

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