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In the station

Union Station, where one can board a VIA train or a GO Train…

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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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Train Geekery CEFX 1019, CP 5788, CP 5879 and CP 9516

CEFX 1019 and CP 9516 pass by, heading east toward Montreal, then CP 5788 and CP 5879 can proceed toward the trestle across the Trent, heading west toward Toronto. © 2012

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Memories at Memory

I managed to catch a few quiet moments at the Memory Junction railway museum. It’s one of my favourite spots for a quick yet relaxed picnic, a place where you can form memories of memories, a place to learn what … Continue reading

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Towering in Toronto

Unless you’re familiar with Toronto you’d never know that Lake Ontario is a few hundred metres from where I was standing here, or, other than for the occasional airplane that this is also close to Billy Bishop airfield on the … Continue reading

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Poor little bear

I was taking some pictures of a seldom used section of a rail line when I came across a very tangible reminder that trains are best viewed from a distance. Poor little bear met his demise when he was run … Continue reading

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Ribbons of steel

Have you ever looked at a train track and thought that the sweeping curves and seemingly endless sections of straight lines are precise and almost perfect? They’re not. They are beautiful and elegant in many ways, yet beneath the obvious … Continue reading

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