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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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CP 8940

I was driving along a nice country road when I spotted this train – I like trains, I like photography, and the rest is obvious… Images by Katherine © 2013 CKB

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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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FRED and the caboose

Until the 1980s, laws in the United States and Canada required all freight trains to have a caboose and a full crew, for safety. The caboose provided the train crew with a shelter at the rear of the train. The … 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

Pretty train engines – locomotives, powerful machines… I rescued these images from the a long forgotten archive – hence the snow in May. © 2008 – 2012 CKB

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Train wheels

Not the type that go round and round as the train rolls down the track – these are a different type of wheels on a train, the type that stop it from moving. Brake wheels. I think that they are … Continue reading

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Trains…

Just some train engines that I saw while out and about. Ahh. While the Canadian Pacific locomotives are not a rare sight across Canada, how many people remember the days of rail? The time when travelling was an end to … Continue reading

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