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Trains - mostly Ontario Northland. Taken at Moosonee unless otherwise noted.

I like trains but have relatively limited scope for taking pictures of them so the pictures may get a little monotonous. Some of these pictures are definitely not great shots but are included because they illustrate rail operations at the "end of rail" in Ontario. The Ontario Northland is owned by the Ontario (Provincial) Government. It runs a five (six in summer) times a week passenger train between Cochrane and Moosonee. This train has replaced the former three times a week mixed train and the summer only Polar Bear Express. There are also freight trains twice a week. There is no road access to Moosonee so the train and air service are the only public carriers (you can get here by canoe or snowmobile as well).

I have additional train pictures at http://www.pbase.com/paullantz/switching , a series of shots of the assembly of mixed train 622, at http://www.lantz.ca/moosoneetrains.htm and at http://paullantz.smugmug.com.

If you are interested in systemwide coverage of the Ontario Northland check out http://www.onrgallery.com .
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Northlander at Cochrane station 2010 April 4th
Northlander at Cochrane station 2010 April 4th
Locomotives at Englehart 2010 April 4th
Locomotives at Englehart 2010 April 4th
Waiting for the signal
Waiting for the signal
Polar Bear Express Cochrane 2010 April 2nd
Polar Bear Express Cochrane 2010 April 2nd
Polar Bear Express Cochrane 2010 April 2nd
Polar Bear Express Cochrane 2010 April 2nd
Polar Bear Express Cochrane 2010 April 2nd
Polar Bear Express Cochrane 2010 April 2nd
Polar Bear Express Cochrane 2010 April 2nd
Polar Bear Express Cochrane 2010 April 2nd
Northlander train to Toronto at Cochrane 2010 April 2nd
Northlander train to Toronto at Cochrane 2010 April 2nd
Polar Bear Express has arrived 2010 March30th
Polar Bear Express has arrived 2010 March30th
Polar Bear Express has arrived 2010 March30th
Polar Bear Express has arrived 2010 March30th
Algoma track of different vintages
Algoma track of different vintages
1904 connector plate
1904 connector plate
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