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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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Freight 419 tail end in Moosonee
Freight 419 tail end in Moosonee
Freight 419 crossing Store Creek bridge
Freight 419 crossing Store Creek bridge
Freight 419 crossing Store Creek bridge
Freight 419 crossing Store Creek bridge
Freight 419 crossing Store Creek bridge
Freight 419 crossing Store Creek bridge
Freight 419 crossing Store Creek bridge
Freight 419 crossing Store Creek bridge
Freight 419 in Moosonee - this two day a week train handles the freight that used to come on the mixed train
Freight 419 in Moosonee - this two day a week train handles the freight that used to come on the mixed train
Train 421 arriving during blizzard
Train 421 arriving during blizzard
Train 421 arriving during blizzard (warmed up)
Train 421 arriving during blizzard (warmed up)
Train 421 arriving during blizzard
Train 421 arriving during blizzard
Station platform during blizzard
Station platform during blizzard
Interesting way to display time
Interesting way to display time
Northlander at Cochrane
Northlander at Cochrane
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