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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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Original plans
Original plans
Moosonee diesel shed
Moosonee diesel shed
Mixed train heads across Store Creek
Mixed train heads across Store Creek
Mixed train means freight and passenger equipment
Mixed train means freight and passenger equipment
Classic and former GO transit passenger cars on mixed train
Classic and former GO transit passenger cars on mixed train
Little Bear heading south
Little Bear heading south
Winter road vehicles leave Moosonee
Winter road vehicles leave Moosonee
Refrigeration equipment
Refrigeration equipment
GP40-2 2200 leads a freight section of the Little Bear mixed train across Store Creek
GP40-2 2200 leads a freight section of the Little Bear mixed train across Store Creek
Canadian Army vehicles departing Moosonee
Canadian Army vehicles departing Moosonee
Trailers on flatcars crossing Store Creek in Moosonee
Trailers on flatcars crossing Store Creek in Moosonee
Mixed train the Little Bear crossing Store Creek
Mixed train the "Little Bear" crossing Store Creek
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