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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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Waiting room ONR Swastika station
Waiting room ONR Swastika station
GP38-2 1809 in Moosonee
GP38-2 1809 in Moosonee
Special train for Boreal Conference 2006
Special train for Boreal Conference 2006
Cochrane mayor Lawrence Martin (with guitar)
Cochrane mayor Lawrence Martin (with guitar)
Tail end of mixed train Little Bear on Store Creek bridge
Tail end of mixed train Little Bear on Store Creek bridge
Mixed train departing Moosonee station
Mixed train departing Moosonee station
GP9 1603 switches onto Revillon Rd N in Moosonee
GP9 1603 switches onto Revillon Rd N in Moosonee
First of 29 motor cars from North American Railcar Operators Association
First of 29 motor cars from North American Railcar Operators Association
Motor car
Motor car
More railcars
More railcars
Motor cars heading into shed in Moosonee
Motor cars heading into shed in Moosonee
Line of motor cars
Line of motor cars
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