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Top photos from December 2nd, 2008

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December 2nd, 2008

Trevor picked me up and we headed down to Killean ahead of the CP Holiday Train, which crossed the 42.6 detector as we crossed the 401. It came in relatively short order with my camera declaring "ERR 99" as the train entered the frame. From there we headed down to Galt where the show was taking place and parked down by the bridge. We set up for the annual bridge shot, and at the end of the show, the train took off without stopping on the bridge. Can't, apparently, have everything.

Killean, Ontario

(map) This is CP's name for the passing track at Cambridge on the CP Galt sub.

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CP's US-bound holiday train passes mile 51 of the Galt sub as I curse the failure of my still camera to cooperate in the background.

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Cambridge, Ontario

(map) Cambridge is the home of Babcock and Wilcox, Toyota, the CP Waterloo sub, the CP Galt sub, the CN ex-Fergus sub and a lot of trains.

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CP's US-bound holiday train crosses Galt bridge without stopping for a photo op.

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