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October 6th, 2005

Reading 2100 whet my appetite for trainspotting and I took a few hours to see what I could catch. I caught about 8 trains between Scotch Block and Guelph Junction, with a white ex-CP rental unit on CN #411 being the most interesting train of the day.

Scotch Block, Ontario

(map) Scotch Block is an excellent photography location at mp 30.0 CN Halton sub, between Milton and Georgetown.

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A CN train climbs the hill at mile 30 with just enough power.

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CN #148 climbs the hill at mile 30.

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Guelph Junction, Ontario

(map) Technically Campbellville, Guelph Junction is the junction of the Guelph Junction Railway -- currently serviced by OSR -- the CP Hamilton sub, and the CP Galt sub. It is between Milton and Galt on the CP Galt sub.

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CP #159 heads through the Junction with a bluebird and an SD40-2.

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CP #424 heads down the hill with 5 AC4400CWs and an SD40-2F.

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CP London Pickup pops out of the Junction and stops as the sun disappears.

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CP #153 makes a smokey appearance at the West end of the Junction.

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Speyside, Ontario

(map) Speyside is a small community with a siding on the CN Halton sub, between Milton and Georgetown, just North (East, in track terms) of Scotch Block.

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Scotch Block, Ontario

(map) Scotch Block is an excellent photography location at mp 30.0 CN Halton sub, between Milton and Georgetown.

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CN #411 passes a few hundred feet North of the normal spot at Scotch Block with an ex-CP white SD40-2 in second place. My and my car's shadow are clearly visible below the train...

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