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August 21st, 2005

Laura's father came to visit and we showed him our crazy hobby... I took the opportunity to finally check out Paris Junction and we shot a total of 5 trains (CP #248, #257, CN #148, #434, and an unknown), missing an unpatched CNW unit on CN #399 and a UP unit on CN #271.

Bayview Junction, Ontario

(map) This is where the CN Oakville, CN Grimsby, and CN Dundas subdivisions meet at a great big wye, beside which is the CP Hamilton sub. This location encompasses CN Bayview Junction, Hamilton West, and Hamilton Junction.

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CP #248 comes down the Hamilton sub with an AC4400CW leading and a yellow CEFX trailing.

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CP #257 heads up the hill as CN #148 starts moving.

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Paris, Ontario

(map) Paris is just West of Brantford on the CN Dundas sub and was once the site of the junction between the Dundas sub and the completely defunct Drumbo sub that connected Paris and Stratford. There's also a large trestle in Paris.

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CN #434 passes through Paris Junction with 2 York-Durham passenger cars trailing.

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An undetermined CN train heads West through Paris Junction as a small cloud obscures the lighting just long enough for the locomotives to pass.

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