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Top photos from April 30th, 2006
April 30th, 2006
We went to North Bay to see what we could find there and caught CN #450 passing ONR North Bay station, the passenger trains, 697 and 698, and then headed South, catching #698 at Washago along with CN #301 and #300, followed by CP #105 at Alliston.
North Bay, Ontario
(map) North Bay is the home base of both the Ottawa Valley Railway and Ontario Northland, about an hour and a quarter East of Sudbury. It is not a busy railway town and not worth an independent trip to railfan, but has interesting equipment and trains to shoot if you're in the area.
(map) Washago is a small town at the junction of the CN Newmarket sub to North Bay, and the CN Bala sub between Toronto and Capreol. It is about half an hour North of Barrie.
(map) Alliston is mile 44 of the CP Mactier sub and hosts a large but mostly inaccessible Honda factory.