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Top photos from January, 2008

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January 3rd, 2008Returning home from our trip we stopped at Coteau for CN 308, watched helplessly from the restaurant window as a CNish looking GP38-2W worked an industry in Cornwall and then shot it parked and backlit next to a fast food joint after we finished lunch, finishing off with shooting CN 376 coming into Belleville.
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Belleville, Ontario(map) CN and CP are roughly parallel through Belleville. The CN Kingston sub and the CP Belleville sub head through the city, crossing just East of the city where the Belleville sub swings North to Smiths Falls.
Cornwall, OntarioCornwall is about 30 km into Ontario from the Quebec border coming out of Montreal on the CN Kingston sub.
4 images No videos Marks: CN GATX PROX
Côteau, Quebec(map) Coteau is the junction of the CN Valleyfield sub which connects the CN Kingston sub to the CSX Montreal sub, the CN Kingston sub, and the CN Alexandria sub to Ottawa. It is just a few minutes East of the Ontario/Quebec border, just off exit 12 of highway 20.
32 images 2 videos Marks: CMPX CN GATX MEC MHFX MSDR PQX RBOX VIA
January 19th, 2008We went to the Ice Wine Festival's Jordan booth, stopping to take a look at the ill-fated "La Grande Hermine" on the way in, and catching a Toronto-bound Via on the way to our next errand.
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Jordan, OntarioJordan is the east end of the Jordan-Nelles Road single track on the CN Grimsby sub.
6 images 1 videos Marks: VIA

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