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Top photos from March, 2004

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March 1st, 2004Nothing like a new car to get me trackside. My old car died November 12th and I finally buckled and bought a new one. Armed with a new car, I spent the day at Guelph Junction on my laptop working, and seeing what I could see. As luck would have it, I saw a lot - starting with CP SD90MAC-H 9301, one of the 4 6000HP units CP has.
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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.
195 images 5 videos Marks: ACFX AMCX BM BNSF BR CCLX CELX CHTT CP CPWX CSXT DOWX DRGW DTTX EEC EJE EQUX ETTX FURX GATX GLNX GMRC GOT GPLX HLMX HS KCS LVRC LW MMA NAHX NATX NCHX NRLX NS NYC OSRX PROX RFMX SLC SOO STLH THB UP UTLX XPWX
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March 3rd, 2004I spent a little under 6 hours at Guelph Junction on my laptop working, but managed to catch 12 trains (and miss OSR!) and a self-propelled crane. Among the interesting stuff was a UP Dash 9, the crane, and the day was finished off by CP 8218 leading a track inspection train - which I tried unsuccessfully to chase East.
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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.
168 images 4 videos Marks: ACFX ADMX ALY ATW BAR BNSF BORX BRAN CCLX CEFX CGTX CNA CP DCTX DTTX ELTX FPAX GMRC HLTX KCDX MILW NOKL PROX ROIX RTTX SLC SOO SP STLH TR TTAX TTGX TTRX TTZX UP USBX UTLX YKR
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March 6th, 2004Our first big trip in my new car... Chris, Steve, and I went to Ingersoll hoping to catch a lot of CN trains. We ended up catching more CP than CN, including a meet at the Beachville siding normally used for parking freight cars.
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Beachville, Ontario(map) Beachville is between Woodstock and Ingersoll on the CP St. Thomas sub.
22 images 1 videos Marks: CP FTTX
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Ingersoll, Ontario(map) The CN Dundas, the CP St. Thomas, and the OSR Port Burwell subs are very active through Ingersoll, with the CP Galt sub just to the North in Zorra.
64 images 1 videos Marks: ACFX AMOX CABX CGLX CGTX CN CNA CP ETTX FURX GFSX GNRR IC NOKL NS PLMX PROX PTLX RCOX RRRX SHPX SRIX TTGX UNPX UP WC
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Nissouri, Ontario(map) Begin/end CTC sign Nissouri is just to the West of Thamesford on rural highway #2, centred between Zorra, London, and Ingersoll.
29 images No videos Marks: AMCX CCBX CP CSXT PROX TIMX UTCX
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Zorra, Ontario(map) Just outside of Ingersoll is Zorra Station. It contains a large Lafarge plant and the CP Galt sub.
26 images No videos Marks: CP GTW
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March 8th, 2004I worked at Scotch Block for the afternoon.
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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.
131 images No videos Marks: ACFX ACPX AEX AGCX ARMN ARPX ATSF BNSF CEFX CELX CFWR CGCX CGLX CN CNA CNW CR CRDX CRLE CSXT DOWX DTI DTTX ENGX ETTX FEC FTTX GATX GLNX GPLX HARX HS IC ICG LW MLLX NCIX NRLX NS NW PLCX PPRX PROX PSPX RS SHPX SOU SRCX TCMX TEIX THB TILX TTGX UP UTLX WC WCCL WLO WLPX XOMX YKR
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March 9th, 2004Such beautiful lighting I couldn't pass it up - I spent a couple of hours at the Junction and caught a very interesting lashup at the crossing on Galt sub at mile 46.76 in Puslinch.
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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.
91 images 1 videos Marks: ACFX ATSF CELX CNA CP CPWX EQUX FEC FURX GPLX HS MILW NOKL NS PROX TTGX XPWX
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Puslinch, Ontario(map) This community straddles highway 401 from West of Guelph Junction to Killean on the CP Galt sub.
12 images No videos Marks: CP HLCX IHB SOO TIMX TSE UP
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March 10th, 2004I drove out to Guelph Junction and worked from GPRS from there. At the end of the day, the car's alternator died and I got towed home.
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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.
272 images 4 videos Marks: ACFX AEX ALAX AMCX AOK ATW BAR BNSF BR BRAN CC CEFX CEWX CGTX CLC CN CP CPAA CPLX CPWX CR CRDX DCLX DOWX DTTX EEC EQUX FEC GATX GCCX GPLX GROX GVSR HPIX HS ITLX KCS MILW NAHX NOKL NS OSRX OTTX PLCX PLEX PROX PTLX QCCX QGRY SCGX SHPX SKPX SLC SLGG SLR SOO SOU SP SPGX STLH TSRD TTAX TTRX UNPX UTLX XTRX
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March 19th, 2004A beautiful day and a lot of trains. What more could you ask for?
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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.
138 images 1 videos Marks: ADMX AGPX ASHX ATW BRAN CAGX CBRY CEFX CGLX CLC CLP CNA CP CPAA CPWX CR CRDX DBCX DOWX EEC ETTX FEC FINX GAMX GATX GLNX GMRC GPLX GVSR IATR JJJX JMHX LBR MBLX MILW MRL NATX NCUX NS ONT OSRX PROX QGRY QTTX SHPX SOO SP SSW STLH TGSX TR TTGX TTHX TTPX TTZX WCTR WW
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March 22nd, 2004Armed with a brand new car battery actually capable of handling my laptop and all the other gadgets I run, I headed out for a day of trackside work.
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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.
59 images 3 videos Marks: CELX CGTX CHTT CN CP DTTX GPLX NRLX NYC SOO STLH UP XPWX
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Puslinch, Ontario(map) This community straddles highway 401 from West of Guelph Junction to Killean on the CP Galt sub.
33 images No videos Marks: ACFX CHVX CNW CP CPAA CR GATX NCHX NYC SOO SOU TTAX TTRX
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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.
52 images 1 videos Marks: ABOX ACFX AGCX AGPX ARMN CEFX CN CNA CRLE CVC DWC EAGX GMRC HLSC HPIX IC ICG ITLX NKCR NOKL PLMX PROX RS SERA SHPX SLR SP SSAM TILX TTZX UTCX UTLX WC WLO
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March 28th, 2004We planned to have 6 of us go to Ingersoll for the day. Like all well-laid battle plans, it did not survive contact with the enemy and Steve and Matt ended up going alone. I went to the Kitchener train show at Bingemans and checked out the Kitchener GEXR yard before leaving town. I missed GEXR 432 by only a few seconds... Late afternoon Laura Chris and I managed a trip to Guelph Junction. There we caught an Eastbound with 2 leasers - both having failed coming up to Guelph Junction. The crew told RTC that they weren't sure if they'd make the final grade into Toronto with only one engine and over 7000 tonnes, but that they'd try to start the second engine at the bottom of the hill and hope it lasted all the way to the top. Nuts.
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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.
114 images No videos Marks: ACFX AEX ASHX ATSF BJOX BNSF BR BWCX CHVX COCX CP CPAA CSXT DCTX DLRX ETTX FBOX FEC FURX GACX GATX GMRC GPLX GVSR HCBX HLCX HS IMRL MBLX MDW MMA NAHX NATX PLMX RTTX RUSX SHPX SOO SP STLH TILX TR TTAX TTHX TTPX TTRX TTZX UTCX VCY VTTX WWLX
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Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario(map) Kitchener-Waterloo is on the the GEXR Guelph sub between Guelph and Stratford. The GEXR Elmira spur heads North to service Elmira and the CP Waterloo sub out of Cambridge joins the GEXR Huron Park spur for interchange traffic here.
8 images No videos Marks: ABWX CNWX PLMX
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