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January 10th, 2009
I finally took some track time and went to Gore Rd at mile 50 of the Galt sub for CP 147 and another westbound, and over to mile 30 for CN 385, 339, and 422.
(map) This is CP's name for the passing track at Cambridge on the CP Galt sub.
CP #147 crosses a field near mile 51 of the Galt sub.
CP #245 follows #147 west toward London.
Scotch Block, Ontario
(map) Scotch Block is an excellent photography location at mp 30.0 CN Halton sub, between Milton and Georgetown.
CN #385 comes down the grade in heavy snowfall.
CN #339 comes out of the snow storm heading for the Niagara region.
CN #422 takes advantage of a lull in the snow storm to climb the grade toward Toronto.
January 24th, 2009
Steve called me to let me know that 580 had just left Cambridge with a dimensional. I took off down highway 24 and saw it crossing ahead of me at the crossing. I went back for it at Wellington Rd 32, and then waited for the light there to change. It never did, and after several minutes I turned south on highway 24 and turned around, going to CN Guelph Junction for it coming off the Fergus sub and heading west on the Guelph.
(map) The city of Guelph is my home town and is just East of Kitchener-Waterloo on the GEXR Guelph sub, and the Ontario Southland Railway/Guelph Junction Railway track, the other end of which is at Guelph Junction.
GEXR 580 returns from Cambridge with a dimensional load and comes off the switchback at CN Guelph Junction.