1986 with Northlander on CN Newmarket Sub. nearing ON/CN station. July 25, 1989
1987 just west of TTR John Street tower passing endless new high rise construction in downtown Toronto. 3/23/1982
ONR 113 (North Bay to Englehart freight) is running late allowing for this photo as it passes the old Right-of-Way silver mine during mid morning in Cobalt, ON. ONR GP38-2's # 1800, 1805 & 1808 along with SD40-2 1733. July 26, 1989
1508_1502 elephant style with the Northland overnight
train with a CN section from Cochrane and a Timmins section.
2000 (ex 1502 FP7 ) GMD A176 3/1951 Ready to leave North
Bay for Toronto over CN.
No. 121 the northbound Northlander approaches the John Street crossing as it rolls through North Bay on the CN Newmarket Sub on its way to the VIA-CN station. In order to continue north on ONR rails the train will reverse back on these tracks a short distance to reach the ONR connection. Three photos: July 28, 1989 John Sesonske
Its a beautiful Friday afternoon in North Bay as
the northbound Northlander crosses Ferguson Street as people go
about their routines. The train is backing down the CN Newmarket Subdivision
after making the North Bay station stop.
The Northlander begins its northbound journey on ONR rails after coming off the CN Newmarket Sub at this junction. FP7Am powered European TEE trainset. Note the location sign for Staffend which is mile 0.6 in the ONR Employee Timetable. ONR yard and shops are just behind and to the right of where the photographer is standing.
1507-1305-1511 with freight westbound at Sunnyside (Toronto)
in last stretch of its long journey running through from
FP7A 1986 with TEE train equipment backing eastbound to
Union Station in Toronto passing by site of Sunnyside station.
T&NO 1000 with trailers 1001 and 1002. This motor train handled the Cochrane-Porquis service for many years. It was created in 1939 by rebuilding a 1924 Ottawa Car Brill model 206 73 foot, 77 seat 250 hp Westinghouse 52 ton car into an all-headend car with a 250hp Cummins. The lightweight short trailer cars were converted from battery-electric cars built by CC&F in 1924. Combine 1001 had 44 seats while coach 1002 had 52 seats.
1519 leads an RS-3 and another FP7A in the new "progressive"
paint scheme on the
GP9 1602 (A1060 1/1957) leading SD40-2 1731 (A2845 3/1973) North Bay 7/01/1974 Sam Beck Collection
TEE train with original locomotive 1981. North Bay April 8, 1978 Wolf Kirchmeir
2102 SD75I 4300 HP leads SD40-2 1735 on freight. Ed Freeman/Jim Parker Collection
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