Climb on up and lets embark on a journey through the beautiful wilderness of the North, captured through the many camera lenses of Mike Robin. Join us as we witness first hand, the day to day operations of the North's legendary Ontario Northland Railway. Ready to go? Well, put on your bug spray because we're heading North!
Wednesday, May 8, 2019
April 2019 In Pictures
APCU's 220 and 221 (which began their lives as Amtrak F40PH's) are captured being worked on by Techs from NRE on 2 Track at Cochrane Shops April 6th, 2019.
Jonathan gives a thumbs up from the cab of GP38-2 1800 as he rolls the unit along 2 track passing GP40-2 2201 at Cochrane Shops April 6, 2019.
GP38-2's 1802 and 1806 captured on Tracks 3 and 4 at Cochrane Shops April 6, 2019.
Today's "Saturday Shops Shot" features the line-up for an obviously heavy 313 as all 3 of ONR's GP40-2's are captured m.u.'d on 3 track at Cochrane Shops April 13, 2019.
A definite sign of spring as loads of brand new ties arrive at Cochrane April 12, 2019.
Working the 4pm Yard Job at Cochrane April 12, 2019.
Northbound 213 rolls into the Cautionary Limits of Cochrane Yard on a very rainy April 12, 2019.
The morning Bear rolls through Clute (mile 9 of the Island Falls Subdivision) Friday April 19, 2019.
It's a big wave and a symphony of horns as Peter hauls the morning's 421 Polar Bear past Clute located at mile 9 of the Island Falls Sub April 19, 2019.
GP38-2's 1805 and 1802 are captured on Cochrane's shop track after arriving on 620 from Moosonee April 20, 2019.
Polar Bear Express Line Car 264 is captured at Cochrane Shops on April 20, 2019. Here you can see where the power and air lines are hooked up to the car thus providing air and power to the entire Polar Bear consist coupled to the 264 while weekend servicing is performed. The APU you see ahead of the 264 is shut down.
Shops Crews are captured sanding GP40-2 2200 at Cochrane April 20, 2019.
A roster shot of coach 652 captured at Cochrane April 21, 2019.
A roster shot of APU (Auxiliary Power Unit) 204 captured at Cochrane Shops April 21, 2019.
A roster shot of APU 202 at Cochrane Shops April 20, 2019.
The old guard of ONR 850 series coaches (ex-VIA) and spare baggage car are captured standing by ready for the call to duty on steam 3 at Cochrane April 20, 2019.
May is turning out to be another busy month! Stay tuned for "May 2019 in Pictures" coming soon!