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!
Sunday, August 4, 2019
July 2019 In Pictures
July 6, 2019 was the day that the Englehart 701 Restoration Committee officially handed over the completed beautification work of the 701 and the newly built canopy that protects it back to the Town of Englehart. It was a 9 year job put forth by this committee to create what you see here. A big Congratulations to everyone who played a role in this beautiful display.
Beautifully restored 4-6-2 steam locomotive 701 and her new canopy are being celebrated during a special ribbon cutting ceremony at Englehart July 6, 2019.
Town Councillor Jerry Mikovitch speaks on behalf of the Mayor and Council at the special ribbon cutting ceremony at Englehart July 6, 2019.
Good friend and 701 Restoration Committee member Liz Robitaille takes a moment to smile with the beautiful historical plaque that compliments the downtown 701 display.
Southbound 214 stands ready to roll at Englehart July 6, 2019.
113's crew steps off their train to take control of 214 at Englehart July 6, 2019.
Southbound 214 is captured ready to roll at Englehart July 6, 2019.
The power for 214 looks southward towards heritage liveried SD40-2 1730 at Englehart July 6, 2019.
GP38-2's 1805 and 1800 are spotted on Cochrane Yard's shop track after arriving on 620 from Moosonee July 13, 2019.
GP38-2's 1808 and 1802 captured at Cochrane's Diesel Shop July 13, 2019.
APCU 221 is pictured at Cochrane Shops with classic ex-Via coach 857 in the background July 13, 2019.
A silhouette of Cochrane Shops' Trackmobile captured July 13, 2019.
A shot of dining car 701 captured at Cochrane July 13, 2019.
A shot of APCU 220 being prepared for her maiden voyage at Cochrane Shops July 13, 2019.
Ontario Northland APCU 220 working its 2nd test trip on the 423 Polar Bear Express at Cochrane July 19, 2019.
A shot of the B end of dining car 750 at Cochrane Shops July 13, 2019.
Looking down on Ontario Northland's latest GP38-2 rebuild 1801 at Cochrane Shops July 20, 2019.
Phillipe and Mitch roll GP9 1603 down the shop track to Cochrane Station July 19, 2019.
A new summertime addition to the lamp posts at Cochrane Station captured July 19, 2019.
2 of Ontario Northland's rebuilt GP38-2's 1800 and 1805 recieve servicing on tracks 3 and 4 at Cochrane Shops July 20, 2019.
Its Monday and there isn't a cloud in the sky as the northbound 423 Polar Bear races past mile 8 of the Island Falls Subdivision July 22, 2019.
Plows 554 and 560 are seen on Rips 1 and 2 at Cochrane Shops July 20, 2019.
Taking a peek at the great looking interior of dining car 750 at Cochrane July 13, 2019.
Locomotive trucks securely tied down to 40 ft flat 2076 ready to head to North Bay Shops at Cochrane July 19, 2019.
Southbound 414 rolls through mile 23 of the Devonshire Sub bound for Englehart July 26, 2019.
Kelly and Brandon haul their 414 power to the south end of Cochrane Yard July 26, 2019.
The northbound 423 Polar Bear rounds the bend at Clute on the Island Falls Sub July 28, 2019.
APCU 221 seen on track 1 at Cochrane Shops July 28, 2019.
GP9 1603 handling yard duty at Cochrane July 26, 2019.
The northbound 423 Polar Bear loads up at Cochrane July 22, 2019.
A pogostick view of Ontario Northland APCU 220 among the consist of the 423 Polar Bear Express at Clute July 28, 2019.