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, September 8, 2019
August 2019 In Pictures
GP40-2 2201 is spotted at Cochrane Shops August 3, 2019. In this shot you can see the piping over the Engineman's side number board for her recently installed APU diesel powered warming unit.
Northbound 313 rolls across the Frederickhouse River at mile 6 of the Kapuskasing Sub August 4, 2019.
313 with GP38-2's 1800 and 1802 on point is ready to pull at Cochrane August 4, 2019.
GP38-2's 1808 and 1809 are captured alongside GP9 1603 at Cochrane Shops August 3, 2019.
GP40-2 2201 reflects in the shiny paint and windows of coach 660 at Cochrane August 3, 2019.
APCU 220 captured at Cochrane Shops August 3, 2019.
GP38-2 1805 & GP40-2 2201 are spotted on Yard's Shop Track after arriving on southbound 620 from Moosonee August 10, 2019.
Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) 205, which began life as Northern Pacific F7B 6014B in 1951, is captured at Cochrane Yard August 10, 2019.
GP40-2 2201 fresh off of 620 at Cochrane August 10, 2019.
Maintenance of Way flat 2095 at Cochrane Aug 10, 2019.
Northbound Ditcher Work 1730 rolls through mile 5 of the Devonshire Sub Aug 16th.
Work 1730 rounds the bend at mile 26 and into Cochrane Yard after a day of rock dumping on the Devonshire Subdivision August 16, 2019.
Newly built dining car 750 is seen rolling into Cochrane Yard on 213 August 16, 2019.
Work 1730 switching out rock cars at Potter (mile 12 of the Devonshire Sub) Aug 16, 2019.
Work 1730 rolls into Cochrane Yard while the Yard Crew utilizing GP40-2 2200 hold all movements until the ditcher clears Aug 16, 2019.
Work 1730 dumps some rock at Porquis Yard August 16, 2019.
Its dusty work as rock is loaded into ballast hoppers at Potter ( mile 12 of the Devonshire Sub) August 16, 2019.
Northbound 213 rolls into Cochrane Yard August 16, 2019.
An August 24, 2019 'Saturday Shops Shot' at Cochrane featuring from left to right GP38-2's 1805, 1808 m.u.'d with 1806, and 1800.
SD40-2 1730 captured switching out Potter (mile 12 of the Devonshire Sub) August 16, 2019.
Work 1730 rolls into Cochrane Yard August 16 2019.
A shot from the 'B' end of Ontario Northland diner 750 (formerly coach 604) at Cochrane Shops August 24, 2019.
Work 1730 dumping rock at Porquis Yard August 16, 2019.
Ontario Northland Work 1730 switches at Potter (mile 12 of the Devonshire Sub) August 16, 2019.
An aerial shot of SD40-2 1730 captured at Porquis August 16, 2019.
A 'Saturday Shops Shot' featuring Ontario Northland's recently acquisitioned APCU's 220 and 221 on the APU Track at Cochrane Shops August 31, 2019. You'll notice that the plows were removed from the units. This was done in order to provide better work space for staff hooking up cables since these units are placed mid- train on Polar Bear Express service.
Work 1730 arrives at Potter (mile 12 of the Devonshire Sub) August 16, 2019.
Loading Ontario Northland rock cars at Potter August 16, 2019.
A roster shot of dining car 701 captured at Cochrane Shops August 24, 2019.
Ontario Northland caboose (van) 126 on rip #2 at Cochrane Shops August 31, 2019.