Monday, November 4, 2019

September 2019 In Pictures



AJ, Jody, and Shawn tackle switching at the local sawmill September 6, 2019.












A "Saturday Shops Shot" featuring GP40-2 2201 teamed up with GP38-2 1800 and GP9 1603 on a cloudy September 7, 2019.











An assortment of equipment from Allied Track Services is seen tied down on Cochrane Yard's scale track September 6, 2019.











Southbound loads bound for Englehart bring up the rear of 414 at Cochrane Sept 6, 2019.













213's 2105 is seen rolling from the south yard to the shop track at Cochrane September 6, 2019.












Northbound 423 Polar Bear Express is captured lifting chain cars at Cochrane September 15, 2019.











423 Polar Bear Express power (GP38-2's 1809 & 1800) is captured rolling into Cochrane's north yard to lift chain cars September 15, 2019.













Southbound 214 is spotted racing past the familiar farmland of the Temiskaming Shores area September 19, 2019.











Chad Evans from Ontario Northland gives a presentation on the company's many different services and activities at the annual ONRH&TS Convention at North Bay September 20, 2019.












Southbound 214 pulls away from Englehart bound for North Bay September 19, 2019.














The group photo from the ONRH&TS annual convention taken in front of T&NO steam locomotive 219 on display at Capreol September 21, 2019.










Ontario Northland's latest SD40-2 rebuild, the 1733, is seen outside of North Bay's Diesel Shop ready for some testing during a special tour given to membership of the Ontario Northland Railway Historical & Technical Society September 20, 2019.










Southbound 214 pulls uphill through the historical silver mining community of Cobalt September 19, 2019.













One of 2 Polar Bear Express baggage cars are seen being built from former unilevel coaches at Ontario Northland's RRC at North Bay during a special tour given to the ONRH&TS September 20, 2019.











One of 2 Polar Bear Express baggage cars are seen being built from former unilevel coaches at Ontario Northland's RRC at North Bay during a special tour given to the ONRH&TS September 20, 2019.










Transloading wood from railcar to truck at Englehart September 19, 2019.













A September 21, 2019 view of the new custom built cab installed on T&NO 4-6-0 219 at the Northern Ontario Railroad Museum and Heritage Centre at Capreol, Ontario. Beautiful work!










Members of the ONRH&TS get a guided tour of Ontario Northland's RRC with one of the Polar Bear Express baggage cars being built in the background Sept. 21, 2019.











Railroad Photographer and Author Bram Bailey captures southbound 214 as it rolls through Cobalt September 19, 2019.











214 preps to pull out of Englehart September 19, 2019.










Members of the Ontario Northland Railway Historical & Technical Society couldn't resist capturing CN Train #114 pulling out of Capreol during a visit to the Northern Ontario Railroad Museum and Heritage Centre September 21, 2019.








The tender of T&NO 4-6-0 219 at the Northern Ontario Railroad Museum & Heritage Centre in Capreol, Ontario as seen on September 21, 2019. Fundraising is currently underway to fix up and eventually repaint the tender for display. Coal from her final trip is still inside of it.








Freshly rebuilt SD40-2 1733 is seen in the midst of testing at Ontario Northland's North Bay Diesel Shop September 20, 2019.












A cordial welcome from the North Bay Model Railroad Club captured during a special tour arranged for the ONRH&TS Annual Convention September 20, 2019.











It was a hub of activity at North Bay's Diesel Shop as members of the ONRH&TS were treated to a special tour during the Society's Annual Convention September 20, 2019.











A display featuring some classic signage, shipping labels and a history of the CN's corporate logos at the Northern Ontario Railroad Museum and Heritage Centre in Capreol, Ontario September 21, 2019.









A very impressive HO scale model of the CN 4-8-2 Mountain type steam locomotive 6043 as seen on the massive Northern Ontario Railroad Museum & Heritage Centre train layout in Capreol, Ontario September 21, 2019. The real thing was built in Kingston, Ontario at Canadian Locomotive Works and delivered to CN in September 1929. It had a 31 year career and now stands on display in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The 6043 still runs on in miniature form thanks to the folks at the NORMHC. 


Here's a September 20, 2019 look at an Ontario Northland HO scale FP7A fully customized and painted by the late Stephen Thompson. The beautifully done 1500 sits proudly on display in his memory at the North Bay Model Railroad Club.