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Benny's dad and major railfan

12,000 Tons!!

Pine Orchard was still a mudbowl this past weekend. My dad hasn’t even bothered to wash his prized Passat because he knows it’s just going to get all muddy again real soon. We need some warm dry weather to get … Continue reading

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Will it ever be spring?

Last year at this time things were much drier and a little warmer. This year it’s a different story. Pine Orchard for example is as mentioned …… “a mudbowl” and the north wind howls through there too. Even though it’s … Continue reading

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Pine Orchard Is A Mudbowl

As spring approaches, the snow melts and our car becomes a mud-mobile. My dad hates that part. For instance this past weekend Pine Orchard was a mud bowl and my dad did not want to drive into the access road … Continue reading

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Go Train Troubles

The people who follow our web site may or may not know that I (Benny’s dad) do some of the writing and editing of what goes into this site. Although Benny and I have been somewhat lax in putting content … Continue reading

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Nostalgia At The New Bradford Go Station

If you look carefully at the picture (click on it to see it full size) to the left, you will see an older Bradford Station sign from CN days gone by. Originally called Ontario, Simcoe and Huron Union Railroad, it … Continue reading

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Comments anyone?

Chasing trains, taking pictures and shooting videos is lots of fun. Telling stories of things that happen by chance makes it even more fun. If you like our stories and enjoy seeing our pics and videos, please let us know. … Continue reading

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The Cops showed up at Pine Orchard

We have been to Pine Orchard many, many times since we first started going there in the spring and only one time was anyone else ever there. We decided to go there Sunday around noon and set up camp in … Continue reading

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CN 302 and “Take my picture!”

Since there wasn’t any hockey for me this weekend we decided to head down to the Doncaster diamond in Thornhill. There is usually lots of action there as there are trains coming and going in all directions so we are … Continue reading

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November Darkness

These are the dark days after we go back to standard time and before the big snows come. Sitting at sidings in muddy areas is not such a fun thing for my dad but he does it anyway. He is … Continue reading

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