Category Archives: Pine Orchard on The Bala Sub

We spend much of our time here becuase it’s close to home and lots of room to watch and be out of the traffic

Bala Sub Railfanning

Here’s a video I took on March 17th. There was a meet which was good. The train stopped, 314 has a surprise on the end. Enjoy. Direct Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n19CJ3Zj45s

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Almost Summer

Summer is almost here, and hopefully I will be able to do some good railfanning. I’m hoping me and my dad can go up to Brechin. They seem to uses to that siding one the most since it is there … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Just Before Holidays

It’s Sunday July 22 and we go to the cottage in one week’s time. I can’t wait to go! I am hoping that since our cottage is so close to Washago that my dad will take me there to watch … Continue reading

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Pine Orchard Crossing and ATCS

Timing is everything. Seems that sometimes we get to the crossing and nothing happens for a while and other times we get there and things happen right away. This past weekend (July15) we decided to go earlier in the morning … Continue reading

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Fish Finder For Train Schedules

The problem with watching and video taping trains is that you can’t always predict when they are going to be there. Since the Bala Sub is a pretty busy line we can pretty much go there any time and not … Continue reading

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