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BNSF 7729 Leads A Stack Train West On The Marceline Subdivision

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May 27, 2005.

BNSF 7729 leads a stack train west on the BNSF's Marceline Subdivision.

Photo © Tom Gatermann.

Coffee Y'all

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I spotted this coffee camper at the Nashville Farmers Market earlier this year. The coffee was delicious!

GO Transit - GOT 239 - Toronto Union Station Rail Corridor

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A cab control car, GO Transit (GOT) 239, brings up the rear of a commuter train heading to Toronto Union Station on the Union Station Rail Corridor. The train was heading to Union Station to pick up passengers for the ride home during the afternoon commuter rush. In the distance is GO Transit 562, which was waiting to push its train into the station. The yellow bridge over the train is a pedestrian bridge located between Bathurst Street and Spadina Avenue. In the background of the photograh is part of Rogers Centre.

Photo taken: July 10, 2014, at Toronto, Ontario.

Autorack in Motion - National Museum of Transportation

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I decided to play around with some of the motion filters in PhotoShop. This is an old autorack car on display at the Museum of Transportation. I just wanted to see if I could give the image the illusion of the rail car rolling along.

Photo taken: August 25, 2012, at Kirkwood, Missouri.

GO Transit - GOT 606 - Strachan Street - Toronto, ON

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In this photograph, looking west from Bathurst Street, GO Transit (GOT) 606 pushes an afternoon commuter train toward Strachan Street, and GO Transit's Weston Subdivision. The train has just left Toronto Union Station during the afternoon commuter rush. In the background construction is underway for a road-over-rail grade separation project at Strachan Street.

Weston Subdivision Trains
GO Transit commuter trains heading to Milton, Kitchener, and Barrie, all use the Weston Subdivision at this location. Commuter trains to and from Barrie, Ontario, diverge from the Weston Subdivision and onto the Canadian National's Newmarket Subdivision, near Lansdowne Avenue and Dundas Street West. The junction with the Newmarket Subdivision is about 3 miles (5 km) northwest of Union Station. Trains to and from Milton, Ontario, use the Weston Subdivision between Toronto Union Station and West Toronto Junction, and then use the Canadian Pacific's Galt Subdivision between West Toronto and Mi…

American Falls and Bridal Veil Falls from Skylon Tower - Niagara Falls

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A view, looking toward the American Falls and Bridal Veil Falls, with the Rainbow International Bridge in the distance. The bridge spans the Niagara River between the United States and Canada.The green tower between the bridge and American Falls is the Niagara Falls Observation Tower, which is part of the Maid of the Mist boat tour complex.

Photo taken: November 23, 2010, from Niagara Falls, Ontario

Looking Down McCaul Street Toward The CN Tower from OCAD

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This view is looking south on McCaul Street toward the CN Tower, by OCAD University (formerly named Ontario College of Art and Design).

Photograph taken: November 22, 2010, at Toronto, Ontario.

Maid of the Mist - Niagara Falls Observation Tower - Niagara Falls, NY

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Seen here is the observation deck and tower on the United States side of Niagara Falls, in Niagara Falls, New York. The tower is part of the Maid of the Mist tour boat complex, and houses the elevator that takes people down to the boat docks. This photograph was taken from the Skylon Tower in Niagara Falls, Ontario.

July 8, 2013, from Niagara Falls, Ontario.

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