Southern Ontario 9.23.16

Give us a run down of what you saw, post pictures if you'd like...any info is welcome.
ConrailDetr​oit
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Southern Ontario 9.23.16

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In Sarnia, VIA 84 prepares to board for the run back to Toronto.

ImageVIA 918 - Sarnia, ON by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageVIA 84 by tcamp7837, on Flickr

At the Denfield Road overpass between London and Komoka, the CN Strathroy Sub and CP Windsor Sub parallel each other.

A Westbound CP Mixed Freight takes the Clear on the old Searchlight Signal at Lobo East.

ImageCP Clear Lobo East by tcamp7837, on Flickr

Next, CP 242 passes by with a CSX Engine Trailing.

ImageCP 242 - Lobo East by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageCP 8830 - Denfield Rd by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageCP 242 - Denfield Rd by tcamp7837, on Flickr

Ten minutes later, CN 394 passes through.

ImageCN 3000 - Denfield Rd by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageCN 2307 - Denfield Rd by tcamp7837, on Flickr

VIA 71 was next, heading for Windsor.

ImageVIA 919 - Denfield Rd by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageUntitled by tcamp7837, on Flickr

CN 148, Unit Intermodal, passes through.

ImageCN 148 - Denfield Rd by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageCN 148 by tcamp7837, on Flickr

In Strathroy, CN 385 blasts through town at top track speed en route to Flatrock, Michigan.

ImageCN 3118 - Strathroy, ON by tcamp7837, on Flickr

On the Ontario Southland RR, one of the jobs uses the GP7 to head south to Tillsonburg.

ImageOSR 383 - near Salford, ON by tcamp7837, on Flickr

After digging out a bulkhead flatcar loaded with ties, they would bring it north to Ingersoll.

ImageOSR 383 - Tillsonburg, ON by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageOntario Southland returning from Tillsonburg by tcamp7837, on Flickr

After arriving back at the shops in Salford, the crew picked up their paperwork and then continued north.

ImageOSR 383 - Salford Shop by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageOSR 383 - Kings St, Ingersoll by tcamp7837, on Flickr

The Bulkhead was ran around and set out.

ImageOntario Southland by tcamp7837, on Flickr

After picking up an Empty Centerbeam and Tankers, they were ready to proceed to St Thomas.

ImageOntario Southland switching in Ingersoll by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageOSR 383 under 401 - Putnam, ON by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageOntario Southland heading to St Thomas by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageOSR 383 - near Belmont, ON by tcamp7837, on Flickr

The Tanks were switched into Factor Gas Liquids in St Thomas.

ImageOSR switching Factor Gas Liquids by tcamp7837, on Flickr

Next, they entered the CN Cayuga Spur (Former Cayuga Sub) and proceeded to the CN Interchange.

ImageOntario Southland - CN Cayuga Spur by tcamp7837, on Flickr

They ran around their train and set off the Centerbeam in whats left of CN's St Thomas Yard.

ImageOntario Southland - CN St Thomas Yard by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageOSR 383 - St Thomas, ON by tcamp7837, on Flickr

At the CP London Yard, various yard engines await their next assignment.

ImageCP 3119 & 3129 - London Yard by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageCP London Yard by tcamp7837, on Flickr

At the VIA Station, an F40 awaits with 2 Budd Coaches for the run back to Toronto as VIA 88.

ImageVIA 6401 - London, ON by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageVIA F40 - London, ON by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageVIA Budd Coaches - London, ON by tcamp7837, on Flickr

At the CN London Yard, 435 arrives and shoves their train into the yard.

ImageCN 435 - Egerton St, London by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageCN 435 - Approach London East by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageCN 435 shoving into London Yard by tcamp7837, on Flickr

Meanwhile, VIA 83 approaches their final desination of London.

ImageVIA 83 - London, ON by tcamp7837, on Flickr

While 435 was yarding their train, 584 begins to gather their cars for their run down the Talbot Sub to St Thomas.

ImageCN 435 & 584 - London by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageCN 4771 by tcamp7837, on Flickr

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Re: Southern Ontario 9.23.16

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Well done, CRDetroit. I like the short line stuff in particular.
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Re: Southern Ontario 9.23.16

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I always enjoy your reports.
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Re: Southern Ontario 9.23.16

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The place west of London where the CN and CP run "Parallel" is also referred to as "Troll's Bridge!!!!" That is the small driveway too! Man, the trees look a lot taller since I was last there in October 2002!!!! Nice pictures!!!! :D
Robert Jackson (Extreme Railfan/Bluewater and Michigan Transit Museum member)

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