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Jamie_Masters
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« Reply #560 on: Mar 29th, 2017, 12:42pm »
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April 3, 1989, 9.20am, Mile one, Cowichan Sub [Photo by Jamie Masters ]
 
GMD-1 1070 has just crossed under Burnside Rd and is now opposite Alpha Street, two miles from Borden Mercantile at the end of the 1.4 mile Saanich Spur.



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« Reply #561 on: Mar 31st, 2017, 6:28pm »
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March 31 , 1989, 9.30 am,  Mile 1.55 Cowichan Sub [Photo by Jamie Masters ]
 
GMD-1 1070 crossing Culduthel Rd, soon to be at the Wye [mile 1.6], headed to Borden Mercantile with a grain load. The old Town & Country mall  is in the backdrop, along with it's old anchor tenant, Woolco.



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« Reply #562 on: Apr 1st, 2017, 2:55pm »
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Thanks Jamie for continuing to post. Your shot from the right bottom corner in the 1936 record plan attached.
 
I would sure like to see some earlier images of Borden Mercantile and Heany Transport pre 62 before taken over by Johnston.
 
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« Reply #563 on: Apr 1st, 2017, 6:10pm »
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March 31, 1989, 9.45 am, Saanich Spur, [Photo by Jamie Masters ]
 
Crossing Swan Creek Trestle, the GMD-1 1070 and an empty grain hopper, head back to Point Ellice Yard.



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May 14, 1957, approx mile 13.8, Cowichan Sub [Photo by Elwood White, collection of Jamie Masters ]
 
The 2128 is leading Train 585 westbound through the beautiful rural landscape of Metchosin.
By timetable, the time should be around 11.30 am.



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« Reply #565 on: Apr 10th, 2017, 1:14pm »
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Great picture. It look me a minute to get my bearings, but this is probably at Lindholm Road (mile 13.5) looking northeast towards Happy Valley Road.

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« Reply #566 on: Apr 10th, 2017, 6:13pm »
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on Apr 10th, 2017, 1:14pm, emilydm wrote:       (Click here for original message)
Great picture. It look me a minute to get my bearings, but this is probably at Lindholm Road (mile 13.5) looking northeast towards Happy Valley Road.

 I think you're probably just about bang on with the location.


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April, 1955, Mile 2.4 Cowichan Subdivision, [Photo by Elwood White, collection of Jamie Masters ]
 
The 2116 is leading Train 585 westbound over the Colquitz Trestle on this fine Spring morning.



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March, 1957, mile 14.7 Cowichan Sub , [Photo by Elwood White, collection of Jamie Masters ]
 
Approaching the first crossing of Rocky Point Rd in Metchosin, the 2141 is leading Train  585 westbound.



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March 1957, mile 10.2 Cowichan Sub [Photo by Elwood White, collection of Jamie Masters ]
 
Train 585, led by the 2141, is passing by Glen Lake and soon to cross the Sooke Highway at mile 10.35. The fireman has sanded the flues to put a good smoke show for Elwood.



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« Reply #570 on: May 4th, 2017, 12:15pm »
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That looks like the end of Anders Road (mile 10.10), looking east. And a ballast spreader has been by recently.  
 
Why is there an eastbound whistle post there, though? It's a little over a third of a mile (or one minute at 20 mph) away from Jacklin Road; I thought whistle posts were typically thirty seconds at track speed away from crossings.


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« Reply #571 on: May 17th, 2017, 3:01pm »
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I thought whistle posts were typically thirty seconds at track speed away from crossings.

 
1/4 mile, give or take.


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