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Aaron Lypkie
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« Reply #1280 on: Aug 30th, 2009, 11:25pm »
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on Aug 30th, 2009, 1:29pm, CP8673 wrote:       (Click here for original message)

I believe that is because the rr xing signs are the only ones that the feds have any say on both here and down south.
 
Anyway it is a minor glitch that really won't matter until some clueless idiot gets darwined there, then some liar (oops i mean lawyer) might just pick up on it.  So maybe we don't want to be increasing the likelihood that this discussion will get picked up in a Google search

 
 
But we like clueless idiots playing chicken with trains.  


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CPRail4744
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« Reply #1281 on: Sep 1st, 2009, 1:27am »
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OK, before this goes any further, I am heading down there tomorrow with my red electrical tape and slapping a strip of it on the end of each cross- buck.  I wouldn't be surprised if I could get a government grant to fund my little operation in the interests of provincial uniformity.

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Matt Arnott, Kamloops, B.C.

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« Reply #1282 on: Sep 1st, 2009, 1:45am »
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Look at this, somebody beat me to it...

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Matt Arnott, Kamloops, B.C.

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« Reply #1283 on: Sep 1st, 2009, 2:29pm »
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RR sign in QB on Qualicum Road.


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More focus on the positive...less on the negative..
ENRFAN
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« Reply #1284 on: Sep 6th, 2009, 11:22am »
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on Mar 25th, 2007, 3:49am, CN7303 wrote:       (Click here for original message)

 
Is it just me, or is there a person out on the telegraph wires? I'm sure i'm just seeing things but it does look an aweful lot like it.

 i see people on the wires too!! You can see their fall protection goes to the bridge.


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« Reply #1285 on: Sep 8th, 2009, 9:33am »
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found this one in my files, the first time that me and my wife got to see the blues brothers, notice 3870 in the background. I believe that 2099 was there too.

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« Reply #1286 on: Sep 15th, 2009, 9:27pm »
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Over the years, decades actually, a trip to Nanaimo has not been complete without a visit to Wellcox.  On this hot September 2009 day there seemed to be a strange chill in the air.  Somewhat dank.  Anybody believe in ghosts?

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« Reply #1287 on: Sep 16th, 2009, 12:49am »
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Nicely done!

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Tyler

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« Reply #1288 on: Sep 25th, 2009, 12:11am »
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on Sep 16th, 2009, 12:49am, bcr4604 wrote:       (Click here for original message)
Nicely done!

 
Thanks, bcr4604.  Kind of wondered if anyone would care to see the results of my fantasy.  Almost did not post it but decided it could be deleted it if there was no response.


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« Reply #1289 on: Sep 25th, 2009, 2:17am »
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Im really impressed being as Im a non computer type Sidewinder.  I think its really cool.

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« Reply #1290 on: Oct 2nd, 2009, 3:39am »
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A few screen grabs from a DVD I recently picked up. "Canadian Rails" by Charles Smiley. I highly recommend this DVD, excellent vintage footage of railways across Canada.  
 
Duncan yard

 
RDC at Ladysmith

 
Nanaimo Station


 
RDC turning on the wye at Courtenay


 


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Tyler

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« Reply #1291 on: Oct 2nd, 2009, 9:26am »
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there was a wye in courtenay? and a yard in duncan!! is there any where a map available with all of the track configurations on the island at the time that video was taken? I'm sure somewhere at welcox there is a goldmine of real maps of the track layouts!

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« Reply #1292 on: Oct 2nd, 2009, 11:12am »
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on Oct 2nd, 2009, 3:39am, bcr4604 wrote:       (Click here for original message)
A few screen grabs from a DVD I recently picked up. "Canadian Rails" by Charles Smiley. I highly recommend this DVD, excellent vintage footage of railways across Canada.  
 
Duncan yard
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I hope you don't mind, but I have tried to label some of the important features in this photo.
Will



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« Reply #1293 on: Oct 13th, 2009, 3:43pm »
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Anyone remember VIA running the ski trains? During the winter and early spring VIA would run 2 trains out of Victoria on Fridays. The dayliner would leave at 7:30 AM and the Ski Train would leave at 6:00 PM, overnight in Courtenay, and leave Courtenay at 9:00 AM on Saturday. I think 2001 was the last year that VIA ran the ski trains. I found an old video of mine of the early dayliner pulling into the Victoria station at around 6:45 AM in March of 2001.  
 
The schedule also made it possible on Fridays for people up island to do a round trip to Victoria and back.
 


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Se1qq9DSGzs


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Tyler

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« Reply #1294 on: Oct 13th, 2009, 4:08pm »
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that just makes to much sense

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« Reply #1295 on: Oct 20th, 2009, 1:50am »
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Took this from the 18th floor of the Pacifica Bldg in Nanaimo for no reason what-so-ever.  Zoomed, cropped, and reduced by over 50% from the original.

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« Reply #1296 on: Oct 20th, 2009, 10:02am »
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on Oct 20th, 2009, 1:50am, CLC Fan wrote:       (Click here for original message)
Took this from the 18th floor of the Pacifica Bldg in Nanaimo for no reason what-so-ever.  Zoomed, cropped, and reduced by over 50% from the original.

 
Nice shot.  Get a chance to see a better overview of the important bits of the yard compared to stuff taken from the bridge.
 
Be interesting to see more shots from the same location on different days to see differences between what's there now and what will or won't be there down the road.
 
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« Reply #1297 on: Oct 20th, 2009, 11:45am »
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This has got to be one of the coolest shots of Wellcox. I wish we had photos from over the years to compare with... Thanks a bunch for posting it  

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« Reply #1298 on: Oct 22nd, 2009, 12:22am »
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I found myself working around Ladysmith this afternoon.  Here's #6148 just south of the station heading south.

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« Reply #1299 on: Oct 22nd, 2009, 12:26am »
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The sun had just peeked out and the fall colours were great.  Too bad the lower left was shaded.


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