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Steve Boyko has been at 12 events

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Isabelle Fortin27,341*It is time again, ladies* !! The 4th Annual Official G+ "Ladies Of Movember" event is ON! Some of us ladies wanted to show our support for #movember and as we cannot grow Moustaches, we thought maybe we can post our pictures with fake ones  The success of the event was so phenomenal it's time to do it for the 4th year ! We have raised a lot of money in the past 4 years, I am very proud of all my mo-sistas ! This event will be open for the month so please stop by anytime & don't be shy to post your pics, I have created a donation page called "Ladies Of Movember" for Canada you can find it here : mosista.co/isabellefortin Please don't be shy to post encouraging messages to those affected by cancer. thank you all so much ❤ Lastly, #fckcancer   !Ladies Of Movember - Part 4 !2015-11-01 18:30:0045  
Isabelle Fortin27,341It is time again, ladies !! The Official G+ *"Ladies Of Movember"*  started 2 Years ago, some of us ladies wanted to show our support for #movember and as we cannot grow Moustaches, we thought maybe we can post our pictures with fake ones  The success of the event was so phenomenal it's time to do it for the 3rd year !  thank you so much for all your photos and messages. This event will be open for the month so please stop by anytime & don't be shy to post your pics, I have created a donation page called "Ladies Of Movember" for Canada you can find it here : mosista.co/isabellefortin Please don't be shy to post encouraging messages to those affected by cancer. thank you all so much ❤  Lastly, #fckcancer   !Ladies Of Movember 20142014-11-01 05:00:00177  
Jeff Smith61,156Welcome to The Selfy Sunday Project for April 13, 2014 *No Theme this Week* It is an open week so feel free to be as creative as you can. Please read this post for the guidelines and FAQ for Selfy Sunday. http://goo.gl/SKnkZ8 Your photo can be taken the week before the event up until 8:00 AM EST Monday Apr. 14/14. Older photos posted will be removed from the event. Please only post one photo to the event and that photo should ideally be taken the weekend or the week prior to the event. Again, please no dipping into the archives. As always have some fun. Everyone is looking forward to some great selfies. Any questions, We have 18 moderators in the Art of Self Portraiture community who can help you along the way. _________ UPLOADING The event will be open for uploading photos at 9:00 PM on the Saturday before. Click the Add Photos button in the event to upload your images. This is a Public event open to all. Any questions, again please check the FAQs. http://goo.gl/SKnkZ8 Cheers, JeffThe Selfy Sunday Project2014-04-13 03:00:0096  
Jeff Smith61,156Welcome to The Selfy Sunday Project for November 3/13. Please read this post for the guidelines and FAQ for Selfy Sunday. http://goo.gl/SKnkZ8 *No theme for this week.* As always have some fun. Everyone is looking forward to some great selfies. Any questions, We have 18 moderators in the Art of Self Portraiture community who can help you along the way. _____________ UPLOADING The event will be open for uploading photos at 9:00 PM on the Saturday before. Click the Add Photos button in the event to upload your images. This is a Public event open to all. Any questions, again please check the FAQs. http://goo.gl/SKnkZ8 Cheers, JeffThe Selfy Sunday Project2013-11-03 02:00:00143  
Jeff Smith61,156Welcome to *The Selfy Sunday Project* for September 22/13. No theme for this week. Everyone is looking forward to some great selfies, have fun. Any questions, We have 18 moderators in the Art of Self Portraiture community who can help you along the way. _______________ UPLOADING The event will be open for uploading photos at 9:00 PM on the Saturday before. Click the Add Photos button in the event to upload your images. This is a Public event open to all. Any questions, again please check the FAQs. Cheers and have fun! JeffThe Selfy Sunday Project2013-09-22 03:00:00153  
Jeff Smith61,156Welcome to The Selfy Sunday Project for June 15/13. No theme this week folks. Its a free for all so get creative. Like always everyone is looking forward to some great Selfies. We have 16 moderators who can help you along the way. ___________________________ UPLOADING The event will be open for uploading photos at 9:00 PM on the Saturday before. Click the Add Photos button in the event to upload your images. This is a Public event open to all. Any questions, again please check the FAQs. Cheers and have fun! JeffThe Selfy Sunday Project2013-06-16 03:00:00157  
Jeff Smith61,156Welcome to *The Selfy Sunday Project* for *May 19/13.*  No theme for this week.  I want to thank +Jason Jakober  for allowing us to use his fantastic "Selfy" from a previous project as the *event cover*.  Like always everyone is looking forward to some great Selfies. We have 17 moderators who can help you along the way. _______________________________ *UPLOADING* The event will be open for uploading photos at 9:00 PM on the Saturday before. Click the  *Add Photos* button in the event to upload your images. This is a Public event open to all. Any questions, again please check the FAQs. Cheers and have fun! JeffThe Selfy Sunday Project2013-05-19 03:00:00155  
Jeff Smith61,156Welcome to The Selfy Sunday Project for May 5/13. Mini Theme this week: *The great outdoors*  Spring as finally sprung and it's time to get out and show us your surroundings in your selfy.  There are 17 moderators who can assist you along the way with SPP. The Selfy Sunday Project is the cornerstone event in the Art of Self Portraiture Community. This Community was designed as a place to share self portraits and to learn, grow, and challenge one another. The Selfy Sunday Project allows everyone to share their results on a bi-weekly basis all in one event.  __ Selfy Sunday FAQ can be found here. http://goo.gl/ngQeF Please check there first if you have any questions. Thanks _ UPLOADING The event will open for uploading at 9:00 PM EST. You can upload your photo by viewing the event and clicking on the "Add Photos" button. This is a Public event open to everyone. Any questions, again please check the FAQ or let post here in the community. Cheers and have fun! JeffThe Selfy Sunday Project2013-05-05 03:00:00168  
Jeff Smith61,156Welcome to *The Selfy Sunday Project* for February 24/13. We will be free styling it this week so *no theme* but please consider our  *February Self Portrait Challenge: Action Shots!* Event here https://plus.google.com/u/0/events/ci7r3aj6abfk20gkoldmtjifi2o for some inspiration. There are 16 moderators who can assist you along the way with SPP. The Selfy Sunday Project is the cornerstone event in the Art of Self Portraiture Community. This Community was designed as a place to share self portraits and to learn, grow, and challenge one another. The Selfy Sunday Project allows everyone to share their results on a bi-weekly basis all in one event.  __ Selfy Sunday FAQ can be found here. http://goo.gl/ngQeF Please check there first if you have any questions. Thanks _ UPLOADING The event will open for uploading at 9:00 PM EST. You can upload your photo by viewing the event and clicking on the "Add Photos" button. This is a Public event open to everyone. Any questions, again please check the FAQ or let post here in the community. Cheers and have fun! JeffThe Selfy Sunday Project2013-02-24 03:00:00183  
Jeff Smith61,156Welcome to *The Selfy Sunday Project* for November 11/12 This will be an "open" project this week so no theme. __________________________________ The Halloween SSP was the scariest, most ghoulish, terrifying Selfy Sunday ever. The submissions were amazing. Well done everyone. As always I want to thank +LaDonna Pride   for all of her hard work and she will be helping along the way as our co-host.  Thanks everyone we are all looking forward to some great Selfies. Selfy Sunday FAQ can be found here. http://goo.gl/ngQeF Please check there first if you have any questions. Thanks _______________________ UPLOADING The event will open for uploading at 9:00 PM EDT. You can upload your photo by viewing the event and clicking on the "Add Photos" button. This is a Public event open to everyone. Any questions, again please check the FAQ or let myself or LaDonna know. Or check the +Selfy Sunday   page for updates. Cheers and have fun! JeffSelfy Sunday - Nov. 11, 20122012-11-11 03:00:00195  
Jeff Smith61,156Welcome to The Selfy Sunday Project for Sept. 16/12 *Theme*: *Tales from the Dark Side* Otherwise know as a warm up for Halloween. Show us your dark side. It it could be spooky or scary, sinister or moody, perhaps your alter ego, but I know you have been there, now its time to bring it out. _Well lets not be too sinister - we are here to have some fun !_ As always the lovely +LaDonna Pride will be helping along the way as our co-host. Thanks so much +LaDonna Pride . Thanks everyone we are all looking forward to some great Selfies. Selfy Sunday FAQ can be found here. http://goo.gl/ngQeF Please check there first if you have any questions. Thanks _____________________________ *UPLOADING* *The event will open for uploading at 9:00 PM EDT.* You can upload your photo by viewing the event and clicking on the "Add Photos" button. This is a Public event open to everyone. Any questions, again please check the FAQ or let myself or LaDonna know. Or check the +Selfy Sunday  page for updates. Cheers and have fun! JeffThe Selfy Sunday Project - Sept. 16, 20122012-09-16 03:00:00230  
TransportTuesday7,519We are having a special @108674867211728423383 "No wheels" subtheme next week. All photos are welcome but we'd really like to see your transport shots without wheels. Just come to the event and add your photos here, please put the #transporttuesday  hashtag in the comments but no tagging required. See what everyone comes up with =) The TransportTuesday team: @113635217936692280136 @111764754316869949519 @108258998494605140446 and @111112809838472063992 No Wheels Day at TransportTuesday2012-09-11 06:00:00161  

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2017-01-16 04:37:38 (6 comments; 1 reshares; 4 +1s; )Open 

Effing Graffiti
I want to rant a bit about graffiti. I saw two posts this weekend of vandalism that just made me mad: VIA Rail's Canadian and the Toys for Tots train. VIA's Canadian It's common to see freight cars with graffiti on them. I should say it's uncommon to see ca...

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2016-11-20 04:01:13 (1 comments; 6 reshares; 4 +1s; )Open 

How to Fix Backlit Photos in Lightroom
Backlit photo - before and after Here's a common problem. You see an interesting subject but the light is behind the subject. This is called " backlit " for obvious reasons. Maybe you can't move to a spot with better light, or the subject is a train that's ...

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2016-12-25 11:00:02 (1 comments; 0 reshares; 8 +1s; )Open 

Merry Christmas 2016
I'd like to wish you and yours a very merry Christmas and a great 2017 and beyond. This post was pre-recorded. Expect a "year in review" post before December 31 and that'll be it for 2016! Related Posts Through the Years 2016's CP Holiday Train Christmas Ev...

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2017-03-24 15:35:37 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 3 +1s; )Open 

VIA's Canada 150 Wrap Visits Winnipeg
Canada 150 This year is Canada's 150th birthday, thanks to the British North America Act passed on July 1, 1867 ( fun fact: there were more Acts after that, mostly revisions to add more provinces and territories) . VIA Rail is wrapping some of its locomotiv...

VIA's Canada 150 Wrap Visits Winnipeg
Canada 150 This year is Canada's 150th birthday, thanks to the British North America Act passed on July 1, 1867 ( fun fact: there were more Acts after that, mostly revisions to add more provinces and territories) . VIA Rail is wrapping some of its locomotiv...___

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2017-03-24 03:01:28 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 0 +1s; )Open 

CN 8864 led a stack train out of Winnipeg today. Containers on the move!

CN 8864 led a stack train out of Winnipeg today. Containers on the move!___

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2017-03-24 02:49:45 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 2 +1s; )Open 

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2017-03-13 03:53:49 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 0 +1s; )Open 

Union Pacific 5544 led a CP grain train out of Winnipeg last week.

Union Pacific 5544 led a CP grain train out of Winnipeg last week.___

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2017-03-06 14:00:12 (4 comments; 0 reshares; 4 +1s; )Open 

Meet Me At Midnight
CN 2002 in Ste. Agathe, Manitoba The Plan I heard there was an early Sunday morning BNSF detour train (CN F306) running on the Letellier subdivision. Since Sunday morning is my fun day , and I'm not afraid to shoot at night , I went out around 11 PM, with m...

Meet Me At Midnight
CN 2002 in Ste. Agathe, Manitoba The Plan I heard there was an early Sunday morning BNSF detour train (CN F306) running on the Letellier subdivision. Since Sunday morning is my fun day , and I'm not afraid to shoot at night , I went out around 11 PM, with m...___

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2017-03-02 23:30:12 (1 comments; 0 reshares; 3 +1s; )Open 

VIA's "Canada 150" Wrap Sucks!
VIA's "Canada 150" wrap SUCKS .. or so many railfans say. What do you think? The Scheme Our great country is turning 150 years young this year. The federal government has many plans for celebrating this birthday and one of those is for VIA Rail to decorate ...

VIA's "Canada 150" Wrap Sucks!
VIA's "Canada 150" wrap SUCKS .. or so many railfans say. What do you think? The Scheme Our great country is turning 150 years young this year. The federal government has many plans for celebrating this birthday and one of those is for VIA Rail to decorate ...___

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2017-02-24 23:30:02 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 3 +1s; )Open 

Hashtag Heaven
#trainbridgeweek on Instagram As you may know, I'm pretty active on Instagram ( @stevetraingeek ) and I post a photo every morning. A few months ago, I decided to post to a theme every week. I add a hashtag to each photo and invite others to participate. A ...

Hashtag Heaven
#trainbridgeweek on Instagram As you may know, I'm pretty active on Instagram ( @stevetraingeek ) and I post a photo every morning. A few months ago, I decided to post to a theme every week. I add a hashtag to each photo and invite others to participate. A ...___

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2017-02-23 02:36:25 (4 comments; 0 reshares; 5 +1s; )Open 

BNSF Detours, Day and Night
BNSF is detouring trains through Canada on CP and CN due to an avalanche in the US - in Marias Pass, I believe. Many great photos have been shared on Facebook ( RailsAB , RailsMBSK ) and elsewhere, and I'm glad it is being well covered. Here's my small cont...

BNSF Detours, Day and Night
BNSF is detouring trains through Canada on CP and CN due to an avalanche in the US - in Marias Pass, I believe. Many great photos have been shared on Facebook ( RailsAB , RailsMBSK ) and elsewhere, and I'm glad it is being well covered. Here's my small cont...___

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2017-02-17 13:53:48 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 4 +1s; )Open 

That's My Fun Day
Head on into Sunday morning I wish it was Sunday That's my fun day My I don't have to run day - Manic Monday, Bangles You may have noticed that I sometimes go out railfanning on Sunday mornings. Sunday is indeed my "I don't have to run day" as the Bangles s...

That's My Fun Day
Head on into Sunday morning I wish it was Sunday That's my fun day My I don't have to run day - Manic Monday, Bangles You may have noticed that I sometimes go out railfanning on Sunday mornings. Sunday is indeed my "I don't have to run day" as the Bangles s...___

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2017-02-12 14:00:25 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 1 +1s; )Open 

AmazonBasics DSLR and Laptop Backpack Review
I've had a sling-type camera bag for a while, but I wanted to get a larger bag that also included a spot for a laptop. A few blogs had mentioned the Amazon Basics DSLR and Laptop Backpack so I decided to give it a shot. I lucked into a little sale and got i...

AmazonBasics DSLR and Laptop Backpack Review
I've had a sling-type camera bag for a while, but I wanted to get a larger bag that also included a spot for a laptop. A few blogs had mentioned the Amazon Basics DSLR and Laptop Backpack so I decided to give it a shot. I lucked into a little sale and got i...___

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2017-02-07 03:41:13 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 2 +1s; )Open 

This CN train had a surprise Denver & Rio Grande Western locomotive

This CN train had a surprise Denver & Rio Grande Western locomotive___

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2017-02-06 14:55:06 (1 comments; 0 reshares; 1 +1s; )Open 

Philadephia Freedom
I used to be a rolling stone you know If a cause was right I'd leave to find the answer on the road I used to be a heart beating for someone - "Philadelphia Freedom", Elton John / Bernie Taupin While looking through my Lightroom catalog for Amtrak images, I...

Philadephia Freedom
I used to be a rolling stone you know If a cause was right I'd leave to find the answer on the road I used to be a heart beating for someone - "Philadelphia Freedom", Elton John / Bernie Taupin While looking through my Lightroom catalog for Amtrak images, I...___

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2017-02-05 16:00:07 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 1 +1s; )Open 

It's 3 AM, I Must Be Railfanning
Amtrak in Fargo Desire I've always wanted to photograph Amtrak's Empire Builder  in North Dakota. It passes through Fargo and Grand Forks, both places that our family visits now and then for shopping. The problem is that it stops in those two cities in the ...

It's 3 AM, I Must Be Railfanning
Amtrak in Fargo Desire I've always wanted to photograph Amtrak's Empire Builder  in North Dakota. It passes through Fargo and Grand Forks, both places that our family visits now and then for shopping. The problem is that it stops in those two cities in the ...___

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2017-01-29 03:40:44 (0 comments; 1 reshares; 6 +1s; )Open 

How To Focus Your Camera at Night
If you've tried to take a photo in the dark of night, you may have found your camera had a hard time focusing... or never focused at all. Digital cameras focus by looking for contrast within the image. They are looking for areas where a bright part of the i...

How To Focus Your Camera at Night
If you've tried to take a photo in the dark of night, you may have found your camera had a hard time focusing... or never focused at all. Digital cameras focus by looking for contrast within the image. They are looking for areas where a bright part of the i...___

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2017-01-26 01:12:35 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 1 +1s; )Open 

Drama At Diamond
Diamond Darkened Dome Drama? Mark Perry and I both photographed at Diamond one day last week, so with his permission I thought I'd share our stories together. His text is in italics and the post title came from Mark. Mark : Wow, whoever says Winnipeg is bor...

Drama At Diamond
Diamond Darkened Dome Drama? Mark Perry and I both photographed at Diamond one day last week, so with his permission I thought I'd share our stories together. His text is in italics and the post title came from Mark. Mark : Wow, whoever says Winnipeg is bor...___

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2017-01-23 22:34:23 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 0 +1s; )Open 

A quick video I recorded to show how to focus your camera in the dark.

A quick video I recorded to show how to focus your camera in the dark.___

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2017-01-16 04:37:38 (6 comments; 1 reshares; 4 +1s; )Open 

Effing Graffiti
I want to rant a bit about graffiti. I saw two posts this weekend of vandalism that just made me mad: VIA Rail's Canadian and the Toys for Tots train. VIA's Canadian It's common to see freight cars with graffiti on them. I should say it's uncommon to see ca...

Effing Graffiti
I want to rant a bit about graffiti. I saw two posts this weekend of vandalism that just made me mad: VIA Rail's Canadian and the Toys for Tots train. VIA's Canadian It's common to see freight cars with graffiti on them. I should say it's uncommon to see ca...___

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2017-01-03 05:03:51 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 3 +1s; )Open 

My 2017 Plans
First train of 2017 for me I went out yesterday afternoon (January 1) to get my first train(s) of 2017. As I drove up to the CN Rivers subdivision , I saw headlights to the east, indicating a westbound train. I turned west and headed toward Diamond and star...

My 2017 Plans
First train of 2017 for me I went out yesterday afternoon (January 1) to get my first train(s) of 2017. As I drove up to the CN Rivers subdivision , I saw headlights to the east, indicating a westbound train. I turned west and headed toward Diamond and star...___

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2016-12-28 02:51:29 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 2 +1s; )Open 

2016 Year in Review
It's that time of year - the time for looking back on the year that is ending, and looking forward to the new year. Time for navel gazing... (though why would anyone stare at their navel? Mine is rather unremarkable. I'll spare you photos) ANYway, I digress...

2016 Year in Review
It's that time of year - the time for looking back on the year that is ending, and looking forward to the new year. Time for navel gazing... (though why would anyone stare at their navel? Mine is rather unremarkable. I'll spare you photos) ANYway, I digress...___

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2016-12-25 11:00:02 (1 comments; 0 reshares; 8 +1s; )Open 

Merry Christmas 2016
I'd like to wish you and yours a very merry Christmas and a great 2017 and beyond. This post was pre-recorded. Expect a "year in review" post before December 31 and that'll be it for 2016! Related Posts Through the Years 2016's CP Holiday Train Christmas Ev...

Merry Christmas 2016
I'd like to wish you and yours a very merry Christmas and a great 2017 and beyond. This post was pre-recorded. Expect a "year in review" post before December 31 and that'll be it for 2016! Related Posts Through the Years 2016's CP Holiday Train Christmas Ev...___

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2016-12-20 15:14:57 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 2 +1s; )Open 

Five Minute Railfan Guide - Lethbridge
Take an Alberta Break... visit Lethbridge! I've been to Lethbridge, Alberta several times for work and for pleasure. It's a lovely city in southern Alberta and I encourage you to visit the area if you can. In this post I'll describe some Lethbridge area rai...

Five Minute Railfan Guide - Lethbridge
Take an Alberta Break... visit Lethbridge! I've been to Lethbridge, Alberta several times for work and for pleasure. It's a lovely city in southern Alberta and I encourage you to visit the area if you can. In this post I'll describe some Lethbridge area rai...___

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2016-12-16 14:28:04 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 4 +1s; )Open 

Jealousy
What got in me is something more than envy. I should be above it I know, but I just can't let it go. - Jennifer Nettles, " Jealousy " This is " Confessions of a Train Geek", so I have something to confess: sometimes I am jealous of other railfans. Jealous o...

Jealousy
What got in me is something more than envy. I should be above it I know, but I just can't let it go. - Jennifer Nettles, " Jealousy " This is " Confessions of a Train Geek", so I have something to confess: sometimes I am jealous of other railfans. Jealous o...___

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2016-12-06 12:30:10 (1 comments; 0 reshares; 5 +1s; )Open 

2016's CP Holiday Train
2015's Holiday Train I wanted to shoot the CP Holiday Train this year, as I did in 2011 and 2014 and 2015 . However, I didn't want to shoot it at the same ol' location, so I elected to get it a little east of Winnipeg as it approached our fair city. After a...

2016's CP Holiday Train
2015's Holiday Train I wanted to shoot the CP Holiday Train this year, as I did in 2011 and 2014 and 2015 . However, I didn't want to shoot it at the same ol' location, so I elected to get it a little east of Winnipeg as it approached our fair city. After a...___

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2016-12-04 05:00:49 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 2 +1s; )Open 

HMCS Iroquois
HMCS Iroquois, Halifax, Nova Scotia, June 2013. That's probably the former HMCS Provider behind her. Last week, the former HMCS Iroquois was towed out of Halifax harbour to its final destination in Liverpool, Nova Scotia. She was paid off (retired) on May 1...

HMCS Iroquois
HMCS Iroquois, Halifax, Nova Scotia, June 2013. That's probably the former HMCS Provider behind her. Last week, the former HMCS Iroquois was towed out of Halifax harbour to its final destination in Liverpool, Nova Scotia. She was paid off (retired) on May 1...___

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2016-12-03 05:42:39 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 0 +1s; )Open 

The CP Holiday Train coming into Winnipeg this evening.

The CP Holiday Train coming into Winnipeg this evening.___

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2016-11-21 03:47:00 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 2 +1s; )Open 

Stored Cars in Mossleigh, Alberta
Stored cars at Mossleigh, Alberta This past summer I was headed to Lethbridge for work, and decided to take a slight detour between Calgary and Lethbridge and go via highway 23 rather than the more direct highway 2. It doesn't add much to the trip and it wa...

Stored Cars in Mossleigh, Alberta
Stored cars at Mossleigh, Alberta This past summer I was headed to Lethbridge for work, and decided to take a slight detour between Calgary and Lethbridge and go via highway 23 rather than the more direct highway 2. It doesn't add much to the trip and it wa...___

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2016-11-20 04:01:13 (1 comments; 6 reshares; 4 +1s; )Open 

How to Fix Backlit Photos in Lightroom
Backlit photo - before and after Here's a common problem. You see an interesting subject but the light is behind the subject. This is called " backlit " for obvious reasons. Maybe you can't move to a spot with better light, or the subject is a train that's ...

How to Fix Backlit Photos in Lightroom
Backlit photo - before and after Here's a common problem. You see an interesting subject but the light is behind the subject. This is called " backlit " for obvious reasons. Maybe you can't move to a spot with better light, or the subject is a train that's ...___

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2016-11-13 17:49:10 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 7 +1s; )Open 

Lethbridge's High Level Bridge
Potash train crossing Lethbridge's High Level Bridge Lethbridge, Alberta hosts the largest conventional trestle railroad bridge ever built, the High Level Bridge . This bridge was started during 1908 and was completed in 1909, and is just over a mile long a...

Lethbridge's High Level Bridge
Potash train crossing Lethbridge's High Level Bridge Lethbridge, Alberta hosts the largest conventional trestle railroad bridge ever built, the High Level Bridge . This bridge was started during 1908 and was completed in 1909, and is just over a mile long a...___

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2016-11-12 13:48:41 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 5 +1s; )Open 

Patience, or my lack of it
Scott Bourne wrote a great article about patience in photography, especially with outdoor photography. He wrote that "sometimes you just have to wait for the weather to play ball." It's great advice. I just wish I had patience. If you've ever been out to ph...

Patience, or my lack of it
Scott Bourne wrote a great article about patience in photography, especially with outdoor photography. He wrote that "sometimes you just have to wait for the weather to play ball." It's great advice. I just wish I had patience. If you've ever been out to ph...___

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2016-11-11 17:00:20 (0 comments; 1 reshares; 2 +1s; )Open 

Why Wear a Poppy
Poppies at the Bény-sur-Mer cemetery in France For our thanks, in giving, if oft delayed, Though our freedom was bought - and thousands paid! And so, when we see a poppy worn, Let us reflect on the burden borne By those who gave their very all When asked to...

Why Wear a Poppy
Poppies at the Bény-sur-Mer cemetery in France For our thanks, in giving, if oft delayed, Though our freedom was bought - and thousands paid! And so, when we see a poppy worn, Let us reflect on the burden borne By those who gave their very all When asked to...___

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2016-10-29 17:36:42 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 4 +1s; )Open 

Layover at Dorval
After my recent trip to Saint John, NB (see Saint John Railway Scenes and CN 406, Times Two ), I hopped on a plane back to Winnipeg. Well, actually, I took two planes... a little prop plane to Montréal's Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport (aka "YU...

Layover at Dorval
After my recent trip to Saint John, NB (see Saint John Railway Scenes and CN 406, Times Two ), I hopped on a plane back to Winnipeg. Well, actually, I took two planes... a little prop plane to Montréal's Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport (aka "YU...___

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2016-10-23 01:29:45 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 8 +1s; )Open 

CN 406, Times Two
After missing CN 406 (see previous post " Saint John Railway Scenes ") I tried again on the next two days with some success! These days CN 406 leaves Moncton in the early afternoon, arriving in Saint John late in the afternoon. They usually have a quick tur...

CN 406, Times Two
After missing CN 406 (see previous post " Saint John Railway Scenes ") I tried again on the next two days with some success! These days CN 406 leaves Moncton in the early afternoon, arriving in Saint John late in the afternoon. They usually have a quick tur...___

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2016-10-22 02:02:18 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 2 +1s; )Open 

CN 2325 and 2197 with a lumber train in downtown Winnipeg, Manitoba.

CN 2325 and 2197 with a lumber train in downtown Winnipeg, Manitoba.___

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2016-10-17 02:13:35 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 5 +1s; )Open 

Saint John Railway Scenes
NB Southern #911 I was in Saint John, New Brunswick last week for work. I didn't have any specific plans for seeing trains, as I wasn't sure how long I would be working each day. As it happened, things went pretty smoothly so I did see some trains. My plane...

Saint John Railway Scenes
NB Southern #911 I was in Saint John, New Brunswick last week for work. I didn't have any specific plans for seeing trains, as I wasn't sure how long I would be working each day. As it happened, things went pretty smoothly so I did see some trains. My plane...___

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2016-10-16 21:55:42 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 3 +1s; )Open 

CN train 406 arriving in Saint John, New Brunswick with CN 2326, 8000 and 5653 on the point.

CN train 406 arriving in Saint John, New Brunswick with CN 2326, 8000 and 5653 on the point.___

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2016-10-15 23:24:57 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 6 +1s; )Open 

I stepped out of the Montreal airport to see a few trains at the nearby Dorval station. Here's #viarail 34!

I stepped out of the Montreal airport to see a few trains at the nearby Dorval station. Here's #viarail 34!___

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2016-10-12 01:07:13 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 1 +1s; )Open 

10 Questions for Matt Landry
This series is modeled after the "Interesting Railfan" series in Railroad magazine from years ago. I'm asking each railfan 10 questions, some standard and some customized for the particular person. I hope you enjoy it. ( See all in the series ) I put 10 que...

10 Questions for Matt Landry
This series is modeled after the "Interesting Railfan" series in Railroad magazine from years ago. I'm asking each railfan 10 questions, some standard and some customized for the particular person. I hope you enjoy it. ( See all in the series ) I put 10 que...___

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2016-10-09 01:04:03 (2 comments; 0 reshares; 4 +1s; )Open 

Friendly wave from the CN conductor as long container train CN 2932 West rolled past.

Friendly wave from the CN conductor as long container train CN 2932 West rolled past.___

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2016-10-02 13:10:13 (2 comments; 0 reshares; 5 +1s; )Open 

Three Views, One Train
CN 3021 passing Union Station in Winnipeg I was down at the Forks in downtown Winnipeg on Saturday with my family. We were playing a little Pokémon Go and trying out the Pancake House restaurant for lunch. After lunch, we decided to walk along the Assiniboi...

Three Views, One Train
CN 3021 passing Union Station in Winnipeg I was down at the Forks in downtown Winnipeg on Saturday with my family. We were playing a little Pokémon Go and trying out the Pancake House restaurant for lunch. After lunch, we decided to walk along the Assiniboi...___

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2016-10-01 14:36:46 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 0 +1s; )Open 

Updates on Churchill
There have been a few developments for the port of Churchill, Manitoba since it was abruptly closed in early August , and rail service to the area by Omnitrax was reduced from twice weekly to once a week. Churchill has exported around 500,000 tonnes of grai...

Updates on Churchill
There have been a few developments for the port of Churchill, Manitoba since it was abruptly closed in early August , and rail service to the area by Omnitrax was reduced from twice weekly to once a week. Churchill has exported around 500,000 tonnes of grai...___

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2016-09-30 02:00:45 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 1 +1s; )Open 

ARS Canada Rolling Stock Hiring
ARS Canada Rolling Stock acquired the assets of the former Industrial Rail Services / IRSI in Moncton back in October 2015, and they are now hiring . They intend to create 200 jobs in their first phase, according to ARS' CEO Arturo Contreras ( CBC article )...

ARS Canada Rolling Stock Hiring
ARS Canada Rolling Stock acquired the assets of the former Industrial Rail Services / IRSI in Moncton back in October 2015, and they are now hiring . They intend to create 200 jobs in their first phase, according to ARS' CEO Arturo Contreras ( CBC article )...___

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2016-09-26 12:00:32 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 5 +1s; )Open 

A Different Perspective
"It is a narrow mind which cannot look at a subject from various points of view."  - George Eliot, "Middlemarch" I've photographed VIA Rail's Canadian in Winnipeg many times... 131 times at the time of writing. That's a lot! I've shot the eastbound Canadian...

A Different Perspective
"It is a narrow mind which cannot look at a subject from various points of view."  - George Eliot, "Middlemarch" I've photographed VIA Rail's Canadian in Winnipeg many times... 131 times at the time of writing. That's a lot! I've shot the eastbound Canadian...___

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2016-09-22 20:20:58 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 1 +1s; )Open 

VIA Rail's "Canadian" leaving Winnipeg, Manitoba today.

VIA Rail's "Canadian" leaving Winnipeg, Manitoba today.___

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2016-09-22 04:32:18 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 2 +1s; )Open 

40 Mile Rail Starts Up
The new 40 Mile Rail locomotive, JLCX 4004 Congratulations to new Alberta shortline railway  40 Mile Rail on receiving their locomotive and 20 grain cars on Wednesday! About 40 Mile Rail Forty Mile Rail (FMR) label on crossing post. Near Wrentham, AB - Jaso...

40 Mile Rail Starts Up
The new 40 Mile Rail locomotive, JLCX 4004 Congratulations to new Alberta shortline railway  40 Mile Rail on receiving their locomotive and 20 grain cars on Wednesday! About 40 Mile Rail Forty Mile Rail (FMR) label on crossing post. Near Wrentham, AB - Jaso...___

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2016-09-19 21:47:40 (1 comments; 0 reshares; 3 +1s; )Open 

The CN Family Day Train
This post is dedicated to David Othen . The CN Family Day train On September 10 CN hosted a Family Day in Symington Yard in Winnipeg. CN brought in a ferris wheel and hosted shop tours and other activities for employees and their families. As part of the ac...

The CN Family Day Train
This post is dedicated to David Othen . The CN Family Day train On September 10 CN hosted a Family Day in Symington Yard in Winnipeg. CN brought in a ferris wheel and hosted shop tours and other activities for employees and their families. As part of the ac...___

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2016-09-16 22:21:43 (1 comments; 0 reshares; 1 +1s; )Open 

An intermodal train led by CN 2898 and shiny CN 3103 pass the former Manitoba Pool Elevator (MPE) grain elevator in Oakville, Manitoba. This train was a typical lengthy container train, with no distributed power, just the two units on the head end.

An intermodal train led by CN 2898 and shiny CN 3103 pass the former Manitoba Pool Elevator (MPE) grain elevator in Oakville, Manitoba. This train was a typical lengthy container train, with no distributed power, just the two units on the head end.___

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2016-09-15 11:00:21 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 1 +1s; )Open 

10 Questions for Owen Laukkanen
This series is modeled after the "Interesting Railfan" series in Railroad magazine from years ago. I'm asking each railfan 10 questions, some standard and some customized for the particular person. I hope you enjoy it. ( See all in the series ) I put 10 que...

10 Questions for Owen Laukkanen
This series is modeled after the "Interesting Railfan" series in Railroad magazine from years ago. I'm asking each railfan 10 questions, some standard and some customized for the particular person. I hope you enjoy it. ( See all in the series ) I put 10 que...___

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2016-09-13 22:14:31 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 1 +1s; )Open 

Railfanning with Michael Berry, Part 3
Michael Berry and I went railfanning on Saturday September 3rd. Michael is from Montreal and wanted to experience Winnipeg's railfan scene. In part 1 we went to CN's Diamond and in part 2 we visited the Prairie Dog Central Railway. This is the third and las...

Railfanning with Michael Berry, Part 3
Michael Berry and I went railfanning on Saturday September 3rd. Michael is from Montreal and wanted to experience Winnipeg's railfan scene. In part 1 we went to CN's Diamond and in part 2 we visited the Prairie Dog Central Railway. This is the third and las...___

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2016-09-12 17:30:22 (1 comments; 0 reshares; 6 +1s; )Open 

Railfanning with Michael Berry, Part 2
Michael Berry and I went railfanning on Saturday September 3rd. Michael is from Montreal and wanted to experience Winnipeg's railfan scene. In part 1 we went to CN's Diamond. Prairie Dog - this way! The Prairie Dog Central Michael and I left Diamond and hea...

Railfanning with Michael Berry, Part 2
Michael Berry and I went railfanning on Saturday September 3rd. Michael is from Montreal and wanted to experience Winnipeg's railfan scene. In part 1 we went to CN's Diamond. Prairie Dog - this way! The Prairie Dog Central Michael and I left Diamond and hea...___

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2016-09-12 14:46:16 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 4 +1s; )Open 

The Prairie Dog Central steam train passing the CN Lilyfield spur track outside Winnipeg.

The Prairie Dog Central steam train passing the CN Lilyfield spur track outside Winnipeg.___

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