Monday, 21 July 2014

Future Railway Tycoon?

An interest in trains may start here but it won't necessarily end here.

A bit off the track... but that's okay... his heart's in the right place... at least according to Grandpa.

The Oddblock Station Agent 

Addendum: December 22, 2014

Cape Town, South Africa - riding on the steam train to Simon's Town.

All I want for Christmas is my...

Enthralled by the view... but not sure if that means the tracks or the mountain in the background.

Checking out the head end of the train... and that steaming tea kettle up front.

Santa Claus is here in South Africa??

Santa to Jonah: What do you want for Christmas?

Jonah to Santa: I want a train!

Speaking of tea kettles up front - can't get much closer to the action than this!

A look inside the cab of the steam locomotive.

Nearing the end of the trip

Kimberly and family are visiting South Africa for Christmas 2014. Instead of that proverbial souvenir T-shirt, Grandpa received these photos instead... and I'd rather have the photos.

Addendum: June 06, 2015

Of course the best way to see trains and rail cars is from a train. 

A little closer to home: empty autoracks waiting at the Ford plant in Oakville as seen from a GO train.

Addendum: July 31, 2015

Competition - certainly not something new with railways and this business of trains.

Audrey with her budding railway empire.

Audrey: Now if I can just get things back on track, then...

Addendum:October 04, 2016

Jonah was about to embark on his first every trip on Via Rail.

October 01, 2016, Jonah with Mom on Train 66 awaiting departure from Union Station.

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