Smiths Falls, Ontario
Hostler checking dog which holds table aligned in place.
M4 3415 taking water. Note bell hung up! Bruce Chapman Collection
Early view of Smiths Falls roundhouse. CPR Archives
2822 has seen better days hauling the best passenger trains. Now it
is near the end of the steam era in freight service.
Here she is just 3.9 miles out of the Falls eastbound crossing Rosedale
2399 was one of the last passengers engines out of John Street in Toronto
2332 spreading the yard same day. Leap Year 2/29/1960 Don McQueen
Trestles were a common way to spot hopper cars by gravity for unloading.
Foot steps to and from the fire hydrant tell of watering steam generators
on units such as 4072.
MLW FA1 4025 on the table seen from inside with steam engines on either
side of an empty pit.
Much of the roundhouse was demolished in 1963 leaving only what you
see above which included 7 stalls
P1n 5111 on the table in 1950. Addy Schwalm/Bruce Chapman Collection
Note: This engine is shown doubleheading with 2819 on page one of this article.
3408 on shop track. Smiths Falls August 20, 1958 Al Paterson/Bud Laws Collection
M4h 3553 (CPR 10/1909) in yard service, and equipped with a slope back
tender off a switcher.
6925 0-8-0 yard engine. Tender capacity 5,000 gallons water and 6 tons coal. c.1950's Dunc du Fresne
V4a 6933 Cyl. 22 1/2" x 28" Drv. 52" Press. 180 lbs.
t.e. 42% r/b 6/1929 (ex 3466 2-8-0) CPR 4/1907
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