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Port Elgin and North Shore Railroad
Port Elgin, Ontario
24" gauge 1 mile!

PE&NS real steam train!

The Station PE&NS

Heritage Railway Company
15" gauge (2700 feet)
Memorial Drive west of Lee Park on the waterfront.
North Bay

Little Lucy Dalton named for historic Lucy Dalton coming.......

........ and going!

Streamliner with a full load, coming ..........

........ and going!

Above four photos 6/19/2004 Richard Gorddard.

CP 434505 (acq. 10/1996) Built CPR/Angus 3/1974.
North Bay. April 28, 1998 Chris Martin/Don Mc.Queen Collection


Big Sky Garden Railway
Nanton, AB

Play train in park. Schreiber, ON 7/21/2005 Wolf Kirchmeir

Ontario Southern

"Peg Leg"

One of the strangest railways was known as the "Peg Leg" for its monorail type of construction.
It ran between the GTR Ridgeway station 1 1/2 miles to Crystal Beach Amusement Park.
Although the park itself and its rides including a train, were around for decades the
Peg Leg was short-lived 1896-1898 not making enough money to sustain it.

147 at station.

Elevated monorail track through farm.

147 paused for photograph on farm.

Assinboine Park, Winnipeg

1867 Coal-fired live steam Crown Metal Products 1964. Still running after 54 years!

Cagney live steam at Hanlan's Point Amusement Park

Britannia Park Railway 1100 Britannia Express 4-4-0 side-by-side with G5 1227 on 557/263
the afternoon pool train to Brockville with CNR baggage car. 1950's scene. Bruce Ballantyne

This minature park train was built c.1905 by the famous Allan Herschell Company, North Tonawanda, NY.
It first operated on Toronto Island for many years after which George Cooper brought it to Nepean where it operated for several years in Britannia Park. He then moved it to Orillia (c.1958-1998) where it continued operating for many years under the auspices of the Rotary Club in Couchiching Beach Park until its age and boiler condition caused its retirement. Replaced by a wider gauge "steam" appearance train. It then went back home to its origin. The Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum located on the original site.

Newer live steam train on Toronto Island.

Two photos of Cagney live steam engine park train in Springbank Park, London.


Gagney real steam engine hauling its train at Crystal Beach amusement park many decades ago.

Allan Herschell streamliner train.

Upper Canada Railway 2 foot gauge C.P.Huntington train.
Started September 2010 there are two loops around the Upper Canada Village
near Morrisburg, Ontario depicting pre-Confederation (1867) Canada.
There are two loops providing rides of about 15 and 30 minutes each.

U.C.R. 364 the 364th train built by Chance Rides.

B&B No.73 Centreville, Toronto Island. 7/14/1985 Tom Beckett Sr/T.A.Beckett Collection
One of two trains (2 foot gauge) still operating on Centre Island by Beasley Bros.

B & B R.R. gallery

Riverview Park and Zoo Railway miniature (2 foot gauge) train.
Peterborough, Ontario

Tourist Railways

Charles Bryant


Photo Galleries

Alberni Pacific
Port Alberni, VI

Alberta Central
Wetaskiwin, AB

Alberta Prairie
Stettler, Alberta

Aspen Crossing
Mossleigh, AB

Battle River
Camrose, AB

BCR Royal Hudson
and other special steam and diesel.

Charlevoix Train

Cowichan Valley
(formerly, Glenora & Western)
Duncan, V.I.

Fort Edmonton
Edmonton Radial Ry. Society
High Level Bridge

Fort Steele BC

Great Canadian Railtour
see: Rocky Mountaineer

Guelph Junction Express

Halton County Radial Railway

Heritage Park
Calgary, Alberta

Huntsville Lake of Bays

Kamloops Heritage NEW

Kettle Valley Steam Ry.

Muskoka Heritage Village NEWEST
Portage Flyer
Ex Pinafore Park
Nee: H&L.of B

NRHS BC Chapter

Okanagan Wine Train

Orford Express
Dinner train

Pacific Starlight Dinner Train

Pacific Wilderness

Pinafore Park Railroad
St.Thomas, ON abandoned

Port Stanley Terminal Rail

Prince Edward County
Trenton, ON stillborn

Prairie Dog Central

Puddicombe Estate Farms and Winery

Rocky Mountaineer

St.Marys and Western

("Robica-Nothof Railway") 2-4-2T

An ill-conceived still-born tourist railway using the last 3 miles of the
CPR St.Marys Subdivision narrow gauged!

Part of the private collection of Stan Gorman of Oakville,
a 36" guage 0-4-0T 30" drv. converted to 2-4-2 with a traction engine boiler!
(Vulcan Iron Works 536 8/1904) Nee Empire Limestone 5, Sherkston, ON

St. Thomas Central

Salem & Hillsborough

Southern Ontario Locomotive Restoration Society

Southern Prairie

Tourist Train Chaudiere-Appalaches

Waterloo Central

Waterloo - St.Jacobs

Western Development Museum
Moose Jaw

West Coast Railway Ass'n

Wheatland Express

York-Durham Heritage




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