Extra 1229 West with 1324 and 1234 passing under overhead conveyor. May 1968
Handling air hoses prior to box car being pulled up incline. Could be same train above. May 1968
Here it is nearing the top. Can there be more?
Number 11 about to dump its load. May 1968
Number 7 sitting. May 1968
Aerial view of operations circa 1939. Brow quarry no longer in use.
Brow quarry prior to April 1922 fire. Dundas Historical Museum and Archives
Brow quarry circa 1912-1915 Dundas Historical Museum and Archives
Badly damaged undated photograph showing early view of quarry operation
complete with movable temporary tracks.
Old brow landfill and lower stockpile. c.1989
Dump motor 8 is hiding most of D&H 2574 hopper car and an old CNR wooden box car.
Electric dump motor 10. July 02/1951 Eugene Van Dusen
Electric dump motor 11 with two additional dump cars.
There were four (8-11) of these side dump motors with
four 40 hp Westinghouse motors
These colour slides were taken by Al Howlett in May
and August 1974.
Electric dump motor 8 with two dump cars at dumper.
Electric dump motor 9
Electric dump motor 9
Close-up of ground throw style switch.
Split rail derail. CNR main line at right.
Not even a Shay geared engine could get up this incredible
incline! Cars had to be winched up this seldom used connection.
Switchback (above) and hoisting drum (below).
Electric dump motor 11 hauling two additional dump cars, at loading silo. Robert J. Sandusky
Dump motor 8 passing 11. Note unique two-pole side trolley system! Robert J. Sandusky
Electric dump motor 11, near the dumper at the top of the escarpment
7 Plymouth 24-ton HLC (127 hp diesel) #2669 7/1927 acq. 7/1930 ex TP&W
Plymouth 7 (specs. below) in the aggregate yard at the foot
of the escarpment in Dundas.
Two views of well-worn dinky 7. Al Howlett
Ex Canada Crushed Stone Co.7, (seen at Paikin (D) Hamilton Apr.24, 1982) Gord Strathdee
Ex Canada Crushed Stone 12 GE 25-ton #31562 5/1952
Westbound CN #425 9507_9411_9501_2108 with a long string of TOFC up front climbs the grade at mile 4.4 Dundas Subdivision. 4/05/1988 Arnold W. Mooney
The remnants of old Canada Crushed Stone operation can
be seen on the hillside. (This business shut down around 1974). Abandoned
CCS loadout structure in the background was approximately opposite Steetley.
A siding on the south side is still in, CN Maintenance of Way used this
track frequently. In the lower level, the lead to the old Steetley dolomite
operations (as well as one time a TH&B connection) was taken up
in October 1985. That is Sydenham Rd. bridge in the background.
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