of grain elevators Thunder Bay 7/02/2013
Detroit Diesel one of two on each RDC.
Air dump unloading at work site on Quebec Central. Westbury, QC August 2006
4035 with two B units and what is likely an assist engine. Field, BC 7/02/1952 John Illman scan collection.
1802 with CPR-B&M Pool train
is crossing the diamond in Whitefield, NH
Nothing railway but quite interesting never the less. $25 is a rare demonination.
Bank of Toronto banknote $20 issued 1935. "old No.1" depicted 1887-1940.
Bank of Toronto 1937 banknote.
The Traders Bank of Canada 20 banknote
Sterling Bank of Canada $5 banknote 1914.
Passenger train Almonte, Ontario. Circa 1900
GTRS Certificate of Competency for Locomotive Engineer (license)
BLE Insurance certificate. February 1868. Begun in 1863 as a mutual
aid society at a time when unions were illegal.
Globe time clock. 1910 advertisement.
Samson Car Mover
Dominion Atlantic pre-CPR
Old Time Trains digital collection
Old Time Trains digital collection
CNR Toronto 1956 Front Street West in background.
CNR Toronto Spadina 1960
CNR Maritime service 1959
Hamilton Terminal Company
Terminal station for radial railways. Opened November
Workers at MLW putting the final touches on a CNR Northern type 4-8-4 complete with smoke deflectors.
Interior tramway of the Saint-Jean-de-Dieu Hospital. Founded in 1873 it was long known as a lunatic asylum, the usual term applied to mental patients. The Government of Quebec built this facility in east end Montreal turning over its operation to the Sisters of Providence. In 1897 it was expanded to 800 acres with over 1500 patients. Re-named in 1976 Louis-H. Lafontaine Hospital it still operates as a mental health facility. It is not known when the tramway was discontinued.
Once busy Union Station in the heart of Ottawa. Closed July 31, 1966.
Street scene shows part of the little three car streetcar line in
Nelson, BC. 1947
Nith River, Grand Valley and Southern un-numbered caboose.
(ex CN 78444) This was a fictious railway named for the nearby river
along side the LE&N (Highway 24, Water Street South) just south
of Galt on a short unused siding at Mileage 1.1.
A&W CNR #9 0-4-0 made of wood.
First aid training was a good thing for the railways to encourage
since the work was so dangerous and often away from help.
CPR RS3 8454 and FB1 4401 with three cars of livestock
in St.Luc Yard. Of special interest is the yellow CPR Employees bus,
with Spans the World herald below rear windows. It circulated on a
route from Decarie Blvd. and Route 17 streetcar through to CPR Montreal
West station and the Sherbrooke Blvd. Elmhurst streetcar loop for
those who did not have a car.
Car Department road truck (Chevrolet panel delivery) with carmen at work on bad order box car.
CPR 7011 with one car passenger train operating between
Sortin Yard and Montreal West (2 miles) for employees only. Movement
was controlled by backup hose in one direction. It operated seven
days a week mid-day and possibly
Typical small prairie town scenes in these three postcards. c.1909
This current map indicates Leslie hasn't changed much in over a century.
Two views of an age-old practice known as "hooping
up". Delivering train orders on the fly. The order board
is at red, however, presence of the Operator on the platform permits
Extra 8758 West, the Cornwall Swing (a St.Luc- Cornwall Turn)
CPR 3521 assisting B&M 2734.
St.Johnsbury, Vermont. c.1940? Bud Laws Collection
CPR 3525 getting new tyres applied with fire ring. Kermit Geary Sr/Kermit Geary Jr. Collection
Cab interior of CPR 5468. More views. Robert Brown
Valentine & Sons Publishing Co.Ltd./Toronto Public Library digital collection
Narrow gauge tramway of the Dominion
Rock Products lime kilns at Fourth Chute, east of Eganville,
Canadian Transfer Co. Ltd. Montreal