A ride along the route from Port Colborne to Thorold.
Three views of Car 130 sitting on station track prior to leaving Port
Colborne. Lady just boarding car.
Stopped at the semaphore signal protecting entry to the main line. Note handlamp on pole.
Looking out from 130 at diamond at Mileage 13.90 Welland Division near
Two semaphore blades displayed at stop signal. White triangle sign warns of railway crossing at grade ahead.
Stopping at Welland meeting with a taxicab. Note the telephone booth and newspaper box.
Approaching Fontill for a meet with southbound car waiting on the main
A meet with car 82 southbound at Fonthill. Note STOP sign and another
at the left.
This shot alongside Beaverdams Road near Welland was made with the
help of an agreeable Motorman. Try that today!
Motorman raises pole at end of the run preparing for return trip. Red flag already put up. Scenic location is Thorold station at south end of town where connection is made with CNT buses to Merritton and St.Catharines.
One more view of 130 sitting on the dead-end spur at the station now
with passengers on board.
The setting sun in these two photographs casts a spell on the scene.
September 6, 1953
Express car 40 (acq. 1926) ex Cleveland & Eastern 55. 58' 36-tons
Barney & Smith 1904 Retired 1954.
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