Toronto, Hamilton & Buffalo
Engine 2 arriving at Scotland on the Waterford branch before the horseless carriage era! Circa 1909.
Cyl. 18"x24" Drv. 66" Press. 170 lbs. t.e. 17,490 Schenectady 4255 1894. Scrapped 1912.
Digital restoration; Walter Pfefferle.
Hand-coloured postcard.T. H. & B. Express leaving
the Tunnel, Hamilton.
Certificate for shop boiler from 4-6-0 locomotive 27. Old Time Trains Archives
A fourth class stationary engineer's license would be required to operate such a boiler under Ontario law. My grandfather held one from when he worked at Viceroy Rubber and a large school (where the closed hot water heating system operated on FOUR pounds pressure!) when laid off during the Great Depression by the CPR with a long service pass (20 years) in his wallet. He maintained his qualification renewing it almost until he retired. Just in case!
Slide-valved Standard type 4-4-0 number 4 worked
the two-car passenger train on the Dunnville Branch
Photographs: Bud Laws Collection
15 Buffalo November 1939 Bud Laws Collection
15 Chatham Street 3/18/1949 Bud Laws Collection
Pacific type 4-6-2 15 at the new Hunter Street
station still under construction in the depth of the Great Depression
15 on #772 eastbound on CNR Oakville Sub. at Lorne Park.
K-1s Class 15 and 16 sitting at same spot picking up passengers
at Sunnyside (Toronto) westbound to Hamilton.
Cyl. 24" x 28" Drv. 69" Presure 200 lbs.
t.e. 39,736 hand-fired! eng. wt. 263, 500 MLW 65359-60 1923
Ten-wheeler 30 and another derelict locomotive await their fate. December 1932
40 when it was just another yard switcher. Sold 1959 STELCO
40. Chatham Street 5/30/1948 Paul W. Prescott
41 Welland 8/03/1949 Bud
47 simmering away just outside the house. Don't back up! One door is closed. Chatam St. 1947 Bud Laws collection
48 Chatham Street. 7/21/1948 Bud Laws collection
0-6-0 50 (above) and 51 (below) with stock car in Brantford. Note the pilot for road service from Hamilton. June 1932
51 at Brantford September 1932
Extra THB 102 West, on CNR Oakville Sub. at Long Branch. 2/29/1956 Al Paterson
CPR frequently borrowed TH&B steam engines on weekends
for use of CPR Ham trains.
102 center of attention for NRHS Convention. Hunter Street
station 9/1958 Bud Laws Collection.
Gage Park next to Kinnear Yard. (acq. 10/1956) relocated
1/1977 Wentworth Pioneer Village, Rockton.
Extra THB 106 West on Joint Section in 1948.
Extra THB 107 East arriving at CPR Lambton Yard having just crossed over the Humber River.
Only two 2-8-4's were ever built in Canada for any railway.
201 in a rare daytime scene.
202 in rare daylight scene. Most often these two Berkshires worked nights on the Kinnear.
C&NW 2801 one of 12 built 1927 by the Brooks plant
of ALCO after which the patterns were sent to MLW.
NYC 5311 at Harmon, New York. April 8, 1946 Donald
T. Hayward Sr./Bud Laws Collection
501 sitting on the shop track at CPR John Street in Toronto. August 15,1948
501 Buffalo, NY 6/01/1952 Bud Laws collection
502 (ex NYC 5313) Hamilton 12/1950 Dick George
Note: Tender converted to steam generator car 500 to protect passenger diesels.
Service Toronto, Hamilton and Buffalo, New York.
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